The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.99% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  

SCADA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 187 263 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.96% 32.27% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 189 142
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SCADA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SCADA in Birmingham

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCADA in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in Birmingham

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCADA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 9 (69.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Automotive
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) ThingWorx
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Wonderware
6 1 (7.69%) CCTV
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) TACACS
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TACACS
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (69.23%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) UX Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Wonderware Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
1 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Wonderware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco