The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 108 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing SCADA 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £429 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.26% +49.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
SCADA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
624 484 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.84% 23.77% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 268 202
Average daily rate £365 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £454 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 39 55
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region.

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region.

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dudley - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA.

1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) WinCC
5 1 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) IIBA
5 1 (8.33%) CBAP
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) PLC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) IIBA
2 1 (8.33%) CBAP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Siemens
2 1 (8.33%) Allen-Bradley