The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 129 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.82% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1375 1342 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 49.74% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 637 456
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.88 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Splunk across the Berkshire region.

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Splunk also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Splunk.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) SUSE
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) CA
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Splunk also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Splunk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) BGP
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) IPsec
1 4 (50.00%) VLAN
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
1 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SUSE
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
1 4 (50.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (37.50%) logstash
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) CA
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
2 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire