Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 July 2017 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 West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 187 235
Rank change year-on-year +57 +48 -82
Contract jobs citing Splunk 68 50 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 0.65% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.44% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 1
North West median daily rate £450 £452 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +29.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £375 £366 £325
90th Percentile £579 £570 £375
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £51.00 - £30.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2482 3478 3436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.67% 45.22% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1986 1724
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £260 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 168 203
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.35 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.81% +7.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.33 £51.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the North West

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the North West

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the North West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the North West

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Manchester +41 57 £450 -10.00% 3
Cheshire +31 8 £475 +5.09% 2
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 33 (48.53%) Unix
2 33 (48.53%) QRadar
3 32 (47.06%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (47.06%) Firewall
4 30 (44.12%) Windows
5 27 (39.71%) WAN
5 27 (39.71%) LAN
5 27 (39.71%) CISSP
5 27 (39.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 27 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (38.24%) SANS
6 26 (38.24%) SSCP
6 26 (38.24%) VoIP
6 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
7 25 (36.76%) VPN
7 25 (36.76%) Apple
7 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (36.76%) Patch Management
8 21 (30.88%) LogRhythm
8 21 (30.88%) Case Management
9 20 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (29.41%) IBM
10 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
10 18 (26.47%) Kibana
11 17 (25.00%) logstash
11 17 (25.00%) SIEM
12 16 (23.53%) Cyber Attack
12 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 15 (22.06%) Finance

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.35%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.41%) Drupal
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) Apache
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) Jetty
4 2 (2.94%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.41%) GitHub
4 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.94%) Datadog
5 2 (2.94%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.06%) Firewall
2 27 (39.71%) LAN
2 27 (39.71%) WAN
3 26 (38.24%) TCP/IP
3 26 (38.24%) VoIP
4 25 (36.76%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) SSH
6 7 (10.29%) Network Security
7 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.35%) SNMP
8 5 (7.35%) SSL
9 4 (5.88%) VLAN
9 4 (5.88%) Wireless
10 3 (4.41%) Skype
11 2 (2.94%) DHCP
11 2 (2.94%) DNS
11 2 (2.94%) FTP
11 2 (2.94%) HTTP
11 2 (2.94%) IPsec
12 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) Redis
2 10 (14.71%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) JMeter
3 3 (4.41%) Selenium
4 2 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Analyst
1 14 (20.59%) Security Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) Splunk Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 7 (10.29%) Splunk Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Splunk Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.29%) RESTful
3 6 (8.82%) Web Services
4 5 (7.35%) Kafka
5 2 (2.94%) .NET
5 2 (2.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.94%) Sensu
5 2 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (10.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Linux
2 33 (48.53%) Unix
3 30 (44.12%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Cybersecurity
1 27 (39.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 25 (36.76%) Patch Management
2 25 (36.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (30.88%) Case Management
4 20 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (25.00%) SIEM
6 15 (22.06%) DevOps
6 15 (22.06%) Security Operations
7 14 (20.59%) Information Security
7 14 (20.59%) Open Source
8 11 (16.18%) Analytics
8 11 (16.18%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
12 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (7.35%) Computer Security
13 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) Python
2 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) CISSP
2 26 (38.24%) SANS
2 26 (38.24%) SSCP
3 18 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 16 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) OpenSSH
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) QRadar
2 18 (26.47%) Kibana
3 17 (25.00%) logstash
4 12 (17.65%) Puppet
5 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (13.24%) Nmap
7 7 (10.29%) Ansible
7 7 (10.29%) Nessus
7 7 (10.29%) Nexpose
8 5 (7.35%) Terraform
9 4 (5.88%) Nagios
9 4 (5.88%) RSA enVision
10 3 (4.41%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (4.41%) Cobbler
10 3 (4.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (2.94%) Capistrano
11 2 (2.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Apple
2 21 (30.88%) LogRhythm
3 20 (29.41%) IBM
4 11 (16.18%) ArcSight
4 11 (16.18%) Qualys
5 10 (14.71%) McAfee
6 9 (13.24%) AlienVault
6 9 (13.24%) ServiceNow
7 7 (10.29%) Intel
8 6 (8.82%) Snow
9 5 (7.35%) AppDynamics
9 5 (7.35%) Google
9 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.41%) Dell
10 3 (4.41%) Symantec
10 3 (4.41%) Trustwave
11 2 (2.94%) NetWitness
11 2 (2.94%) VMware
12 1 (1.47%) HP
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