Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 245 264
Rank change year-on-year +121 +19 +6
Contract jobs citing Splunk 39 86 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.08% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 1.28% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 66 79
Median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £316 £319
90th Percentile £550 £634 £642
England median daily rate £486 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -11.59% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.93
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -25.53% -

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 1,891 6,700 7,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.47% 48.83% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 3,888 4,387
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 342 331
Median hourly rate £23.65 £19.87 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +20.39% -2.94%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.16 £10.34
90th Percentile £57.17 £72.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.56% +10.91% +1.45%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Splunk in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Splunk in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Splunk in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Splunk in the South East

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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 31 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +77 15 £515 -14.17% 4
West Sussex - 13 £500 -
Thames Valley +82 8 £550 +13.40% 2
Berkshire +77 4 £525 +23.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 4 £550 +8.64%
Surrey +63 3 £540 -13.60% 7
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Firewall
5 16 (41.03%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) Information Security
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
7 14 (35.90%) REST
7 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
8 13 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 13 (33.33%) Degree
8 13 (33.33%) JIRA
8 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 12 (30.77%) DNS
9 12 (30.77%) IIS
10 11 (28.21%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) C#
10 11 (28.21%) Python
10 11 (28.21%) SNMP
10 11 (28.21%) Dell
10 11 (28.21%) EMC
10 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
10 11 (28.21%) VLAN
10 11 (28.21%) ZABBIX

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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 12 (30.77%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) GitHub
2 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.26%) IaaS
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
4 3 (7.69%) Azure
5 1 (2.56%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) Reverse Proxy
3 11 (28.21%) SNMP
3 11 (28.21%) VLAN
4 9 (23.08%) DHCP
4 9 (23.08%) DMZ
5 6 (15.38%) VPN
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security
7 4 (10.26%) SSL
8 3 (7.69%) DSL
9 2 (5.13%) HTTP
9 2 (5.13%) IPsec
9 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Git (software)
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) JIRA
3 11 (28.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (28.21%) GitLab
4 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Wintel Support
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Operations Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Payments Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) REST
2 11 (28.21%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (28.21%) gRPC
2 11 (28.21%) RESTful
2 11 (28.21%) Swagger
3 3 (7.69%) Ajax
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) JSON
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.69%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
2 4 (10.26%) Smartcard
3 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) CentOS
3 11 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (23.08%) Unix
5 8 (20.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (28.21%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure as Code
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 11 (28.21%) Microservices
6 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) Ticket Management
8 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
8 8 (20.51%) Technology Roadmap
9 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
11 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
11 4 (10.26%) Security Management
11 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (28.21%) Bash Shell
2 11 (28.21%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) Go
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 10 (25.64%) C
4 3 (7.69%) Groovy
4 3 (7.69%) Java 8
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CISA
4 3 (7.69%) CISM
4 3 (7.69%) CISSP
4 3 (7.69%) IISP
5 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) NIST
3 4 (10.26%) GDPR
3 4 (10.26%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (10.26%) ISO 22301
3 4 (10.26%) ISO 31000
3 4 (10.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Docker
2 11 (28.21%) vSphere
3 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) Firmware
4 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Ansible
1 11 (28.21%) Grafana
1 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
1 11 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (28.21%) Packer
1 11 (28.21%) Prometheus
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
1 11 (28.21%) Terraform
1 11 (28.21%) ZABBIX
2 9 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (17.95%) Nessus
4 4 (10.26%) IBM Guardium
4 4 (10.26%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (7.69%) Kibana
6 2 (5.13%) HP ALM
6 2 (5.13%) HP Fortify
6 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (5.13%) WebInspect
7 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Atlassian
3 11 (28.21%) Dell
3 11 (28.21%) EMC
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) ServiceNow
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) ArcSight
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco
6 6 (15.38%) McAfee
6 6 (15.38%) Qualys
6 6 (15.38%) Tripwire
7 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.26%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.26%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) Imperva
8 4 (10.26%) Sun
8 4 (10.26%) Trend Micro