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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
UK / England
Rank 306 343 470
Rank change year-on-year +37 +127  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 294 292 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.60% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 200 98
Median daily rate £500 £484 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +6.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £365 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £356
% change year-on-year -5.26% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 164 £500 - 43
South East +4 43 £450 -10.00% 9
North West +59 41 £500 -1.96% 5
Yorkshire +6 27 £425 -5.55% 7
East of England 0 7 £575 +15.00% 4
West Midlands +17 6 £500 +11.11% 3
South West -2 3 £750 +87.50% 3
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £550 -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 233 (35.85%) Linux
2 211 (32.46%) DevOps
3 195 (30.00%) Python
4 180 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (27.54%) Java
6 157 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
7 142 (21.85%) Windows
8 139 (21.38%) Finance
9 138 (21.23%) Jenkins
10 127 (19.54%) Puppet
10 127 (19.54%) Firewall
10 127 (19.54%) Unix
11 118 (18.15%) Docker
12 117 (18.00%) Ansible
13 102 (15.69%) Git (software)
14 100 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
15 94 (14.46%) SIEM
16 90 (13.85%) Banking
17 85 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 82 (12.62%) Cybersecurity
18 82 (12.62%) Elastic Stack
19 80 (12.31%) SQL
19 80 (12.31%) JIRA
20 78 (12.00%) JavaScript
20 78 (12.00%) Perl
21 76 (11.69%) Configuration Management
22 75 (11.54%) Security Cleared
23 72 (11.08%) IBM
23 72 (11.08%) Ruby
24 70 (10.77%) Information Security

Splunk
Top Related 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 55 (8.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 50 (7.69%) Confluence
3 41 (6.31%) Apache
3 41 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 27 (4.15%) JBoss
6 21 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.77%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.62%) CMS
9 16 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (2.15%) CICS
11 13 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (1.69%) IIS
13 10 (1.54%) Apache Spark
14 7 (1.08%) Mule
15 6 (0.92%) Anypoint
15 6 (0.92%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.77%) Drupal
16 5 (0.77%) nginx
17 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Fredhopper
1 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 157 (24.15%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (9.54%) GitHub
4 43 (6.62%) PaaS
5 25 (3.85%) IaaS
6 23 (3.54%) Office 365
7 17 (2.62%) OpenShift
8 14 (2.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (1.85%) SaaS
10 11 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.54%) Loggly
12 9 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (1.38%) Bluemix
12 9 (1.38%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (1.23%) Heroku
13 8 (1.23%) Sumo Logic
14 7 (1.08%) Datadog
14 7 (1.08%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 127 (19.54%) Firewall
2 69 (10.62%) TCP/IP
3 49 (7.54%) DNS
4 47 (7.23%) VPN
5 45 (6.92%) HTTP
6 42 (6.46%) WAN
7 41 (6.31%) LAN
8 34 (5.23%) VoIP
9 29 (4.46%) Network Security
10 26 (4.00%) LDAP
11 21 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
12 20 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.92%) SMTP
13 19 (2.92%) SNMP
14 14 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (2.00%) SSL
16 12 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 11 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 10 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 53 (8.15%) Big Data
3 40 (6.15%) Redis
4 39 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (5.38%) Hadoop
6 33 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.54%) MySQL
10 21 (3.23%) HBase
11 20 (3.08%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.15%) DB2
14 13 (2.00%) Neo4j
15 10 (1.54%) Riak
16 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 4 (0.62%) RavenDB
18 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
19 3 (0.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 138 (21.23%) Jenkins
2 102 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 80 (12.31%) JIRA
4 60 (9.23%) Selenium
5 55 (8.46%) Cucumber
6 54 (8.31%) Maven
7 45 (6.92%) Gradle
8 41 (6.31%) JMeter
9 31 (4.77%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (4.62%) Subversion
11 28 (4.31%) Bitbucket
12 24 (3.69%) JUnit
13 22 (3.38%) Ant
13 22 (3.38%) TeamCity
14 19 (2.92%) Vagrant
15 17 (2.62%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (2.46%) eggPlant
16 16 (2.46%) WebDriver
17 15 (2.31%) gulp
18 12 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 139 (21.38%) Finance
2 90 (13.85%) Banking
3 32 (4.92%) Retail
4 21 (3.23%) Legal
5 16 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.31%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.23%) Law
9 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (14.77%) Architect
2 90 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 88 (13.54%) Analyst
4 65 (10.00%) Developer
5 64 (9.85%) Consultant
6 47 (7.23%) Security Analyst
7 36 (5.54%) Administrator
8 34 (5.23%) Splunk Engineer
9 29 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (4.15%) Security Engineer
11 26 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 25 (3.85%) Security Consultant
13 23 (3.54%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.08%) DevOps Specialist
14 20 (3.08%) Splunk Consultant
14 20 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.62%) SOC Analyst
