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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 450 486 500
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +14
Contract jobs citing Splunk 134 96 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 47 17
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£413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.82% -
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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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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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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 +39 65 £525 +16.66% 19
Yorkshire +10 46 £230 -49.31% 6
South East -3 9 £325 -16.12% 13
East of England +23 6 £513 +113.54% 3
South West - 5 £650 -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
North West -46 1 - - 3
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Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 140 (51.85%) Linux
2 110 (40.74%) Python
3 94 (34.81%) SQL
4 79 (29.26%) Windows
5 78 (28.89%) Java
6 76 (28.15%) Oracle
6 76 (28.15%) Firewall
7 65 (24.07%) CentOS
8 61 (22.59%) DevOps
9 53 (19.63%) Git (software)
9 53 (19.63%) ITIL
9 53 (19.63%) Apache
10 52 (19.26%) Cisco
10 52 (19.26%) Jenkins
11 49 (18.15%) Red Hat
12 48 (17.78%) Finance
12 48 (17.78%) Ubuntu
13 47 (17.41%) Puppet
13 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (17.41%) Nagios
13 47 (17.41%) Graphite
14 46 (17.04%) Opscode Chef
15 45 (16.67%) MongoDB
15 45 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (15.93%) Load Balancing
17 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
18 40 (14.81%) UNIX
19 37 (13.70%) Service Management
20 36 (13.33%) VMware
20 36 (13.33%) NoSQL

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (19.63%) Apache
2 30 (11.11%) IIS
3 25 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.07%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.59%) Apache Pig
7 7 (2.59%) Confluence
8 6 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.48%) Node.js
9 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.48%) SAS
10 3 (1.11%) JBoss
10 3 (1.11%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.37%) Jetty
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) ION MarketView
1 4 (1.48%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) Datadog
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.15%) Firewall
2 21 (7.78%) SAN
3 19 (7.04%) Network Security
3 19 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (6.67%) LAN
4 18 (6.67%) LDAP
5 16 (5.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (5.93%) BGP
6 14 (5.19%) Internet
6 14 (5.19%) Multicast
7 13 (4.81%) SSL
7 13 (4.81%) VPN
8 12 (4.44%) DNS
8 12 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.07%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.70%) EIGRP
10 10 (3.70%) MPLS
10 10 (3.70%) Wireless
11 9 (3.33%) IPsec
11 9 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 36 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 30 (11.11%) CouchDB
5 29 (10.74%) Hadoop
6 20 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (7.04%) MySQL
8 18 (6.67%) Big Data
9 17 (6.30%) Oracle Database
9 17 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (5.93%) Apache Hive
11 15 (5.56%) Hypertable
11 15 (5.56%) Riak
12 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
13 11 (4.07%) HBase
14 9 (3.33%) DB2
14 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (2.59%) Pentaho
16 6 (2.22%) Redis
17 5 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 53 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 52 (19.26%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.00%) Subversion
3 27 (10.00%) Maven
4 26 (9.63%) JIRA
5 20 (7.41%) Ant
6 17 (6.30%) Fiddler
7 15 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 13 (4.81%) Gradle
8 13 (4.81%) MSBuild
8 13 (4.81%) Mercurial
9 10 (3.70%) JUnit
10 8 (2.96%) JMeter
11 7 (2.59%) PVCS
12 6 (2.22%) QUnit
13 4 (1.48%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.11%) Selenium
14 3 (1.11%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.74%) StyleCop
General
1 48 (17.78%) Finance
2 21 (7.78%) Banking
3 13 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.70%) Games
5 8 (2.96%) Retail
6 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
7 2 (0.74%) Front Office
7 2 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (10.37%) Analyst
3 23 (8.52%) Consultant
3 23 (8.52%) Developer
4 18 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (6.67%) Architect
5 14 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (5.19%) Security Engineer
6 12 (4.44%) Network Engineer
7 10 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 9 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (2.96%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (2.96%) Administrator
9 8 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.59%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.59%) Technical Support
11 6 (2.22%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.15%) .NET
2 20 (7.41%) XML
3 18 (6.67%) HTML
4 17 (6.30%) Web Services
4 17 (6.30%) Rendezvous
5 16 (5.93%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (5.19%) Django
6 14 (5.19%) Kafka
7 12 (4.44%) Regular Expression
7 12 (4.44%) CSS
8 11 (4.07%) REST
9 10 (3.70%) JSON
9 10 (3.70%) jQuery
9 10 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.33%) J2EE
11 7 (2.59%) Apache Camel
11 7 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (2.59%) SOAP
12 6 (2.22%) Mustache
12 6 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.78%) Open Source
3 14 (5.19%) Smartcard
4 12 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 11 (4.07%) PKI
6 10 (3.70%) NHS
6 10 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.33%) Physics
8 8 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.22%) Statistics
11 4 (1.48%) Online Games
11 4 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.74%) Ontologies
13 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 140 (51.85%) Linux
2 79 (29.26%) Windows
3 65 (24.07%) CentOS
4 48 (17.78%) Ubuntu
5 45 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (14.81%) UNIX
7 14 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (5.19%) Solaris
8 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (2.22%) AIX
10 6 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.22%) SUSE
11 4 (1.48%) Debian
12 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.37%) Fedora
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.59%) DevOps
2 53 (19.63%) ITIL
3 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (15.93%) Load Balancing
5 37 (13.70%) Service Management
6 34 (12.59%) SIEM
7 31 (11.48%) Incident Management
7 31 (11.48%) Workflow
8 25 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 25 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.89%) Analytics
9 24 (8.89%) Problem Management
10 23 (8.52%) Release Management
11 22 (8.15%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.04%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (7.04%) Capacity Management
13 18 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.30%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (5.93%) Network Management
16 13 (4.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 110 (40.74%) Python
2 94 (34.81%) SQL
3 78 (28.89%) Java
4 33 (12.22%) Bash Shell
5 31 (11.48%) Perl
6 28 (10.37%) Ruby
7 26 (9.63%) PHP
8 18 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 16 (5.93%) C
11 15 (5.56%) C#
12 14 (5.19%) C++
13 11 (4.07%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.22%) R
16 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.48%) Clojure
17 4 (1.48%) MATLAB
18 3 (1.11%) VBScript
18 3 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.81%) Degree
4 11 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.70%) CCNA
5 10 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.59%) CCNP
7 6 (2.22%) CISSP
8 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) GIAC
10 2 (0.74%) ISEB
11 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.59%) QA
3 6 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.81%) Docker
3 10 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.70%) vCloud
4 9 (3.33%) vSphere
5 8 (2.96%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.59%) Firmware
7 6 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (1.85%) HDFS
8 5 (1.85%) Snort
9 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.48%) XenApp
10 3 (1.11%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.37%) iptables
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.37%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 47 (17.41%) Puppet
1 47 (17.41%) Nagios
1 47 (17.41%) Graphite
2 46 (17.04%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 18 (6.67%) Ansible
5 15 (5.56%) CFEngine
6 14 (5.19%) Salt
7 13 (4.81%) BladeLogic
8 12 (4.44%) ZABBIX
8 12 (4.44%) Zenoss
9 11 (4.07%) Nessus
9 11 (4.07%) OpenView
10 9 (3.33%) Kibana
10 9 (3.33%) Graylog
11 6 (2.22%) SCOM
11 6 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (2.22%) OpenIDM
11 6 (2.22%) logstash
12 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 76 (28.15%) Oracle
2 52 (19.26%) Cisco
3 49 (18.15%) Red Hat
4 36 (13.33%) VMware
5 28 (10.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (6.30%) SaltStack
6 17 (6.30%) TIBCO
6 17 (6.30%) SolarWinds
7 16 (5.93%) Citrix
8 13 (4.81%) CheckPoint
8 13 (4.81%) ArcSight
9 12 (4.44%) IBM
9 12 (4.44%) HP
10 11 (4.07%) Juniper
10 11 (4.07%) Qualys
11 10 (3.70%) F5
11 10 (3.70%) McAfee
11 10 (3.70%) Perforce
12 9 (3.33%) NetApp
13 6 (2.22%) Tableau
Basingstoke, Hampshire
2Source Talent
Rate: From £370 to £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago