Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 149 140
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Splunk 25 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £313 £335 £390
90th Percentile £575 £571 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +8.57%
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 1,939 1,926 1,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 46.87% 48.33% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 1,020 1,001
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 68 123
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.43 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +14.30% -22.86%
10th Percentile £11.22 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.49 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% +12.84% -17.33%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +7 8 £500 +25.00% 1
Reading -8 8 £338 -30.77% 2
Newbury +5 4 - -
Bracknell -13 3 - - 1
Splunk
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Ansible
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (28.00%) Nagios
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) SCOM
6 6 (24.00%) Docker
6 6 (24.00%) Terraform
7 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 5 (20.00%) GitLab
7 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (20.00%) JSON
7 5 (20.00%) Kafka
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) REST
8 4 (16.00%) PaaS
8 4 (16.00%) YAML
8 4 (16.00%) Microservices
8 4 (16.00%) Go
8 4 (16.00%) CircleCI
8 4 (16.00%) Prometheus
8 4 (16.00%) Server Management
9 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (12.00%) Security Operations

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 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.00%) Datadog
4 2 (8.00%) GitHub
4 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.00%) Apigee
5 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) GitLab
4 4 (16.00%) CircleCI
5 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (4.00%) Spinnaker
6 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) JSON
1 5 (20.00%) Kafka
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) YAML
3 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) Sensu
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Microservices
3 4 (16.00%) Server Management
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) SIEM
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Kanban
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Go
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CEH
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) GIAC
2 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) OSCP
2 1 (4.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 7 (28.00%) Nagios
3 6 (24.00%) SCOM
3 6 (24.00%) Terraform
4 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (16.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (8.00%) Puppet
7 2 (8.00%) QRadar
8 1 (4.00%) Grafana
8 1 (4.00%) Graphite
8 1 (4.00%) Mesos
8 1 (4.00%) Packer
8 1 (4.00%) Salt
8 1 (4.00%) StatsD
8 1 (4.00%) Suricata
8 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) New Relic
2 2 (8.00%) Qualys
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) MKS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware