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 3 months to 23 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)
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 627 604
Rank change year-on-year +41 -23  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 31 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.057% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 27
Median daily rate £400 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £553 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 - £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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15671 18202 17821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 32.56% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10250 11966 10893
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 564 679
Median hourly rate £24.41 £23.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Top 19 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 3 months to 23 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
England +46 30 £400 +18.51% 11
West Midlands +23 10 £425 +55.67% 1
London +30 6 £463 +42.30% 2
South East +13 6 - -
Birmingham - 5 £425 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 2
Berkshire +22 3 - -
Hampshire +14 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
South West - 1 £450 - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Royston - 1 £375 -

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

1 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (26.56%) SAP
3 16 (25.00%) .NET
4 15 (23.44%) C#
4 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
5 14 (21.88%) VB.NET
5 14 (21.88%) ERP
6 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
6 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.31%) Middleware
6 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
7 12 (18.75%) Workflow
7 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (17.19%) Automotive
8 11 (17.19%) Use Case
9 10 (15.63%) Predix
10 8 (12.50%) Wonderware
10 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
11 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.81%) Oracle
12 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.81%) CCTV
13 4 (6.25%) Degree
13 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
13 4 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
13 4 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (6.25%) Front Office

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 10 (15.63%) Predix
2 3 (4.69%) ArchestrA
2 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.69%) WinCC
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
1 2 (3.13%) PaaS
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
1 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) Modbus
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) Profibus
2 1 (1.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) RDBMS
2 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
3 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Automotive
2 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Front Office
4 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) SCADA Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Electronic Trading Support
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) Middleware
3 3 (4.69%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (3.13%) WCF
4 2 (3.13%) WPF
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.56%) ODBC
5 1 (1.56%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) CCTV
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.69%) Social Media
3 3 (4.69%) Wiki
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) VMS
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (21.88%) ERP
3 12 (18.75%) Workflow
4 11 (17.19%) Use Case
5 8 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (6.25%) Analytics
6 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
6 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.69%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (4.69%) Network Design
7 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) C#
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 14 (21.88%) VB.NET
3 4 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CISM
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
1 3 (4.69%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) GAMP
3 1 (1.56%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) SAP
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.50%) Wonderware
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) ION Trading
5 4 (6.25%) Siemens
5 4 (6.25%) Sun
6 3 (4.69%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.69%) Juniper
6 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.69%) Pega
6 3 (4.69%) Rockwell
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.56%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) VMware
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