16 16 (2.46%) Business Analyst
16 16 (2.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 16 (2.46%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.62%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (9.08%) Web Services
3 48 (7.38%) XML
4 45 (6.92%) Middleware
4 45 (6.92%) REST
5 44 (6.77%) HTML
6 38 (5.85%) CSS
7 30 (4.62%) Node.js
7 30 (4.62%) Spring
7 30 (4.62%) Spring Boot
8 29 (4.46%) JSON
8 29 (4.46%) RESTful
9 21 (3.23%) Regular Expression
10 18 (2.77%) .NET
11 16 (2.46%) J2EE
12 15 (2.31%) Browserify
12 15 (2.31%) HTML5
12 15 (2.31%) OpenID
13 14 (2.15%) CSS3
13 14 (2.15%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.46%) Management Information System
3 39 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.31%) Reference Data
5 26 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 23 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.08%) Cyber Attack
7 20 (3.08%) iPad
7 20 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (2.77%) Cyber Defence
9 16 (2.46%) Mainframe
9 16 (2.46%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.38%) NHS
12 8 (1.23%) User Experience
13 7 (1.08%) Clustering
13 7 (1.08%) CMDB
14 6 (0.92%) Replication
15 5 (0.77%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 233 (35.85%) Linux
2 142 (21.85%) Windows
3 127 (19.54%) Unix
4 45 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (4.77%) Windows Server
6 25 (3.85%) CentOS
7 24 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (3.54%) Ubuntu
9 22 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (2.31%) Solaris
11 12 (1.85%) Android
11 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.69%) AIX
12 11 (1.69%) zOS
13 7 (1.08%) HPUX
14 5 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.77%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.62%) VMS
16 3 (0.46%) Debian
16 3 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (32.46%) DevOps
2 180 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (14.46%) SIEM
4 82 (12.62%) Cybersecurity
5 76 (11.69%) Configuration Management
6 70 (10.77%) Information Security
7 67 (10.31%) Scrum
8 62 (9.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 60 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (9.23%) TDD
10 56 (8.62%) ITIL
11 54 (8.31%) Security Operations
11 54 (8.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 52 (8.00%) Open Source
13 50 (7.69%) BDD
14 49 (7.54%) Analytics
15 47 (7.23%) Microservices
16 45 (6.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 45 (6.92%) Project Management
17 41 (6.31%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (30.00%) Python
2 179 (27.54%) Java
3 80 (12.31%) SQL
4 78 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 78 (12.00%) Perl
5 72 (11.08%) Ruby
6 57 (8.77%) Bash Shell
7 47 (7.23%) Shell Script
8 43 (6.62%) PowerShell
9 37 (5.69%) PHP
10 26 (4.00%) C#
10 26 (4.00%) Groovy
11 24 (3.69%) C++
12 17 (2.62%) Scala
13 11 (1.69%) Korn
14 8 (1.23%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.23%) R
15 7 (1.08%) Go
16 6 (0.92%) C
16 6 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 75 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 66 (10.15%) CISSP
3 61 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 51 (7.85%) Degree
5 40 (6.15%) SANS
6 37 (5.69%) SSCP
7 19 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.31%) CISM
9 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.08%) CCNP
10 7 (1.08%) CEH
10 7 (1.08%) ISSAP
11 6 (0.92%) MCP
11 6 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.77%) CCIE
12 5 (0.77%) CCNA
12 5 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.77%) GIAC
13 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.46%) PCI DSS
2 35 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.46%) QA
4 15 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.23%) PA-DSS
6 7 (1.08%) COBIT
6 7 (1.08%) GDPR
7 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.46%) GPG13
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.31%) SDET
9 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.15%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (18.15%) Docker
2 26 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.23%) HDFS
5 8 (1.23%) Snort
6 7 (1.08%) LXC
7 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.77%) GPFS
8 5 (0.77%) NFS
8 5 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.77%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.62%) vCloud
9 4 (0.62%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.62%) vSphere
10 3 (0.46%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.31%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (19.54%) Puppet
2 117 (18.00%) Ansible
3 100 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (9.69%) Nagios
5 61 (9.38%) QRadar
6 52 (8.00%) logstash
7 51 (7.85%) Kibana
8 22 (3.38%) Grafana
8 22 (3.38%) ZABBIX
9 21 (3.23%) Graphite
10 18 (2.77%) Salt
11 17 (2.62%) Kubernetes
12 16 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (2.31%) CA Service Virtualization
13 15 (2.31%) Nessus
13 15 (2.31%) OMEGAMON
14 13 (2.00%) Nexpose
15 12 (1.85%) CA Endevor
15 12 (1.85%) Nmap
15 12 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (11.08%) IBM
2 66 (10.15%) AppDynamics
3 65 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 65 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 65 (10.00%) VMware
4 55 (8.46%) Cisco
5 45 (6.92%) Oracle
6 43 (6.62%) Intel Security
7 42 (6.46%) ArcSight
7 42 (6.46%) New Relic
8 33 (5.08%) F5
9 32 (4.92%) Symantec
10 31 (4.77%) HP
10 31 (4.77%) LogRhythm
11 30 (4.62%) Apple
12 28 (4.31%) CA
13 27 (4.15%) MuleSoft
13 27 (4.15%) Qualys
14 25 (3.85%) CheckPoint
15 21 (3.23%) BMC
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