Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 284 295
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +21
Contract jobs citing Splunk 90 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 37
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £330 £373 £400
90th Percentile £660 £578 £613
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.93 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,414 7,766 7,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.39% 47.24% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,246 4,546 4,295
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 294 369
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £45.39
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.10
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.28% -2.29%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the South East

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the South East

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the South East

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
Thames Valley +27 37 £413 -17.50% 6
Hampshire -19 27 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +13 24 £475 -9.52% 3
Surrey -3 13 £640 +2.40% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 9 £210 -61.82% 3
West Sussex -11 8 £538 +7.50% 1
Oxfordshire +11 4 - -
Middlesex +15 3 £475 +3.26%
East Sussex -5 1 £350 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £400 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 40 (44.44%) Linux
2 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Java
2 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (32.22%) DevOps
5 24 (26.67%) SCOM
6 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
7 22 (24.44%) Degree
8 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 19 (21.11%) IIS
10 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 17 (18.89%) VMware
11 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (18.89%) SCCM
12 16 (17.78%) SIEM
12 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (17.78%) Python
13 15 (16.67%) ITIL
13 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
14 14 (15.56%) Docker
14 14 (15.56%) Public Cloud
14 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
15 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
15 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
15 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
15 13 (14.44%) Web Services
15 13 (14.44%) Citrix

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (21.11%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (5.56%) Datadog
5 5 (5.56%) PaaS
6 3 (3.33%) GitHub
7 2 (2.22%) Akamai
7 2 (2.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.11%) IaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Office 365
8 1 (1.11%) SaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) NFC
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (3.33%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.11%) DNS
6 1 (1.11%) HTTP
6 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.11%) LAN
6 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) VPN
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.11%) Wireless
6 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.33%) Big Data
2 3 (3.33%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.22%) JIRA
3 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.00%) Maven
4 8 (8.89%) SonarQube
4 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.78%) Travis CI
6 6 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.56%) GitLab
7 5 (5.56%) JMeter
8 4 (4.44%) CircleCI
8 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.11%) GoCD
9 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.11%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.89%) Back Office
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Law
3 2 (2.22%) German Language
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) Administrator
1 12 (13.33%) Architect
2 11 (12.22%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Consultant
2 11 (12.22%) Developer
3 10 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.11%) Splunk Administrator
4 8 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Cloud Specialist
4 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (8.89%) Payments Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (6.67%) Splunk Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) ForgeRock Developer
7 5 (5.56%) IAM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) Web Services
2 11 (12.22%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (6.67%) Kafka
3 6 (6.67%) REST
3 6 (6.67%) Spring
4 5 (5.56%) JSON
4 5 (5.56%) SAML
4 5 (5.56%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.44%) YAML
6 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) J2EE
6 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.22%) Sensu
6 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.11%) Express
7 1 (1.11%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.11%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (15.56%) Public Cloud
3 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.22%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
6 6 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.44%) Linux
2 33 (36.67%) Windows
3 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.22%) Ubuntu
5 8 (8.89%) Solaris
6 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.56%) CoreOS
8 3 (3.33%) CentOS
8 3 (3.33%) DC/OS
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) DevOps
2 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) SIEM
4 15 (16.67%) ITIL
5 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
5 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
6 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 12 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 12 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.22%) Data Protection
7 11 (12.22%) Information Security
8 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 9 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
9 9 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 9 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.89%) Security Architecture
10 8 (8.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (8.89%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.89%) SQL
4 7 (7.78%) Ruby
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (4.44%) Go
7 3 (3.33%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Degree
2 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.33%) CISSP
3 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.22%) CISM
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.00%) CISA
7 8 (8.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (8.89%) CCSP
7 8 (8.89%) CLAS
7 8 (8.89%) CREST Certified
7 8 (8.89%) IISP
8 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.22%) CCNA
9 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (1.11%) CCNP
10 1 (1.11%) GCIH
10 1 (1.11%) GIAC
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.89%) GDPR
3 8 (8.89%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (8.89%) ISO 22301
3 8 (8.89%) ISO 31000
3 8 (8.89%) ISO 9001
3 8 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.33%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.56%) Docker
2 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.11%) vSphere
4 8 (8.89%) ISA Server
5 5 (5.56%) OpenAM
5 5 (5.56%) OpenDJ
6 4 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.44%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.22%) HDFS
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.11%) KVM
8 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (26.67%) SCOM
2 17 (18.89%) SCCM
3 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 13 (14.44%) Ansible
4 13 (14.44%) Nagios
4 13 (14.44%) Terraform
5 11 (12.22%) Puppet
6 8 (8.89%) Nessus
6 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (8.89%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 7 (7.78%) WSUS
8 5 (5.56%) Prometheus
8 5 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (4.44%) Packer
9 4 (4.44%) QRadar
10 3 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (2.22%) Grafana
11 2 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 13 (14.44%) ArcSight
3 13 (14.44%) Citrix
3 13 (14.44%) McAfee
4 12 (13.33%) Cisco
4 12 (13.33%) Google
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle
5 10 (11.11%) Veeam
6 9 (10.00%) Qualys
7 8 (8.89%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (8.89%) Centrify
7 8 (8.89%) IBM
7 8 (8.89%) Imperva
7 8 (8.89%) Okta
7 8 (8.89%) Trend Micro
7 8 (8.89%) Tripwire
8 7 (7.78%) Adobe
8 7 (7.78%) New Relic
8 7 (7.78%) Sony