Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 247 269
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 +64
Contract jobs citing Splunk 82 134 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.81% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.72% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 75
South East median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £423 £333 £365
90th Percentile £639 £638 £583
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £22.93 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -51.21% - -

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 7,028 7,776 7,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.16% 46.77% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,168 4,467 4,287
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 342 359
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -5.44%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £60.90 £47.31 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -2.16%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 -4 47 £525 +7.69% 10
Berkshire -2 31 £525 +5.00% 5
Surrey +31 17 £610 -4.69% 9
Hampshire -14 15 £600 +20.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £513 +17.14% 5
Oxfordshire +5 5 £700 +55.56%
Kent 0 2 £500 +86.05% 1
West Sussex +17 1 £513 -3.53% 4
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.93%) Python
4 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (28.05%) Windows
5 23 (28.05%) DevOps
6 20 (24.39%) Linux
7 18 (21.95%) SIEM
8 17 (20.73%) Analytics
8 17 (20.73%) Java
8 17 (20.73%) VMware
8 17 (20.73%) Ansible
9 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (17.07%) Firewall
11 14 (17.07%) Qualys
12 13 (15.85%) Kubernetes
12 13 (15.85%) Terraform
12 13 (15.85%) Fortinet
12 13 (15.85%) F5
12 13 (15.85%) Information Security
13 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
13 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
13 12 (14.63%) Degree
13 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
14 11 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (13.41%) Docker
14 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.41%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (13.41%) NoSQL

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 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Apache
2 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Mule
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (30.49%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (12.20%) PaaS
5 9 (10.98%) OpenShift
6 8 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (9.76%) Office 365
7 5 (6.10%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (6.10%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (6.10%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (6.10%) Heroku
7 5 (6.10%) IaaS
7 5 (6.10%) SaaS
7 5 (6.10%) Serverless
8 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.44%) Datadog
9 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) Kerberos
2 7 (8.54%) NaaS
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (7.32%) Internet
3 6 (7.32%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.10%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) AMQP
5 4 (4.88%) Multicast
5 4 (4.88%) SSL
6 3 (3.66%) HTTP
6 3 (3.66%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.66%) IPsec
7 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (1.22%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) NFC
8 1 (1.22%) SAN
8 1 (1.22%) Skype
8 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.76%) Big Data
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.32%) HBase
5 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.10%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.88%) InfluxDB
7 4 (4.88%) OpenTSDB
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2017
7 4 (4.88%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.66%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (8.54%) Law
1 7 (8.54%) Legal
1 7 (8.54%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) German Language
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Security Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Architect
2 14 (17.07%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Data Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Splunk Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (9.76%) Kafka
3 6 (7.32%) Ultra Messaging
4 5 (6.10%) Node.js
4 5 (6.10%) Spring
5 4 (4.88%) JMS
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 3 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.66%) LDAP
6 3 (3.66%) SAML
7 2 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (1.22%) .NET
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.22%) Java EE
8 1 (1.22%) JSON
8 1 (1.22%) LAMP
8 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) PKI
4 5 (6.10%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.66%) CMDB
7 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 20 (24.39%) Linux
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) DevOps
2 18 (21.95%) SIEM
3 17 (20.73%) Analytics
4 13 (15.85%) Information Security
5 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.20%) Migration
7 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (10.98%) Security Management
8 8 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.76%) Data Analytics
9 7 (8.54%) Change Management
9 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.54%) Information Security Management
9 7 (8.54%) ISMS
9 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.54%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) Python
2 17 (20.73%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.20%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) SQL
6 6 (7.32%) Perl
6 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.32%) R
7 5 (6.10%) Go
8 2 (2.44%) C#
8 2 (2.44%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
9 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) Degree
3 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.98%) CISSP
5 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.54%) CCNA
6 7 (8.54%) MCITP
6 7 (8.54%) MCSA
6 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) Master's Degree
8 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) CCSP
9 1 (1.22%) CLAS
9 1 (1.22%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) IISP
9 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (1.22%) GDPR
2 1 (1.22%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 31000
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (1.22%) NIST
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.10%) vCloud
5 4 (4.88%) Apache Flume
5 4 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.44%) LXC
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.22%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Ansible
2 16 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (15.85%) Kubernetes
3 13 (15.85%) Terraform
4 10 (12.20%) Puppet
5 8 (9.76%) SCCM
5 8 (9.76%) SCOM
6 7 (8.54%) WSUS
7 6 (7.32%) Prometheus
8 5 (6.10%) Consul
8 5 (6.10%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (6.10%) OpenView
9 4 (4.88%) Mesos
9 4 (4.88%) Nessus
10 3 (3.66%) Packer
11 2 (2.44%) CASB
11 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.44%) logstash
12 1 (1.22%) IBM Guardium
12 1 (1.22%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) VMware
3 14 (17.07%) Qualys
4 13 (15.85%) F5
4 13 (15.85%) Fortinet
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 8 (9.76%) ArcSight
6 8 (9.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (9.76%) Symantec
6 8 (9.76%) Tripwire
7 7 (8.54%) Adobe
7 7 (8.54%) AppDynamics
7 7 (8.54%) New Relic
7 7 (8.54%) Sony
7 7 (8.54%) Trend Micro
8 6 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.32%) CyberArk
8 6 (7.32%) HP
8 6 (7.32%) Meraki
9 5 (6.10%) Remedy