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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Splunk 28 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1410 1110 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.69% 45.31% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 508 684
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 92 78
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.59% +8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.06 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Splunk
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 14 £350 - 1
Manchester - 8 £375 - 1
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (75.00%) UNIX
2 16 (57.14%) Banking
3 14 (50.00%) ITIL
4 13 (46.43%) Cyber-Ark
5 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 12 (42.86%) Finance
6 11 (39.29%) Middleware
7 10 (35.71%) TIBCO
7 10 (35.71%) BladeLogic
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) Perl
9 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (28.57%) Rendezvous
9 8 (28.57%) Change Management
9 8 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
10 7 (25.00%) QlikView
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
11 6 (21.43%) MS Project
11 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
11 6 (21.43%) QA
12 5 (17.86%) Regular Expression
12 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
12 5 (17.86%) IBM
12 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (14.29%) Management Information System

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 6 (21.43%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) QlikView
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (57.14%) Banking
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Middleware Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Communications Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Project Leader
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Middleware
2 8 (28.57%) Rendezvous
3 5 (17.86%) Regular Expression
3 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) UNIX
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (28.57%) Change Management
4 7 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Cyber-Ark
2 10 (35.71%) TIBCO
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
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