Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 114 170
Rank change year-on-year -54 +56 +27
Contract jobs citing Splunk 50 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 1.42% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 3.57% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Scotland median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -14.21%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £387
90th Percentile £512 £600 £453
UK median daily rate £517 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +3.40% +2.04% +15.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 2,181 1,736 2,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.81% 39.85% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,227 942 1,251
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £230
90th Percentile £532 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 57 86
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -23.61% +125.00%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.32 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.79 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -15 29 £425 -15.00%
Edinburgh -43 21 £463 +23.33% 3
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 30 (60.00%) Unix
2 27 (54.00%) Python
3 24 (48.00%) Analytics
4 23 (46.00%) Linux
5 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
5 21 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (38.00%) Ansible
8 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.00%) JIRA
8 15 (30.00%) DevOps
8 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (28.00%) Scrum
9 14 (28.00%) HTML
10 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
10 13 (26.00%) Finance
10 13 (26.00%) Kafka
10 13 (26.00%) REST
10 13 (26.00%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (24.00%) Big Data
11 12 (24.00%) Visualisation
11 12 (24.00%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (24.00%) Banking
11 12 (24.00%) CSS
11 12 (24.00%) Windows
12 11 (22.00%) Java
12 11 (22.00%) HTTP
13 10 (20.00%) CISSP
13 10 (20.00%) SIEM

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 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) nginx
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Maya
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) IaaS
1 8 (16.00%) PaaS
2 7 (14.00%) SaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.00%) Datadog
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.00%) GitHub
5 2 (4.00%) Office 365
6 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) IPFIX
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Big Data
2 5 (10.00%) Apache Zeppelin
2 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
4 3 (6.00%) IBM UrbanCode
4 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 12 (24.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) Kafka
2 13 (26.00%) REST
3 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.00%) Regular Expression
6 3 (6.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) OAuth
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) SAML
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.00%) DHTML
8 1 (2.00%) Flash
8 1 (2.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.00%) PKI
4 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.00%) Clustering
8 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.00%) CMDB
8 1 (2.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
8 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (2.00%) User Experience
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Unix
2 23 (46.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Analytics
2 21 (42.00%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) DevOps
5 14 (28.00%) Scrum
6 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (24.00%) Visualisation
8 10 (20.00%) SIEM
9 9 (18.00%) Data Analytics
9 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (14.00%) Data Engineering
11 7 (14.00%) Kanban
11 7 (14.00%) SDLC
12 6 (12.00%) Big Data Analytics
12 6 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
13 5 (10.00%) Data Development
13 5 (10.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Python
2 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (22.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) Scala
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) iptables
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Ansible
2 5 (10.00%) Kibana
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.00%) SCCM
5 2 (4.00%) CASB
5 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.00%) Nessus
6 1 (2.00%) PingFederate
6 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Perforce
2 4 (8.00%) CyberArk
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) New Relic
3 3 (6.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (6.00%) CA
3 3 (6.00%) Qualys
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.00%) Varonis