Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 276 333
Rank change year-on-year -3 +57 -10
Contract jobs citing Splunk 110 96 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.22% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 70 26
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £413 £356
90th Percentile £660 £602 £619
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
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 7,630 7,847 8,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.35% 48.31% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,421 4,489 4,691
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 334 411
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.87% -12.78%
10th Percentile £10.32 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.87 £44.78 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +21 59 £488 -11.32% 4
Berkshire -13 35 £500 -9.09% 3
Hampshire -19 23 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 14 - -
Surrey -10 14 £640 +11.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £210 -17.65% 1
West Sussex -5 6 £538 +22.86% 2
Middlesex +14 5 £463 +0.54%
M4 Corridor - 2 £375 -
Kent - 2 £269 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 36 (32.73%) Linux
2 35 (31.82%) Java
3 34 (30.91%) DevOps
4 32 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (28.18%) Python
6 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (21.82%) Windows
8 21 (19.09%) MongoDB
9 20 (18.18%) Nagios
9 20 (18.18%) Oracle
9 20 (18.18%) Cisco
9 20 (18.18%) SCOM
10 19 (17.27%) Ansible
11 17 (15.45%) ITIL
12 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
12 16 (14.55%) New Relic
13 15 (13.64%) ArcSight
13 15 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
13 15 (13.64%) PHP
13 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.64%) Degree
14 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
14 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
14 14 (12.73%) Akamai
14 14 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (12.73%) Analytics
15 13 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (11.82%) Puppet
15 13 (11.82%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 9 (8.18%) IIS
2 7 (6.36%) Apache
2 7 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.45%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.64%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.73%) Akamai
4 7 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.73%) GitHub
8 2 (1.82%) Datadog
8 2 (1.82%) PaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.91%) IaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Office 365
9 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.91%) SaaS
9 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.45%) AMQP
3 6 (5.45%) SSL
3 6 (5.45%) WAN
4 5 (4.55%) DNS
4 5 (4.55%) HTTP
4 5 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 5 (4.55%) LAN
4 5 (4.55%) Network Security
4 5 (4.55%) NFC
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.73%) BGP
6 3 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.73%) MPLS
6 3 (2.73%) NX-OS
6 3 (2.73%) OSPF
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.82%) Internet
8 1 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.82%) MySQL
3 10 (9.09%) Big Data
4 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.36%) Hadoop
6 7 (6.36%) Redis
7 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) Impala
9 1 (0.91%) OLAP
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.91%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.91%) Power BI
9 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
1 12 (10.91%) JIRA
2 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.18%) SonarQube
4 6 (5.45%) Travis CI
5 4 (3.64%) Maven
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.82%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) GitLab
7 1 (0.91%) GoCD
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
7 1 (0.91%) MSI
7 1 (0.91%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Law
3 4 (3.64%) Back Office
4 2 (1.82%) German Language
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Architect
2 18 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Analyst
4 13 (11.82%) Consultant
5 12 (10.91%) Security Architect
6 10 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Administrator
8 7 (6.36%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Splunk Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Operations Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (10.00%) Kafka
4 8 (7.27%) Sensu
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
5 7 (6.36%) XML
6 6 (5.45%) RESTful
7 5 (4.55%) Drools
8 3 (2.73%) J2EE
9 2 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.82%) HTML
9 2 (1.82%) JSON
10 1 (0.91%) LAMP
10 1 (0.91%) LDAP
10 1 (0.91%) Middleware
10 1 (0.91%) POSIX
10 1 (0.91%) SAML
10 1 (0.91%) Spring
10 1 (0.91%) WSDL
10 1 (0.91%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.91%) Public Cloud
3 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (4.55%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.55%) Video on Demand
7 4 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.73%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.82%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.82%) User Experience
10 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Linux
2 24 (21.82%) Windows
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.45%) CentOS
5 6 (5.45%) Solaris
5 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.55%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.73%) Unix
8 2 (1.82%) AIX
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.91%) DevOps
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.45%) ITIL
4 14 (12.73%) Analytics
5 13 (11.82%) Information Security
6 12 (10.91%) Open Source
7 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.18%) Business Development
9 9 (8.18%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.18%) Quality Management
9 9 (8.18%) Security Architecture
9 9 (8.18%) Security Management
9 9 (8.18%) Security Testing
9 9 (8.18%) SIEM
9 9 (8.18%) TOGAF
9 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) Java
2 31 (28.18%) Python
3 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.64%) PHP
5 11 (10.00%) SQL
6 10 (9.09%) Perl
7 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.18%) Ruby
8 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.64%) C#
10 3 (2.73%) Groovy
11 2 (1.82%) AWK
12 1 (0.91%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) CISSP
2 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) CISM
4 10 (9.09%) CISA
5 9 (8.18%) CREST Certified
5 9 (8.18%) IISP
5 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (3.64%) CCSP
7 4 (3.64%) CLAS
7 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.82%) CCNA
8 2 (1.82%) CEH
8 2 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.91%) CCNP
9 1 (0.91%) GIAC
9 1 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.09%) GDPR
4 9 (8.18%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (8.18%) ISO 22301
4 9 (8.18%) ISO 31000
4 9 (8.18%) ISO 9001
4 9 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (8.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.55%) QA
6 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Docker
2 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) KVM
3 5 (4.55%) Xen
4 4 (3.64%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Flume
5 3 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.82%) HDFS
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.91%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.91%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) Nagios
1 20 (18.18%) SCOM
2 19 (17.27%) Ansible
3 13 (11.82%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.82%) Puppet
4 12 (10.91%) SCCM
5 10 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 9 (8.18%) Nessus
6 9 (8.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 9 (8.18%) WSUS
7 8 (7.27%) Grafana
7 8 (7.27%) Kibana
8 7 (6.36%) logstash
8 7 (6.36%) Terraform
9 4 (3.64%) Consul
9 4 (3.64%) Prometheus
9 4 (3.64%) Uchiwa
10 3 (2.73%) Mesos
10 3 (2.73%) Salt
10 3 (2.73%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Cisco
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) New Relic
3 15 (13.64%) ArcSight
3 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.82%) McAfee
4 13 (11.82%) Red Hat
5 11 (10.00%) IBM
5 11 (10.00%) VMware
6 10 (9.09%) Qualys
7 9 (8.18%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (8.18%) Centrify
7 9 (8.18%) Imperva
7 9 (8.18%) Trend Micro
7 9 (8.18%) Tripwire
8 7 (6.36%) Adobe
8 7 (6.36%) Sony
9 6 (5.45%) ForgeRock
10 5 (4.55%) SaltStack
10 5 (4.55%) Sun