Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 76 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 +60 -74
Contract jobs citing Splunk 54 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.41% 2.70% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 7.31% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 17
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +41.67% +21.21%
10th Percentile £412 £213 £263
90th Percentile £678 £613 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 867 957 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.74% 36.96% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 627 805
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 46
Leeds median hourly rate £22.61 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.92% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.91
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 33 (61.11%) Python
2 24 (44.44%) Linux
3 22 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 20 (37.04%) DevOps
5 18 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (29.63%) PHP
7 15 (27.78%) Ruby
8 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 14 (25.93%) Docker
9 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
9 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Banking
10 12 (22.22%) Analytics
11 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (20.37%) Node.js
12 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.67%) Perl
13 9 (16.67%) Puppet
14 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.81%) CA
15 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.11%) Nagios
16 6 (11.11%) McAfee
16 6 (11.11%) ITIL
16 6 (11.11%) New Relic
16 6 (11.11%) SIEM

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 5 (9.26%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Loggly
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.56%) Serverless
2 3 (5.56%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Redis
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Splunk Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Site Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) PC Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Node.js
2 5 (9.26%) REST
3 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (5.56%) LAMP
4 3 (5.56%) Memcached
4 3 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) Ajax
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) Grails
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) JAXB
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 4 (7.41%) CentOS
5 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) DevOps
2 14 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) Analytics
4 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) SIEM
6 6 (11.11%) Web Operations
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.56%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Security Management
8 3 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.70%) Open Source
9 2 (3.70%) Threat Modelling
10 1 (1.85%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Python
2 22 (40.74%) Bash Shell
3 18 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (29.63%) PHP
5 15 (27.78%) Ruby
6 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 9 (16.67%) Perl
8 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.26%) SQL
10 3 (5.56%) C#
10 3 (5.56%) C++
10 3 (5.56%) ES6
10 3 (5.56%) Go
10 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.56%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.67%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) Nagios
4 5 (9.26%) Ansible
5 3 (5.56%) Cobbler
5 3 (5.56%) Grafana
5 3 (5.56%) Graphite
5 3 (5.56%) Opsview
5 3 (5.56%) Prometheus
5 3 (5.56%) Rancher
5 3 (5.56%) Terraform
5 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) CA
2 6 (11.11%) McAfee
2 6 (11.11%) New Relic
3 3 (5.56%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle