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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 107 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing SCADA 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.90% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
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£425 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £485
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%
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
621 667 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.83% 27.24% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 320 258
Average daily rate £388 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 43
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.44% +56.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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
Warwickshire +7 6 £488 -
Solihull - 1 - -
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) GIAC
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Snort
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) ArchestrA
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Wonderware
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (9.09%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Buyer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Buyer
3 1 (9.09%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) BT
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
1 1 (9.09%) Wonderware
1 1 (9.09%) ArcSight