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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 341 444 529
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +85
Contract jobs citing Splunk 267 151 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.70% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 120 25
Average daily rate £500 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £244 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £323 £425
% change year-on-year
+46.51% -24.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +85 164 £525 +16.66% 48
South East +60 58 £450 +50.00% 7
Yorkshire -39 18 £500 +42.85% 8
West Midlands -7 7 £450 +28.57%
South West +8 6 £328 - 1
East of England -1 6 £350 -12.50% 1
North West - 4 £510 -
North East -20 1 - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 200 (40.08%) Linux
2 173 (34.67%) Python
3 170 (34.07%) Puppet
4 146 (29.26%) DevOps
5 118 (23.65%) Finance
6 114 (22.85%) Windows
7 110 (22.04%) Java
8 102 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
9 98 (19.64%) SQL
10 97 (19.44%) Unix
11 90 (18.04%) Banking
12 89 (17.84%) Jenkins
13 86 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
13 86 (17.23%) Configuration Management
14 79 (15.83%) Firewall
15 75 (15.03%) Perl
16 74 (14.83%) Git (software)
17 71 (14.23%) ArcSight
18 67 (13.43%) Microsoft
19 64 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
20 59 (11.82%) Docker
21 58 (11.62%) Bash Shell
21 58 (11.62%) Web Services
22 55 (11.02%) JIRA
23 54 (10.82%) Information Security
23 54 (10.82%) SIEM
24 53 (10.62%) VMware
25 51 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
25 51 (10.22%) PowerShell
26 49 (9.82%) Ruby

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 45 (9.02%) Apache
2 41 (8.22%) OpenStack
3 34 (6.81%) Tomcat
4 24 (4.81%) Node.js
5 22 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.01%) JBoss
7 18 (3.61%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.61%) IIS
8 17 (3.41%) WebLogic
9 15 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (3.01%) nginx
10 11 (2.20%) Confluence
11 10 (2.00%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.80%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.40%) Jetty
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
15 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
15 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (4.41%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.80%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (20.44%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.80%) GitHub
5 9 (1.80%) PaaS
6 8 (1.60%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (1.00%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.60%) SaaS
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.40%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.83%) Firewall
2 47 (9.42%) DNS
3 36 (7.21%) LDAP
4 31 (6.21%) HTTP
5 29 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (5.21%) SSL
6 26 (5.21%) TCP/IP
7 22 (4.41%) Multicast
8 21 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (4.21%) VPN
9 18 (3.61%) Network Security
10 16 (3.21%) SMTP
11 15 (3.01%) SAN
12 13 (2.61%) Internet
13 12 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (2.20%) WAN
15 10 (2.00%) LAN
16 8 (1.60%) Wireless
17 7 (1.40%) SNMP
18 6 (1.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.22%) Big Data
2 39 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.21%) Hadoop
4 31 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 28 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.41%) MySQL
7 26 (5.21%) MongoDB
8 21 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.00%) KDB
10 9 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.80%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.40%) HBase
12 7 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 89 (17.84%) Jenkins
2 74 (14.83%) Git (software)
3 55 (11.02%) JIRA
4 33 (6.61%) Maven
5 31 (6.21%) Hudson
6 24 (4.81%) Ant
6 24 (4.81%) Subversion
7 13 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (2.40%) TeamCity
9 11 (2.20%) FishEye
9 11 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.00%) gulp
10 10 (2.00%) Vagrant
11 9 (1.80%) Metasploit
11 9 (1.80%) Selenium
12 8 (1.60%) Gerrit
13 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.40%) Gradle
14 6 (1.20%) Grunt
General
1 118 (23.65%) Finance
2 90 (18.04%) Banking
3 33 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.61%) Retail
5 14 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.00%) Front Office
7 9 (1.80%) Advertising
7 9 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
8 4 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (16.83%) Analyst
2 76 (15.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (10.62%) Linux Engineer
4 45 (9.02%) Security Analyst
5 38 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
5 38 (7.62%) Developer
5 38 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.61%) Administrator
6 28 (5.61%) SOC Analyst
7 27 (5.41%) Consultant
7 27 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 27 (5.41%) Splunk Engineer
8 25 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
9 22 (4.41%) Architect
9 22 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 19 (3.81%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.61%) Applications Support
11 18 (3.61%) Linux Support
12 17 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.41%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.62%) Web Services
2 32 (6.41%) Kafka
3 26 (5.21%) Regular Expression
4 25 (5.01%) ELK Stack
4 25 (5.01%) XML
5 22 (4.41%) .NET
5 22 (4.41%) HTML
6 21 (4.21%) Rendezvous
7 19 (3.81%) JSON
8 16 (3.21%) LAMP
9 13 (2.61%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (2.61%) MCollective
9 13 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (2.00%) Middleware
11 9 (1.80%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.80%) Spring
12 7 (1.40%) Browserify
12 7 (1.40%) COM+
12 7 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 25 (5.01%) Visualisation
5 24 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (3.61%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.80%) Fintech
9 9 (1.80%) PKI
10 8 (1.60%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (1.40%) iPad
11 7 (1.40%) User Experience
12 6 (1.20%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (1.00%) Clustering
13 5 (1.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 200 (40.08%) Linux
2 114 (22.85%) Windows
3 97 (19.44%) Unix
4 31 (6.21%) Solaris
5 26 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.81%) HPUX
7 23 (4.61%) AIX
8 21 (4.21%) VMS
9 19 (3.81%) Windows Server
10 15 (3.01%) CentOS
11 14 (2.81%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.40%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.80%) SUSE
17 2 (0.40%) Debian
17 2 (0.40%) Fedora
18 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (29.26%) DevOps
2 86 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (17.23%) Configuration Management
3 54 (10.82%) Information Security
3 54 (10.82%) SIEM
4 51 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (8.02%) Analytics
6 37 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
7 35 (7.01%) Security Operations
8 33 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (5.81%) Data Management
10 29 (5.81%) Open Source
11 28 (5.61%) Problem Management
11 28 (5.61%) Release Management
12 27 (5.41%) Change Management
12 27 (5.41%) Project Management
13 26 (5.21%) Service Management
13 26 (5.21%) Time Management
14 25 (5.01%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 173 (34.67%) Python
2 110 (22.04%) Java
3 98 (19.64%) SQL
4 75 (15.03%) Perl
5 58 (11.62%) Bash Shell
6 51 (10.22%) PowerShell
7 49 (9.82%) Ruby
8 38 (7.62%) C#
9 30 (6.01%) JavaScript
10 27 (5.41%) C++
11 20 (4.01%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.41%) PHP
13 9 (1.80%) Scala
14 7 (1.40%) C
15 6 (1.20%) Groovy
15 6 (1.20%) Korn
16 3 (0.60%) Tcl
16 3 (0.60%) VB
17 2 (0.40%) Clojure
17 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (5.21%) CISSP
1 26 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.81%) Degree
3 19 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.20%) MCSE
7 9 (1.80%) CCNA
7 9 (1.80%) GCIA
8 7 (1.40%) CCNP
9 6 (1.20%) CISM
10 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.00%) GSEC
10 5 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.80%) CCIE
11 4 (0.80%) GCFE
12 3 (0.60%) CFCE
12 3 (0.60%) CISMP
12 3 (0.60%) GCFA
12 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.21%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.40%) QA
4 5 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (11.82%) Docker
2 44 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.61%) qmail
4 13 (2.61%) Squid
5 10 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.60%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.40%) HDFS
7 7 (1.40%) iptables
8 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.80%) NFS
10 4 (0.80%) Snort
10 4 (0.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.60%) Xen
11 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 170 (34.07%) Puppet
2 64 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (9.82%) ITRS Geneos
4 48 (9.62%) Ansible
4 48 (9.62%) Nagios
5 40 (8.02%) QRadar
6 37 (7.41%) logstash
7 26 (5.21%) Ganglia
8 25 (5.01%) SCCM
9 24 (4.81%) Graphite
9 24 (4.81%) SCOM
10 21 (4.21%) ZABBIX
11 17 (3.41%) Cacti
12 16 (3.21%) Nessus
13 14 (2.81%) Kibana
13 14 (2.81%) Nmap
13 14 (2.81%) Opsview
14 13 (2.61%) collectd
15 11 (2.20%) Icinga
16 10 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 71 (14.23%) ArcSight
2 67 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 53 (10.62%) VMware
4 45 (9.02%) Oracle
5 43 (8.62%) Cisco
6 36 (7.21%) TIBCO
7 25 (5.01%) F5
8 24 (4.81%) HP
9 23 (4.61%) New Relic
9 23 (4.61%) SolarWinds
10 22 (4.41%) IBM
10 22 (4.41%) ION Trading
11 21 (4.21%) Red Hat
12 18 (3.61%) Dell
12 18 (3.61%) Intel Security
13 15 (3.01%) Atlassian
14 14 (2.81%) Cyber-Ark
14 14 (2.81%) EMC
15 13 (2.61%) DataSynapse
16 11 (2.20%) Tripwire
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