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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 240 245
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 64 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.83% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 0.69% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 8
Median daily rate £525 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £647 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3827 4353 4417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.35% 48.40% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 2551 2414
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 218 228
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +49 32 £550 +16.71% 4
Hampshire +18 21 £500 -4.76%
Surrey +7 5 £525 +13.51%
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
West Sussex +12 1 £500 +15.60%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 40 (37.74%) DevOps
2 38 (35.85%) Linux
3 33 (31.13%) Red Hat
4 32 (30.19%) Docker
5 31 (29.25%) Python
5 31 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (23.58%) VMware
7 25 (23.58%) HTTP
8 23 (21.70%) Cisco
8 23 (21.70%) Gradle
8 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
8 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
9 22 (20.75%) Puppet
9 22 (20.75%) Windows
9 22 (20.75%) Java
9 22 (20.75%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (19.81%) Firewall
11 20 (18.87%) SQL
11 20 (18.87%) REST
11 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
12 19 (17.92%) Selenium
12 19 (17.92%) Oracle
12 19 (17.92%) JBoss
13 18 (16.98%) Configuration Management
14 17 (16.04%) Web Services
15 16 (15.09%) Maven
15 16 (15.09%) XML

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 (17.92%) JBoss
2 15 (14.15%) OpenStack
3 13 (12.26%) CMS
3 13 (12.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (11.32%) Apache
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.94%) CICS
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) GitHub
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.58%) HTTP
2 21 (19.81%) Firewall
3 13 (12.26%) DNS
4 12 (11.32%) HTTPS
4 12 (11.32%) SSL
4 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.32%) WAN
5 11 (10.38%) LAN
6 5 (4.72%) Network Security
7 4 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.89%) Internet
8 2 (1.89%) VPN
9 1 (0.94%) ATM
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.94%) Frame Relay
9 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.94%) NAS
9 1 (0.94%) SAN
9 1 (0.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (10.38%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.77%) DB2
6 3 (2.83%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Redis
8 1 (0.94%) Riak
8 1 (0.94%) Sisense
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Git (software)
1 23 (21.70%) Gradle
1 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.92%) Selenium
3 16 (15.09%) Maven
4 14 (13.21%) Ant
5 13 (12.26%) Apache Ivy
5 13 (12.26%) Bitbucket
5 13 (12.26%) eggPlant
5 13 (12.26%) JMeter
5 13 (12.26%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.49%) Gatling
6 9 (8.49%) NeoLoad
7 6 (5.66%) GitLab
7 6 (5.66%) JIRA
7 6 (5.66%) JUnit
7 6 (5.66%) Subversion
8 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.94%) Hudson
9 1 (0.94%) RSpec
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) Consultant
3 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Splunk Consultant
5 8 (7.55%) Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Security Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Developer in Test
7 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (4.72%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Splunk Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) REST
2 17 (16.04%) Web Services
3 16 (15.09%) XML
4 14 (13.21%) JSON
4 14 (13.21%) Regular Expression
5 13 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (12.26%) Sensu
6 9 (8.49%) React
7 5 (4.72%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (3.77%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.77%) CGI
8 4 (3.77%) J2EE
8 4 (3.77%) OSGi
8 4 (3.77%) SOAP
9 3 (2.83%) Velocity
10 2 (1.89%) LAMP
11 1 (0.94%) Middleware
11 1 (0.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.21%) Video on Demand
3 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.66%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) MPEG
7 2 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.94%) Derivative
8 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.85%) Linux
2 22 (20.75%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) CentOS
3 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.43%) Unix
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) VMS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) DevOps
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) Kalman Filter
4 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.98%) Configuration Management
6 16 (15.09%) SIEM
7 13 (12.26%) BDD
7 13 (12.26%) Content Management
7 13 (12.26%) OO
7 13 (12.26%) OOP
7 13 (12.26%) Project Management
7 13 (12.26%) TDD
8 12 (11.32%) Open Source
8 12 (11.32%) Security Management
9 11 (10.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.38%) DRM
9 11 (10.38%) Threat Management
10 10 (9.43%) Information Security
10 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (9.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) Python
2 22 (20.75%) Java
3 20 (18.87%) SQL
4 16 (15.09%) Perl
5 15 (14.15%) Ruby
6 14 (13.21%) Groovy
6 14 (13.21%) PHP
7 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.77%) C++
9 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (5.66%) CISSP
6 4 (3.77%) RHCE
7 3 (2.83%) CCIE
7 3 (2.83%) CCNA
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.94%) CISA
8 1 (0.94%) GIAC
8 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.66%) PA-DSS
3 3 (2.83%) QA
4 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.94%) COBIT
5 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) Docker
2 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.32%) KVM
3 12 (11.32%) Xen
4 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Snort
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (20.75%) Puppet
2 21 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (15.09%) Ansible
4 14 (13.21%) logstash
5 12 (11.32%) Grafana
6 11 (10.38%) Kubernetes
7 9 (8.49%) HP Fortify
8 6 (5.66%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (4.72%) SCCM
10 4 (3.77%) Nagios
11 3 (2.83%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.89%) Netcool
12 2 (1.89%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.94%) OpenView
13 1 (0.94%) Opsview
13 1 (0.94%) PowerBroker
13 1 (0.94%) QRadar
13 1 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Red Hat
2 25 (23.58%) VMware
3 23 (21.70%) Cisco
4 19 (17.92%) Oracle
5 13 (12.26%) Sitecore
6 12 (11.32%) SaltStack
7 11 (10.38%) AppDynamics
8 10 (9.43%) HP
9 7 (6.60%) F5
10 6 (5.66%) Gemalto
10 6 (5.66%) Kaspersky
10 6 (5.66%) McAfee
10 6 (5.66%) NetApp
10 6 (5.66%) Tripwire
11 4 (3.77%) Arqiva
12 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.89%) Tableau
14 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
14 1 (0.94%) Aveksa
14 1 (0.94%) Bomgar
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