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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 57 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Splunk 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.23% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 0.47% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.64%
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
224 213 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.26% 49.53% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 152
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £45.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 - -
Splunk
East of England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (50.00%) Opsview
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) QRadar
2 2 (50.00%) EnCase
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) IntruShield

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IntruShield
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VisualVM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) COM+
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EnCase
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Opsview
1 2 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 2 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) VMware