Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 173 202
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -21
Contract jobs citing Splunk 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +29.03% -
10th Percentile £345 £475 £346
90th Percentile £575 £525 £505
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
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 2,358 1,910 2,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.34% 43.23% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,371 1,141 1,565
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 81 85
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +25.85% -18.18%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £9.59
90th Percentile £29.65 £45.00 £25.07
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Shropshire -24 7 £463 -7.50% 3
Birmingham - 6 £488 - 3
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (53.85%) BMC
1 7 (53.85%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Riverbed
1 7 (53.85%) AppDynamics
1 7 (53.85%) Dynatrace
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) CMDB
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience

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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) CGI
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) Memcached
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
1 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) Samba
2 2 (15.38%) Squid
2 2 (15.38%) Varnish
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (15.38%) HAProxy
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) WMI
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) AppDynamics
1 7 (53.85%) BMC
1 7 (53.85%) Dynatrace
1 7 (53.85%) Riverbed
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) WSO2
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Qualys
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) TIBCO