Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 October 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 100 105
Rank change year-on-year -40 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 16 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 1.45% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 3.30% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 36
Manchester median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £443 £350 £369
90th Percentile £599 £513 £585
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,277 1,244 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.93% 43.88% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 742 906
Manchester median daily rate £395 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £556 £600 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 71 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £38.00 £40.25 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year +9.38% -16.56% +11.68%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Manchester

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Manchester

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) XML
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) SIEM
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
2 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Content Development
3 4 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) QRadar
4 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Banking

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) IPFIX
4 2 (12.50%) Junos
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) MRTG
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
4 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (12.50%) TACACS
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) AMQP
5 1 (6.25%) DKIM
5 1 (6.25%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Engineering Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Debian
2 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
1 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Content Development
2 4 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) QRadar
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Cacti
3 2 (12.50%) collectd
3 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 2 (12.50%) Grafana
3 2 (12.50%) Graphite
3 2 (12.50%) Icinga
3 2 (12.50%) Kibana
3 2 (12.50%) logstash
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Netcool
3 2 (12.50%) Observium
3 2 (12.50%) OpenNMS
3 2 (12.50%) Prometheus
3 2 (12.50%) Salt
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) LogRhythm
2 2 (12.50%) AlienVault
2 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
2 2 (12.50%) Huawei
2 2 (12.50%) IronPort
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint