Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 165 189
Rank change year-on-year -31 +24 +10
Contract jobs citing Splunk 12 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.00% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
East of England median daily rate £315 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.96% +15.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £302 £326 £350
90th Percentile £385 £538 £450
England median daily rate £507 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.63% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
East of England median hourly rate - - £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £57.50

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 2262 2389 2755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.23% 49.03% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1326 1510
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £203
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 184 285
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.98 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the East of England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the East of England

Splunk
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 18 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -5 8 £300 -31.43%
Norfolk - 2 £315 -
Suffolk +11 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire -18 1 - - 1
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) NetWitness
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Dynatrace
5 2 (16.67%) Case Management
5 2 (16.67%) CSIRT
5 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (16.67%) Qualys
5 2 (16.67%) ICMP
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management

Splunk
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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ICMP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) SOC Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Case Management
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) GCIA
2 2 (16.67%) GCIH
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) CSIRT
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Grafana
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 2 (16.67%) NetWitness
3 2 (16.67%) Qualys
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle