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 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 80 86
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 25 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.06% 1.36% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 3.02% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 415 596 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.16% 45.02% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 283 199
Median daily rate £400 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -39.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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

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

1 29 (70.73%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) SIEM
3 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (21.95%) Big Data
4 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) Analytics
5 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
6 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.63%) Unix
6 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) Firewall
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 4 (9.76%) CISSP
8 4 (9.76%) Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.76%) Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
9 3 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (7.32%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (7.32%) R
9 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
9 3 (7.32%) CyberArk
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Coaching
9 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software

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 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) SNMP
2 2 (4.88%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) IPsec
3 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (70.73%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Security Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Security Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) SIEM Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Splunk Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Splunk Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) SIEM
2 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Data Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Coaching
5 3 (7.32%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
5 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Physics
5 3 (7.32%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (7.32%) Statistics
5 3 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.32%) R
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) CEH
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.32%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) QRadar
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) CyberArk
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Dell
3 1 (2.44%) FireEye
3 1 (2.44%) Interwoven
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Verint