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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 356 463 506
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +43
Contract jobs citing Splunk 288 142 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 107 49
Median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £295 £400
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.82%
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
22435 22949 22325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.04% 45.34% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14018 13328 12895
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 1016 1010
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +4.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.93 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +99 173 £519 +0.24% 37
South East +14 35 £488 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire -18 31 £450 +91.48% 6
North West +11 19 £469 -
East of England +12 12 £333 -35.12%
South West -2 5 £470 -27.69%
West Midlands -5 5 £388 -
East Midlands - 4 £363 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 195 (35.85%) Linux
2 187 (34.38%) Puppet
3 184 (33.82%) DevOps
4 181 (33.27%) Java
5 162 (29.78%) Python
6 124 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (21.14%) Configuration Management
8 113 (20.77%) Finance
9 110 (20.22%) Unix
10 109 (20.04%) Jenkins
11 107 (19.67%) Windows
12 100 (18.38%) Docker
13 92 (16.91%) Ruby
14 91 (16.73%) Microsoft
14 91 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
15 87 (15.99%) Opscode Chef
16 86 (15.81%) ArcSight
17 83 (15.26%) Git (software)
18 80 (14.71%) Nagios
19 76 (13.97%) SIEM
20 75 (13.79%) Active Directory
20 75 (13.79%) SQL
21 74 (13.60%) Perl
22 73 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
23 71 (13.05%) VMware
23 71 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
23 71 (13.05%) Information Security
24 69 (12.68%) JIRA
25 67 (12.32%) Ansible
26 60 (11.03%) 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 58 (10.66%) Apache
2 49 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 45 (8.27%) OpenStack
4 20 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (3.49%) JBoss
6 18 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.13%) Apache Pig
7 17 (3.13%) Confluence
8 16 (2.94%) Node.js
9 14 (2.57%) nginx
10 12 (2.21%) IIS
10 12 (2.21%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.10%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.18%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 91 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 33 (6.07%) PaaS
5 16 (2.94%) IaaS
6 6 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.10%) SaaS
7 5 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.55%) Heroku
9 3 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.37%) GitHub
11 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.03%) Firewall
2 48 (8.82%) DNS
3 41 (7.54%) HTTP
4 32 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (5.51%) Network Security
6 27 (4.96%) SSL
7 26 (4.78%) LDAP
7 26 (4.78%) TCP/IP
8 22 (4.04%) Internet
9 20 (3.68%) LAN
9 20 (3.68%) VPN
10 17 (3.13%) SMTP
10 17 (3.13%) WAN
11 14 (2.57%) DMZ
11 14 (2.57%) SAN
12 8 (1.47%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.10%) tcpdump
14 5 (0.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.99%) Big Data
3 33 (6.07%) Hadoop
4 32 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 23 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 21 (3.86%) MySQL
7 19 (3.49%) Apache Hive
8 18 (3.31%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.57%) KDB
10 8 (1.47%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.10%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.92%) DB2
13 5 (0.92%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 109 (20.04%) Jenkins
2 83 (15.26%) Git (software)
3 69 (12.68%) JIRA
4 56 (10.29%) Maven
5 41 (7.54%) Hudson
6 37 (6.80%) Ant
7 32 (5.88%) Subversion
8 27 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (4.96%) TeamCity
9 23 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (2.39%) Metasploit
12 12 (2.21%) MSBuild
13 10 (1.84%) FishEye
14 7 (1.29%) CruiseControl
15 6 (1.10%) Artifactory
16 5 (0.92%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.92%) Vagrant
16 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.92%) VisualVM
General
1 113 (20.77%) Finance
2 60 (11.03%) Banking
3 20 (3.68%) Retail
4 18 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.02%) Advertising
6 10 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.47%) Marketing
8 6 (1.10%) Front Office
9 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (18.93%) Analyst
2 97 (17.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (10.11%) Security Analyst
4 51 (9.38%) Developer
5 47 (8.64%) Consultant
6 45 (8.27%) Linux Engineer
7 40 (7.35%) Architect
8 39 (7.17%) SOC Analyst
9 32 (5.88%) Administrator
10 29 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
11 27 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
11 27 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (4.96%) Splunk Engineer
11 27 (4.96%) Support Engineer
12 25 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 21 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
13 21 (3.86%) Splunk Analyst
14 19 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.49%) Operations Analyst
14 19 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.74%) Web Services
2 37 (6.80%) .NET
3 34 (6.25%) XML
4 32 (5.88%) Regular Expression
5 23 (4.23%) Kafka
6 22 (4.04%) ELK Stack
7 19 (3.49%) HTML
8 15 (2.76%) LAMP
9 14 (2.57%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (2.39%) JSON
10 13 (2.39%) MCollective
11 11 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (1.84%) Middleware
13 8 (1.47%) SOAP
14 5 (0.92%) COM+
15 4 (0.74%) JMS
15 4 (0.74%) REST
15 4 (0.74%) Sensu
15 4 (0.74%) Spring
16 3 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 28 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
5 25 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.31%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.21%) Fintech
8 12 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 11 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.84%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (1.84%) PKI
11 6 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.10%) Clustering
11 6 (1.10%) DataPower
11 6 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.92%) Equities
12 5 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 195 (35.85%) Linux
2 110 (20.22%) Unix
3 107 (19.67%) Windows
4 35 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.60%) Solaris
6 25 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.23%) VMS
8 18 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.94%) AIX
9 16 (2.94%) CentOS
10 14 (2.57%) HPUX
11 9 (1.65%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.10%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.92%) SUSE
16 4 (0.74%) Android
17 3 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (33.82%) DevOps
2 124 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (21.14%) Configuration Management
4 76 (13.97%) SIEM
5 71 (13.05%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (13.05%) Information Security
6 50 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 50 (9.19%) Security Operations
7 39 (7.17%) High Availability
8 33 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (6.07%) ITIL
9 32 (5.88%) Change Management
10 31 (5.70%) Service Management
11 29 (5.33%) Analytics
11 29 (5.33%) Incident Management
11 29 (5.33%) Security Patching
12 28 (5.15%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (4.78%) Software Deployment
13 26 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (4.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 181 (33.27%) Java
2 162 (29.78%) Python
3 92 (16.91%) Ruby
4 75 (13.79%) SQL
5 74 (13.60%) Perl
6 60 (11.03%) PowerShell
7 56 (10.29%) Bash Shell
8 35 (6.43%) PHP
9 34 (6.25%) C#
10 29 (5.33%) C++
11 25 (4.60%) JavaScript
12 23 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.13%) C
14 13 (2.39%) Groovy
15 10 (1.84%) Korn
16 9 (1.65%) Bourne shell
17 7 (1.29%) Tcl
17 7 (1.29%) VB
18 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (8.09%) CISSP
2 35 (6.43%) Degree
3 24 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.76%) GCIA
7 12 (2.21%) CCNA
7 12 (2.21%) CISM
8 11 (2.02%) CCNP
8 11 (2.02%) SANS
9 10 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.65%) MCSE
11 8 (1.47%) SSCP
12 7 (1.29%) GCIH
12 7 (1.29%) GSEC
13 5 (0.92%) CCIE
14 4 (0.74%) CEH
14 4 (0.74%) GCFE
15 3 (0.55%) CFCE
15 3 (0.55%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.29%) COBIT
4 7 (1.29%) QA
5 3 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (18.38%) Docker
2 75 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 34 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (5.33%) vSphere
5 26 (4.78%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.39%) qmail
6 13 (2.39%) Squid
7 7 (1.29%) Sendmail
8 6 (1.10%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.10%) iptables
8 6 (1.10%) Snort
8 6 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.92%) Postfix
10 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.74%) HDFS
11 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.55%) Firmware
11 3 (0.55%) vCloud
12 2 (0.37%) NFS
12 2 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 187 (34.38%) Puppet
2 87 (15.99%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (14.71%) Nagios
4 67 (12.32%) Ansible
5 48 (8.82%) QRadar
6 45 (8.27%) SCCM
7 39 (7.17%) logstash
8 28 (5.15%) Icinga
9 27 (4.96%) ITRS Geneos
10 26 (4.78%) Graphite
11 25 (4.60%) Ganglia
12 24 (4.41%) SCOM
13 23 (4.23%) Kubernetes
14 21 (3.86%) Nessus
15 20 (3.68%) FreeIPA
16 19 (3.49%) ZABBIX
17 18 (3.31%) Cacti
17 18 (3.31%) HP SiteScope
18 17 (3.13%) Nmap
19 15 (2.76%) collectd
Vendors
1 91 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 86 (15.81%) ArcSight
3 71 (13.05%) VMware
4 53 (9.74%) Oracle
5 35 (6.43%) IBM
6 29 (5.33%) Cisco
7 27 (4.96%) Red Hat
8 26 (4.78%) New Relic
9 24 (4.41%) HP
10 23 (4.23%) Dell
11 22 (4.04%) SolarWinds
12 21 (3.86%) Qualys
13 18 (3.31%) Palo Alto
13 18 (3.31%) TIBCO
14 17 (3.13%) Symantec
15 16 (2.94%) Intel Security
16 15 (2.76%) AppDynamics
16 15 (2.76%) DataSynapse
16 15 (2.76%) LogRhythm
16 15 (2.76%) Tableau
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