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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 386 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.67% 51.40% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 172 184
Average daily rate £350 £370 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £240 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 11
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.89% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington - - - - 1
Splunk
North West

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (78.57%) Cyber-Ark
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Middleware
3 9 (64.29%) BladeLogic
4 8 (57.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (57.14%) Change Management
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (57.14%) TIBCO
4 8 (57.14%) Rendezvous
5 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
6 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Apache
8 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) GIS
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) QA
9 1 (7.14%) QlikView

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (57.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Middleware Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (35.71%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 8 (57.14%) Rendezvous
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cyber-Ark
2 8 (57.14%) TIBCO
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat