The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Splunk 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £320 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Splunk
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
379 369 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.52% 48.11% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 190 155
Average daily rate £425 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £273 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Splunk
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Data Enrichment
2 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Data Enrichment
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python