The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.41% 0.60% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.93% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +18.82% +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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 307 324 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.19% 48.80% 54.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 167 231
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +22.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.89 £9.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Hertfordshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Hertfordshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Welwyn Garden City +7 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Splunk
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Management
1 8 (61.54%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Compliance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) GCIA
5 2 (15.38%) GCIH
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) CSIRT
5 2 (15.38%) NetWitness
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Case Management

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ICMP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Splunk Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Threat Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (46.15%) Compliance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (46.15%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Case Management
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) GCIA
1 2 (15.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CSIRT
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
1 2 (15.38%) NetWitness
1 2 (15.38%) Qualys