Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 157 111
Rank change year-on-year +27 -46 +63
Contract jobs citing Splunk 55 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 0.88% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 2.25% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 7
Scotland median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £410 £323 £370
90th Percentile £638 £504 £575
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -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 1,708 2,179 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.36% 39.14% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,228 910
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 54
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £15.93 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.37% -44.59% -21.77%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £47.01
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -2.86%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +34 33 £550 +39.68%
Glasgow -3 19 £500 +17.65% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 (45.45%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) High Availability
3 20 (36.36%) Puppet
3 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (36.36%) XML
3 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 20 (36.36%) Dashboard Development
4 19 (34.55%) DevOps
4 19 (34.55%) Python
4 19 (34.55%) Ansible
5 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
5 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (32.73%) Linux
5 18 (32.73%) Service Management
5 18 (32.73%) Terraform
6 17 (30.91%) Microservices
6 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
6 17 (30.91%) RESTful
6 17 (30.91%) MariaDB
7 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
7 16 (29.09%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (29.09%) ITSM
7 16 (29.09%) MySQL
7 16 (29.09%) SonarQube
7 16 (29.09%) Packer
7 16 (29.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 15 (27.27%) NCSC
8 15 (27.27%) NIST
8 15 (27.27%) Amazon Aurora
8 15 (27.27%) LDAP

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 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Datadog
5 1 (1.82%) Heroku
5 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.45%) Network Security
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.64%) DMZ
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) LAN
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MariaDB
2 16 (29.09%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (29.09%) MySQL
3 15 (27.27%) Amazon Aurora
4 7 (12.73%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 16 (29.09%) SonarQube
3 3 (5.45%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (3.64%) Introscope
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Splunk Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Lead DevOps
3 14 (25.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Dashboard Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) XML
2 17 (30.91%) RESTful
3 15 (27.27%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.64%) XSL
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) DataPower
4 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
2 18 (32.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (27.27%) CentOS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) High Availability
2 20 (36.36%) Dashboard Development
3 19 (34.55%) DevOps
4 18 (32.73%) Service Management
5 17 (30.91%) Microservices
6 16 (29.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 16 (29.09%) ITSM
7 15 (27.27%) OWASP
8 14 (25.45%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 13 (23.64%) Technical Leadership
10 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
11 10 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (16.36%) Task Automation
13 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
15 4 (7.27%) Analytics
15 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
15 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Python
2 18 (32.73%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) CCIE
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) NCSC
1 15 (27.27%) NIST
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) COBIT
4 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 19 (34.55%) Ansible
3 18 (32.73%) Terraform
4 16 (29.09%) Packer
5 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) Netcool
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) TADDM
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.64%) Darktrace
4 2 (3.64%) F5
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Qualys
4 2 (3.64%) Varonis
4 2 (3.64%) Veeam
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.82%) New Relic
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle