Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 146 224
Rank change year-on-year -32 +78 -29
Contract jobs citing Splunk 28 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.51% 1.03% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 2.25% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 4
North West median daily rate £420 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -18.18% +62.96%
England median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,308 2,802 3,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.39% 45.72% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,438 1,703 1,907
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £257 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £546
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 99 178
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.49% +5.71% +4.57%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.80 £43.83
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +6.06%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Manchester -13 22 £420 -6.67% 2
Cheshire 0 4 £350 - 2
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) DevOps
3 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (35.71%) Ansible
3 10 (35.71%) Puppet
3 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (32.14%) Analytics
5 8 (28.57%) Terraform
5 8 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (28.57%) CentOS
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
5 8 (28.57%) Unix
6 7 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) MySQL
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) SNMP
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Nagios
8 4 (14.29%) Cacti
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring

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 2 (7.14%) Drupal
1 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SNMP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Cyberattack
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) CentOS
3 8 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Kali Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 9 (32.14%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.57%) Case Management
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) SANS
1 1 (3.57%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Ansible
1 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
2 8 (28.57%) Terraform
3 4 (14.29%) Cacti
3 4 (14.29%) Nagios
4 3 (10.71%) Nessus
4 3 (10.71%) Nexpose
5 2 (7.14%) Kibana
5 2 (7.14%) logstash
6 1 (3.57%) Nmap
6 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Imperva
3 2 (7.14%) Rapid7
4 1 (3.57%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.57%) Intel
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) New Relic
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Snow