The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £344
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Splunk
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
260 284 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 48.96% 51.26% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 117 108
Average daily rate £425 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £125 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Splunk
East of England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Nessus
2 3 (50.00%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 3 (50.00%) Opsview
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) IntruShield
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Extranet
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Web Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nessus
1 3 (50.00%) Opsview
2 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods
1 3 (50.00%) NetIQ
1 3 (50.00%) Qualys
1 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec