The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 89 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing Splunk 33 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 0.83% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £410 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +28.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £386 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £410 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +13.10%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1075 967 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.58% 43.54% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 509 444
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 77 65
Average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.67% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.37 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
West Yorkshire +21 33 £250 -39.02% 4
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (64.71%) CentOS
2 37 (54.41%) Python
2 37 (54.41%) Service Management
3 35 (51.47%) Workflow
4 34 (50.00%) Linux
5 32 (47.06%) Ubuntu
6 30 (44.12%) Puppet
7 26 (38.24%) Incident Management
8 25 (36.76%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (35.29%) Windows
10 20 (29.41%) VMware
10 20 (29.41%) SAN
10 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 19 (27.94%) Windows XP
12 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
12 18 (26.47%) VMware Server
13 17 (25.00%) NHS
14 16 (23.53%) Java
15 15 (22.06%) Oracle
15 15 (22.06%) LDAP
16 14 (20.59%) Nagios
16 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
17 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
18 9 (13.24%) UNIX
19 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
20 6 (8.82%) DevOps
20 6 (8.82%) ITIL
20 6 (8.82%) SQL

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.88%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) SAN
2 15 (22.06%) LDAP
3 3 (4.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Riak
4 2 (2.94%) Hypertable
4 2 (2.94%) Redis
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Linux Support
5 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Deployment Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) NHS
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) CentOS
2 34 (50.00%) Linux
3 32 (47.06%) Ubuntu
4 24 (35.29%) Windows
5 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (27.94%) Windows XP
7 9 (13.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Service Management
2 35 (51.47%) Workflow
3 26 (38.24%) Incident Management
4 14 (20.59%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.82%) DevOps
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.41%) QMS
8 2 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.47%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.47%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.47%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Python
2 16 (23.53%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby
4 2 (2.94%) VB
4 2 (2.94%) PHP
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (44.12%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) Nagios
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) VMware
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
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