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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 117 120
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3  
Contract jobs citing SCADA 12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.30% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 1.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Median daily rate £388 £267 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.40% +18.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £315 £390
% change year-on-year +34.92% -19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £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 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 638 640 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.68% 23.85% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 383 355
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 72
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -46.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Birmingham - 7 £425 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 4 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Wonderware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Rockwell
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) ArchestrA
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) UML

SCADA
Top Related 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 1 (7.14%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) TACACS
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wonderware Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CCTV
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) SysML
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Wonderware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Rockwell
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens