Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 163 191
Rank change year-on-year -21 +28 +95
Contract jobs citing Splunk 122 171 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.05% 1.45% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 3.65% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 106 79
North of England median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -1.10%
10th Percentile £356 £295 £375
90th Percentile £625 £575 £577
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 0
North of England median hourly rate £25.93 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.18% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -21.57% -

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 4,605 4,682 4,817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 39.76% 39.65% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,955 2,941 2,948
North of England median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +1.63%
10th Percentile £246 £225 £238
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 268 259
North of England median hourly rate £17.41 £15.86 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.77% -1.98% -8.85%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £9.96
90th Percentile £46.90 £47.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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 24 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 April 2019. 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 -46 63 £505 +18.13% 1
North West +35 57 £425 +1.19% 1
North East -9 2 £473 +36.96%
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 49 (40.16%) Linux
2 47 (38.52%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (29.51%) Elastic Stack
4 35 (28.69%) Firewall
5 33 (27.05%) Windows
5 33 (27.05%) AlienVault
6 32 (26.23%) SIEM
7 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
7 31 (25.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (24.59%) Open Source
8 30 (24.59%) Java
9 29 (23.77%) Network Monitoring
10 28 (22.95%) SC Cleared
10 28 (22.95%) LAN
10 28 (22.95%) WAN
10 28 (22.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 28 (22.95%) Cyberattack
10 28 (22.95%) Patch Management
10 28 (22.95%) Case Management
11 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (22.13%) VoIP
11 27 (22.13%) VPN
11 27 (22.13%) Unix
11 27 (22.13%) Apple
12 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (20.49%) QRadar
14 24 (19.67%) DevOps
14 24 (19.67%) IBM
14 24 (19.67%) McAfee

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 19 (15.57%) Confluence
2 6 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (4.92%) Mule
3 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.46%) IIS
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.57%) GitHub
2 19 (15.57%) Slack
3 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.92%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.46%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.82%) Datadog
9 1 (0.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) Firewall
2 28 (22.95%) LAN
2 28 (22.95%) WAN
3 27 (22.13%) VoIP
3 27 (22.13%) VPN
4 26 (21.31%) TCP/IP
5 14 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.82%) Network Security
6 1 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.82%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.82%) GIS
4 1 (0.82%) Impala
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Parquet
4 1 (0.82%) Power BI
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) JIRA
2 21 (17.21%) Jenkins
3 20 (16.39%) Git (software)
4 19 (15.57%) Maven
4 19 (15.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (10.66%) Xcode
6 7 (5.74%) Selenium
7 6 (4.92%) JUnit
7 6 (4.92%) Mockito
8 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.82%) Gatling
8 1 (0.82%) JMeter
8 1 (0.82%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (15.57%) Banking
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) Analyst
3 18 (14.75%) Security Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) iOS Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Splunk Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Splunk Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.56%) SIEM Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Architect
8 7 (5.74%) Linux Support
8 7 (5.74%) SOC Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Security Specialist
9 6 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) Technical Security Specialist
10 5 (4.10%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.51%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (17.21%) Spring
3 20 (16.39%) JSON
3 20 (16.39%) REST
4 19 (15.57%) Spring Boot
5 15 (12.30%) React
6 13 (10.66%) Node.js
7 8 (6.56%) CSS
7 8 (6.56%) HTML
8 6 (4.92%) Enzyme
8 6 (4.92%) Jest
8 6 (4.92%) WireMock
9 3 (2.46%) .NET
9 3 (2.46%) LAMP
10 2 (1.64%) RxSwift
11 1 (0.82%) Ajax
11 1 (0.82%) CSS3
11 1 (0.82%) HTML5
11 1 (0.82%) Keycloak
11 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Cyberattack
2 22 (18.03%) User Experience
3 20 (16.39%) Mobile App
4 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.92%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (3.28%) NHS
8 4 (3.28%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.16%) Linux
2 33 (27.05%) Windows
3 27 (22.13%) Unix
4 19 (15.57%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.74%) CentOS
5 7 (5.74%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.92%) Android
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (26.23%) SIEM
3 31 (25.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 30 (24.59%) Open Source
5 29 (23.77%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (22.95%) Case Management
6 28 (22.95%) Patch Management
6 28 (22.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.67%) DevOps
9 22 (18.03%) Information Security
10 21 (17.21%) Scrum
11 20 (16.39%) Test Automation
12 19 (15.57%) iOS Development
12 19 (15.57%) Kanban
13 16 (13.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (13.11%) Security Operations
14 15 (12.30%) Security Monitoring
15 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (9.02%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) Java
2 20 (16.39%) Java 8
3 14 (11.48%) Python
4 13 (10.66%) Apple Swift
5 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.38%) SQL
7 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.28%) Ruby
10 2 (1.64%) Perl
10 2 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) CISSP
4 6 (4.92%) SSCP
5 5 (4.10%) SANS
6 4 (3.28%) CISM
6 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.82%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) PMO
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Docker
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) QRadar
2 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.38%) Ansible
4 8 (6.56%) Puppet
5 7 (5.74%) Salt
6 6 (4.92%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.28%) Kibana
8 3 (2.46%) logstash
8 3 (2.46%) Terraform
9 1 (0.82%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.82%) Nagios
9 1 (0.82%) Nessus
9 1 (0.82%) Nmap
9 1 (0.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) AlienVault
2 27 (22.13%) Apple
3 24 (19.67%) IBM
3 24 (19.67%) McAfee
4 19 (15.57%) AppDynamics
5 10 (8.20%) Oracle
6 9 (7.38%) Adobe
7 7 (5.74%) Google
7 7 (5.74%) VMware
8 6 (4.92%) ArcSight
8 6 (4.92%) Cisco
9 4 (3.28%) Brocade
9 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.28%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.82%) New Relic
11 1 (0.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.82%) Tableau