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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 355 431 487
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +56
Contract jobs citing Splunk 289 214 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.94% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 128 71
Median daily rate £469 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £284 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +259.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +259.37%
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
22381 22783 22248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13945 13752 12569
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 986 1011
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 168 £500 +11.11% 28
North West +30 32 £452 +29.14% 3
South East +17 30 £493 +12.57% 2
Yorkshire -16 29 £350 +16.66% 3
South West +8 14 £525 +50.00% 4
East of England +20 10 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 2
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 232 (39.73%) Linux
2 210 (35.96%) DevOps
3 180 (30.82%) Python
4 179 (30.65%) Puppet
5 172 (29.45%) Java
6 160 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
7 141 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 134 (22.95%) Finance
9 129 (22.09%) Windows
10 120 (20.55%) Unix
11 111 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
12 110 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
13 107 (18.32%) Configuration Management
14 106 (18.15%) Ruby
15 105 (17.98%) Docker
16 104 (17.81%) Firewall
17 97 (16.61%) Git (software)
18 93 (15.92%) Ansible
19 91 (15.58%) Nagios
20 87 (14.90%) SQL
21 84 (14.38%) Microsoft
22 80 (13.70%) Active Directory
22 80 (13.70%) SIEM
23 76 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (12.50%) JIRA
25 70 (11.99%) Information Security
26 69 (11.82%) Perl
27 67 (11.47%) Open Source
28 65 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
29 62 (10.62%) PowerShell

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (8.73%) Apache
2 33 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.14%) OpenStack
4 27 (4.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 25 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (4.11%) Confluence
7 20 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.91%) IIS
9 16 (2.74%) Apache Pig
10 14 (2.40%) JBoss
11 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.51%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.34%) nginx
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) RMDS
2 2 (0.34%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (7.36%) PaaS
4 27 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (3.60%) GitHub
6 18 (3.08%) IaaS
7 15 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (2.05%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.86%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.86%) Trello
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.68%) SaaS
10 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.51%) Heroku
11 3 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.34%) Datadog
12 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 104 (17.81%) Firewall
2 62 (10.62%) DNS
3 41 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 36 (6.16%) VPN
5 34 (5.82%) Network Security
6 30 (5.14%) SAN
7 24 (4.11%) LAN
8 21 (3.60%) WAN
9 20 (3.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (3.25%) Internet
10 19 (3.25%) LDAP
11 18 (3.08%) HTTP
11 18 (3.08%) Wireshark
12 17 (2.91%) DMZ
13 16 (2.74%) SSL
14 14 (2.40%) tcpdump
15 13 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.23%) Wireless
16 11 (1.88%) BGP
17 8 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.14%) Big Data
3 28 (4.79%) Hadoop
4 25 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.77%) MySQL
6 18 (3.08%) Apache Hive
7 16 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.57%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.37%) DB2
11 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.03%) GIS
12 6 (1.03%) KDB
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
15 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.51%) QlikView
15 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 141 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 97 (16.61%) Git (software)
3 73 (12.50%) JIRA
4 59 (10.10%) Maven
5 38 (6.51%) Subversion
6 37 (6.34%) Ant
7 32 (5.48%) Hudson
7 32 (5.48%) TeamCity
8 31 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (3.08%) MSBuild
11 18 (3.08%) Vagrant
12 16 (2.74%) SonarQube
13 13 (2.23%) GoCD
14 11 (1.88%) Artifactory
14 11 (1.88%) Selenium
15 9 (1.54%) NuGet
16 7 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 134 (22.95%) Finance
2 61 (10.45%) Banking
3 38 (6.51%) Retail
4 21 (3.60%) Back Office
5 16 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.40%) Front Office
7 11 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.37%) Marketing
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 123 (21.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (13.87%) Analyst
3 79 (13.53%) Consultant
4 57 (9.76%) Developer
5 45 (7.71%) Architect
6 41 (7.02%) Splunk Consultant
7 39 (6.68%) Security Analyst
8 30 (5.14%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (5.14%) Splunk Engineer
9 28 (4.79%) Administrator
10 27 (4.62%) Security Consultant
11 24 (4.11%) Senior DevOps
12 23 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (3.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 22 (3.77%) Network Engineer
14 21 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 21 (3.60%) SOC Analyst
14 21 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.42%) Web Services
2 38 (6.51%) .NET
3 32 (5.48%) XML
4 30 (5.14%) Regular Expression
5 25 (4.28%) HTML
6 21 (3.60%) ELK Stack
7 17 (2.91%) LAMP
8 16 (2.74%) REST
9 15 (2.57%) Node.js
10 14 (2.40%) SOAP
11 12 (2.05%) CSS
11 12 (2.05%) JSON
12 11 (1.88%) HTML5
13 9 (1.54%) Spring
14 8 (1.37%) CSS3
14 8 (1.37%) Middleware
15 7 (1.20%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.20%) Apache Camel
15 7 (1.20%) RESTful
16 6 (1.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.25%) PKI
5 19 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (3.08%) Private Cloud
7 16 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.37%) Replication
10 7 (1.20%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.20%) Clustering
10 7 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.03%) NHS
11 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.86%) DataPower
12 5 (0.86%) Derivative
12 5 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 232 (39.73%) Linux
2 129 (22.09%) Windows
3 120 (20.55%) Unix
4 36 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 31 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.11%) CentOS
7 19 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.91%) Solaris
8 17 (2.91%) Ubuntu
8 17 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.74%) VMS
10 12 (2.05%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.37%) AIX
12 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.03%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.51%) Android
15 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.34%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (35.96%) DevOps
2 160 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (18.32%) Configuration Management
4 80 (13.70%) SIEM
5 76 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (11.99%) Information Security
7 67 (11.47%) Open Source
8 59 (10.10%) ITIL
9 48 (8.22%) Migration
10 38 (6.51%) Load Balancing
11 36 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 36 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (5.99%) Security Operations
13 33 (5.65%) E-Commerce
14 32 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (5.14%) High Availability
15 30 (5.14%) Incident Management
15 30 (5.14%) Service Management
15 30 (5.14%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 180 (30.82%) Python
2 172 (29.45%) Java
3 106 (18.15%) Ruby
4 87 (14.90%) SQL
5 69 (11.82%) Perl
6 62 (10.62%) PowerShell
7 58 (9.93%) Bash Shell
8 40 (6.85%) Shell Script
9 39 (6.68%) PHP
10 32 (5.48%) JavaScript
11 28 (4.79%) C#
12 17 (2.91%) C
13 15 (2.57%) C++
14 12 (2.05%) Groovy
15 11 (1.88%) Bourne shell
15 11 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.54%) Korn
17 7 (1.20%) Tcl
17 7 (1.20%) VB
18 5 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.88%) CISSP
3 44 (7.53%) Degree
3 44 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.60%) CISM
6 19 (3.25%) CCNP
7 18 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.40%) CCNA
9 13 (2.23%) GIAC
10 11 (1.88%) SANS
11 8 (1.37%) CCIE
11 8 (1.37%) SSCP
12 7 (1.20%) CCSE
12 7 (1.20%) CFCE
12 7 (1.20%) EnCE
12 7 (1.20%) GCFA
12 7 (1.20%) GCFE
12 7 (1.20%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.20%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.57%) COBIT
4 12 (2.05%) QA
5 8 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.86%) SLA
8 2 (0.34%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 105 (17.98%) Docker
2 80 (13.70%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (6.16%) vSphere
5 25 (4.28%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.74%) Snort
7 14 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (2.05%) Sendmail
9 11 (1.88%) iptables
10 10 (1.71%) Postfix
11 7 (1.20%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.20%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.86%) NFS
13 4 (0.68%) Varnish
14 3 (0.51%) Firmware
14 3 (0.51%) Squid
15 2 (0.34%) HDFS
15 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.34%) Samba
15 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 179 (30.65%) Puppet
2 111 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (15.92%) Ansible
4 91 (15.58%) Nagios
5 40 (6.85%) SCCM
6 31 (5.31%) Icinga
7 28 (4.79%) logstash
8 26 (4.45%) Terraform
9 22 (3.77%) QRadar
10 20 (3.42%) FreeIPA
11 19 (3.25%) Kubernetes
12 18 (3.08%) SCOM
13 17 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
14 16 (2.74%) Grafana
14 16 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
15 15 (2.57%) Graphite
15 15 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (2.57%) SELinux
16 14 (2.40%) Cobbler
17 13 (2.23%) EnCase
Vendors
1 84 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.27%) VMware
3 53 (9.08%) Oracle
4 52 (8.90%) ArcSight
5 50 (8.56%) Cisco
6 37 (6.34%) IBM
7 36 (6.16%) Intel Security
8 33 (5.65%) Red Hat
9 32 (5.48%) Qualys
10 31 (5.31%) AppDynamics
11 28 (4.79%) HP
12 27 (4.62%) CheckPoint
13 26 (4.45%) SolarWinds
13 26 (4.45%) Symantec
14 22 (3.77%) LogRhythm
15 19 (3.25%) Palo Alto
16 18 (3.08%) Tableau
17 17 (2.91%) New Relic
18 16 (2.74%) Dell
19 14 (2.40%) EMC
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