Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 106 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 45 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.00% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 2.38% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.26% -
10th Percentile £288 £393 £460
90th Percentile £500 £556 £480
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £470
% change year-on-year -11.11% -4.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 983 881 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.78% 41.81% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 465 490
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% -2.81%
10th Percentile £239 £221 £250
90th Percentile £550 £523 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 27 (60.00%) Banking
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (31.11%) SIEM
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
5 12 (26.67%) Python
6 10 (22.22%) Use Case
6 10 (22.22%) Transition Management
6 10 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
6 10 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
7 9 (20.00%) Big Data
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (17.78%) Nagios
9 7 (15.56%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
9 7 (15.56%) Law
9 7 (15.56%) CentOS
9 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
9 7 (15.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (15.56%) Public Cloud
10 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.11%) Perl
11 5 (11.11%) Statistics
11 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
11 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (11.11%) Physics

Splunk
Co-occurring 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 (8.89%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) SNMP
2 4 (8.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (60.00%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Data Scientist
2 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) SIEM Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Kafka
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) React
2 2 (4.44%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (15.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (15.56%) Public Cloud
4 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.44%) Clustering
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.56%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) SIEM
2 10 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
2 10 (22.22%) Transition Management
2 10 (22.22%) Use Case
3 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (11.11%) Physics
5 5 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
5 5 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) Statistics
5 5 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) R
4 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Apache Flume
2 3 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Nagios
2 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) Ansible
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.67%) SCCM
5 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.22%) Packer
6 1 (2.22%) Terraform
6 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) CyberArk
1 3 (6.67%) ForeScout
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.44%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.44%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) New Relic
3 1 (2.22%) VMware