The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 27 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 161 -
Contract jobs citing SCADA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.059% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1390 1337 2191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 42.07% 39.47% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1125 1753
Median daily rate £533 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -21.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £65.00 £59.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in the City of London