Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 180 171
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -15
Contract jobs citing SCADA 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.76% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 21
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £300 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.85% +85.71%
10th Percentile £343 £210 £260
90th Percentile £488 £490 £700
England median daily rate £475 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £31.50 -
England median hourly rate £96.78 £32.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +202.44% -11.72% +3.57%

SCADA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,411 1,450 1,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.48% 27.56% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 812
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.21%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £540 £540 £535
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 78 74
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £18.47 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.98% +5.54% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

SCADA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCADA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Warwickshire - 2 £475 - 1
Birmingham -9 1 £425 +21.43% 4
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £325 -
SCADA
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCADA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SCADA.

1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) GCIA
2 2 (40.00%) GSEC
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) Snort
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Security
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) GCIA
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) GSEC
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Lancope
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SAP