Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 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
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 188 199
Rank change year-on-year -32 +11 +93
Contract jobs citing Splunk 101 121 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.83% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 2.58% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 70 116
North of England median daily rate £450 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95% +26.43%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £250
90th Percentile £595 £580 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
North of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.83% - -

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 the North of England.

All Vendors
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,969 4,693 6,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.68% 41.53% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,080 2,876 4,077
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £231 £220 £231
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 256 333
North of England median hourly rate £17.41 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.19 £10.34
90th Percentile £42.45 £43.38 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the North of England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the North of England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the North of England

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk in the North of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Splunk in the North of England

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 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
Yorkshire -36 51 £450 - 10
North West -5 42 £425 - 13
North East +3 8 £425 +4.62%
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 North of England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 38 (37.62%) Linux
2 31 (30.69%) Firewall
3 30 (29.70%) SIEM
4 25 (24.75%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (21.78%) Windows
5 22 (21.78%) QRadar
6 21 (20.79%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (19.80%) Elastic Stack
7 20 (19.80%) Python
7 20 (19.80%) Information Security
8 19 (18.81%) DevOps
9 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (17.82%) Open Source
9 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
10 16 (15.84%) Puppet
10 16 (15.84%) Ansible
11 15 (14.85%) Finance
11 15 (14.85%) Java
11 15 (14.85%) Cisco
11 15 (14.85%) McAfee
12 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
12 14 (13.86%) Docker
12 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
13 13 (12.87%) CISSP
13 13 (12.87%) SQL
14 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
14 12 (11.88%) Network Security
14 12 (11.88%) Security Monitoring

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.75%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.93%) Datadog
4 6 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.94%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.97%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.97%) GitHub
7 3 (2.97%) Office 365
8 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.98%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.98%) IaaS
8 2 (1.98%) SaaS
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) Firewall
2 12 (11.88%) Network Security
3 11 (10.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (9.90%) HTTP
5 7 (6.93%) LAN
5 7 (6.93%) VPN
5 7 (6.93%) WAN
6 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.94%) VoIP
7 2 (1.98%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.99%) BGP
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.99%) DKIM
8 1 (0.99%) DNS
8 1 (0.99%) IPsec
8 1 (0.99%) IPv6
8 1 (0.99%) MPLS
8 1 (0.99%) OSPF
8 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.92%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.97%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.97%) CouchDB
4 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.98%) GIS
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Impala
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 6 (5.94%) Metasploit
3 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.97%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.98%) Gatling
5 2 (1.98%) GitLab
5 2 (1.98%) gulp
5 2 (1.98%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.98%) JSUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) Developer
3 12 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Architect
4 11 (10.89%) Splunk Consultant
5 10 (9.90%) Security Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Splunk Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Splunk Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Junior
8 5 (4.95%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) IT Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Java Scala Developer
10 3 (2.97%) SIEM Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 4 (3.96%) REST
3 4 (3.96%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.97%) Grails
4 3 (2.97%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.97%) RESTful
4 3 (2.97%) Spring
5 2 (1.98%) CSS
5 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.98%) HTML
5 2 (1.98%) HTML5
5 2 (1.98%) LESS
5 2 (1.98%) Play Framework
5 2 (1.98%) Sass
5 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 2 (1.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.93%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (5.94%) Cyberattack
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.97%) PKI
7 2 (1.98%) Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Windows
3 10 (9.90%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.99%) AIX
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) HPUX
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) SIEM
2 21 (20.79%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (19.80%) Information Security
4 19 (18.81%) DevOps
5 18 (17.82%) Open Source
6 14 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.88%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.90%) High Availability
9 10 (9.90%) Use Case
9 10 (9.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (7.92%) Analytics
12 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
12 7 (6.93%) Security Operations
13 6 (5.94%) Case Management
13 6 (5.94%) Content Development
13 6 (5.94%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) Python
2 15 (14.85%) Java
3 13 (12.87%) SQL
4 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.90%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.90%) Perl
6 8 (7.92%) Ruby
7 6 (5.94%) Scala
8 5 (4.95%) Groovy
9 4 (3.96%) C
9 4 (3.96%) C++
10 3 (2.97%) C#
10 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) CISSP
2 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) Degree
4 6 (5.94%) CEH
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) SANS
6 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.98%) SSCP
7 1 (0.99%) CCSA
7 1 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CISM
7 1 (0.99%) GCIA
7 1 (0.99%) GCIH
7 1 (0.99%) GIAC
7 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Docker
2 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) QRadar
2 16 (15.84%) Ansible
2 16 (15.84%) Puppet
3 14 (13.86%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.91%) Kubernetes
5 8 (7.92%) Terraform
6 6 (5.94%) Nagios
6 6 (5.94%) Nessus
6 6 (5.94%) Nmap
7 5 (4.95%) CSIRT
7 5 (4.95%) FortiGate
7 5 (4.95%) Kibana
8 4 (3.96%) Grafana
8 4 (3.96%) Packer
9 3 (2.97%) logstash
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Salt
9 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Cisco
1 15 (14.85%) McAfee
2 11 (10.89%) AlienVault
3 10 (9.90%) ArcSight
4 8 (7.92%) Dell
4 8 (7.92%) IBM
5 7 (6.93%) LogRhythm
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle
6 6 (5.94%) Apple
6 6 (5.94%) New Relic
7 5 (4.95%) EMC
7 5 (4.95%) F5
7 5 (4.95%) Google
7 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.95%) NetApp
7 5 (4.95%) VMware
8 4 (3.96%) Brocade
8 4 (3.96%) Symantec
9 3 (2.97%) Trustwave
10 2 (1.98%) IronPort