Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 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 West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 191 173
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 +33
Contract jobs citing Splunk 46 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.096% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 0.26% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 14
South West median daily rate £513 £419 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.39% -22.81% -1.36%
10th Percentile £320 £334 £500
90th Percentile £584 £566 £711
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £44.27 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,662 1,942 2,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.28% 37.18% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,633 1,209 1,400
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.47% -1.67%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £175
90th Percentile £600 £575 £535
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 100 164
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.32% +2.65% -14.31%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.82 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.53
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the South West

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 20 January 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
Devon - 17 £350 -
Wiltshire -28 13 £550 +31.34%
Dorset +13 6 £550 -8.05% 4
Somerset - 5 £572 -
Bristol - 4 £475 - 8
Avon - 1 £355 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (43.48%) DevOps
3 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (30.43%) JIRA
4 14 (30.43%) Docker
4 14 (30.43%) SonarQube
5 13 (28.26%) Kubernetes
5 13 (28.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (28.26%) Grafana
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) Python
6 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) Slack
7 11 (23.91%) Prometheus
8 10 (21.74%) FreeIPA
8 10 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) Use Case
8 10 (21.74%) BDD
8 10 (21.74%) OpenVPN
9 9 (19.57%) Workflow Management
9 9 (19.57%) JUnit
9 9 (19.57%) CSS
9 9 (19.57%) Workflow
9 9 (19.57%) Black Duck
10 8 (17.39%) REST
11 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.22%) Finance

Splunk
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) assyst
1 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.09%) Slack
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.87%) Apigee
4 5 (10.87%) Serverless
5 3 (6.52%) npm
6 2 (4.35%) NuGet
6 2 (4.35%) Office 365
6 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.35%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (2.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) OpenVPN
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (10.87%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
2 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
3 14 (30.43%) JIRA
3 14 (30.43%) SonarQube
4 13 (28.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (19.57%) JUnit
6 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
7 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (6.52%) WebStorm
10 2 (4.35%) JMeter
10 2 (4.35%) Selenium
10 2 (4.35%) Subversion
11 1 (2.17%) Bower
11 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 1 (2.17%) gulp
11 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Splunk Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Splunk Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) ITSM Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) REST
4 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 5 (10.87%) Express
5 5 (10.87%) Node.js
5 5 (10.87%) Pug
5 5 (10.87%) RAML
5 5 (10.87%) React
5 5 (10.87%) Swagger
5 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (10.87%) Vue.js
5 5 (10.87%) YAML
6 4 (8.70%) Sass
7 3 (6.52%) D3.js
7 3 (6.52%) Highcharts JS
7 3 (6.52%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) Middleware
8 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
1 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Fintech
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) DevOps
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) BDD
2 10 (21.74%) Use Case
3 9 (19.57%) Workflow
3 9 (19.57%) Workflow Management
4 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Data Extraction
6 5 (10.87%) Microservices
6 5 (10.87%) SOLID
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) User Stories
7 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.52%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Python
2 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.35%) CISM
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) GIAC
3 1 (2.17%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Grafana
1 13 (28.26%) Kubernetes
2 11 (23.91%) Prometheus
3 10 (21.74%) FreeIPA
4 3 (6.52%) Ansible
5 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.35%) MOM
5 2 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.17%) Rsyslog
6 1 (2.17%) Suricata
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Black Duck
2 5 (10.87%) AppDynamics
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.52%) McAfee
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.35%) BMC
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) Omniture
5 2 (4.35%) Remedy
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
5 2 (4.35%) Veracode
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.17%) Qualys