Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 68 147
Rank change year-on-year -61 +79 +46
Contract jobs citing Splunk 12 25 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 1.86% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 4.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
10th Percentile £400 £403 £380
25th Percentile £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £456 £613
Median % change year-on-year +9.59% -25.51% +11.36%
75th Percentile £625 £475 £659
90th Percentile £725 £497 £675
England median daily rate £550 £500 £545
% change year-on-year +10.00% -8.26% -0.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £62.79 £52.50 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year +19.60% +61.54% -
England median hourly rate £69.05 £38.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year +81.71% +54.31% -40.71%

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 1,036 590 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.25% 43.93% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 348 1,033
10th Percentile £150 £181 £192
25th Percentile £300 £285 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £400 £410
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% -2.44% -3.53%
75th Percentile £530 £488 £500
90th Percentile £600 £546 £600
England median daily rate £508 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +9.14% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 61 102
10th Percentile £11.96 £12.25 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £16.35
Median % change year-on-year -63.75% +144.65% -0.91%
75th Percentile £21.95 £47.25 £22.06
90th Percentile £39.50 £52.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.21 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.49% +22.99% +8.41%

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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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 -21 8 £525 +16.67% 7
Essex -33 2 £450 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire -27 1 £625 +31.58% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
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England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Docker
4 4 (33.33%) Ansible
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Kibana
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (33.33%) Terraform
4 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Prometheus
4 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design
5 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell

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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 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) MQTT
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Flink
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 4 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (16.67%) React
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) API Design
5 2 (16.67%) API Development
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) NIST
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) DICOM
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) Kibana
1 4 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 4 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Alteryx
3 2 (16.67%) Darktrace
3 2 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (8.33%) FireEye
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) IronPort