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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 115 137
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.48% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Median daily rate £525 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £418 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1060 1216 1533
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.69% 47.63% 49.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 634 870
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 130
Median hourly rate £14.84 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 10 £450 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £525 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
4 6 (26.09%) Compliance Management
4 6 (26.09%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
4 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
4 6 (26.09%) Programme Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Use Case
5 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Information Security
5 5 (21.74%) SIEM
6 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.04%) Qualys
7 3 (13.04%) Lumesse

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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) ICMP
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Splunk Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) HPUX
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (34.78%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) Compliance Management
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Management
3 6 (26.09%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (26.09%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 6 (26.09%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) Information Security
4 5 (21.74%) SIEM
4 5 (21.74%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) GCIA
1 2 (8.70%) GCIH
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CSIRT
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Lumesse
2 3 (13.04%) Qualys
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
3 2 (8.70%) NetWitness
4 1 (4.35%) Becrypt
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Imperva
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.35%) Tufin
4 1 (4.35%) VMware