The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 133 117
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.100% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 0.40% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £360 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 584 755 636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.75% 25.07% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 456 383
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 44
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.85 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCADA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCADA in the West Midlands

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Birmingham - 6 £425 -
Warwickshire +11 3 £675 +92.85%
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
SCADA
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
2 7 (30.43%) ERP
2 7 (30.43%) Data Acquisition
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Automotive
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.04%) User Experience
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) ThingWorx
5 3 (13.04%) Wonderware
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
5 3 (13.04%) WPF
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) OOP

SCADA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (13.04%) ThingWorx
2 1 (4.35%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) TACACS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (47.83%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
1 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SCADA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Wonderware Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Data Acquisition
1 7 (30.43%) ERP
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Packet Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) SysML
4 2 (8.70%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) VBA
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) GIAC
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Wonderware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Rockwell
3 1 (4.35%) SAP