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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
England / South West
Rank 132 145 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Splunk 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.20% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £625 £328 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £473 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
1111 1201 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.97% 40.13% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 786 760
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 70 64
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol - 3 £750 - 4
Wiltshire -3 1 £500 +52.67%
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 13 (56.52%) Intel Security
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (52.17%) Reference Data
3 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
4 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (43.48%) Information Security
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Data Security
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (39.13%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (17.39%) Endace
9 3 (13.04%) Nuix
9 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.04%) SDLC
9 3 (13.04%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) ATM
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) HBase
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) SOC Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) ETL Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Reference Data
2 9 (39.13%) Cyber Defence
2 9 (39.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
4 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (43.48%) Information Security
3 9 (39.13%) Data Security
4 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Security Operations
5 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Enrichment
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Reference Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) SANS
3 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) GCIA
3 1 (4.35%) GCIH
3 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (17.39%) Endace
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) QRadar
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (4.35%) Nessus
4 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
4 1 (4.35%) Nmap
4 1 (4.35%) Opsview
4 1 (4.35%) RSA enVision
4 1 (4.35%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Intel Security
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
3 3 (13.04%) Cloudera
3 3 (13.04%) MapR
3 3 (13.04%) Nuix
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.35%) Mercator
5 1 (4.35%) NetWitness
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) Snow