Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 132 175
Rank change year-on-year -7 +43 +7
Contract jobs citing Splunk 42 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.94% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 0
Scotland median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
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 1,714 1,748 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.20% 46.93% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 968 1,156
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £204 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 34
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +9.56%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.22
90th Percentile £41.00 £52.17 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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
Edinburgh -28 32 £353 -31.22% 3
Glasgow -7 10 £400 +8.11% 2
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 18 (42.86%) Linux
1 18 (42.86%) SIEM
2 17 (40.48%) Banking
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 13 (30.95%) Use Case
3 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
5 11 (26.19%) Threat Modelling
5 11 (26.19%) Transition Management
5 11 (26.19%) Perl
5 11 (26.19%) Python
6 10 (23.81%) Java
6 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (21.43%) Puppet
7 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (21.43%) Firewall
7 9 (21.43%) Ansible
8 8 (19.05%) Law
8 8 (19.05%) Nagios
8 8 (19.05%) CISSP
8 8 (19.05%) Unix
8 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (16.67%) Kafka

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 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.38%) IPFIX
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 6 (14.29%) Parquet
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (40.48%) Banking
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 7 (16.67%) Splunk Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) IT Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Kafka
2 6 (14.29%) Grok
2 6 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) React
3 2 (4.76%) Redux
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Unix
3 7 (16.67%) CentOS
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) SIEM
2 13 (30.95%) Use Case
3 12 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
4 11 (26.19%) Threat Modelling
4 11 (26.19%) Transition Management
5 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) Analytics
8 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
9 6 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
9 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Process Management
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Content Management
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Perl
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) SANS
3 6 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Ansible
1 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Nagios
3 4 (9.52%) SCCM
4 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.14%) WMI
5 2 (4.76%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (2.38%) Packer
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) CyberArk
2 4 (9.52%) ForeScout
2 4 (9.52%) Ivanti
2 4 (9.52%) Shavlik
3 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Capita
5 1 (2.38%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.38%) FireEye
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) New Relic
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Snow
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec
5 1 (2.38%) Tripwire