Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 161 172
Rank change year-on-year +24 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Splunk 32 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.78% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 0.82% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 4
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +45.83%
10th Percentile £419 £375 £381
90th Percentile £675 £500 £536
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £438
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 2016 2205 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.09% 51.28% 49.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1146 1277
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 124 139
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.85 £44.48 £45.82
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +6 14 £550 +10.00% 1
Reading +15 7 £488 +2.63% 3
Newbury -4 4 £525 -
Slough - 1 £363 -
Splunk
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 18 (56.25%) SIEM
2 10 (31.25%) Information Security
3 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (15.63%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (15.63%) EnCase
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) SCCM
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) DB2
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Heroku
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Network Security
2 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) InfluxDB
2 1 (3.13%) Sisense
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
2 2 (6.25%) Gatling
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
2 2 (6.25%) NeoLoad
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
1 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Information Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Information Security Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Splunk Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) React
1 2 (6.25%) REST
1 2 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) SIEM
2 10 (31.25%) Information Security
3 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (15.63%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Database Security
6 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) Groovy
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (15.63%) EnCase
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (6.25%) HP Fortify
4 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.13%) Graphite
5 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.13%) Mesos
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) QRadar
5 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) McAfee
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.25%) CyberArk
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.13%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.13%) New Relic
5 1 (3.13%) Qualys
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds