Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 177 175
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -16
Contract jobs citing Splunk 19 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.56% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 1
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.00% +54.32%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £613
90th Percentile £653 £523 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 2,066 2,517 2,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.86% 46.08% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,227 1,366 1,108
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £555
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 90 110
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.31% -8.52% +2.26%
10th Percentile £10.37 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.19 £17.77
% change year-on-year +1.83% -3.29% +7.70%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 January 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 +8 14 £550 +12.47% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £388 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) TeamCity
3 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Unix
3 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (63.16%) DevOps
5 11 (57.89%) Graylog
5 11 (57.89%) logstash
5 11 (57.89%) GitLab
5 11 (57.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (57.89%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (57.89%) Ansible
5 11 (57.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (57.89%) JSON
5 11 (57.89%) Subversion
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
5 11 (57.89%) Shell Script
5 11 (57.89%) Nagios
6 10 (52.63%) CA
6 10 (52.63%) Micro Focus
6 10 (52.63%) JMeter
6 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
6 10 (52.63%) Serena
6 10 (52.63%) PKI
6 10 (52.63%) Test Automation

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 8 (42.11%) Apache
1 8 (42.11%) JBoss
2 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Synapse
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (57.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
1 6 (31.58%) RDBMS
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) TeamCity
2 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (57.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (57.89%) GitLab
3 11 (57.89%) Subversion
4 10 (52.63%) JMeter
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) JSON
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 4 (21.05%) Velocity
4 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
4 2 (10.53%) Kafka
4 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) DataPower
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (63.16%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (57.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (52.63%) Release Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
5 5 (26.32%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Loose Coupling
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Shell Script
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Ansible
1 11 (57.89%) Graylog
1 11 (57.89%) logstash
1 11 (57.89%) Nagios
1 11 (57.89%) Tivoli
2 10 (52.63%) Rundeck
3 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (31.58%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) CA
1 10 (52.63%) Micro Focus
1 10 (52.63%) Serena
2 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) Teradata
4 4 (21.05%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Proofpoint
6 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) New Relic