Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 836 827
Rank change year-on-year +60 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing SCADA 68 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 39
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £297 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £584 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +25.93% -10.00% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +3.60% +6.92%
10th Percentile £23.63 £36.00 £27.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £36.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +3.60% +6.92%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31789 36280 35955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.38% 33.02% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20741 23838 22367
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1163 1362
UK median hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +13.51% -7.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.34 £11.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year - +11.89% -8.33%

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SCADA in the UK

SCADA
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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
England +53 66 £425 +21.43% 17
UK excluding London +77 56 £425 +25.93% 17
Midlands +47 26 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands +46 22 £425 +55.68% 1
South East +43 10 £635 +88.15% 3
London +13 10 £455 -1.62% 2
North of England +57 9 £258 +3.00% 5
South West - 7 £425 - 2
North West +37 6 £258 +3.00% 3
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 4
Yorkshire +33 3 - - 1
East of England -6 3 £393 -
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 with a requirement for SCADA.

1 18 (26.47%) Manufacturing
2 14 (20.59%) .NET
3 12 (17.65%) C#
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 8 (11.76%) ERP
6 8 (11.76%) Wonderware
6 8 (11.76%) Degree
6 8 (11.76%) WCF
6 8 (11.76%) WPF
7 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (10.29%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (10.29%) Automotive
7 7 (10.29%) UML
7 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
8 6 (8.82%) Siemens
8 6 (8.82%) Change Management
8 6 (8.82%) Workflow
8 6 (8.82%) Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.35%) WinCC
9 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Management Information System

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (7.35%) WinCC
2 4 (5.88%) ThingWorx
3 3 (4.41%) ArchestrA
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Predix
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) Network Security
3 3 (4.41%) LAN
3 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) Modbus
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) Profibus
5 1 (1.47%) SNMP
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) RDBMS
2 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 18 (26.47%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.29%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Architect
2 9 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) SCADA Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Designer
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading Support
6 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) WCF
2 8 (11.76%) WPF
3 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 4 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.47%) GWT
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) Pandas
5 1 (1.47%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 2 (2.94%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.94%) Wiki
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.76%) ERP
4 7 (10.29%) Data Acquisition
4 7 (10.29%) UML
5 6 (8.82%) Change Management
5 6 (8.82%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Workflow
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Network Management
8 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) C#
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.35%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) VBA
6 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) R
7 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) CISSP
3 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) CEH
4 2 (2.94%) CISM
4 2 (2.94%) GIAC
4 2 (2.94%) HND
4 2 (2.94%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) GAMP
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.76%) Wonderware
2 6 (8.82%) Siemens
3 4 (5.88%) ION Trading
3 4 (5.88%) Rockwell
4 3 (4.41%) Juniper
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Sun
5 2 (2.94%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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