The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 63 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 1.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 2.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £445
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 379 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.41% 50.33% 55.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 250
Average daily rate £320 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Splunk
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Splunk
North West

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Cyber-Ark
2 10 (62.50%) Middleware
2 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) BladeLogic
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) TIBCO
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 8 (50.00%) Change Management
4 8 (50.00%) Rendezvous
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) GIS
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security
10 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
10 1 (6.25%) Management Information System

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Middleware Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Communications Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (25.00%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) GIS Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Middleware
2 8 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cyber-Ark
2 9 (56.25%) TIBCO
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Tumbleweed