The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.00 - -
Splunk
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 150 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.93% 50.17% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 88 78
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
Splunk
South East

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) SSL
1 8 (80.00%) SNMP
1 8 (80.00%) Nagios
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
1 8 (80.00%) Cryptography
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
1 8 (80.00%) Grails
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Security
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
1 8 (80.00%) SoftLayer
1 8 (80.00%) Sumo Logic

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (80.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (80.00%) SoftLayer
1 8 (80.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SNMP
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) SSL
1 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (80.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Cryptography
1 8 (80.00%) PKI
1 8 (80.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Nagios
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix