The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -21.33%
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%
Splunk
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
394 386 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.10% 47.77% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 249 165
Average daily rate £370 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 14
Average hourly rate £11.80 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £26.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto