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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 120 136 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing Splunk 17 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.32% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.77% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £543 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1169 1304 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.57% 41.34% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 832 876
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 61 126
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Wiltshire +6 13 £563 +73.07%
Bristol +3 2 £560 +1.81% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Intel Security
3 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (37.14%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
5 12 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (28.57%) Linux
6 10 (28.57%) Information Security
6 10 (28.57%) SIEM
6 10 (28.57%) Security Architecture
7 9 (25.71%) Reference Data
7 9 (25.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Data Security
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
8 8 (22.86%) Endace
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (20.00%) Unix
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
11 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (14.29%) LogRhythm
11 5 (14.29%) Coaching
11 5 (14.29%) Network Security
11 5 (14.29%) Dashboard Development

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 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (8.57%) SMS
4 3 (8.57%) SMTP
4 3 (8.57%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) SOC Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Security Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Dashboard Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Development Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Security Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Security Architect
9 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (25.71%) Reference Data
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (28.57%) Information Security
2 10 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 10 (28.57%) SIEM
3 9 (25.71%) Data Security
4 5 (14.29%) Coaching
4 5 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (11.43%) Use Case
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Compliance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 1 (2.86%) Case Management
7 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Perl
1 4 (11.43%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) SANS
5 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) GCIA
5 1 (2.86%) GCIH
5 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Snort
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (22.86%) Endace
3 5 (14.29%) RSA enVision
4 4 (11.43%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) Nessus
5 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.86%) Nmap
5 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
4 5 (14.29%) LogRhythm
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Qualys
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Intel
6 1 (2.86%) Mercator
6 1 (2.86%) NetWitness