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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / North West
Rank 112 155 140
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Contract jobs citing Splunk 19 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1149 1619 1461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.87% 41.79% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 859 765
Median daily rate £398 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 89 110
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.88 £47.33 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
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 21 January 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 +32 12 £425 - 3
Cheshire - 5 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 36 (57.14%) ELK Stack
2 34 (53.97%) Linux
3 33 (52.38%) Firewall
4 28 (44.44%) LAN
4 28 (44.44%) Unix
4 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 28 (44.44%) WAN
4 28 (44.44%) QRadar
5 27 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (41.27%) SANS
6 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
6 26 (41.27%) CISSP
6 26 (41.27%) VoIP
6 26 (41.27%) Apple
7 25 (39.68%) SSCP
7 25 (39.68%) VPN
7 25 (39.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (39.68%) Cybersecurity
7 25 (39.68%) Patch Management
8 19 (30.16%) LogRhythm
8 19 (30.16%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (30.16%) Case Management
8 19 (30.16%) IBM
9 18 (28.57%) Kibana
9 18 (28.57%) logstash
10 17 (26.98%) Analytics
10 17 (26.98%) SIEM
11 16 (25.40%) Cyber Attack
11 16 (25.40%) Security Monitoring
12 14 (22.22%) Information Security

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 (12.70%) Drupal
1 8 (12.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Jetty
2 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.70%) Office 365
3 7 (11.11%) GitHub
3 7 (11.11%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (52.38%) Firewall
2 28 (44.44%) LAN
2 28 (44.44%) WAN
3 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
3 26 (41.27%) VoIP
4 25 (39.68%) VPN
5 6 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (9.52%) Network Security
6 5 (7.94%) Wireless
7 2 (3.17%) DNS
8 1 (1.59%) DHCP
8 1 (1.59%) DMZ
8 1 (1.59%) FTP
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) IPsec
8 1 (1.59%) SCCP
8 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Redis
2 4 (6.35%) Big Data
2 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.70%) JMeter
4 7 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Consultant
2 17 (26.98%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 8 (12.70%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Splunk Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Drupal Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Splunk Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Web Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) ELK Stack
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Unix
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 25 (39.68%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (39.68%) Patch Management
2 25 (39.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (30.16%) Case Management
3 19 (30.16%) Network Monitoring
4 17 (26.98%) Analytics
4 17 (26.98%) SIEM
5 16 (25.40%) Security Monitoring
6 14 (22.22%) Information Security
7 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
7 11 (17.46%) Open Source
7 11 (17.46%) Security Operations
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 9 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) BDD
9 8 (12.70%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (12.70%) Data Mapping
10 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) CISSP
1 26 (41.27%) SANS
2 25 (39.68%) SSCP
3 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CISM
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (44.44%) QRadar
2 18 (28.57%) Kibana
2 18 (28.57%) logstash
3 13 (20.63%) Puppet
4 9 (14.29%) Ansible
4 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (12.70%) Nessus
5 8 (12.70%) Nexpose
5 8 (12.70%) Nmap
6 5 (7.94%) RSA enVision
7 2 (3.17%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.17%) Nagios
7 2 (3.17%) Salt
8 1 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Apple
2 19 (30.16%) IBM
2 19 (30.16%) LogRhythm
3 10 (15.87%) Intel Security
4 9 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 9 (14.29%) Intel
4 9 (14.29%) NetWitness
4 9 (14.29%) Qualys
5 8 (12.70%) Google
6 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.17%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) VMware