Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 163 187
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing Splunk 51 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.85% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 2.28% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 11
South West median daily rate £513 £538 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +3.37% -0.95%
10th Percentile £350 £429 £425
90th Percentile £555 £625 £650
England median daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
South West median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.93 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -51.21% - -

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 2,659 2,064 2,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.33% 37.49% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,604 1,242 1,347
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £225
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 119 118
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +50.54%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £12.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.10 £52.88
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.37%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +6 24 £525 +5.00% 2
Wiltshire -37 11 £525 - 3
Bristol +14 9 £388 - 6
Somerset - 3 £419 -
Dorset -10 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire -20 2 £425 -22.73% 6
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 26 (50.98%) DevOps
1 26 (50.98%) Kubernetes
2 25 (49.02%) Docker
3 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 24 (47.06%) Grafana
3 24 (47.06%) JUnit
4 23 (45.10%) Black Duck
4 23 (45.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (45.10%) SonarQube
4 23 (45.10%) Prometheus
4 23 (45.10%) Git (software)
4 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (43.14%) JIRA
6 21 (41.18%) Workflow Management
6 21 (41.18%) Workflow
6 21 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
6 21 (41.18%) OpenVPN
6 21 (41.18%) Slack
6 21 (41.18%) FreeIPA
6 21 (41.18%) Amazon EKS
7 14 (27.45%) SIEM
8 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
9 11 (21.57%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 11 (21.57%) Canary Deployment
10 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (19.61%) Information Security
11 9 (17.65%) Ansible
12 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
12 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management

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 1 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (41.18%) Amazon EKS
2 21 (41.18%) Slack
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) OpenVPN
2 5 (9.80%) Network Security
3 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) Jenkins
1 24 (47.06%) JUnit
2 23 (45.10%) Git (software)
2 23 (45.10%) SonarQube
2 23 (45.10%) Sonatype Nexus
3 22 (43.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.96%) CF BOSH
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.96%) GitLab
4 1 (1.96%) Hudson
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Mockito
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) TestRail
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (7.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) Kafka
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) Servlets
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.96%) Spring Security
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) DevOps
2 21 (41.18%) Workflow
2 21 (41.18%) Workflow Management
3 14 (27.45%) SIEM
4 11 (21.57%) Blue-Green Deployment
4 11 (21.57%) Canary Deployment
5 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (19.61%) Information Security
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
8 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Critical Thinking
9 5 (9.80%) Information Assurance
9 5 (9.80%) IT Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Service Management
11 3 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (5.88%) ITIL
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
1 3 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) CISSP
3 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) GCIA
4 2 (3.92%) GCIH
4 2 (3.92%) GIAC
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) HMG Infosec
1 6 (11.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.96%) NIST
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Snort
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) Kubernetes
2 24 (47.06%) Grafana
3 23 (45.10%) Prometheus
4 21 (41.18%) FreeIPA
5 9 (17.65%) Ansible
6 2 (3.92%) Kibana
6 2 (3.92%) Nessus
6 2 (3.92%) Terraform
7 1 (1.96%) Graphite
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.96%) Puppet
7 1 (1.96%) QRadar
7 1 (1.96%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.96%) SCCM
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
7 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.96%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Black Duck
2 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.84%) Sophos
3 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.92%) FireEye
4 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) IronPort
5 1 (1.96%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle