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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 115 146 113
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -33
Contract jobs citing Splunk 43 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.054% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.55% 0.12% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 17
Median daily rate £452 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +23.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%
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
1689 1692 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.10% 45.52% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 859 648
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 108 90
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 28 £500 -
Merseyside +2 6 £500 +42.85%
Cheshire - 6 £452 -
Lancashire - 3 £413 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Finance
3 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.17%) SIEM
4 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
4 16 (34.04%) Symantec
4 16 (34.04%) Intel Security
5 15 (31.91%) Unix
5 15 (31.91%) PKI
5 15 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (31.91%) Network Security
6 13 (27.66%) PCI DSS
6 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (27.66%) Threat Management
6 13 (27.66%) CISM
6 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (27.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (27.66%) CISSP
7 11 (23.40%) COBIT
8 10 (21.28%) Information Security
9 9 (19.15%) Change Management
9 9 (19.15%) Firewall
9 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
10 8 (17.02%) Banking
10 8 (17.02%) DevOps
11 6 (12.77%) Rapid7
11 6 (12.77%) Dashboard Development
11 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (12.77%) Wireshark

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 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Network Security
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) tcpdump
3 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) ICMP
7 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) GoCD
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Security Consultant
2 13 (27.66%) Splunk Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Incident Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Security Management Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Security Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Data Centre
2 15 (31.91%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) SIEM
2 15 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (27.66%) Threat Management
3 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (21.28%) Information Security
5 9 (19.15%) Change Management
5 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 6 (12.77%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (12.77%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.38%) Validation
10 2 (4.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Python
1 4 (8.51%) Ruby
2 3 (6.38%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) CISM
1 13 (27.66%) CISSP
2 4 (8.51%) CFCE
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) EnCE
2 4 (8.51%) GCFA
2 4 (8.51%) GCFE
2 4 (8.51%) GIAC
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (27.66%) PCI DSS
2 11 (23.40%) COBIT
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (12.77%) EnCase
3 3 (6.38%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Packer
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Intel Security
1 16 (34.04%) Symantec
2 6 (12.77%) ArcSight
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Qualys
2 6 (12.77%) Rapid7
3 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) F5