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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 119 141 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Splunk 17 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.30% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 0.74% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £256
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +51.21%
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
1160 1353 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.40% 40.88% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 809 869
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 85 73
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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
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 25 September 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 +15 10 - -
Bristol +4 4 £525 -8.69% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (40.00%) Windows
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SIEM
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Endace
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (16.00%) Compliance Management
6 4 (16.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 4 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
6 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (16.00%) Qualys
6 4 (16.00%) Use Case
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

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 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SMS
3 3 (12.00%) SMTP
3 3 (12.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Dashboard Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Development Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Security Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) EJB
1 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (4.00%) JDBC
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) OC4J
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.00%) Servlets
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) SIEM
2 5 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (16.00%) Coaching
3 4 (16.00%) Compliance Management
3 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 4 (16.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) People Management
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Endace
2 4 (16.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.00%) Nagios
2 4 (16.00%) RSA enVision
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
1 4 (16.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (16.00%) Qualys
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat