Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 173 188
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing SCADA 8 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.16% 0.023% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.068% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Scotland median daily rate - - £300
UK median daily rate £425 £444 £475
% change year-on-year -4.23% -6.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Scotland median hourly rate £38.52 - £41.25
10th Percentile £30.75 - £35.53
90th Percentile £46.72 - £47.00
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +15.08% -14.86% +5.71%

SCADA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SCADA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in Scotland

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCADA in Scotland

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen -4 4 - -
Highlands - 4 - -
SCADA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (50.00%) GAMP
1 4 (50.00%) GMP
1 4 (50.00%) GxP
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (50.00%) Wonderware
1 4 (50.00%) CCTV
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) PABX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (37.50%) Maximo
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (50.00%) PABX
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CCTV
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (50.00%) GAMP
1 4 (50.00%) GMP
1 4 (50.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Wonderware