The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Splunk, Inc.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 75 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Splunk 19 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.069% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 0.22% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.82%
Splunk
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
585 449 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.34% 30.77% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 236 191
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Average hourly rate £27.00 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.68% -28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Splunk across the Edinburgh region.

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Splunk also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Splunk.

1 18 (66.67%) Finance
1 18 (66.67%) Migration
2 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
3 13 (48.15%) SIEM
4 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (44.44%) Ansible
4 12 (44.44%) Docker
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
4 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 12 (44.44%) Puppet
4 12 (44.44%) Banking
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
5 10 (37.04%) Legal
5 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 10 (37.04%) PaaS
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
5 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (37.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (37.04%) MSBuild
6 9 (33.33%) Network Security
6 9 (33.33%) CISSP

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Splunk also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Splunk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (37.04%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 12 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 10 (37.04%) MSBuild
2 10 (37.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
3 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Gradle
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) Hudson
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) SIEM Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Azure Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) Java EE
1 2 (7.41%) JDBC
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
1 2 (7.41%) Servlets
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Migration
2 13 (48.15%) SIEM
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (44.44%) DevOps
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
5 8 (29.63%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
1 10 (37.04%) Python
1 10 (37.04%) Ruby
2 8 (29.63%) Bourne shell
2 8 (29.63%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) Korn
2 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (25.93%) CISMP
3 1 (3.70%) CISA
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Ansible
1 12 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) QRadar
3 2 (7.41%) CA Wily
3 2 (7.41%) logstash
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.41%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Qualys
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec