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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 471 459 544
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +85
Contract jobs citing Splunk 108 93 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.41% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 65 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £540 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23042 22701 24966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.02% 46.76% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13170 12893 13092
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 1012 1038 1277
Average hourly rate £18.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 58 £425 - 10
Yorkshire +14 22 £225 -44.47% 5
East of England - 11 £361 -
North West -13 7 £338 +9.57%
South East 0 3 £500 +11.73% 2
South West -30 2 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
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UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 89 (41.78%) Linux
2 83 (38.97%) Python
3 63 (29.58%) CentOS
4 62 (29.11%) Windows
5 60 (28.17%) UNIX
6 52 (24.41%) Puppet
7 47 (22.07%) Ubuntu
8 42 (19.72%) ITIL
8 42 (19.72%) Service Management
9 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
10 40 (18.78%) Banking
11 39 (18.31%) Workflow
11 39 (18.31%) Finance
11 39 (18.31%) DevOps
12 37 (17.37%) JavaScript
13 34 (15.96%) Java
13 34 (15.96%) VMware
14 32 (15.02%) Apache
14 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (15.02%) Git (software)
15 31 (14.55%) Perl
16 30 (14.08%) Computer Science
17 27 (12.68%) Firewall
18 26 (12.21%) SAN
18 26 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (12.21%) Nagios
18 26 (12.21%) Visualisation
19 25 (11.74%) SQL
20 24 (11.27%) Oracle
21 23 (10.80%) Kanban

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (15.02%) Apache
2 20 (9.39%) IIS
3 13 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.10%) nginx
4 11 (5.16%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.76%) Confluence
6 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.29%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.35%) Mule
10 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.94%) GemFire
11 2 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Project
2 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) Firewall
2 26 (12.21%) SAN
3 17 (7.98%) DNS
4 15 (7.04%) Internet
5 10 (4.69%) LDAP
6 9 (4.23%) VPN
6 9 (4.23%) Network Security
7 8 (3.76%) VLAN
7 8 (3.76%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.76%) IPsec
8 6 (2.82%) LAN
9 5 (2.35%) BGP
10 4 (1.88%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.88%) AMQP
11 3 (1.41%) Wireless
11 3 (1.41%) WAN
11 3 (1.41%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.41%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.45%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.04%) Big Data
5 12 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.63%) QlikView
6 10 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.76%) Riak
7 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.76%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.29%) Redis
9 6 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.35%) MS Access
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.35%) SQLite
11 4 (1.88%) MySQL
12 3 (1.41%) PowerCenter
12 3 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.92%) Maven
4 12 (5.63%) JIRA
5 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.76%) Subversion
7 7 (3.29%) Selenium
7 7 (3.29%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.35%) VisualVM
9 4 (1.88%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.94%) JUnit
10 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.94%) Xcode
10 2 (0.94%) Introscope
11 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.47%) Redmine
General
1 40 (18.78%) Banking
2 39 (18.31%) Finance
3 11 (5.16%) Retail
4 9 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.76%) Games
6 6 (2.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (15.49%) Analyst
2 22 (10.33%) Developer
3 21 (9.86%) Consultant
3 21 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (8.45%) Architect
6 15 (7.04%) Administrator
7 12 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) Python/Django Developer
9 8 (3.76%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (3.76%) Linux Support
9 8 (3.76%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.82%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.39%) .NET
2 17 (7.98%) jQuery
3 15 (7.04%) Middleware
3 15 (7.04%) Regular Expression
4 14 (6.57%) Web Services
5 12 (5.63%) Django
5 12 (5.63%) HTML
6 11 (5.16%) XML
7 10 (4.69%) REST
8 9 (4.23%) CSS
9 8 (3.76%) WebSockets
9 8 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.76%) D3.js
9 8 (3.76%) JSON
9 8 (3.76%) SVG
10 7 (3.29%) SOAP
11 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.35%) HTML5
11 5 (2.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.21%) Visualisation
3 16 (7.51%) NHS
3 16 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.57%) Open Source
5 8 (3.76%) Online Games
5 8 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (3.29%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.82%) Reference Data
7 6 (2.82%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.35%) PKI
8 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.41%) Clustering
10 2 (0.94%) Wiki
10 2 (0.94%) DataPower
10 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) VLE
11 1 (0.47%) GIS
11 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 89 (41.78%) Linux
2 63 (29.58%) CentOS
3 62 (29.11%) Windows
4 60 (28.17%) UNIX
5 47 (22.07%) Ubuntu
6 32 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (8.92%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.29%) AIX
11 6 (2.82%) Solaris
12 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.88%) Android
14 3 (1.41%) SUSE
14 3 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.72%) ITIL
1 42 (19.72%) Service Management
2 39 (18.31%) Workflow
2 39 (18.31%) DevOps
3 23 (10.80%) Kanban
4 22 (10.33%) Incident Management
4 22 (10.33%) Scrum
4 22 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (8.92%) Information Security
6 14 (6.57%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.16%) Software Engineering
7 11 (5.16%) Change Management
7 11 (5.16%) Analytics
8 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.23%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.23%) SIEM
10 8 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.76%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (38.97%) Python
2 37 (17.37%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.96%) Java
4 31 (14.55%) Perl
5 25 (11.74%) SQL
6 22 (10.33%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.98%) C#
8 7 (3.29%) C++
9 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.35%) PHP
9 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.94%) VB
10 2 (0.94%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.47%) C-shell
11 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) Degree
2 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.82%) CISSP
5 4 (1.88%) MCSE
5 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.88%) ISEB
6 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) SLA
2 7 (3.29%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) VMware Server
2 15 (7.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.69%) vCloud
5 6 (2.82%) Xen
6 5 (2.35%) vSphere
7 4 (1.88%) NFS
8 3 (1.41%) XenServer
8 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.47%) Nmap
10 1 (0.47%) Snort
10 1 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 52 (24.41%) Puppet
2 26 (12.21%) Nagios
3 19 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.10%) Opsview
5 11 (5.16%) BladeLogic
6 10 (4.69%) Kibana
6 10 (4.69%) Graylog2
6 10 (4.69%) ZABBIX
6 10 (4.69%) Zenoss
7 8 (3.76%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.35%) Control-M
8 5 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.35%) SCOM
9 4 (1.88%) Ansible
9 4 (1.88%) Hyperic
10 3 (1.41%) SCCM
10 3 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (15.96%) VMware
2 24 (11.27%) Oracle
3 20 (9.39%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.92%) Cisco
5 17 (7.98%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.51%) IBM
7 15 (7.04%) JBoss
7 15 (7.04%) Cyber-Ark
8 12 (5.63%) Perforce
9 10 (4.69%) Informatica
9 10 (4.69%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.76%) Google
10 8 (3.76%) Tumbleweed
11 7 (3.29%) Infoblox
12 6 (2.82%) Qualys
12 6 (2.82%) Dell
12 6 (2.82%) Veritas
12 6 (2.82%) Citrix
13 5 (2.35%) HP
13 5 (2.35%) 29West
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