The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 123 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £360 £445
% change year-on-year
-34.72% -19.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1304 1211 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.99% 46.12% 49.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 519 744
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 93 113
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +19.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Manchester - 4 £250 -
Cheshire -9 2 £350 +13.63%
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (69.23%) UNIX
2 25 (64.10%) Banking
3 20 (51.28%) Cyber-Ark
4 19 (48.72%) Finance
5 17 (43.59%) Middleware
6 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
7 15 (38.46%) ITIL
7 15 (38.46%) BladeLogic
8 13 (33.33%) Information Security
9 11 (28.21%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
10 10 (25.64%) Perl
11 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 8 (20.51%) Change Management
12 8 (20.51%) Rendezvous
12 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (20.51%) TIBCO EMS
12 8 (20.51%) Tumbleweed
13 7 (17.95%) QlikView
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
14 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
14 6 (15.38%) MS Project
14 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
14 6 (15.38%) QA
14 6 (15.38%) Regular Expression
15 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
15 5 (12.82%) WebLogic

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (20.51%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 6 (15.38%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) QlikView
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (64.10%) Banking
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Administrator
3 9 (23.08%) Middleware Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.82%) Middleware Specialist
6 5 (12.82%) Communications Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.26%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Security Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Middleware Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Information Security Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) UNIX Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Middleware
2 8 (20.51%) Rendezvous
3 6 (15.38%) Regular Expression
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) UNIX
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Perl
2 9 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Cyber-Ark
2 16 (41.03%) TIBCO
3 8 (20.51%) Tumbleweed
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee