The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 243 233 229
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Splunk 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.047% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.10% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.29% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Splunk across the South East region.

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 7 £263 - 1
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire -21 1 £475 +11.76% 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) IIS
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Apache
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
5 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 5 (26.32%) DB2
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) CA
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) Internet
5 5 (26.32%) BGP
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 5 (26.32%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (26.32%) NetScaler

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) Apache
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) BGP
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
3 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (26.32%) IPsec
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Redmine
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Regular Expression
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) COM+
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) VSAM
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) VLE
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (26.32%) SUSE
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) EAI
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) vSphere
1 5 (26.32%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (21.05%) Firmware
3 3 (15.79%) Snort
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (21.05%) Nagios
3 3 (15.79%) logstash
4 2 (10.53%) NetCrunch
5 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) CA
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) TippingPoint
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) Qualys