Period
to 15 August 2018

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 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
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 259 335
Rank change year-on-year +8 +76 +37
Contract jobs citing Splunk 135 105 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.35% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 35
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £362 £356
90th Percentile £638 £581 £634
England median daily rate £525 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £22.93 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 7,869 7,777 8,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.06% 48.77% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,534 4,317 5,306
South East median daily rate £425 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +4.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £575 £558 £545
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 355 406
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -4.00% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

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 August 2018.

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 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
Thames Valley -7 62 £488 -9.26% 10
Hampshire -4 39 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire +16 31 £450 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -34 24 £500 -9.09% 5
Surrey -18 17 £640 +21.90% 3
Middlesex +11 8 £463 +0.54%
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £450 +20.00% 4
West Sussex -3 4 £531 +21.43% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £375 -
Kent - 2 £269 -
East Sussex +1 1 £475 +18.75%
Splunk
England

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

1 35 (25.93%) DevOps
2 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.70%) Linux
3 32 (23.70%) Python
4 31 (22.96%) Cisco
4 31 (22.96%) New Relic
5 28 (20.74%) Java
6 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 24 (17.78%) Akamai
8 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (14.81%) MySQL
9 20 (14.81%) Windows
10 19 (14.07%) PHP
10 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.07%) Incident Management
10 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
11 18 (13.33%) JIRA
11 18 (13.33%) Oracle
12 17 (12.59%) Information Security
12 17 (12.59%) Analytics
12 17 (12.59%) GDPR
13 16 (11.85%) Ansible
14 15 (11.11%) ITIL
14 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 15 (11.11%) Imperva
15 14 (10.37%) RESTful
15 14 (10.37%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (10.37%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (10.37%) VMware

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 10 (7.41%) Apache
2 8 (5.93%) IIS
3 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.70%) JBoss
5 4 (2.96%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (17.78%) Akamai
3 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.48%) GitHub
7 2 (1.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Datadog
8 1 (0.74%) G Suite
8 1 (0.74%) Logentries
8 1 (0.74%) Loggly
8 1 (0.74%) Office 365
8 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Firewall
2 8 (5.93%) Network Security
2 8 (5.93%) WAN
3 6 (4.44%) AMQP
3 6 (4.44%) MPLS
3 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.70%) BGP
4 5 (3.70%) LAN
4 5 (3.70%) SSL
5 4 (2.96%) DNS
5 4 (2.96%) HTTP
5 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.22%) NFC
6 3 (2.22%) NX-OS
6 3 (2.22%) SNMP
7 2 (1.48%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 20 (14.81%) MySQL
3 13 (9.63%) Big Data
4 12 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 10 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (5.19%) Redis
8 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.96%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.96%) Impala
9 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.22%) DB2
10 3 (2.22%) HBase
10 3 (2.22%) OLAP
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (2.22%) Pentaho
10 3 (2.22%) Power BI
10 3 (2.22%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.48%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) JIRA
2 12 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.19%) SonarQube
5 6 (4.44%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.48%) Maven
6 2 (1.48%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) MSI
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Law
2 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Back Office
3 2 (1.48%) German Language
3 2 (1.48%) Legal
3 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Architect
2 20 (14.81%) Analyst
3 19 (14.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.15%) Security Architect
6 10 (7.41%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Administrator
7 9 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Cisco Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Operations Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.44%) Web Administrator
9 6 (4.44%) Web Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (10.37%) RabbitMQ
1 14 (10.37%) RESTful
1 14 (10.37%) XML
2 12 (8.89%) Kafka
3 6 (4.44%) Sensu
4 5 (3.70%) Drools
5 4 (2.96%) HTML
5 4 (2.96%) J2EE
5 4 (2.96%) Web Services
6 3 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.22%) LAMP
6 3 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.22%) REST
6 3 (2.22%) SOAP
7 2 (1.48%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.48%) CSS3
7 2 (1.48%) HTML5
7 2 (1.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Computer Science
1 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.93%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.44%) CMDB
5 6 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.70%) Smartcard
7 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.96%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.48%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.74%) iSeries
10 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) Windows
3 12 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.70%) CentOS
6 5 (3.70%) CoreOS
7 4 (2.96%) Solaris
8 3 (2.22%) Unix
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.48%) AIX
9 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) DevOps
2 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.07%) Incident Management
4 17 (12.59%) Analytics
4 17 (12.59%) Information Security
5 15 (11.11%) ITIL
6 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (8.15%) Open Source
6 11 (8.15%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (8.15%) SIEM
7 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 9 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.93%) Security Architecture
8 8 (5.93%) Visualisation
9 7 (5.19%) Business Development
9 7 (5.19%) Security Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) Python
2 28 (20.74%) Java
3 19 (14.07%) PHP
4 13 (9.63%) Bash Shell
5 12 (8.89%) SQL
6 8 (5.93%) Perl
6 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.19%) C
7 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.19%) Ruby
8 3 (2.22%) HiveQL
8 3 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.48%) AWK
9 2 (1.48%) C#
9 2 (1.48%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.89%) Degree
4 9 (6.67%) CISM
4 9 (6.67%) CISSP
5 8 (5.93%) CISA
6 7 (5.19%) CREST Certified
6 7 (5.19%) IISP
7 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (1.48%) CCSP
8 2 (1.48%) CLAS
8 2 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.74%) RHCE
9 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) GDPR
2 11 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.19%) ISAE 3402
4 7 (5.19%) ISO 22301
4 7 (5.19%) ISO 31000
4 7 (5.19%) ISO 9001
4 7 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 7 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.96%) QA
5 4 (2.96%) SLA
6 3 (2.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Docker
1 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.96%) KVM
3 4 (2.96%) Xen
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.48%) HDFS
4 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) Ansible
2 14 (10.37%) Nagios
3 10 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.41%) Puppet
3 10 (7.41%) SCOM
4 9 (6.67%) Kibana
4 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (5.93%) SCCM
6 7 (5.19%) logstash
6 7 (5.19%) Nessus
6 7 (5.19%) Terraform
6 7 (5.19%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 6 (4.44%) Grafana
8 5 (3.70%) WSUS
9 4 (2.96%) QRadar
10 3 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (2.22%) Consul
10 3 (2.22%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.22%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Cisco
1 31 (22.96%) New Relic
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.33%) Oracle
4 15 (11.11%) Imperva
5 14 (10.37%) VMware
6 13 (9.63%) ArcSight
6 13 (9.63%) IBM
7 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.41%) McAfee
8 10 (7.41%) NetApp
9 7 (5.19%) Barracuda Networks
9 7 (5.19%) CA
9 7 (5.19%) Centrify
9 7 (5.19%) Cloudera
9 7 (5.19%) Informatica
9 7 (5.19%) LogRhythm
9 7 (5.19%) Qualys
9 7 (5.19%) Trend Micro
9 7 (5.19%) Tripwire