Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 152 181
Rank change year-on-year +39 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 74 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 0.67% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 1.47% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -4.26% -
10th Percentile £338 £362 £460
90th Percentile £600 £556 £480
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.06% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £57.50

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1878 1978 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.37% 45.88% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1087 1131
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £202 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £501
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Edinburgh +17 45 £375 -16.67% 4
Glasgow +10 29 £475 +28.38%
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (43.24%) SIEM
2 31 (41.89%) Linux
3 28 (37.84%) Analytics
4 27 (36.49%) Python
4 27 (36.49%) Banking
5 22 (29.73%) Big Data
5 22 (29.73%) Bash Shell
5 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (28.38%) Perl
7 20 (27.03%) Unix
7 20 (27.03%) DNS
7 20 (27.03%) Finance
8 18 (24.32%) Firewall
8 18 (24.32%) CISSP
8 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
9 17 (22.97%) Data Acquisition
10 16 (21.62%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (21.62%) Java
10 16 (21.62%) Statistical Modelling
10 16 (21.62%) Kafka
11 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
11 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
11 14 (18.92%) Use Case
11 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (17.57%) SANS
12 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (17.57%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (17.57%) Windows
13 12 (16.22%) Law

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 12 (16.22%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) SNMP
3 4 (5.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) Big Data
2 12 (16.22%) Parquet
3 9 (12.16%) Data Mining
3 9 (12.16%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.22%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (36.49%) Banking
2 20 (27.03%) Finance
3 12 (16.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Splunk Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Security Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Analytics Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Java Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Splunk Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Data Scientist
8 4 (5.41%) SIEM Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) Kafka
2 12 (16.22%) Grok
2 12 (16.22%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) React
3 2 (2.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.62%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.46%) Data Structures
4 7 (9.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.41%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Unix
3 13 (17.57%) Windows
4 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.46%) CentOS
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) SIEM
2 28 (37.84%) Analytics
3 21 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 17 (22.97%) Data Acquisition
6 16 (21.62%) Statistical Modelling
7 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
7 14 (18.92%) Use Case
8 13 (17.57%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (17.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Anomaly Detection
10 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
10 11 (14.86%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (14.86%) Process Management
10 11 (14.86%) SDLC
11 10 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
11 10 (13.51%) Transition Management
12 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
12 9 (12.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) Python
2 22 (29.73%) Bash Shell
3 21 (28.38%) Perl
4 16 (21.62%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.76%) R
6 4 (5.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) CISSP
2 13 (17.57%) SANS
3 12 (16.22%) CEH
4 6 (8.11%) Degree
5 5 (6.76%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.41%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (16.22%) Ansible
2 12 (16.22%) Puppet
3 8 (10.81%) Nagios
4 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.05%) SCCM
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (2.70%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.35%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.35%) Packer
6 1 (1.35%) QRadar
6 1 (1.35%) Terraform
6 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Cloudera
2 3 (4.05%) CyberArk
2 3 (4.05%) ForeScout
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.70%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.70%) HP
3 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.70%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.35%) Capita
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) FireEye
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) New Relic
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec
4 1 (1.35%) VMware