Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Splunk over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

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

Splunk
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 102 164
Rank change year-on-year -40 +62 +23
Contract jobs citing Splunk 25 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 1.15% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.33% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 14
Berkshire median daily rate £494 £550 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +13.01% -2.75%
10th Percentile £348 £425 £369
90th Percentile £589 £703 £544
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.93 - -

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,885 1,844 2,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.45% 49.12% 52.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 829 1,342
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £257 £225
90th Percentile £595 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 127 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £38.85 £28.83
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.86%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Berkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Berkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Berkshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Maidenhead - 10 £450 -
Wokingham - 3 £424 - 1
Slough -5 2 £500 +37.93%
Reading -10 2 £525 +16.02% 5
Newbury -14 1 - -
Bracknell -26 1 £450 -18.18% 1
Splunk
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) QRadar
3 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Kafka
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (24.00%) SIEM
4 6 (24.00%) Big Data
5 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
6 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Ansible
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) Apache
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Puppet
7 3 (12.00%) RESTful

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Akamai
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) AMQP
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.00%) DVB
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Kudu
4 1 (4.00%) Impala
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Incident Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.00%) Sensu
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) STB
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.00%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) AWK
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CEH
2 1 (4.00%) CISM
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (8.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) QRadar
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (8.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (8.00%) Grafana
3 2 (8.00%) Graphite
3 2 (8.00%) Kibana
3 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.00%) Mesos
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Salt
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) StatsD
3 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.00%) logstash
4 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (16.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) Lancope
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) New Relic
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.00%) MapR
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Solace
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO