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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 262 243 235
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Splunk 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.051% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.11% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -32.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4656 4642 4097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.27% 47.67% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2315 1989
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 268 325
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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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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
Hampshire -7 5 £325 -16.12% 4
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
Berkshire - - - - 8
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Regular Expression
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) Nagios
7 5 (23.81%) Service Management
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) Snort
8 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
8 4 (19.05%) VLAN
8 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) SUSE
8 4 (19.05%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (19.05%) Analytics

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) IPsec
3 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) VSAM
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) SUSE
4 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Management
1 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
3 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Use Case
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) EAI
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) GIAC
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) Snort
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
1 4 (19.05%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (14.29%) Hyperic
3 3 (14.29%) logstash
4 1 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) CA
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
5 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 3 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.76%) Remedy
7 1 (4.76%) BMC
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