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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 138 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Splunk 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.095% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £328 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £320 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1192 1266 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.22% 39.92% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 752 625
Average daily rate £360 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 55
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.03 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +2 6 £328 -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Ansible
3 7 (46.67%) Patch Management
3 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) iPad
3 7 (46.67%) Puppet
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Data Management
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) ELK Stack
4 6 (40.00%) Gerrit
4 6 (40.00%) Grunt
5 4 (26.67%) gulp
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) MQTT
1 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (40.00%) Gerrit
2 6 (40.00%) Grunt
3 4 (26.67%) gulp
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) UI Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Auditor
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Auditor
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) ELK Stack
2 3 (20.00%) React
3 1 (6.67%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) iPad
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
1 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) Data Management
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 7 (46.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
1 7 (46.67%) Python
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) logstash
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
1 2 (13.33%) BMC
1 2 (13.33%) CA
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware