The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 29 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.

Splunk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 81 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 18 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.77% 1.12% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.07% 3.18% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 19
Median daily rate £418 £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +104.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 355 503 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.94% 35.15% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 343 325
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.10 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.35% -10.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £9.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Leeds

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 37 (60.66%) Linux
3 34 (55.74%) DevOps
4 31 (50.82%) HTML
4 31 (50.82%) CSS
5 27 (44.26%) Python
5 27 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (42.62%) Java
7 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (36.07%) DNS
9 20 (32.79%) Ubuntu
9 20 (32.79%) Docker
10 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (29.51%) Nagios
10 18 (29.51%) PHP
10 18 (29.51%) Windows
10 18 (29.51%) XML
11 17 (27.87%) LDAP
11 17 (27.87%) SMTP
11 17 (27.87%) SNMP
11 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
12 16 (26.23%) Redis
13 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
14 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
14 14 (22.95%) Apache
15 13 (21.31%) CSS3
15 13 (21.31%) HTML5
15 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (21.31%) New Relic
16 12 (19.67%) Spring Boot

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (22.95%) Apache
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.84%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (6.56%) Mule
6 2 (3.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.75%) IaaS
4 8 (13.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (13.11%) Loggly
4 8 (13.11%) Sumo Logic
5 6 (9.84%) PaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) Office 365
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) DNS
2 17 (27.87%) LDAP
2 17 (27.87%) SMTP
2 17 (27.87%) SNMP
2 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.48%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (8.20%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) HTTP
4 5 (8.20%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) BGP
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (6.56%) DMVPN
5 4 (6.56%) EIGRP
5 4 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.56%) IOS XR
5 4 (6.56%) WLAN
6 3 (4.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Redis
2 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
3 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.48%) Riak
6 6 (9.84%) MySQL
7 5 (8.20%) Hadoop
7 5 (8.20%) HBase
8 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 9 (14.75%) JMeter
3 9 (14.75%) Maven
4 8 (13.11%) Grunt
4 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.56%) Xcode
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) Ant
9 1 (1.64%) Hudson
9 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.84%) Banking
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Hardware Specialist
4 6 (9.84%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (8.20%) Splunk Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) CSS
1 31 (50.82%) HTML
2 18 (29.51%) XML
3 13 (21.31%) CSS3
3 13 (21.31%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (19.67%) Spring Boot
5 10 (16.39%) Spring
6 9 (14.75%) Node.js
7 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
7 8 (13.11%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (13.11%) jQuery
8 6 (9.84%) LAMP
9 5 (8.20%) Middleware
9 5 (8.20%) Spring Cloud
9 5 (8.20%) Velocity
10 4 (6.56%) TensorFlow
10 4 (6.56%) Web Services
11 3 (4.92%) Apache Camel
11 3 (4.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 4 (6.56%) DataPower
4 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Ubuntu
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.48%) CentOS
5 5 (8.20%) CoreOS
6 4 (6.56%) Android
6 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.64%) AIX
8 1 (1.64%) HPUX
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) Unix
8 1 (1.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) DevOps
2 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
5 7 (11.48%) Open Source
5 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) BDD
7 5 (8.20%) Microservices
7 5 (8.20%) Release Management
8 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.56%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (6.56%) Kanban
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Pattern Recognition
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (44.26%) Python
3 26 (42.62%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.84%) Ruby
7 4 (6.56%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.56%) C#
7 4 (6.56%) C++
7 4 (6.56%) Go
7 4 (6.56%) Scala
7 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.56%) CCNP
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) HDFS
2 5 (8.20%) VirtualBox
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (29.51%) Nagios
2 13 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (19.67%) Puppet
4 9 (14.75%) Ansible
4 9 (14.75%) Salt
5 8 (13.11%) ZABBIX
6 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (6.56%) FortiGate
7 4 (6.56%) HP UCMDB
7 4 (6.56%) OPNET
8 3 (4.92%) Cobbler
8 3 (4.92%) Grafana
9 1 (1.64%) Graphite
9 1 (1.64%) Opsview
9 1 (1.64%) QRadar
9 1 (1.64%) SCCM
9 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) New Relic
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Google
3 8 (13.11%) Rackspace
3 8 (13.11%) SaltStack
3 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) AppDynamics
5 5 (8.20%) MuleSoft
6 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.56%) BMC
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) F5
6 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) IBM
6 4 (6.56%) Motorola
6 4 (6.56%) Tealium
6 4 (6.56%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.64%) Qualys