Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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 West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 188 173
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 +35
Contract jobs citing Splunk 44 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.089% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 0.22% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 15
South West median daily rate £500 £574 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +9.35% +50.00%
10th Percentile £415 £465 £445
90th Percentile £580 £755 £647
England median daily rate £525 £507 £475
% change year-on-year +3.65% +6.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -

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 2,473 2,241 2,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.36% 40.08% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,504 1,362 1,528
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £201 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 106 159
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £31.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.90% +45.35% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
Wiltshire -2 19 £550 +9.89%
Dorset +9 10 £475 -20.59% 3
Devon - 7 £488 - 1
Bristol -8 4 £438 -41.67% 4
Gloucestershire -10 2 £600 +9.09% 2
Somerset - 1 £572 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 23 (52.27%) Python
3 22 (50.00%) Linux
4 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 16 (36.36%) DevOps
7 13 (29.55%) Docker
8 12 (27.27%) Bitbucket
8 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
8 12 (27.27%) SonarQube
9 11 (25.00%) Grafana
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) JIRA
10 10 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (22.73%) AppDynamics
11 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.45%) Windows
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco
12 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
12 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
12 8 (18.18%) Perl

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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (18.18%) npm
2 8 (18.18%) Slack
3 7 (15.91%) NuGet
3 7 (15.91%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (13.64%) Apigee
4 6 (13.64%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.55%) Office 365
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
6 1 (2.27%) Datadog
6 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) OpenVPN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) AMQP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.27%) DMZ
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) Skype
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 12 (27.27%) SonarQube
4 10 (22.73%) JIRA
4 10 (22.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (15.91%) JMeter
6 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (9.09%) WebStorm
8 3 (6.82%) Selenium
9 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.55%) JUnit
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
10 1 (2.27%) Bower
10 1 (2.27%) gulp
10 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Developer
1 8 (18.18%) Splunk Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Splunk Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) RAML
2 6 (13.64%) React
2 6 (13.64%) REST
2 6 (13.64%) Swagger
2 6 (13.64%) YAML
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) Sass
4 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) D3.js
5 3 (6.82%) Highcharts JS
5 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 3 (6.82%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
6 2 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) DevOps
3 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.91%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
6 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.64%) Microservices
6 6 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (13.64%) SOLID
6 6 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Security Operations
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Python
2 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) F#
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 11 (25.00%) Grafana
3 8 (18.18%) Terraform
4 7 (15.91%) Ansible
5 6 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (13.64%) vCenter Server
6 4 (9.09%) FreeIPA
6 4 (9.09%) Prometheus
7 3 (6.82%) SCCM
8 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (4.55%) Rsyslog
8 2 (4.55%) SCOM
9 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (2.27%) Nagios
9 1 (2.27%) Puppet
9 1 (2.27%) Suricata
9 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) AppDynamics
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Veracode
5 6 (13.64%) Atlassian
5 6 (13.64%) Juniper
5 6 (13.64%) McAfee
5 6 (13.64%) Veeam
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 2 (4.55%) Black Duck
6 2 (4.55%) Omniture
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.27%) New Relic
7 1 (2.27%) Qualys
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow