The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / South West
Rank 122 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Splunk 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.24% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 0.57% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £543 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1052 1226 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.01% 41.69% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 806 728
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 97
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Wiltshire +6 9 £525 +61.53% 1
Bristol +10 5 £655 +19.09% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 14 (48.28%) Intel Security
2 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (41.38%) Reference Data
4 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
4 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Data Security
6 9 (31.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (31.03%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (27.59%) Endace
7 8 (27.59%) Security Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) SIEM
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
9 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 5 (17.24%) Nagios
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Firewall

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) SMS
3 3 (10.34%) SMTP
3 3 (10.34%) SNMP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) ATM
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.34%) HBase
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
1 9 (31.03%) SOC Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Reference Data
2 9 (31.03%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (31.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
4 4 (13.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
5 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (34.48%) Information Security
3 9 (31.03%) Data Security
4 8 (27.59%) Security Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) SIEM
6 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Data Enrichment
8 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) SANS
3 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) GCIA
3 1 (3.45%) GCIH
3 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (27.59%) Endace
3 5 (17.24%) Nagios
4 2 (6.90%) QRadar
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (3.45%) Nessus
5 1 (3.45%) Nexpose
5 1 (3.45%) Nmap
5 1 (3.45%) Opsview
5 1 (3.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Intel Security
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) ArcSight
4 3 (10.34%) Cloudera
4 3 (10.34%) MapR
4 3 (10.34%) Nuix
5 2 (6.90%) Qualys
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.45%) Mercator
6 1 (3.45%) NetWitness