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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 July 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 110 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +63
Contract jobs citing Splunk 17 11 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.68% 0.55% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.24% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
10th Percentile £470 £441 £321
25th Percentile £515 £456 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £576 £575 £425
Median % change year-on-year +0.09% +35.29% -15.00%
75th Percentile £666 £778 £488
90th Percentile £731 £788 £548
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
10th Percentile - - £37.20
25th Percentile - - £48.00
Median hourly rate - - £66.00
75th Percentile - - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £45.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +37.36% +51.67% +30.83%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,078 884 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.98% 43.89% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 494 471
10th Percentile £188 £143 £180
25th Percentile £313 £233 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £408 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.43% -4.12% -5.56%
75th Percentile £562 £521 £525
90th Percentile £675 £596 £593
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 108 67
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.32 £13.23
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.60 £56.60
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% +2.70%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Splunk in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Splunk in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Splunk in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Splunk in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Splunk in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex - 10 £535 -
Hertfordshire -7 6 £675 +22.73% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Machine Learning
2 6 (35.29%) Dynatrace
3 5 (29.41%) AppDynamics
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Agile
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) GitHub
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Terraform
5 3 (17.65%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (17.65%) Data Science
5 3 (17.65%) MLOps
5 3 (17.65%) Public Sector
5 3 (17.65%) Observability
5 3 (17.65%) Legacy Applications
5 3 (17.65%) Order Management
5 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (17.65%) Log Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Azure Monitor
5 3 (17.65%) Docker

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
1 7 (41.18%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Monitor
4 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (11.76%) GCP
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) 802.11
3 1 (5.88%) Broadband
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) ICMP
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Redmine
4 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) Terragrunt
General
1 7 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Public Sector
3 2 (11.76%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Data Science Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Platform Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Legacy Applications
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Machine Learning
3 5 (29.41%) Agile
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Science
5 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (17.65%) Innovative Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Log Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) MLOps
5 3 (17.65%) Observability
5 3 (17.65%) Order Management
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) CI/CD
6 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Grafana
2 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) Consul
3 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (11.76%) Packer
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) Rancher
4 1 (5.88%) Argo
4 1 (5.88%) FreeIPA
4 1 (5.88%) Icinga
4 1 (5.88%) Iperf
4 1 (5.88%) Istio
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Dynatrace
2 5 (29.41%) AppDynamics
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.88%) New Relic