Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 0.067% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.14% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
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 675 656 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.27% 43.94% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 447 465
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £180 £216 £213
90th Percentile £574 £538 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +1.54% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.08 £10.53
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.13 £19.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.94% +10.34% -12.12%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (42.86%) SIEM
2 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Nessus
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) PKI
3 4 (28.57%) Qualys
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 4 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CGI
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Memcached
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Samba
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Kibana
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
2 4 (28.57%) Qualys
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) WSO2