The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / Yorkshire
Rank 101 113 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 25 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.02% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 2.52% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 19
Median daily rate £425 £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +104.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £531 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -5.26% +46.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 773 1150 1145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.31% 40.51% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 735 704
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 57
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in Yorkshire

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in Yorkshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
West Yorkshire +17 19 £425 +1.19% 4
South Yorkshire -10 4 £420 -9.18% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £725 - 1
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 46 (52.27%) DevOps
2 44 (50.00%) Linux
3 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 32 (36.36%) Python
4 32 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (35.23%) CSS
5 31 (35.23%) HTML
6 28 (31.82%) Java
7 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 23 (26.14%) DNS
9 23 (26.14%) Docker
10 22 (25.00%) Windows
11 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (22.73%) Ubuntu
12 19 (21.59%) Redis
12 19 (21.59%) IBM
13 18 (20.45%) SMTP
13 18 (20.45%) XML
13 18 (20.45%) PHP
13 18 (20.45%) Nagios
13 18 (20.45%) Puppet
14 17 (19.32%) LDAP
14 17 (19.32%) SNMP
14 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
15 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
15 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (17.05%) Apache
17 13 (14.77%) Mainframe

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (17.05%) Apache
2 12 (13.64%) CICS
3 9 (10.23%) Confluence
4 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.55%) Mule
8 3 (3.41%) nginx
9 2 (2.27%) IIS
9 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.14%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.36%) IaaS
4 8 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (9.09%) Loggly
4 8 (9.09%) Sumo Logic
5 7 (7.95%) PaaS
6 4 (4.55%) GitHub
7 2 (2.27%) SaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) DNS
2 18 (20.45%) SMTP
3 17 (19.32%) LDAP
3 17 (19.32%) SNMP
3 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (7.95%) Firewall
6 6 (6.82%) HTTP
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (5.68%) Internet
8 4 (4.55%) BGP
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.55%) DMVPN
8 4 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 4 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (4.55%) IOS XR
8 4 (4.55%) WLAN
9 3 (3.41%) SAN
10 1 (1.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Redis
2 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.36%) Riak
5 8 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (9.09%) DB2
5 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.95%) MySQL
7 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.68%) HBase
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.55%) Big Data
10 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
12 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 10 (11.36%) JIRA
5 9 (10.23%) JMeter
5 9 (10.23%) Maven
6 8 (9.09%) Grunt
7 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.68%) Selenium
8 5 (5.68%) Xcode
9 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.14%) Ant
10 1 (1.14%) Hudson
10 1 (1.14%) JBehave
10 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Architect
2 14 (15.91%) Developer
3 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 6 (6.82%) Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Hardware Specialist
5 6 (6.82%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (5.68%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) DevOps Specialist
6 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Splunk Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.55%) z/OS Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) CSS
1 31 (35.23%) HTML
2 18 (20.45%) XML
3 13 (14.77%) CSS3
3 13 (14.77%) HTML5
3 13 (14.77%) Spring Boot
4 12 (13.64%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (12.50%) Spring
6 10 (11.36%) Node.js
7 9 (10.23%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.09%) jQuery
8 8 (9.09%) Middleware
9 6 (6.82%) LAMP
9 6 (6.82%) Web Services
10 5 (5.68%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (5.68%) TensorFlow
10 5 (5.68%) Velocity
11 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (3.41%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Mainframe
2 12 (13.64%) iPad
3 9 (10.23%) NHS
4 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.68%) Replication
7 4 (4.55%) DataPower
8 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.41%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (3.41%) Online Banking
9 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Windows
3 20 (22.73%) Ubuntu
3 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) zOS
5 7 (7.95%) Android
5 7 (7.95%) CentOS
6 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.68%) CoreOS
8 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.14%) AIX
11 1 (1.14%) HPUX
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.27%) DevOps
2 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
4 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 12 (13.64%) Functional Testing
4 12 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 12 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (12.50%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.95%) Open Source
8 7 (7.95%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.82%) BDD
9 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.82%) SIEM
9 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.68%) Migration
10 5 (5.68%) Pattern Recognition
10 5 (5.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 32 (36.36%) Python
3 28 (31.82%) Java
4 18 (20.45%) PHP
5 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.82%) Ruby
7 5 (5.68%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.55%) C#
8 4 (4.55%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) Go
8 4 (4.55%) Scala
8 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.55%) CCNP
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (26.14%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) HDFS
2 5 (5.68%) VirtualBox
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) Nagios
1 18 (20.45%) Puppet
2 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (14.77%) CA Service Virtualization
3 13 (14.77%) OMEGAMON
4 10 (11.36%) Ansible
5 9 (10.23%) CA Endevor
5 9 (10.23%) Salt
6 8 (9.09%) ZABBIX
7 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (4.55%) FortiGate
8 4 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (4.55%) OPNET
9 3 (3.41%) Cobbler
9 3 (3.41%) Grafana
9 3 (3.41%) SCOM
10 1 (1.14%) Graphite
10 1 (1.14%) Opsview
10 1 (1.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) IBM
2 13 (14.77%) CA
2 13 (14.77%) New Relic
2 13 (14.77%) Syncsort
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.23%) MuleSoft
5 8 (9.09%) Google
5 8 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 8 (9.09%) SaltStack
5 8 (9.09%) VMware
6 6 (6.82%) AppDynamics
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco
7 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.68%) Tealium
8 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.55%) BMC
8 4 (4.55%) F5
8 4 (4.55%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Motorola