Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 23 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 335 475
Rank change year-on-year +33 +140 +124
Contract jobs citing Splunk 807 704 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 1.59% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 443 279
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £380 £346 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £501 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.37% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £57.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £57.50

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40600 44229 44976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.80% 45.23% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25466 27310 27018
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £244 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1360 1561 1937
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +57 578 £525 +5.00% 54
North of England +1 107 £425 - 11
South East +29 90 £500 - 15
Yorkshire -8 65 £450 +6.51% 6
North West -14 40 £425 -5.56% 4
Midlands +26 15 £525 +16.67% 7
East of England -31 13 £315 -31.89% 4
West Midlands +32 12 £525 +16.67% 5
South West -36 5 £574 +9.35% 1
East Midlands -5 3 - - 1
North East +63 2 £406 -18.75% 1
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 343 (42.50%) Linux
2 296 (36.68%) DevOps
3 255 (31.60%) Python
4 253 (31.35%) Java
5 252 (31.23%) Unix
6 246 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
7 229 (28.38%) Amazon AWS
8 175 (21.69%) Windows
9 159 (19.70%) Docker
10 155 (19.21%) SQL
11 153 (18.96%) Bash Shell
12 151 (18.71%) Ansible
12 151 (18.71%) AppDynamics
13 144 (17.84%) Puppet
14 142 (17.60%) Finance
15 139 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
16 134 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
17 132 (16.36%) Jenkins
18 125 (15.49%) Configuration Management
19 124 (15.37%) Banking
20 121 (14.99%) Git (software)
21 117 (14.50%) Elastic Stack
22 114 (14.13%) BDD
22 114 (14.13%) Firewall
23 110 (13.63%) Microservices
24 109 (13.51%) NoSQL
25 102 (12.64%) SIEM
26 99 (12.27%) TDD
27 97 (12.02%) Red Hat
27 97 (12.02%) RESTful

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 93 (11.52%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (7.31%) Apache
3 52 (6.44%) Tomcat
4 39 (4.83%) JBoss
5 36 (4.46%) Confluence
6 31 (3.84%) IIS
7 24 (2.97%) Apache Spark
8 20 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.11%) nginx
10 16 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.61%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.36%) Apache Pig
13 10 (1.24%) CMS
13 10 (1.24%) Drupal
13 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 9 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.99%) Mule
15 8 (0.99%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 20 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.25%) RMDS
2 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 229 (28.38%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (4.34%) GitHub
5 25 (3.10%) OpenShift
6 24 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 22 (2.73%) Office 365
7 22 (2.73%) PaaS
8 19 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.35%) Serverless
9 17 (2.11%) Mimecast
10 15 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 15 (1.86%) IaaS
11 12 (1.49%) Akamai
11 12 (1.49%) Fastly
12 11 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (1.36%) npm
13 10 (1.24%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 114 (14.13%) Firewall
2 68 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 48 (5.95%) LAN
4 44 (5.45%) DNS
5 43 (5.33%) WAN
6 35 (4.34%) Network Security
6 35 (4.34%) SSL
7 30 (3.72%) HTTP
8 23 (2.85%) VoIP
9 22 (2.73%) SAN
10 21 (2.60%) Internet
11 18 (2.23%) VPN
12 17 (2.11%) DHCP
13 14 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.61%) LDAP
15 9 (1.12%) MPLS
15 9 (1.12%) SNMP
16 6 (0.74%) SSH
17 5 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
17 5 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 89 (11.03%) Big Data
2 89 (11.03%) MongoDB
3 69 (8.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 62 (7.68%) Hadoop
5 48 (5.95%) MySQL
5 48 (5.95%) SQL Server
6 44 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.35%) Redis
8 26 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.98%) Apache Hive
9 16 (1.98%) HBase
9 16 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.36%) Neo4j
11 8 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.87%) InfluxDB
13 6 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 132 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 121 (14.99%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.29%) JIRA
4 51 (6.32%) Cucumber
5 49 (6.07%) Maven
5 49 (6.07%) Mockito
6 42 (5.20%) Selenium
7 33 (4.09%) TeamCity
8 26 (3.22%) JUnit
9 23 (2.85%) Subversion
9 23 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (2.73%) JMeter
10 22 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (2.35%) Artifactory
11 19 (2.35%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.49%) Ant
13 11 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.24%) Burp Suite
14 10 (1.24%) IBM UrbanCode
15 9 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 142 (17.60%) Finance
2 124 (15.37%) Banking
3 34 (4.21%) Games
4 25 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.98%) Retail
6 15 (1.86%) Marketing
6 15 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.73%) Publishing
7 14 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.12%) Legal
9 9 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.99%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) International Banking
12 3 (0.37%) Front Office
12 3 (0.37%) Law
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 144 (17.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 139 (17.22%) Developer
