Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 179 190
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing Splunk 14 46 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.73% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 6
South West median daily rate £588 £525 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +25.37% -22.81%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £334
90th Percentile £715 £583 £585
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £44.27 -
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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,166 2,691 1,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.85% 42.76% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,401 1,627 1,179
South West median daily rate £450 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +8.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £266 £206
90th Percentile £618 £600 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 138 97
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +57.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.17 £12.76
90th Percentile £51.54 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the South West

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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

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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 24 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
Wiltshire +5 8 £675 +17.39% 3
Somerset 0 3 £350 -38.81%
Bristol +8 2 £494 +3.95% 3
Dorset -5 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) BMC
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Sophos
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) Terraform
5 3 (21.43%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) npm
6 2 (14.29%) Spinnaker
6 2 (14.29%) gulp
6 2 (14.29%) GDPR

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 2 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 5 (35.71%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) npm
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Spinnaker
3 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Site Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCDA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE Collaboration
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Terraform
3 2 (14.29%) Nessus
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) BMC
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sophos
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) Micro Focus
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Okta
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds