The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / South West
Rank 132 132 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.60% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1054 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 39.94% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 751 717
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 71
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the South West

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the South West

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Bristol +3 3 £750 +59.57% 3
Devon - 1 £400 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Reference Data
3 11 (55.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Data Security
5 9 (45.00%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (45.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (45.00%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Network Security
7 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 5 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.00%) Unix
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
9 3 (15.00%) SQL

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) ATM
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) HBase
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) SOC Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (10.00%) ETL Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Reference Data
2 9 (45.00%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (45.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (55.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Data Security
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Data Enrichment
6 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Reference Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) SANS
3 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) GCIA
3 1 (5.00%) GCIH
3 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.00%) QRadar
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
3 1 (5.00%) Nmap
3 1 (5.00%) Opsview
3 1 (5.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (15.00%) MapR
4 3 (15.00%) Nuix
5 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Intel
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Mercator
6 1 (5.00%) NetWitness
6 1 (5.00%) Qualys
6 1 (5.00%) Snow