Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 110 114
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 +44
Contract jobs citing Splunk 28 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.87% 1.24% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 2.93% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 38
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £350 £371
90th Percentile £538 £500 £578
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -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 1,358 1,228 1,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.29% 42.18% 43.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 768 872
Manchester median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £250
90th Percentile £553 £598 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 72 31
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.66% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.93 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £18.50 £16.19 £19.64
% change year-on-year +14.27% -17.58% +15.54%

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 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Manchester

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 2 £500 +17.65% 1
Splunk
North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) SIEM
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (32.14%) QRadar
5 8 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (28.57%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) AlienVault
6 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 6 (21.43%) Apple
7 6 (21.43%) McAfee
7 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 6 (21.43%) VoIP
7 6 (21.43%) WAN
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) Case Management
7 6 (21.43%) Cyberattack
7 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
7 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) Puppet

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 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.14%) AWS OpsWorks
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) VoIP
2 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (3.57%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
1 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
1 5 (17.86%) Splunk Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Site Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) SOC Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Cyberattack
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) SIEM
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security
3 8 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (21.43%) Case Management
5 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (21.43%) Open Source
5 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
5 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) Content Development
7 3 (10.71%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SANS
3 2 (7.14%) SSCP
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) QRadar
2 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (21.43%) Puppet
4 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
5 3 (10.71%) Ansible
5 3 (10.71%) Salt
6 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) AlienVault
2 6 (21.43%) Apple
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
2 6 (21.43%) McAfee
3 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 4 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 3 (10.71%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.14%) IronPort
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint