Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 April 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 173 185
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing Splunk 16 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.40% +19.64%
10th Percentile £525 £464 £347
90th Percentile £663 £525 £581
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,073 2,017 2,530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.47% 43.50% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,250 1,159 1,298
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £244 £213 £220
90th Percentile £579 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 90 82
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -4.15% -1.26%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.57 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £31.17 £25.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
% change year-on-year - -6.54% +10.15%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the West Midlands

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the West Midlands

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Birmingham -4 16 £550 +12.47% 3
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
1 13 (81.25%) Nagios
1 13 (81.25%) Subversion
1 13 (81.25%) JSON
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (68.75%) Graylog
3 11 (68.75%) logstash
3 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (68.75%) Ansible
3 11 (68.75%) GitLab
3 11 (68.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (68.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
3 11 (68.75%) Tivoli
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) JBoss
3 11 (68.75%) Apache
4 10 (62.50%) CA
4 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 10 (62.50%) PKI
4 10 (62.50%) Micro Focus

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (68.75%) Apache
1 11 (68.75%) JBoss
2 8 (50.00%) IIS
2 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Synapse
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (68.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Git (software)
1 13 (81.25%) Jenkins
1 13 (81.25%) Subversion
2 11 (68.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (68.75%) GitLab
2 11 (68.75%) TeamCity
3 10 (62.50%) JMeter
3 10 (62.50%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) SOA Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
3 3 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) Velocity
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) CGI
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) Memcached
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) PKI
2 6 (37.50%) DataPower
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (31.25%) Public Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) TM Forum
5 2 (12.50%) Clustering
5 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Deployment
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 10 (62.50%) Release Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) High Availability
5 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Loose Coupling
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Cloud Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) NFS
2 2 (12.50%) Samba
2 2 (12.50%) Squid
2 2 (12.50%) Varnish
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) Nagios
2 11 (68.75%) Ansible
2 11 (68.75%) Graylog
2 11 (68.75%) logstash
2 11 (68.75%) Tivoli
3 10 (62.50%) Automic
3 10 (62.50%) Rundeck
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) CA
1 10 (62.50%) Micro Focus
1 10 (62.50%) Serena
2 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Teradata
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) WSO2