Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 98 115
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 +35
Contract jobs citing Splunk 16 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 1.32% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 3.08% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 12
Manchester median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £420 £375 £366
90th Percentile £581 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.22% +28.86%
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 1,300 1,235 1,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.69% 43.06% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 707 896
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £205 £222
90th Percentile £575 £588 £543
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 40
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +3.34% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.00 £9.47
90th Percentile £43.25 £23.00 £24.40
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +12.90% -10.14% +4.55%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (25.00%) Terraform
5 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) QRadar

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 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) 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%) 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 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Engineering Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
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 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
4 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Content Development
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) GIAC
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 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 4 (25.00%) Terraform
4 3 (18.75%) QRadar
5 2 (12.50%) Cacti
5 2 (12.50%) collectd
5 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
5 2 (12.50%) Grafana
5 2 (12.50%) Graphite
5 2 (12.50%) Icinga
5 2 (12.50%) Kibana
5 2 (12.50%) logstash
5 2 (12.50%) Nagios
5 2 (12.50%) Netcool
5 2 (12.50%) Observium
5 2 (12.50%) OpenNMS
5 2 (12.50%) Prometheus
5 2 (12.50%) Salt
5 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (12.50%) Ericsson
4 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 2 (12.50%) Huawei
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) AlienVault