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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.62% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 274 325 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.34% 48.29% 58.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 205
Median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.82 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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
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 24 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
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 - -
Splunk
East of England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 5 (45.45%) Sophos
1 5 (45.45%) Symantec
2 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Compliance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) GitHub
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Trello
4 2 (18.18%) New Relic
4 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 2 (18.18%) Docker

Splunk
Top Related 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 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
1 2 (18.18%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 3 (27.27%) Compliance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) API Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Sophos
1 5 (45.45%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) New Relic
3 1 (9.09%) xMatters