The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 24 April 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)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 - 154
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.036% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 942 1218 1179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 33.90% 30.69% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 750 639
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 72
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.54 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +36.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £56.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in the North West

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in the North West

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester - 1 - - 2
SCADA
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
1 2 (66.67%) WinCC
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Rockwell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) WinCC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) PLC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Rockwell
2 1 (33.33%) VMware