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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / North West
Rank 100 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 39 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £510 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
1106 1593 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.13% 42.18% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 866 768
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 116 106
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +31 24 £525 +2.94% 1
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 51 (61.45%) Elastic Stack
2 48 (57.83%) Linux
2 48 (57.83%) Firewall
3 47 (56.63%) QRadar
4 44 (53.01%) LAN
4 44 (53.01%) WAN
5 43 (51.81%) Unix
6 42 (50.60%) CISSP
6 42 (50.60%) SANS
6 42 (50.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 41 (49.40%) Cybersecurity
7 41 (49.40%) TCP/IP
7 41 (49.40%) Windows
7 41 (49.40%) VoIP
7 41 (49.40%) SSCP
8 40 (48.19%) Apple
9 39 (46.99%) VPN
9 39 (46.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 39 (46.99%) Patch Management
10 36 (43.37%) LogRhythm
11 35 (42.17%) Network Monitoring
11 35 (42.17%) IBM
12 29 (34.94%) Case Management
13 26 (31.33%) Kibana
13 26 (31.33%) SIEM
14 25 (30.12%) logstash
15 22 (26.51%) Information Security
15 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
15 22 (26.51%) Cyber Attack
16 21 (25.30%) Open Source

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 (9.64%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.02%) Drupal
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Jetty
3 3 (3.61%) Mongrel
3 3 (3.61%) nginx
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.02%) GitHub
3 5 (6.02%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.61%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (57.83%) Firewall
2 44 (53.01%) LAN
2 44 (53.01%) WAN
3 41 (49.40%) TCP/IP
3 41 (49.40%) VoIP
4 39 (46.99%) VPN
5 11 (13.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (10.84%) Wireless
7 7 (8.43%) Network Security
8 5 (6.02%) SSL
9 3 (3.61%) DHCP
9 3 (3.61%) DNS
9 3 (3.61%) FTP
9 3 (3.61%) HTTP
9 3 (3.61%) IPsec
9 3 (3.61%) VLAN
10 2 (2.41%) SSH
11 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.20%) PuTTY
11 1 (1.20%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) Redis
2 8 (9.64%) Big Data
3 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.02%) JMeter
4 3 (3.61%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 23 (27.71%) Security Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) Consultant
4 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Security Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) Splunk Consultant
6 10 (12.05%) Security Specialist
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Security Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 4 (4.82%) Splunk Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Big Data Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Network Security Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Office 365 Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Senior Security Specialist
11 3 (3.61%) Splunk Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (61.45%) Elastic Stack
2 14 (16.87%) Web Services
3 13 (15.66%) RESTful
4 3 (3.61%) .NET
4 3 (3.61%) J2EE
4 3 (3.61%) Servlets
5 1 (1.20%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Cyber Attack
2 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.83%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Unix
3 41 (49.40%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) VMS
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Vulnerability Management
2 41 (49.40%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (46.99%) Patch Management
3 39 (46.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (42.17%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (34.94%) Case Management
6 26 (31.33%) SIEM
7 22 (26.51%) Information Security
8 21 (25.30%) Open Source
9 20 (24.10%) Security Operations
10 18 (21.69%) Security Monitoring
11 15 (18.07%) Analytics
12 12 (14.46%) Dashboard Development
12 12 (14.46%) Data Mapping
12 12 (14.46%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
13 11 (13.25%) DevOps
14 10 (12.05%) Visualisation
15 9 (10.84%) Data Analytics
16 8 (9.64%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) Python
2 4 (4.82%) Java
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) CISSP
1 42 (50.60%) SANS
2 41 (49.40%) SSCP
3 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Xen
3 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.41%) KVM
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 47 (56.63%) QRadar
2 26 (31.33%) Kibana
3 25 (30.12%) logstash
4 13 (15.66%) Puppet
5 9 (10.84%) Nmap
5 9 (10.84%) RSA enVision
6 8 (9.64%) Nessus
6 8 (9.64%) Nexpose
7 7 (8.43%) Ansible
7 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.61%) Nagios
9 2 (2.41%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (2.41%) Ganglia
9 2 (2.41%) Salt
10 1 (1.20%) Graphite
10 1 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Apple
2 36 (43.37%) LogRhythm
3 35 (42.17%) IBM
4 12 (14.46%) ArcSight
5 11 (13.25%) Qualys
6 9 (10.84%) Intel
6 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
6 9 (10.84%) NetWitness
7 8 (9.64%) Google
8 6 (7.23%) Snow
9 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.61%) AlienVault
11 3 (3.61%) Cisco
11 3 (3.61%) VMware
12 2 (2.41%) HP
12 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
13 1 (1.20%) AppDynamics
13 1 (1.20%) Oracle