3 102 (12.64%) Analyst
4 86 (10.66%) Consultant
5 73 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
6 58 (7.19%) Security Analyst
7 55 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 55 (6.82%) Splunk Engineer
8 51 (6.32%) Architect
9 50 (6.20%) Splunk Consultant
10 47 (5.82%) Administrator
11 38 (4.71%) Scala Developer
12 37 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
12 37 (4.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 37 (4.58%) Senior Developer
13 34 (4.21%) Security Engineer
14 33 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
14 33 (4.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 32 (3.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 26 (3.22%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (14.50%) Elastic Stack
2 97 (12.02%) RESTful
3 94 (11.65%) Kafka
4 45 (5.58%) Web Services
5 42 (5.20%) Akka
6 41 (5.08%) HTML
7 40 (4.96%) Node.js
8 37 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
9 35 (4.34%) JSON
10 31 (3.84%) .NET
11 28 (3.47%) Middleware
11 28 (3.47%) Regular Expression
12 27 (3.35%) AngularJS
12 27 (3.35%) Spring
12 27 (3.35%) XML
13 24 (2.97%) REST
14 23 (2.85%) CSS
15 20 (2.48%) J2EE
16 19 (2.35%) HTML5
17 15 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 26 (3.22%) Data Centre
4 23 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.11%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.98%) PKI
9 15 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.73%) Clustering
10 14 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
12 12 (1.49%) Replication
13 11 (1.36%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.36%) Fintech
14 10 (1.24%) Blog
15 8 (0.99%) Online Games
15 8 (0.99%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.87%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 343 (42.50%) Linux
2 252 (31.23%) Unix
3 175 (21.69%) Windows
4 92 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (6.82%) CentOS
6 49 (6.07%) Windows Server
7 27 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (2.73%) Mac OS X
10 20 (2.48%) Solaris
11 11 (1.36%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.24%) AIX
13 5 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.50%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.37%) VMS
15 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.12%) Android
17 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (36.68%) DevOps
2 246 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
4 125 (15.49%) Configuration Management
5 114 (14.13%) BDD
6 110 (13.63%) Microservices
7 102 (12.64%) SIEM
8 99 (12.27%) TDD
9 96 (11.90%) Kanban
10 88 (10.90%) Open Source
11 87 (10.78%) ITIL
12 86 (10.66%) Analytics
13 79 (9.79%) Pair Programming
14 76 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 75 (9.29%) Information Security
16 74 (9.17%) Cybersecurity
17 70 (8.67%) High Availability
17 70 (8.67%) Test Automation
18 67 (8.30%) Scrum
19 56 (6.94%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 255 (31.60%) Python
2 253 (31.35%) Java
3 155 (19.21%) SQL
4 153 (18.96%) Bash Shell
5 90 (11.15%) Perl
6 87 (10.78%) Ruby
7 83 (10.29%) Scala
8 79 (9.79%) PowerShell
9 74 (9.17%) JavaScript
10 52 (6.44%) Shell Script
11 41 (5.08%) PHP
12 34 (4.21%) C#
13 32 (3.97%) Go
14 18 (2.23%) C++
15 16 (1.98%) C
16 14 (1.73%) Groovy
17 10 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.99%) GraphQL
18 8 (0.99%) R
19 7 (0.87%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 64 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 50 (6.20%) CISSP
3 42 (5.20%) Degree
3 42 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.59%) CISM
5 26 (3.22%) SSCP
6 24 (2.97%) SANS
7 20 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.99%) CCNP
9 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.87%) CCNA
10 7 (0.87%) CCSP
10 7 (0.87%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.62%) CCSE
12 4 (0.50%) CEH
12 4 (0.50%) CISA
12 4 (0.50%) CISMP
12 4 (0.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.71%) QA
2 34 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 32 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (3.35%) COBIT
5 18 (2.23%) GDPR
6 12 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.99%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.62%) GCP
9 4 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.50%) SLA
10 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 159 (19.70%) Docker
2 44 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (1.73%) Apache Flume
7 11 (1.36%) Samba
8 7 (0.87%) HDFS
8 7 (0.87%) Varnish
8 7 (0.87%) Xen
9 6 (0.74%) Gluster
9 6 (0.74%) LXC
10 5 (0.62%) GPFS
10 5 (0.62%) KVM
11 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.37%) vSphere
12 2 (0.25%) Snort
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.12%) NFS
13 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 151 (18.71%) Ansible
2 144 (17.84%) Puppet
3 134 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (11.28%) Kibana
4 91 (11.28%) logstash
5 90 (11.15%) Grafana
6 84 (10.41%) Nagios
7 71 (8.80%) Kubernetes
8 32 (3.97%) ITRS Geneos
9 28 (3.47%) ZABBIX
10 27 (3.35%) Prometheus
11 24 (2.97%) Nessus
12 23 (2.85%) Rancher
12 23 (2.85%) WMI
13 22 (2.73%) SCCM
14 21 (2.60%) Terraform
15 19 (2.35%) QRadar
16 11 (1.36%) Rundeck
17 10 (1.24%) CFEngine
17 10 (1.24%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 151 (18.71%) AppDynamics
2 97 (12.02%) Red Hat
3 65 (8.05%) Oracle
4 62 (7.68%) Cisco
5 61 (7.56%) VMware
6 54 (6.69%) Qualys
7 49 (6.07%) Microsoft
8 48 (5.95%) New Relic
9 44 (5.45%) McAfee
10 36 (4.46%) SolarWinds
11 33 (4.09%) ServiceNow
12 32 (3.97%) ArcSight
13 29 (3.59%) Google
14 26 (3.22%) IBM
15 22 (2.73%) AlienVault
16 20 (2.48%) CA
16 20 (2.48%) F5
17 19 (2.35%) Juniper
18 18 (2.23%) Fortinet
18 18 (2.23%) Tufin