Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 118 74
Rank change year-on-year +38 -44 +36
Contract jobs citing Splunk 33 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.39% 0.63% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 1.90% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.68% -12.50% +16.13%
10th Percentile £486 £300 £368
90th Percentile £603 £497 £556
Scotland median daily rate £550 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.67% - -

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 832 1,001 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.16% 33.07% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 550 404
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £257
90th Percentile £576 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +8.97% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £14.43 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.91% -39.24% +50.17%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.70 £13.38
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £45.31
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £15.81 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.26% -42.53% -23.61%

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 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) High Availability
3 20 (60.61%) Dashboard Development
3 20 (60.61%) XML
3 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
4 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (30.30%) Banking
5 9 (27.27%) Task Automation
5 9 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (12.12%) IBM
8 4 (12.12%) Finance
8 4 (12.12%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.12%) Change Control
9 3 (9.09%) Threat Management
9 3 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
9 3 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
9 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.09%) Network Security
9 3 (9.09%) SIEM
9 3 (9.09%) Law
9 3 (9.09%) Data Security
9 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 3 (9.09%) Clustering
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (9.09%) CCIE
9 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint

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 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Datadog
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.06%) DMZ
3 2 (6.06%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (6.06%) Introscope
3 1 (3.03%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Splunk Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Dashboard Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Incident Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.06%) XSL
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) DataPower
3 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) High Availability
2 20 (60.61%) Dashboard Development
3 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (27.27%) Task Automation
5 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) Data Security
7 3 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
7 3 (9.09%) SIEM
7 3 (9.09%) Threat Management
8 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCIE
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) TADDM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.06%) CyberArk
4 2 (6.06%) F5
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Varonis
5 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.03%) New Relic
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle