Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 299 280
Rank change year-on-year +58 -19 +2
Contract jobs citing Splunk 62 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.12% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 62
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £250 £343 £339
90th Percentile £564 £550 £575
England median daily rate £528 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +0.48% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% -21.57%

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 5,325 7,429 7,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.22% 46.43% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,015 4,288 4,522
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £235
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 318 300
South East median hourly rate £17.16 £16.50 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -4.98% +13.09%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.11 £10.40
90th Percentile £48.45 £50.00 £44.55
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the South East

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 February 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
Thames Valley +51 43 £425 -15.00% 9
Berkshire +19 24 £425 -10.53% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 18 £488 -2.50% 3
Hampshire +28 7 £463 +2.78% 6
West Sussex +26 3 £295 -45.12% 1
East Sussex +25 3 £400 +14.29% 2
Sussex - 3 - -
Surrey +47 2 £506 +12.50% 5
Kent - 1 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 24 (38.71%) SIEM
2 19 (30.65%) Firewall
3 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 14 (22.58%) Python
5 13 (20.97%) Cisco
5 13 (20.97%) Change Management
6 12 (19.35%) Security Management
6 12 (19.35%) Information Security
6 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.35%) ITIL
7 11 (17.74%) Qualys
7 11 (17.74%) Security Operations
8 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
8 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (16.13%) F5
8 10 (16.13%) ArcSight
8 10 (16.13%) Java
8 10 (16.13%) DNS
8 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
10 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.90%) Nessus
10 8 (12.90%) VMware
10 8 (12.90%) Law
10 8 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (12.90%) Azure
10 8 (12.90%) AWS
10 8 (12.90%) Office 365
10 8 (12.90%) Analytics
10 8 (12.90%) Windows Server

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 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) FileNet
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) AWS
1 8 (12.90%) Azure
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
2 4 (6.45%) SaaS
3 3 (4.84%) GitHub
4 2 (3.23%) Akamai
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.23%) GCP
4 2 (3.23%) Serverless
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) HTTP
3 7 (11.29%) HTTPS
3 7 (11.29%) Wireshark
4 6 (9.68%) SNMP
4 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.06%) 3G
5 5 (8.06%) 4G
5 5 (8.06%) BGP
5 5 (8.06%) BIG-IP
5 5 (8.06%) FWSM
5 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (8.06%) NaaS
5 5 (8.06%) OSPF
5 5 (8.06%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (8.06%) RIP
5 5 (8.06%) SMTP
5 5 (8.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Big Data
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.23%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.90%) Law
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) German Language
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.06%) IP Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) IP Security Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) DevSecOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) IT Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.84%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (4.84%) JSON
2 3 (4.84%) LDAP
2 3 (4.84%) YAML
3 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.23%) Kafka
3 2 (3.23%) Node.js
3 2 (3.23%) SAML
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.61%) LAMP
4 1 (1.61%) REST
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.84%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) CMDB
4 2 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Check Point GAiA
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) SIEM
2 13 (20.97%) Change Management
3 12 (19.35%) Information Security
3 12 (19.35%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Security Management
4 11 (17.74%) Security Operations
5 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.90%) Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) DevOps
6 8 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) Information Security Management
7 7 (11.29%) ISMS
7 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Problem Management
7 7 (11.29%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (9.68%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) Python
2 10 (16.13%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) Groovy
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) CCNA
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.06%) MCITP
2 5 (8.06%) MCSA
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) CEH
4 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.61%) GCFA
5 1 (1.61%) GCIA
5 1 (1.61%) GCIH
5 1 (1.61%) OSCP
5 1 (1.61%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.61%) NIST
1 1 (1.61%) PMO
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Ansible
1 8 (12.90%) Nessus
2 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) SCOM
3 5 (8.06%) FortiGate
3 5 (8.06%) Terraform
3 5 (8.06%) WSUS
4 4 (6.45%) QRadar
5 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.23%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.61%) Grafana
6 1 (1.61%) Kibana
6 1 (1.61%) logstash
6 1 (1.61%) Nagios
6 1 (1.61%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.61%) Puppet
6 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.74%) Qualys
4 10 (16.13%) ArcSight
4 10 (16.13%) F5
5 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.90%) VMware
7 7 (11.29%) Meraki
7 7 (11.29%) Okta
7 7 (11.29%) Sony
8 6 (9.68%) Remedy
8 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
9 5 (8.06%) Adobe
9 5 (8.06%) Dynatrace
9 5 (8.06%) LogRhythm
9 5 (8.06%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.45%) AlienVault
11 3 (4.84%) CyberArk
11 3 (4.84%) LogicMonitor
11 3 (4.84%) Moogsoft