The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK / Scotland
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing SCADA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £315 £390
% change year-on-year +34.92% -19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 568 777 701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.38% 30.21% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 423 368
Median daily rate £358 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 22
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +122.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £60.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in Scotland

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in Scotland