The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 21 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.20% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.20% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 5
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.66%  
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 980 1079 1013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 55.78% 54.97% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 667 625
Median daily rate £414 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 69
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.56% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Hampshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Hampshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Southampton +6 3 £550 -
Eastleigh - 2 £500 -
Hook - 2 £313 -
Winchester +8 1 £425 -
Fleet +4 1 £500 -4.76%
Basingstoke -9 1 £600 -8.04%
Splunk
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 24 (61.54%) DevOps
4 21 (53.85%) VMware
5 19 (48.72%) JBoss
5 19 (48.72%) Puppet
5 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (43.59%) Firewall
7 15 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 15 (38.46%) Python
8 14 (35.90%) Perl
8 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
8 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
8 14 (35.90%) Video on Demand
8 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
9 13 (33.33%) Ansible
9 13 (33.33%) Sensu
9 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (33.33%) Oracle
10 12 (30.77%) PHP
10 12 (30.77%) SSL
10 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.77%) CentOS
10 12 (30.77%) Open Source
10 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
10 12 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (30.77%) Xen
10 12 (30.77%) logstash
10 12 (30.77%) KVM

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 19 (48.72%) JBoss
2 12 (30.77%) OpenStack
3 10 (25.64%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) CICS
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) SSL
3 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) HTTP
3 11 (28.21%) HTTPS
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.21%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) ATM
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.56%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 11 (28.21%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.26%) Gradle
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) RSpec
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (12.82%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) IT Architect
5 3 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Sensu
2 12 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.95%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
6 4 (10.26%) CGI
6 4 (10.26%) J2EE
6 4 (10.26%) OSGi
6 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 3 (7.69%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) Regular Expression
9 1 (2.56%) JSON
9 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Video on Demand
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.38%) Smart Meter
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.69%) MPEG
6 2 (5.13%) User Experience
7 1 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) CentOS
3 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Unix
5 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps
2 15 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Open Source
4 11 (28.21%) DRM
5 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Network Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Patch Management
6 6 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 6 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Statistics
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) Python
2 14 (35.90%) Perl
3 12 (30.77%) PHP
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.38%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) KVM
2 12 (30.77%) Xen
3 11 (28.21%) Docker
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
2 13 (33.33%) Ansible
3 12 (30.77%) Grafana
3 12 (30.77%) logstash
4 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.69%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) Opsview
6 1 (2.56%) QRadar
6 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) SaltStack
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) F5
6 6 (15.38%) Gemalto
6 6 (15.38%) Kaspersky
6 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) Tripwire
7 4 (10.26%) Arqiva
8 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee