The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 451 466 488
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Contract jobs citing Splunk 142 102 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.21% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 62 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £16.75 -
% change year-on-year
+55.22% -
Splunk
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in England

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in England

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in England

Splunk
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the England region.

Splunk Hourly Rate Trend in England

Splunk
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Splunk Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
London +48 69 £488 - 26
Yorkshire -10 45 £270 +45.94% 4
South East +3 10 £438 +12.90% 8
East of England +3 9 £382 -1.54% 1
South West - 3 £650 -
East Midlands - 3 £500 - 5
North West -42 2 - - 2
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 137 (48.75%) Linux
2 103 (36.65%) Python
3 87 (30.96%) Firewall
4 86 (30.60%) Java
4 86 (30.60%) SQL
5 82 (29.18%) Oracle
6 73 (25.98%) Windows
7 66 (23.49%) ITIL
8 64 (22.78%) Finance
9 62 (22.06%) Jenkins
10 60 (21.35%) CentOS
11 59 (21.00%) DevOps
12 53 (18.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 52 (18.51%) Git (software)
14 51 (18.15%) UNIX
14 51 (18.15%) Cisco
15 50 (17.79%) Apache
16 49 (17.44%) Puppet
16 49 (17.44%) MongoDB
17 47 (16.73%) Graphite
18 46 (16.37%) SQL Server
19 44 (15.66%) Red Hat
19 44 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
20 43 (15.30%) Nagios
21 42 (14.95%) Perl
21 42 (14.95%) Tomcat
21 42 (14.95%) VMware
21 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (14.59%) Security Cleared

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (17.79%) Apache
2 42 (14.95%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.32%) IIS
4 14 (4.98%) Node.js
5 11 (3.91%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.20%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.20%) Confluence
7 7 (2.49%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.49%) JBoss
7 7 (2.49%) Jetty
8 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.14%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.78%) nginx
10 4 (1.42%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (1.42%) Mule
10 4 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.42%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.42%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Office
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.42%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.78%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Datadog
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 87 (30.96%) Firewall
2 27 (9.61%) LDAP
3 24 (8.54%) LAN
4 20 (7.12%) DNS
5 18 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (6.41%) SSL
6 16 (5.69%) SAN
7 15 (5.34%) Internet
7 15 (5.34%) Network Security
8 14 (4.98%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.98%) Multicast
9 13 (4.63%) VPN
10 12 (4.27%) BGP
10 12 (4.27%) WAN
11 11 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.91%) DHCP
11 11 (3.91%) Wireless
11 11 (3.91%) MPLS
12 10 (3.56%) EIGRP
13 9 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.44%) MongoDB
2 46 (16.37%) SQL Server
3 34 (12.10%) Hadoop
4 29 (10.32%) NoSQL
5 28 (9.96%) MySQL
6 27 (9.61%) CouchDB
7 19 (6.76%) Oracle Database
8 16 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (5.69%) Relational Database
9 15 (5.34%) Apache Hive
10 14 (4.98%) Redis
10 14 (4.98%) Big Data
11 13 (4.63%) Riak
12 12 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (3.56%) HBase
15 9 (3.20%) Hypertable
16 8 (2.85%) Oracle OWB
17 5 (1.78%) RDBMS
17 5 (1.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 62 (22.06%) Jenkins
2 52 (18.51%) Git (software)
3 32 (11.39%) Maven
4 27 (9.61%) JIRA
4 27 (9.61%) Subversion
5 22 (7.83%) Ant
6 20 (7.12%) Gradle
7 15 (5.34%) MSBuild
7 15 (5.34%) Mercurial
7 15 (5.34%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.91%) JUnit
9 10 (3.56%) Fiddler
9 10 (3.56%) PVCS
10 9 (3.20%) JMeter
11 7 (2.49%) Selenium
12 6 (2.14%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.78%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.78%) Hudson
13 5 (1.78%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.78%) Mocha
General
1 64 (22.78%) Finance
2 20 (7.12%) Banking
3 13 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.14%) Games
6 5 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
8 3 (1.07%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (14.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (11.39%) Analyst
3 23 (8.19%) Consultant
3 23 (8.19%) Architect
4 20 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (6.05%) Developer
6 12 (4.27%) Security Engineer
7 10 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (3.56%) Network Engineer
7 10 (3.56%) Security Analyst
8 9 (3.20%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (3.20%) Security Architect
9 8 (2.85%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.85%) Technical Support
9 8 (2.85%) Support Engineer
9 8 (2.85%) Security Consultant
9 8 (2.85%) Splunk Consultant
10 7 (2.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (2.49%) Administrator
10 7 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.25%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (7.83%) .NET
3 21 (7.47%) HTML
4 19 (6.76%) Rendezvous
5 18 (6.41%) Web Services
5 18 (6.41%) Kafka
6 16 (5.69%) Django
6 16 (5.69%) CSS
6 16 (5.69%) XML
7 13 (4.63%) JSON
8 12 (4.27%) REST
9 10 (3.56%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.20%) J2EE
10 9 (3.20%) jQuery
10 9 (3.20%) Memcached
11 8 (2.85%) Apache Flex
11 8 (2.85%) SOAP
12 7 (2.49%) Regular Expression
12 7 (2.49%) LAMP
12 7 (2.49%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.98%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.63%) Smartcard
5 13 (4.63%) PKI
6 9 (3.20%) Physics
7 8 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.85%) NHS
7 8 (2.85%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.14%) Statistics
8 6 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.78%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.42%) Online Games
10 4 (1.42%) W3C
11 3 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.07%) User Experience
11 3 (1.07%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 137 (48.75%) Linux
2 73 (25.98%) Windows
3 60 (21.35%) CentOS
4 53 (18.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (18.15%) UNIX
6 38 (13.52%) Ubuntu
7 15 (5.34%) Solaris
8 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.49%) ITIL
2 59 (21.00%) DevOps
3 44 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (13.88%) Load Balancing
5 38 (13.52%) SIEM
6 30 (10.68%) Incident Management
7 29 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.96%) Open Source
9 27 (9.61%) Problem Management
9 27 (9.61%) Service Management
9 27 (9.61%) Workflow
10 25 (8.90%) Release Management
11 24 (8.54%) Analytics
12 23 (8.19%) Capacity Management
13 21 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.12%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (6.76%) SDLC
15 19 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.65%) Python
2 86 (30.60%) Java
2 86 (30.60%) SQL
3 42 (14.95%) Perl
4 36 (12.81%) Bash Shell
5 25 (8.90%) Ruby
6 22 (7.83%) Shell Script
7 21 (7.47%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.76%) PowerShell
9 18 (6.41%) PHP
10 16 (5.69%) C++
11 11 (3.91%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.56%) C
12 10 (3.56%) C#
13 8 (2.85%) R
14 5 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.78%) Scala
15 4 (1.42%) Clojure
15 4 (1.42%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (14.59%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.19%) Degree
4 14 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.91%) CISSP
6 10 (3.56%) CCNA
6 10 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.49%) CCNP
8 5 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.07%) CISM
9 3 (1.07%) GIAC
9 3 (1.07%) GCIH
9 3 (1.07%) CEH
10 2 (0.71%) CCSE
10 2 (0.71%) ISEB
11 1 (0.36%) CISA
11 1 (0.36%) CCSA
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) PCI DSS
1 10 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.20%) QA
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (1.07%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.19%) Docker
3 17 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.27%) vCloud
5 8 (2.85%) XenApp
6 6 (2.14%) vSphere
6 6 (2.14%) HDFS
7 5 (1.78%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.78%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.42%) Varnish
8 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.42%) Squid
8 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.07%) Firmware
9 3 (1.07%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.07%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.71%) Snort
11 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.36%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 49 (17.44%) Puppet
2 47 (16.73%) Graphite
3 44 (15.66%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (15.30%) Nagios
5 22 (7.83%) ITRS Geneos
5 22 (7.83%) Salt
6 19 (6.76%) Ansible
7 15 (5.34%) BladeLogic
8 14 (4.98%) OpenView
9 13 (4.63%) ZABBIX
10 11 (3.91%) Kibana
10 11 (3.91%) logstash
10 11 (3.91%) Zenoss
11 10 (3.56%) Rundeck
12 9 (3.20%) Opsview
12 9 (3.20%) CFEngine
12 9 (3.20%) Nessus
13 8 (2.85%) Graylog
14 6 (2.14%) SCOM
14 6 (2.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 82 (29.18%) Oracle
2 51 (18.15%) Cisco
3 44 (15.66%) Red Hat
4 42 (14.95%) VMware
5 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (6.76%) TIBCO
7 18 (6.41%) SolarWinds
8 17 (6.05%) ArcSight
9 15 (5.34%) HP
10 14 (4.98%) Citrix
11 12 (4.27%) Juniper
11 12 (4.27%) F5
12 11 (3.91%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.56%) McAfee
13 10 (3.56%) NetApp
13 10 (3.56%) SaltStack
14 8 (2.85%) Qualys
14 8 (2.85%) Tableau
15 7 (2.49%) EMC
15 7 (2.49%) IBM
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Rate: From £370 to £390 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
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Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
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Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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