Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 123 170
Rank change year-on-year -28 +47 +20
Contract jobs citing Splunk 46 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 1.07% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 2.51% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -13.51%
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,958 1,554 2,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.71% 42.52% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,166 817 1,281
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £203 £223
90th Percentile £525 £511 £514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 54 62
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.78% -33.33% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.65 £13.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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
Glasgow -4 28 £425 -22.73%
Edinburgh -43 18 £394 -12.50% 2
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 25 (54.35%) Python
2 21 (45.65%) Unix
3 20 (43.48%) Analytics
4 19 (41.30%) Linux
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 15 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 14 (30.43%) Scrum
8 14 (30.43%) Ansible
9 13 (28.26%) DevOps
9 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
9 13 (28.26%) REST
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) JIRA
9 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
10 12 (26.09%) CSS
10 12 (26.09%) Kafka
10 12 (26.09%) Big Data
10 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
10 12 (26.09%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (23.91%) Java
11 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
12 10 (21.74%) HTTP
12 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (19.57%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
14 8 (17.39%) Windows
14 8 (17.39%) Banking

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 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) Maya
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) HTTP
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) MPLS
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) IPFIX
4 2 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Big Data
2 5 (10.87%) Apache Zeppelin
2 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) REST
3 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) Kafka
4 9 (19.57%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression
7 3 (6.52%) Angular 2
8 2 (4.35%) .NET
8 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) OAuth
8 2 (4.35%) RESTful
8 2 (4.35%) SAML
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) Ajax
9 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.17%) CMDB
7 1 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
7 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Unix
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Analytics
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
5 13 (28.26%) DevOps
6 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
7 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
8 8 (17.39%) Data Analytics
8 8 (17.39%) SIEM
9 7 (15.22%) Data Engineering
9 7 (15.22%) SDLC
10 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
10 6 (13.04%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.87%) ITIL
11 5 (10.87%) Kanban
11 5 (10.87%) Metadata Management
11 5 (10.87%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Python
2 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.22%) Scala
5 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
2 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Kibana
4 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) WMI
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) Nessus
6 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.17%) PingFederate
6 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) CyberArk
2 5 (10.87%) Perforce
3 4 (8.70%) ForeScout
3 4 (8.70%) Ivanti
3 4 (8.70%) Shavlik
4 3 (6.52%) CA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.17%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Varonis