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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 138 138 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -31
Contract jobs citing Splunk 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.063% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.00 - -
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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
1387 1281 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.46% 40.51% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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 - 11 £325 - 3
Bristol - 1 £575 - 4
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Law
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Telnet
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) JDBC
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat