Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 December 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 88 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 12 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.85% 0.80% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 1.85% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Birmingham median daily rate £437 £550 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +12.47% -
10th Percentile £358 £514 £464
90th Percentile £519 £663 £514
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 660 701 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.48% 43.09% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 478 386
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £181 £213 £214
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +10.48%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.99 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £21.34
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.95 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.50% +16.91% -8.23%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Birmingham

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Birmingham

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
2 5 (41.67%) Nessus
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) PKI
3 4 (33.33%) Qualys
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) QRadar
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) CISSP
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technologist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
2 4 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy