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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 471 490 551
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +61
Contract jobs citing Splunk 93 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.060% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.13% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 9
Average daily rate £388 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £480
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
22805 20031 25394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.89% 46.57% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13131 11003 13370
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
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 1006 1113 1224
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 24 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 24 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 0 28 £450 +5.88% 6
North West - 28 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -1 19 £454 +13.43% 2
South East +3 5 £388 -32.60% 3
East of England -20 5 £240 -26.15%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 (42.25%) Linux
2 55 (38.73%) UNIX
3 46 (32.39%) Puppet
4 38 (26.76%) Oracle
4 38 (26.76%) Python
5 37 (26.06%) Perl
6 34 (23.94%) Windows
7 31 (21.83%) Java
8 30 (21.13%) ITIL
9 27 (19.01%) VMware
10 26 (18.31%) Apache
10 26 (18.31%) Cisco
10 26 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (17.61%) Nagios
12 24 (16.90%) TCP/IP
12 24 (16.90%) Ruby
13 23 (16.20%) DNS
13 23 (16.20%) Solaris
13 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
13 23 (16.20%) Red Hat
14 22 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (14.79%) Management Information System
15 21 (14.79%) Banking
15 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.79%) SQL
16 20 (14.08%) Firewall
17 19 (13.38%) Finance
17 19 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (13.38%) SAN
17 19 (13.38%) CentOS

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 26 (18.31%) Apache
2 19 (13.38%) nginx
3 18 (12.68%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.63%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.82%) Confluence
6 4 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.82%) GemFire
6 4 (2.82%) Mule
6 4 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.11%) LiveCycle
7 3 (2.11%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.11%) IIS
7 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.23%) MS Project
3 2 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.34%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.11%) Office 365
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (1.41%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.90%) TCP/IP
2 23 (16.20%) DNS
3 20 (14.08%) Firewall
4 19 (13.38%) SAN
5 11 (7.75%) NAS
6 8 (5.63%) VLAN
6 8 (5.63%) LAN
7 7 (4.93%) VPN
7 7 (4.93%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.23%) IPsec
9 5 (3.52%) LDAP
9 5 (3.52%) Network Security
9 5 (3.52%) HTTP
10 4 (2.82%) WAN
10 4 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.82%) AMQP
11 3 (2.11%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.11%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.11%) SNMP
11 3 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) RDBMS
2 12 (8.45%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.34%) Big Data
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.34%) QlikView
4 8 (5.63%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.63%) MySQL
5 7 (4.93%) Redis
5 7 (4.93%) Riak
6 6 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.82%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.11%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.04%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.63%) JIRA
4 7 (4.93%) Subversion
5 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.82%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.11%) Maven
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.41%) Mockito
8 2 (1.41%) Hamcrest
8 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (14.79%) Banking
2 19 (13.38%) Finance
3 8 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Games
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
4 4 (2.82%) Front Office
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.42%) Analyst
2 23 (16.20%) Administrator
3 21 (14.79%) Architect
4 14 (9.86%) Consultant
5 13 (9.15%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.15%) UNIX Administrator
6 10 (7.04%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) Developer
7 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Middleware Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 5 (3.52%) Communications Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) UNIX Consultant
10 5 (3.52%) Senior UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) Middleware
2 14 (9.86%) JSON
3 13 (9.15%) XML
4 12 (8.45%) Web Services
5 11 (7.75%) HTML
5 11 (7.75%) .NET
5 11 (7.75%) REST
6 10 (7.04%) J2EE
7 9 (6.34%) CSS
8 8 (5.63%) Rendezvous
9 7 (4.93%) SOAP
9 7 (4.93%) Regular Expression
9 7 (4.93%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (4.23%) jQuery
11 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (2.82%) WebSockets
12 4 (2.82%) Memcached
12 4 (2.82%) Django
13 3 (2.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.56%) Open Source
3 12 (8.45%) Clustering
4 10 (7.04%) NHS
5 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.23%) PKI
7 5 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.52%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.52%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.82%) Online Games
8 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.41%) GIS
9 2 (1.41%) DataPower
9 2 (1.41%) Wiki
9 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.70%) Physics
10 1 (0.70%) Replication
10 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.25%) Linux
2 55 (38.73%) UNIX
3 34 (23.94%) Windows
4 26 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (16.20%) Solaris
6 19 (13.38%) CentOS
7 18 (12.68%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.11%) Android
10 2 (1.41%) SUSE
10 2 (1.41%) AIX
10 2 (1.41%) HPUX
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.13%) ITIL
2 19 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
4 14 (9.86%) Service Management
4 14 (9.86%) Information Security
5 13 (9.15%) Scrum
5 13 (9.15%) Data Analysis
5 13 (9.15%) Change Management
6 12 (8.45%) TDD
7 11 (7.75%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.04%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.04%) Workflow
9 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.93%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.93%) Project Management
11 7 (4.93%) Data Management
11 7 (4.93%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.93%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.76%) Python
2 37 (26.06%) Perl
3 31 (21.83%) Java
4 24 (16.90%) Ruby
5 21 (14.79%) SQL
6 17 (11.97%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.52%) PHP
8 5 (3.52%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.52%) C#
9 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.41%) Groovy
9 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) Jython
10 1 (0.70%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) C-shell
10 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
1 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.63%) MCSE
3 8 (5.63%) CCNA
3 8 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.23%) MCTS
5 6 (4.23%) CCA
5 6 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (4.23%) CCAA
6 5 (3.52%) ISEB
7 4 (2.82%) CISSP
8 2 (1.41%) CCSE
8 2 (1.41%) CCSA
9 1 (0.70%) GSEC
9 1 (0.70%) GCIH
9 1 (0.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 8 (5.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.15%) NFS
4 12 (8.45%) Samba
4 12 (8.45%) Sendmail
5 6 (4.23%) XenApp
5 6 (4.23%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.52%) Xen
6 5 (3.52%) vSphere
7 4 (2.82%) Apache Flume
8 3 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.41%) Snort
10 1 (0.70%) Nmap
10 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) Postfix
10 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (32.39%) Puppet
2 25 (17.61%) Nagios
3 13 (9.15%) BladeLogic
3 13 (9.15%) Ganglia
4 12 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (4.23%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.23%) Capistrano
6 5 (3.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (3.52%) Zenoss
6 5 (3.52%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.82%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.82%) Ansible
8 3 (2.11%) StatsD
8 3 (2.11%) WMI
9 2 (1.41%) Control-M
10 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.70%) Nessus
10 1 (0.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) Oracle
2 27 (19.01%) VMware
3 26 (18.31%) Cisco
4 23 (16.20%) Red Hat
5 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (9.86%) Cyber-Ark
7 11 (7.75%) Sun
7 11 (7.75%) IBM
7 11 (7.75%) EMC
8 10 (7.04%) TIBCO
9 9 (6.34%) Citrix
10 8 (5.63%) HP
11 6 (4.23%) McAfee
11 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.23%) NetApp
12 5 (3.52%) ArcSight
12 5 (3.52%) Infoblox
13 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.82%) Veritas
13 4 (2.82%) NetIQ
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