The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 76 82 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing Splunk 21 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.31% 0.68% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 1.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 1
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£225 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
-34.41% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Splunk
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
686 620 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.88% 42.35% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 329 327
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 32
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.06 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Splunk across the West Yorkshire region.

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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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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
Leeds +11 21 £225 -45.12% 5
Splunk
Yorkshire

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 43 (78.18%) CentOS
2 36 (65.45%) Service Management
3 34 (61.82%) Python
4 33 (60.00%) Workflow
5 30 (54.55%) Ubuntu
6 29 (52.73%) Linux
7 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
8 22 (40.00%) Windows
9 20 (36.36%) Puppet
10 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (30.91%) VMware
11 17 (30.91%) NHS
11 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (30.91%) SAN
12 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
12 16 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
13 15 (27.27%) VMware Server
14 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
15 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
16 11 (20.00%) Nagios
17 9 (16.36%) UNIX
18 8 (14.55%) Java
19 7 (12.73%) ITIL
19 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
20 6 (10.91%) LDAP
20 6 (10.91%) Oracle
20 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
20 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
21 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (7.27%) nginx
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
2 6 (10.91%) LDAP
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Riak
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Support
5 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Support
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) NHS
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) CentOS
2 30 (54.55%) Ubuntu
3 29 (52.73%) Linux
4 22 (40.00%) Windows
5 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (29.09%) Windows XP
8 9 (16.36%) UNIX
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Service Management
2 33 (60.00%) Workflow
3 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.27%) QMS
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.82%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.82%) DevOps
9 1 (1.82%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Python
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) VB
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 11 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
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