The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 10 December 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 115 141 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Splunk 42 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 0.90% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £550 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +120.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1479 1672 1483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.07% 40.30% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 879 811
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 104
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +32 34 £450 - 1
Merseyside +3 9 £400 -
Cheshire +11 1 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 37 (60.66%) Firewall
2 35 (57.38%) ELK Stack
3 33 (54.10%) Linux
4 31 (50.82%) Windows
5 29 (47.54%) Unix
5 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (45.90%) QRadar
6 28 (45.90%) WAN
6 28 (45.90%) LAN
6 28 (45.90%) CISSP
7 27 (44.26%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (42.62%) SANS
8 26 (42.62%) VoIP
8 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
8 26 (42.62%) Apple
9 25 (40.98%) SSCP
9 25 (40.98%) VPN
9 25 (40.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 25 (40.98%) Patch Management
10 19 (31.15%) IBM
10 19 (31.15%) LogRhythm
10 19 (31.15%) Network Monitoring
10 19 (31.15%) SIEM
10 19 (31.15%) Case Management
11 17 (27.87%) Analytics
11 17 (27.87%) logstash
11 17 (27.87%) Kibana
11 17 (27.87%) Information Security
12 16 (26.23%) Cyber Attack
13 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) Drupal
2 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Jetty
3 1 (1.64%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) GitHub
2 7 (11.48%) Google Analytics
3 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (60.66%) Firewall
2 28 (45.90%) LAN
2 28 (45.90%) WAN
3 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
3 26 (42.62%) VoIP
4 25 (40.98%) VPN
5 9 (14.75%) Network Security
6 6 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (8.20%) Wireless
8 3 (4.92%) DNS
8 3 (4.92%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.28%) DMZ
10 1 (1.64%) DHCP
10 1 (1.64%) FTP
10 1 (1.64%) HTTP
10 1 (1.64%) IPsec
10 1 (1.64%) SCCP
10 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Redis
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.11%) JMeter
4 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Security Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Consultant
4 11 (18.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Support
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Drupal Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) CISSP Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) ELK Stack
2 8 (13.11%) RESTful
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) J2EE
4 1 (1.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 31 (50.82%) Windows
3 29 (47.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Management
2 27 (44.26%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (40.98%) Patch Management
3 25 (40.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (31.15%) Case Management
4 19 (31.15%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (31.15%) SIEM
5 17 (27.87%) Analytics
5 17 (27.87%) Information Security
6 11 (18.03%) Open Source
6 11 (18.03%) Security Operations
7 10 (16.39%) Configuration Management
8 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.75%) Data Analytics
8 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.56%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) CISSP
2 26 (42.62%) SANS
3 25 (40.98%) SSCP
4 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
4 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) CISM
6 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) CCNP
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CFCE
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) EnCE
7 1 (1.64%) GCFA
7 1 (1.64%) GCFE
7 1 (1.64%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) COBIT
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) KVM
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) QRadar
2 17 (27.87%) Kibana
2 17 (27.87%) logstash
3 12 (19.67%) Puppet
4 8 (13.11%) Ansible
4 8 (13.11%) Nessus
4 8 (13.11%) Nexpose
4 8 (13.11%) Nmap
4 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.20%) RSA enVision
6 3 (4.92%) EnCase
6 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.28%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.28%) Nagios
7 2 (3.28%) Salt
8 1 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Apple
2 19 (31.15%) IBM
2 19 (31.15%) LogRhythm
3 12 (19.67%) ArcSight
3 12 (19.67%) Intel Security
4 11 (18.03%) Qualys
5 9 (14.75%) Intel
5 9 (14.75%) NetWitness
6 8 (13.11%) Google
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco
8 3 (4.92%) Rapid7
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.28%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) VMware