The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 106 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing SCADA 7 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.21% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.19% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £477 £269
% change year-on-year
-31.86% +77.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +14.50%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
474 335 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.79% 17.75% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 164 159
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 33
Average hourly rate £25.63 £32.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
SCADA
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCADA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SCADA Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +1 2 £300 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WinCC
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (22.22%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SDH
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Siemens
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec