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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 131 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Splunk 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.34% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 0.87% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +259.37%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1355 1260 1249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.43% 39.29% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 771 793
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 65
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.60 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 6 £325 -
Bristol +1 4 £525 -8.69% 1
Wiltshire -14 3 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (36.84%) SIEM
5 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
5 6 (31.58%) LogRhythm
5 6 (31.58%) Coaching
5 6 (31.58%) RSA enVision
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
7 4 (21.05%) Qualys
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 3 (15.79%) CISSP
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Snort
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) TestLink
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) Splunk Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Dashboard Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Development Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Security Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) EJB
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Java RMI
1 1 (5.26%) JDBC
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) OC4J
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.26%) Servlets
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SIEM
2 6 (31.58%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) CISSP
5 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
5 2 (10.53%) GCIA
5 2 (10.53%) GCIH
5 2 (10.53%) SANS
6 1 (5.26%) CISM
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) RSA enVision
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) ArcSight
1 6 (31.58%) LogRhythm
2 4 (21.05%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat