Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 177 201
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 37 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 10
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £358 £381 £336
90th Percentile £546 £550 £524
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 2,394 2,084 2,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.90% 44.69% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,234 1,565
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £242
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 92 90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +9.10% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.03 £9.94
90th Percentile £28.25 £50.00 £25.01
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 - 23 £460 - 3
Birmingham +7 13 £425 -19.14% 2
Coventry - 1 £225 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (40.54%) Analytics
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 14 (37.84%) Microservices
3 13 (35.14%) Kibana
3 13 (35.14%) Artifactory
3 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
3 13 (35.14%) Confluence
3 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
3 13 (35.14%) Google
3 13 (35.14%) JIRA
3 13 (35.14%) Selenium
4 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) HTML5
4 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
4 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (32.43%) Scala
4 12 (32.43%) GitHub
4 12 (32.43%) Play Framework
5 11 (29.73%) Sublime Text
5 11 (29.73%) Graphite
5 11 (29.73%) gulp
5 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio Code
5 11 (29.73%) Sass
5 11 (29.73%) LESS
5 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
5 11 (29.73%) Node.js

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 13 (35.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) GitHub
2 11 (29.73%) Google Analytics
3 9 (24.32%) Slack
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Skype
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Artifactory
1 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
1 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
1 13 (35.14%) JIRA
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
3 11 (29.73%) Gatling
3 11 (29.73%) gulp
3 11 (29.73%) IntelliJ
3 11 (29.73%) Sublime Text
3 11 (29.73%) Visual Studio Code
4 1 (2.70%) GitLab
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
1 11 (29.73%) Scala Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Monitoring Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Splunk Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Gherkin
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) HTML5
2 12 (32.43%) Play Framework
3 11 (29.73%) LESS
3 11 (29.73%) Node.js
3 11 (29.73%) REST
3 11 (29.73%) Sass
3 11 (29.73%) YAML
4 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) CMDB
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Mac OS
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Analytics
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 14 (37.84%) Microservices
3 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (29.73%) Prototyping
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Pair Programming
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (24.32%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 6 (16.22%) SIEM
7 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
8 4 (10.81%) Machine Learning
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Scala
2 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
2 11 (29.73%) Groovy
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Kibana
2 11 (29.73%) Grafana
2 11 (29.73%) Graphite
3 7 (18.92%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (13.51%) Nessus
5 4 (10.81%) Ansible
6 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.41%) Puppet
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
7 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Google
2 7 (18.92%) AppDynamics
2 7 (18.92%) BMC
2 7 (18.92%) Dynatrace
2 7 (18.92%) Riverbed
3 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
4 4 (10.81%) Qualys
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy