The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 123 129
Rank change year-on-year +36 +6  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 20 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 0.31% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 0.75% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 759 1069 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.22% 41.21% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 591 585
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.80 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.62 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Scotland

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Scotland

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +32 18 £500 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - - 2
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 12 (38.71%) Python
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) SIEM
2 10 (32.26%) Analytics
3 9 (29.03%) Perl
4 8 (25.81%) CISSP
4 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Big Data
5 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 5 (16.13%) Unix
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
7 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (12.90%) Ansible
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) QRadar
8 4 (12.90%) Puppet
8 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
8 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.90%) CEH
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) SQL

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Bluemix
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.23%) GoCD
5 1 (3.23%) Gradle
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Splunk Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.23%) Browserify
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Analytics
1 10 (32.26%) SIEM
2 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.68%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (9.68%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Perl
4 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) CEH
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SANS
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) QRadar
2 3 (9.68%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) ArcSight
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) MapR
1 3 (9.68%) Symantec
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Dell
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Verint
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