The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
UK / Scotland
Rank 91 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+30 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 12 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.82% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.05% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
767 1096 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.04% 41.45% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 603 482
Median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +121.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Edinburgh +21 6 £495 - 1
Glasgow +14 6 £290 -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 19 (65.52%) Perl
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) SIEM
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) Analytics
5 11 (37.93%) QRadar
5 11 (37.93%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) DNS
5 11 (37.93%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) CISSP
7 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 8 (27.59%) Big Data
7 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Symantec
9 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.69%) Use Case
9 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.24%) Anomaly Detection
10 5 (17.24%) SANS
10 5 (17.24%) ArcSight ESM
10 5 (17.24%) SDLC
10 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
10 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
10 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
10 5 (17.24%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (17.24%) MapR
10 5 (17.24%) IBM

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
2 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
2 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) GoCD
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Splunk Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.79%) SIEM Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Product Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Unix Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) HPUX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) SIEM
2 12 (41.38%) Analytics
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Process Management
5 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Perl
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 11 (37.93%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) SANS
3 4 (13.79%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CEH
4 3 (10.34%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) QRadar
2 5 (17.24%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 3 (10.34%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.45%) Fluentd
5 1 (3.45%) Graylog
5 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Symantec
2 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) MapR
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.45%) Qualys
3 1 (3.45%) Verint