Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 15 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 88 92
Rank change year-on-year -27 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing Splunk 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% 0.32% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.80% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Wales median daily rate - £581 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.68% -
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.45% - -

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 740 499 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.95% 40.27% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 328 371
Wales median daily rate £425 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% -11.88% +17.65%
10th Percentile £285 £168 £210
90th Percentile £613 £508 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 41
Wales median hourly rate £12.63 £14.50 £12.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.93% +13.37% -14.73%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.90 £23.09 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in Wales

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Wales

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
South Wales -24 2 - - 4
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 2 (66.67%) Intel
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) LogLogic
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (66.67%) QRadar
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Runbook
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Runbook
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) QRadar
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
1 2 (66.67%) LogLogic
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat