Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 317 323
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 +48
Contract jobs citing Splunk 86 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 32 24
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.62% -4.72%
10th Percentile £379 £356 £305
90th Percentile £588 £600 £564
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £57.50

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 8091 8036 9168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.08% 48.33% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 4621 5123
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 398 432
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £44.88
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +16 45 £525 +10.53% 6
Berkshire +14 31 £538 +13.16% 5
Hampshire -3 17 £475 -7.32% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £488 -
West Sussex +3 9 £500 -
Surrey -15 7 £525 +5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £255 -46.32% 1
Middlesex +9 3 £460 -
Sussex - 3 £488 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (26.74%) SIEM
4 21 (24.42%) Information Security
4 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
4 21 (24.42%) DevOps
5 20 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (22.09%) Firewall
7 18 (20.93%) Oracle
7 18 (20.93%) Puppet
8 17 (19.77%) SQL
8 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
9 16 (18.60%) Python
9 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (17.44%) Qualys
10 15 (17.44%) Unix
10 15 (17.44%) MySQL
10 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
10 15 (17.44%) Docker
11 14 (16.28%) VMware
11 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
12 13 (15.12%) Tufin
12 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.12%) Java
12 13 (15.12%) JBoss
12 13 (15.12%) CISSP
12 13 (15.12%) Tomcat
12 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (15.12%) JBoss
1 13 (15.12%) Tomcat
2 10 (11.63%) Apache
3 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.12%) Mimecast
3 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.14%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (8.14%) Serverless
5 5 (5.81%) GitHub
6 4 (4.65%) Akamai
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.49%) Google Analytics
7 3 (3.49%) OpenShift
7 3 (3.49%) SaaS
8 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.33%) IaaS
8 2 (2.33%) npm
8 2 (2.33%) Slack
9 1 (1.16%) Heroku
9 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) Network Security
2 9 (10.47%) SSL
3 7 (8.14%) DNS
4 6 (6.98%) LAN
4 6 (6.98%) WAN
5 5 (5.81%) HTTP
5 5 (5.81%) Internet
5 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.33%) DHCP
7 2 (2.33%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) OSPF
8 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.16%) Wireless
8 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
2 15 (17.44%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.65%) DB2
6 3 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.33%) Redis
8 1 (1.16%) Big Data
8 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.16%) InfluxDB
8 1 (1.16%) Sisense
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.30%) Bitbucket
4 7 (8.14%) JIRA
4 7 (8.14%) Maven
5 6 (6.98%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.49%) Ant
7 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (2.33%) eggPlant
8 2 (2.33%) Gatling
8 2 (2.33%) Gradle
8 2 (2.33%) JMeter
8 2 (2.33%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.33%) Selenium
8 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.16%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Consultant
5 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Information Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Information Security Architect
8 5 (5.81%) Splunk Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) HTML
2 6 (6.98%) CSS
2 6 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (6.98%) Symfony
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) LAMP
4 4 (4.65%) Node.js
4 4 (4.65%) REST
4 4 (4.65%) Sensu
5 3 (3.49%) Hystrix
5 3 (3.49%) JSON
5 3 (3.49%) XML
6 2 (2.33%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.33%) CSS3
6 2 (2.33%) Google Maps API
6 2 (2.33%) HTML5
6 2 (2.33%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) RESTful
6 2 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.81%) Video on Demand
2 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) MPEG
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (17.44%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) CentOS
4 7 (8.14%) Windows
5 4 (4.65%) AIX
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.16%) VMS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) SIEM
2 21 (24.42%) DevOps
2 21 (24.42%) Information Security
3 20 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
5 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.95%) Analytics
7 9 (10.47%) Data Privacy
8 8 (9.30%) Open Source
9 7 (8.14%) Coaching
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) ITIL
9 7 (8.14%) Line Management
9 7 (8.14%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) High Availability
10 6 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) Python
3 13 (15.12%) Java
4 11 (12.79%) PHP
5 10 (11.63%) Perl
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.81%) C
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.33%) C++
10 2 (2.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) CISSP
4 12 (13.95%) Degree
5 11 (12.79%) CISM
5 11 (12.79%) SANS
5 11 (12.79%) SSCP
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) GDPR
1 11 (12.79%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.63%) COBIT
2 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Docker
2 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) KVM
4 3 (3.49%) Xen
5 2 (2.33%) Gluster
6 1 (1.16%) LXC
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Puppet
2 13 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.47%) Ansible
4 8 (9.30%) logstash
5 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (6.98%) Nagios
6 5 (5.81%) CFEngine
6 5 (5.81%) EnCase
6 5 (5.81%) SCCM
7 4 (4.65%) Grafana
7 4 (4.65%) Netcool
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (4.65%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.49%) Cacti
8 3 (3.49%) Cobbler
8 3 (3.49%) Terraform
9 2 (2.33%) HP Fortify
9 2 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (2.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Red Hat
2 18 (20.93%) Oracle
3 15 (17.44%) Qualys
4 14 (16.28%) VMware
5 13 (15.12%) Tufin
6 9 (10.47%) McAfee
7 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.30%) New Relic
8 7 (8.14%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) Cisco
10 4 (4.65%) CA
11 3 (3.49%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.49%) Google
11 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
11 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
12 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
12 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
12 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto