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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 393 461 492
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +31
Contract jobs citing Splunk 194 111 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 69 33
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -
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
22916 21957 20854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.98% 45.04% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13743 12638 11452
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 962 1161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.83 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +51 94 £450 +5.88% 24
Yorkshire -1 57 £300 +62.16% 8
South East -7 18 £450 +16.12% 24
East of England 0 11 £381 -4.68% 5
South West +6 5 £350 - 5
East Midlands - 4 £493 - 1
North East - 4 £263 - 1
North West -42 2 £350 -3.44% 8
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UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 146 (46.06%) Linux
2 111 (35.02%) Python
3 98 (30.91%) Java
4 83 (26.18%) SQL
5 79 (24.92%) Jenkins
6 77 (24.29%) Windows
6 77 (24.29%) Firewall
7 73 (23.03%) Oracle
7 73 (23.03%) DevOps
8 72 (22.71%) CentOS
9 68 (21.45%) ITIL
10 62 (19.56%) UNIX
11 58 (18.30%) Puppet
12 57 (17.98%) MongoDB
12 57 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 57 (17.98%) Git (software)
13 55 (17.35%) Finance
14 53 (16.72%) Tomcat
15 52 (16.40%) VMware
16 51 (16.09%) Cisco
16 51 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (16.09%) Graphite
17 49 (15.46%) Apache
18 48 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
19 47 (14.83%) SQL Server
20 43 (13.56%) Perl
20 43 (13.56%) Nagios
20 43 (13.56%) Ubuntu
20 43 (13.56%) Security Cleared
21 41 (12.93%) Bash Shell

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (16.72%) Tomcat
2 49 (15.46%) Apache
3 30 (9.46%) IIS
4 20 (6.31%) Node.js
5 11 (3.47%) Jetty
6 9 (2.84%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.84%) Confluence
6 9 (2.84%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.52%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.21%) JBoss
8 7 (2.21%) Mule
9 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.89%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.58%) nginx
11 4 (1.26%) Tornado
11 4 (1.26%) WildFly
11 4 (1.26%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.26%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 10 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.21%) MS Office
4 4 (1.26%) MS Project
4 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.26%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.58%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.29%) Firewall
2 35 (11.04%) LDAP
3 26 (8.20%) DNS
4 19 (5.99%) SSL
5 17 (5.36%) SAN
6 16 (5.05%) LAN
6 16 (5.05%) Internet
7 15 (4.73%) TCP/IP
8 14 (4.42%) DHCP
8 14 (4.42%) Network Security
9 13 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (4.10%) WAN
10 12 (3.79%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.47%) Wireshark
12 10 (3.15%) VPN
13 8 (2.52%) Multicast
14 7 (2.21%) HTTP
14 7 (2.21%) SNMP
15 6 (1.89%) BGP
15 6 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.98%) MongoDB
2 47 (14.83%) SQL Server
3 37 (11.67%) Hadoop
4 33 (10.41%) MySQL
5 29 (9.15%) NoSQL
6 27 (8.52%) CouchDB
7 22 (6.94%) Relational Database
8 19 (5.99%) Redis
9 16 (5.05%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.73%) Apache Hive
11 14 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (4.10%) Big Data
13 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (3.15%) HBase
15 9 (2.84%) Riak
16 8 (2.52%) RDBMS
16 8 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
18 5 (1.58%) QlikView
18 5 (1.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 79 (24.92%) Jenkins
2 57 (17.98%) Git (software)
3 39 (12.30%) Maven
4 34 (10.73%) JIRA
5 28 (8.83%) Subversion
6 25 (7.89%) Ant
7 20 (6.31%) Gradle
8 15 (4.73%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.73%) Mercurial
8 15 (4.73%) MSBuild
9 13 (4.10%) Hudson
9 13 (4.10%) JUnit
9 13 (4.10%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.52%) JMeter
10 8 (2.52%) HP UFT
10 8 (2.52%) PVCS
11 7 (2.21%) Selenium
11 7 (2.21%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.89%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.58%) Gerrit
General
1 55 (17.35%) Finance
2 11 (3.47%) Banking
3 7 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.58%) Retail
6 4 (1.26%) Games
6 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.26%) Advertising
7 3 (0.95%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (15.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (10.41%) Analyst
3 29 (9.15%) Consultant
4 26 (8.20%) Developer
5 23 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.31%) Architect
7 13 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (3.79%) Security Consultant
8 12 (3.79%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.79%) Splunk Consultant
9 11 (3.47%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.47%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Security Analyst
11 9 (2.84%) Test Manager
11 9 (2.84%) Security Manager
11 9 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.52%) Splunk Engineer
13 7 (2.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.73%) RabbitMQ
2 26 (8.20%) HTML
3 23 (7.26%) XML
3 23 (7.26%) Kafka
4 22 (6.94%) Web Services
5 20 (6.31%) .NET
6 19 (5.99%) Rendezvous
6 19 (5.99%) REST
7 18 (5.68%) JSON
7 18 (5.68%) CSS
8 15 (4.73%) Django
9 14 (4.42%) HTML5
10 13 (4.10%) Memcached
10 13 (4.10%) LAMP
11 10 (3.15%) jQuery
12 9 (2.84%) Apache Flex
12 9 (2.84%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.84%) Spring
12 9 (2.84%) SOAP
12 9 (2.84%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.42%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.10%) Smartcard
6 12 (3.79%) PKI
7 11 (3.47%) NHS
7 11 (3.47%) User Experience
8 8 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.89%) Statistics
9 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.58%) IVR
11 4 (1.26%) W3C
11 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.26%) Online Games
11 4 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 146 (46.06%) Linux
2 77 (24.29%) Windows
3 72 (22.71%) CentOS
4 62 (19.56%) UNIX
5 57 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (13.56%) Ubuntu
7 14 (4.42%) Solaris
8 9 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.95%) AIX
12 2 (0.63%) HPUX
13 1 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.03%) DevOps
2 68 (21.45%) ITIL
3 51 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (10.73%) Service Management
6 33 (10.41%) Workflow
7 32 (10.09%) Load Balancing
7 32 (10.09%) Open Source
8 31 (9.78%) SIEM
9 28 (8.83%) Incident Management
10 27 (8.52%) Release Management
10 27 (8.52%) Microservices
11 26 (8.20%) Analytics
12 24 (7.57%) Problem Management
13 23 (7.26%) Capacity Management
14 21 (6.62%) SDLC
14 21 (6.62%) Data Management
14 21 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.31%) Software Engineering
16 19 (5.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.02%) Python
2 98 (30.91%) Java
3 83 (26.18%) SQL
4 43 (13.56%) Perl
5 41 (12.93%) Bash Shell
6 31 (9.78%) Ruby
7 30 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 26 (8.20%) PowerShell
9 23 (7.26%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.68%) PHP
11 15 (4.73%) C++
12 9 (2.84%) R
13 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.21%) C#
15 6 (1.89%) C
15 6 (1.89%) Scala
16 5 (1.58%) VBScript
16 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.26%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 43 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.99%) Degree
4 15 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (4.42%) CISSP
6 5 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.26%) CCNA
7 4 (1.26%) ISEB
7 4 (1.26%) CISM
8 3 (0.95%) GIAC
8 3 (0.95%) CEH
8 3 (0.95%) GCIH
9 2 (0.63%) CCSE
9 2 (0.63%) CCNP
9 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 10 (3.15%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.95%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (9.78%) Docker
2 22 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.15%) vCloud
5 9 (2.84%) VMware Server
5 9 (2.84%) XenApp
6 8 (2.52%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.21%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.89%) vSphere
8 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.89%) HDFS
9 4 (1.26%) Squid
9 4 (1.26%) Firmware
9 4 (1.26%) Varnish
9 4 (1.26%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.95%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.63%) Snort
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.32%) Openswan
12 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 58 (18.30%) Puppet
2 51 (16.09%) Graphite
3 48 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (13.56%) Nagios
5 26 (8.20%) Salt
6 22 (6.94%) ITRS Geneos
6 22 (6.94%) Ansible
7 15 (4.73%) Opsview
7 15 (4.73%) BladeLogic
8 14 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (4.42%) Rundeck
9 12 (3.79%) logstash
10 11 (3.47%) ZABBIX
11 10 (3.15%) Nessus
11 10 (3.15%) Kibana
12 9 (2.84%) OpenView
12 9 (2.84%) Zenoss
13 7 (2.21%) SCOM
13 7 (2.21%) Graylog
13 7 (2.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 73 (23.03%) Oracle
2 52 (16.40%) VMware
3 51 (16.09%) Cisco
4 41 (12.93%) Red Hat
5 38 (11.99%) Microsoft
6 19 (5.99%) TIBCO
6 19 (5.99%) ArcSight
7 18 (5.68%) HP
8 16 (5.05%) Citrix
9 13 (4.10%) McAfee
10 12 (3.79%) CheckPoint
10 12 (3.79%) NetApp
10 12 (3.79%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.15%) Adobe
12 9 (2.84%) Sun
12 9 (2.84%) Riverbed
12 9 (2.84%) Tableau
12 9 (2.84%) Tealeaf
13 8 (2.52%) IBM
13 8 (2.52%) AppSense
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