The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 497 477 561
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +84
Contract jobs citing Splunk 93 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.060% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.13% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 9
Average daily rate £388 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Splunk
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 28 £463 +8.82% 17
North West - 28 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -7 19 £454 +13.43% 5
South East -9 5 £388 -32.60% 2
East of England -24 5 £240 -26.15%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 60 (43.17%) Linux
2 56 (40.29%) UNIX
3 47 (33.81%) Puppet
4 38 (27.34%) Python
5 37 (26.62%) Perl
6 34 (24.46%) Oracle
7 32 (23.02%) Java
8 30 (21.58%) Windows
9 27 (19.42%) ITIL
9 27 (19.42%) VMware
9 27 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (18.71%) Nagios
11 25 (17.99%) Cisco
11 25 (17.99%) Apache
12 24 (17.27%) Solaris
12 24 (17.27%) Red Hat
12 24 (17.27%) Ruby
13 23 (16.55%) DNS
13 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
14 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
14 21 (15.11%) Banking
14 21 (15.11%) Management Information System
15 20 (14.39%) SQL
16 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
16 19 (13.67%) Tomcat
16 19 (13.67%) SAN
16 19 (13.67%) Firewall
16 19 (13.67%) CentOS
16 19 (13.67%) nginx

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (17.99%) Apache
2 19 (13.67%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.67%) nginx
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (5.76%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.32%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.88%) GemFire
5 4 (2.88%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.88%) Confluence
5 4 (2.88%) Mule
5 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.16%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Project
2 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.91%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.47%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.16%) Office 365
5 2 (1.44%) IaaS
5 2 (1.44%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) DNS
2 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.67%) SAN
3 19 (13.67%) Firewall
4 12 (8.63%) NAS
5 8 (5.76%) LAN
6 7 (5.04%) VLAN
7 6 (4.32%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.32%) IPsec
7 6 (4.32%) VPN
8 5 (3.60%) HTTP
8 5 (3.60%) LDAP
9 4 (2.88%) AMQP
9 4 (2.88%) Network Security
10 3 (2.16%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.16%) WAN
10 3 (2.16%) SNMP
10 3 (2.16%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.44%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.47%) QlikView
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.47%) Big Data
3 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.76%) MySQL
5 7 (5.04%) Redis
5 7 (5.04%) Riak
6 6 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.88%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.19%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.76%) JIRA
4 7 (5.04%) Subversion
5 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.88%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.16%) Maven
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.44%) Mockito
7 2 (1.44%) Hamcrest
General
1 21 (15.11%) Banking
2 17 (12.23%) Finance
3 8 (5.76%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.88%) Front Office
4 4 (2.88%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Analyst
2 24 (17.27%) Administrator
3 21 (15.11%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Consultant
4 14 (10.07%) UNIX Administrator
5 13 (9.35%) Technical Architect
6 10 (7.19%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 10 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Middleware Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) UNIX Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) Senior UNIX Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Middleware
2 14 (10.07%) JSON
3 13 (9.35%) XML
4 12 (8.63%) Web Services
5 11 (7.91%) HTML
5 11 (7.91%) .NET
5 11 (7.91%) J2EE
5 11 (7.91%) REST
6 9 (6.47%) CSS
7 8 (5.76%) Rendezvous
8 7 (5.04%) SOAP
8 7 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (4.32%) Regular Expression
9 6 (4.32%) jQuery
10 5 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.88%) WebSockets
11 4 (2.88%) Memcached
11 4 (2.88%) Django
12 3 (2.16%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.79%) Open Source
2 15 (10.79%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.63%) Clustering
4 10 (7.19%) NHS
5 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.32%) PKI
7 5 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.60%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.60%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.88%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.88%) Online Games
8 4 (2.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.44%) DataPower
9 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.44%) Wiki
9 2 (1.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.72%) CESG
10 1 (0.72%) Replication
10 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (43.17%) Linux
2 56 (40.29%) UNIX
3 30 (21.58%) Windows
4 27 (19.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (17.27%) Solaris
6 19 (13.67%) CentOS
7 18 (12.95%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.16%) Android
10 2 (1.44%) HPUX
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) AIX
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) SUSE
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) ITIL
2 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
3 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.07%) Information Security
5 13 (9.35%) Scrum
5 13 (9.35%) Data Analysis
6 12 (8.63%) TDD
6 12 (8.63%) Change Management
6 12 (8.63%) Service Management
7 11 (7.91%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.19%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.19%) Workflow
9 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.04%) Project Management
11 7 (5.04%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.04%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (5.04%) Data Management
11 7 (5.04%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.34%) Python
2 37 (26.62%) Perl
3 32 (23.02%) Java
4 24 (17.27%) Ruby
5 20 (14.39%) SQL
6 14 (10.07%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.63%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.60%) C#
8 5 (3.60%) PHP
8 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.44%) Groovy
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Jython
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) C-shell
10 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
1 12 (8.63%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) MCSE
3 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (5.76%) CCNA
3 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.32%) CCAA
5 6 (4.32%) MCTS
5 6 (4.32%) CCA
5 6 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.60%) ISEB
7 4 (2.88%) CISSP
8 2 (1.44%) CCSA
8 2 (1.44%) CCSE
9 1 (0.72%) CCNP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.07%) NFS
3 13 (9.35%) Samba
3 13 (9.35%) Sendmail
4 7 (5.04%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.32%) XenApp
6 5 (3.60%) Xen
7 4 (2.88%) Apache Flume
7 4 (2.88%) vSphere
8 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.44%) Snort
10 1 (0.72%) Nmap
10 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.72%) Postfix
10 1 (0.72%) XenServer
10 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (33.81%) Puppet
2 26 (18.71%) Nagios
3 14 (10.07%) Ganglia
4 13 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (7.19%) BladeLogic
6 6 (4.32%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (4.32%) Capistrano
7 5 (3.60%) Zenoss
7 5 (3.60%) ZABBIX
7 5 (3.60%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (2.88%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (2.88%) Ansible
9 3 (2.16%) WMI
9 3 (2.16%) StatsD
10 2 (1.44%) Control-M
11 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.72%) Nessus
11 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (24.46%) Oracle
2 27 (19.42%) VMware
3 25 (17.99%) Cisco
4 24 (17.27%) Red Hat
5 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.07%) Cyber-Ark
7 12 (8.63%) Sun
8 11 (7.91%) EMC
9 10 (7.19%) IBM
9 10 (7.19%) TIBCO
10 8 (5.76%) HP
10 8 (5.76%) Citrix
11 6 (4.32%) McAfee
11 6 (4.32%) NetApp
12 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.60%) Infoblox
12 5 (3.60%) ArcSight
13 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.88%) Adobe
13 4 (2.88%) Veritas
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