The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK / England
Rank 539 588 550
Rank change year-on-year +49 -38  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 38 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.049% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 20
Median daily rate £418 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.46% -23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £315 £390
% change year-on-year +34.92% -19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £36.00

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13245 15176 14631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.11% 31.18% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8568 10017 8972
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 519 604
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in England

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCADA in England

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in England

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +18 12 £388 +45.40% 3
South East +21 11 £500 +42.85%
London +20 6 £375 -11.76% 3
East Midlands 0 3 £300 -29.41% 3
South West +2 2 £450 +38.46% 2
East of England -5 2 £375 +21.95%
North West - 1 - - 1
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Wonderware
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.32%) SAP
5 6 (11.32%) WCF
5 6 (11.32%) Data Acquisition
6 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.43%) CCTV
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) UML
7 4 (7.55%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.55%) ERP
7 4 (7.55%) VMS
7 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.55%) Sun
7 4 (7.55%) Siemens
7 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.55%) WPF
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (5.66%) ArchestrA
1 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.89%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) SNMP
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Modbus
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Profibus
2 1 (1.89%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Front Office
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.09%) SCADA Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Electronic Trading Support
7 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) WCF
3 4 (7.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (7.55%) WPF
4 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.66%) Middleware
4 3 (5.66%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.77%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) WinForms
6 1 (1.89%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) CCTV
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Social Media
3 3 (5.66%) Wiki
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) VMS
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
2 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.32%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.43%) UML
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (7.55%) Analytics
5 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.55%) ERP
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security
6 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C#
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) PhD
3 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
1 3 (5.66%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) GAMP
3 1 (1.89%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Wonderware
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) ION Trading
4 4 (7.55%) Siemens
4 4 (7.55%) Sun
5 3 (5.66%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.66%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.66%) Pega
6 2 (3.77%) Cognos
6 2 (3.77%) Mapinfo
6 2 (3.77%) Rockwell
7 1 (1.89%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
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