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 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 125 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 23 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.033% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 0.088% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £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
UK

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
1347 1141 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.29% 38.17% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 611 478
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 25
Average hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £32.00
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 19 - - 3
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) Migration
2 18 (56.25%) SIEM
3 15 (46.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Python
4 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 13 (40.63%) Perl
6 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Banking
6 12 (37.50%) Puppet
6 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (37.50%) Ansible
6 12 (37.50%) Docker
6 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 12 (37.50%) DevOps
7 11 (34.38%) QRadar
7 11 (34.38%) CISSP
8 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 10 (31.25%) Legal
8 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (31.25%) PaaS
8 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 10 (31.25%) Ruby
8 10 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (31.25%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Network Security
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
1 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 12 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 10 (31.25%) MSBuild
2 10 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 2 (6.25%) gulp
4 2 (6.25%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Splunk Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) SIEM Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 2 (6.25%) JDBC
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
2 2 (6.25%) Servlets
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) AIX
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Migration
1 18 (56.25%) SIEM
2 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 8 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Use Case
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) Perl
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby
4 8 (25.00%) Bourne shell
4 8 (25.00%) C++
4 8 (25.00%) Korn
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
2 7 (21.88%) CISMP
3 2 (6.25%) SANS
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Ansible
1 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 11 (34.38%) QRadar
3 2 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.25%) logstash
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
4 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Google
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) MapR
5 1 (3.13%) Qualys
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
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