Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 November 2017 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 87 151
Rank change year-on-year -16 +64 -63
Contract jobs citing Splunk 53 91 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.77% 2.51% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 6.65% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +21.21%
10th Percentile £412 £214 £263
90th Percentile £678 £613 £419
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £323
% change year-on-year +0.59% +31.01% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1166 1369 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.88% 37.69% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 859 1052
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +23.80%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.51
90th Percentile £37.80 £21.00 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in West Yorkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in West Yorkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in West Yorkshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Leeds -13 53 £450 +5.88% 2
Splunk
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 32 (60.38%) Python
2 24 (45.28%) Linux
3 22 (41.51%) Bash Shell
4 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
4 20 (37.74%) DevOps
5 18 (33.96%) Java
6 16 (30.19%) PHP
7 15 (28.30%) Ruby
8 14 (26.42%) Docker
9 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
9 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Banking
9 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
10 12 (22.64%) Analytics
11 11 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (20.75%) Node.js
12 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.98%) Puppet
14 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (15.09%) Windows
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.09%) Perl
15 7 (13.21%) CA
15 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.32%) Nagios
16 6 (11.32%) McAfee
16 6 (11.32%) ITIL
16 6 (11.32%) SIEM
16 6 (11.32%) Redis

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (9.43%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
2 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) Loggly
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) OpenShift
2 3 (5.66%) Serverless
2 3 (5.66%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Redis
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Maven
3 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Splunk Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Site Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) PC Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) WebOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Node.js
2 5 (9.43%) REST
3 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.55%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (5.66%) LAMP
4 3 (5.66%) Memcached
4 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.77%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) Grails
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) JAXB
6 1 (1.89%) JPA
6 1 (1.89%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) DevOps
2 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
3 12 (22.64%) Analytics
4 10 (18.87%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) SIEM
6 6 (11.32%) Web Operations
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Data Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Security Management
8 3 (5.66%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (3.77%) Open Source
9 2 (3.77%) Threat Modelling
10 1 (1.89%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.89%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Python
2 22 (41.51%) Bash Shell
3 18 (33.96%) Java
4 16 (30.19%) PHP
5 15 (28.30%) Ruby
6 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
7 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.09%) Perl
8 5 (9.43%) SQL
9 3 (5.66%) C#
9 3 (5.66%) C++
9 3 (5.66%) ES6
9 3 (5.66%) Go
9 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.66%) Scala
10 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.98%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) Nagios
4 5 (9.43%) Ansible
5 3 (5.66%) Cobbler
5 3 (5.66%) Grafana
5 3 (5.66%) Graphite
5 3 (5.66%) Opsview
5 3 (5.66%) Prometheus
5 3 (5.66%) Rancher
5 3 (5.66%) Terraform
5 3 (5.66%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) CA
2 6 (11.32%) McAfee
2 6 (11.32%) New Relic
3 3 (5.66%) Google
3 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle