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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Contract jobs citing Splunk 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 0.65% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £471 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
765 1084 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.43% 42.08% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 577 536
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +172.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 26 February 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 +24 14 £500 - 3
Glasgow - 3 - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (52.78%) Perl
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) SIEM
3 15 (41.67%) Analytics
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
5 12 (33.33%) CISSP
6 11 (30.56%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) Banking
6 11 (30.56%) QRadar
6 11 (30.56%) Big Data
7 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 9 (25.00%) Unix
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (16.67%) CEH
10 6 (16.67%) Use Case
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Symantec
11 5 (13.89%) IBM
11 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
11 5 (13.89%) JIRA
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
11 5 (13.89%) Apache Hive
11 5 (13.89%) Statistical Modelling

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 4 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Big Data
2 5 (13.89%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.78%) GoCD
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) gulp
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Splunk Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Product Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.78%) Browserify
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 3 (8.33%) HPUX
4 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Analytics
1 15 (41.67%) SIEM
2 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.67%) Use Case
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Process Management
5 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Perl
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (16.67%) CEH
3 5 (13.89%) SANS
4 3 (8.33%) CISM
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) QRadar
2 5 (13.89%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
4 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) ArcSight
1 5 (13.89%) IBM
1 5 (13.89%) MapR
1 5 (13.89%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Dell
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) Verint