Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - +100 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.55% - 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Birmingham median daily rate £408 - £425
10th Percentile £291 - £363
90th Percentile £528 - £508
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - £450
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 677 585 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.27% 44.12% 50.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 399 493
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £239 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +21.53% -23.87%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.25 £9.74
90th Percentile £23.00 £17.50 £24.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £13.94
% change year-on-year -0.90% +12.24% -15.55%

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Nessus
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) PKI
3 4 (50.00%) Qualys
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) WSO2
5 2 (25.00%) JSON

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) GitLab
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) CGI
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) Memcached
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (25.00%) Wiki
4 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
1 2 (25.00%) Squid
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) WMI
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (50.00%) Qualys
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) WSO2