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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 123 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Splunk 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.73% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
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£382 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.54% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year
+55.22% -
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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
1390 1376 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 48.15% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 685 443
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 125
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £41.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £329 -15.16% 1
Suffolk +9 3 £500 +122.22%
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) PKI
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) SIEM
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
7 3 (17.65%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Lumension
7 3 (17.65%) AlgoSec
7 3 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) IPsec
4 2 (11.76%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) IPv6
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.88%) IntruShield
5 1 (5.88%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) EDMS
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) StyleCop
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) SIEM
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Lumension
5 3 (17.65%) AlgoSec
5 3 (17.65%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Sophos
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
6 2 (11.76%) Altiris
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) NetIQ
6 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
6 2 (11.76%) Rapid7
6 2 (11.76%) Qualys
6 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds