The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 81 87
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 0.53% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 4.69% 1.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 527 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.02% 34.74% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 284 215
Median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Edinburgh

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) SIEM
4 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (24.00%) CISSP
5 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) CEH
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.00%) Big Data
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Puppet
6 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Law
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (16.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (4.00%) GoCD
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (8.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Browserify
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) SIEM
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) Process Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.00%) Threat Detection
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Dell
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.00%) Verint
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