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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 99 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 6 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 1.09% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 3.07% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 24
Median daily rate £420 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 502 716 860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.60% 35.43% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 481 546
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 6 £420 +5.00% 5
Splunk
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (25.93%) IOS XR
5 7 (25.93%) FortiGate
5 7 (25.93%) HP UCMDB
5 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (25.93%) F5
5 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.93%) Redis
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (25.93%) DMVPN
5 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 7 (25.93%) Motorola
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.93%) BMC
5 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
5 7 (25.93%) WLAN
5 7 (25.93%) Python

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 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Mule
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (14.81%) Loggly
3 4 (14.81%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) BGP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (25.93%) DMVPN
2 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
2 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (25.93%) IOS XR
2 7 (25.93%) WLAN
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Redis
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) Riak
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 2 (7.41%) CouchDB
4 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) HBase
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) Grunt
4 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
5 3 (11.11%) JMeter
6 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 2 (7.41%) Xcode
7 1 (3.70%) Ant
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Node.js
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) Spring Boot
3 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 3 (11.11%) Kafka
4 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Grails
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (7.41%) TensorFlow
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) DataPower
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) CoreOS
3 1 (3.70%) VMS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.41%) Pattern Recognition
8 2 (7.41%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
9 1 (3.70%) Android Development
9 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
9 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Go
6 3 (11.11%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
7 2 (7.41%) Groovy
7 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CCNP
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) HDFS
3 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (25.93%) FortiGate
3 7 (25.93%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (25.93%) OPNET
4 5 (18.52%) Ansible
4 5 (18.52%) Nagios
4 5 (18.52%) Salt
5 4 (14.81%) Cobbler
5 4 (14.81%) ZABBIX
6 3 (11.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (3.70%) Graphite
7 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.70%) Opsview
7 1 (3.70%) SCCM
7 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
2 7 (25.93%) BMC
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) F5
2 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
2 7 (25.93%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Motorola
2 7 (25.93%) TippingPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Google
4 4 (14.81%) New Relic
4 4 (14.81%) Rackspace
4 4 (14.81%) SaltStack
5 2 (7.41%) Tealium
6 1 (3.70%) Aruba
6 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.70%) Imperva
6 1 (3.70%) Qualys