The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 139 120 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Splunk 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.33% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.72% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£435 £431 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +121.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £463
% change year-on-year
-26.82% -11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Splunk
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1415 1114 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.85% 46.11% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 517 657
Average daily rate £343 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 147 135
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.70 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
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Essex - 2 £525 -
Norfolk - - - -
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England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (59.09%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) IIS
3 9 (40.91%) Python
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 6 (27.27%) Django
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) SCOM
6 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
6 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 6 (27.27%) SVG
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) D3.js
6 6 (27.27%) Big Data
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) McAfee
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (40.91%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) GlassFish
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.09%) IntruShield
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
4 2 (9.09%) OSPF
4 2 (9.09%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Extranet
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) VisualVM
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Python/Django Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Web Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) SVG
2 6 (27.27%) Django
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) D3.js
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
2 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.64%) Opsview
3 2 (9.09%) Nessus
4 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (4.55%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Tripwire
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) McAfee
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) webMethods
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) NetIQ
5 2 (9.09%) CommVault
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.09%) Qualys
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
5 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.09%) Rapid7