The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WinCC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinCC over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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
Siemens SIMATIC WinCC
UK
Rank 594 - 619
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WinCC 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.025% - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

WinCC is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

WinCC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WinCC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WinCC in the UK

WinCC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinCC in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinCC in the UK

WinCC
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinCC within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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 - 2 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

WinCC
Top 5 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WinCC 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 WinCC.

1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Robotics

WinCC
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) PLC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens