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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 387 450 465
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +15
Contract jobs citing Splunk 210 119 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 74 63
Average daily rate
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£425 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £348
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+259.37% -
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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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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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 +58 103 £450 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire -22 42 £300 +62.16% 10
South East +1 30 £425 -15.00% 22
South West +7 12 £350 - 10
East of England -13 10 £400 +3.22% 8
East Midlands - 7 £480 - 9
North East -17 4 £263 -6.25% 2
North West -34 2 £350 +3.70% 13
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 148 (41.93%) Linux
2 108 (30.59%) Python
3 107 (30.31%) Java
4 87 (24.65%) SQL
5 86 (24.36%) Jenkins
6 84 (23.80%) DevOps
7 82 (23.23%) CentOS
8 74 (20.96%) Windows
9 71 (20.11%) UNIX
9 71 (20.11%) Puppet
10 70 (19.83%) Oracle
10 70 (19.83%) Firewall
11 66 (18.70%) ITIL
12 62 (17.56%) Tomcat
13 61 (17.28%) MongoDB
13 61 (17.28%) Git (software)
14 59 (16.71%) Finance
15 56 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (15.30%) VMware
16 54 (15.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 54 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
16 54 (15.30%) Graphite
17 52 (14.73%) Apache
18 48 (13.60%) Security Cleared
19 46 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (13.03%) SQL Server
20 43 (12.18%) Ubuntu
20 43 (12.18%) RabbitMQ
21 42 (11.90%) Bash Shell
21 42 (11.90%) JavaScript

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 62 (17.56%) Tomcat
2 52 (14.73%) Apache
3 32 (9.07%) IIS
4 25 (7.08%) Node.js
5 14 (3.97%) Jetty
6 13 (3.68%) JBoss
6 13 (3.68%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.40%) Confluence
8 11 (3.12%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (3.12%) Mule
9 10 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (2.55%) GlassFish
11 8 (2.27%) nginx
12 7 (1.98%) Apache Qpid
12 7 (1.98%) Tornado
12 7 (1.98%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.98%) WildFly
12 7 (1.98%) Mule ESB
12 7 (1.98%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 10 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.27%) MS Office
3 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.42%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.13%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.57%) RMDS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (2.27%) OpenShift
3 8 (2.27%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.13%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (1.13%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.83%) Firewall
2 36 (10.20%) LDAP
3 28 (7.93%) DNS
4 24 (6.80%) SSL
5 21 (5.95%) SAN
6 18 (5.10%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.25%) DHCP
8 14 (3.97%) SNMP
8 14 (3.97%) VPN
9 13 (3.68%) LAN
9 13 (3.68%) Network Security
10 12 (3.40%) WAN
10 12 (3.40%) HTTP
11 11 (3.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.12%) Internet
12 10 (2.83%) Wireshark
13 9 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (1.70%) NetScaler
16 5 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 46 (13.03%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.63%) Hadoop
4 33 (9.35%) MySQL
5 28 (7.93%) CouchDB
5 28 (7.93%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.52%) Redis
7 20 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.97%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.40%) Apache Hive
10 11 (3.12%) Big Data
11 10 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.55%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.55%) Riak
13 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.98%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (1.98%) HBase
14 7 (1.98%) Infinispan
15 6 (1.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 86 (24.36%) Jenkins
2 61 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 41 (11.61%) Maven
4 40 (11.33%) JIRA
5 32 (9.07%) Subversion
6 26 (7.37%) Ant
7 21 (5.95%) Gradle
8 17 (4.82%) Hudson
8 17 (4.82%) JUnit
8 17 (4.82%) LoadRunner
9 15 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.97%) MSBuild
11 13 (3.68%) Mercurial
12 12 (3.40%) HP UFT
13 11 (3.12%) JMeter
14 9 (2.55%) Selenium
14 9 (2.55%) Artifactory
15 8 (2.27%) SonarQube
15 8 (2.27%) Mocha
15 8 (2.27%) Gerrit
General
1 59 (16.71%) Finance
2 10 (2.83%) Banking
3 7 (1.98%) Retail
4 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.13%) Advertising
5 4 (1.13%) Games
6 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) Front Office
7 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (11.90%) Analyst
3 33 (9.35%) Consultant
4 29 (8.22%) Developer
5 24 (6.80%) Architect
6 21 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (4.53%) Security Consultant
8 14 (3.97%) Applications Support
8 14 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 14 (3.97%) Splunk Consultant
8 14 (3.97%) Splunk Engineer
9 13 (3.68%) Security Analyst
9 13 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (3.68%) Technical Support
9 13 (3.68%) Test Manager
10 10 (2.83%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.83%) Security Manager
11 9 (2.55%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.55%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.18%) RabbitMQ
2 30 (8.50%) HTML
3 27 (7.65%) XML
4 26 (7.37%) REST
4 26 (7.37%) Kafka
5 24 (6.80%) Web Services
6 23 (6.52%) .NET
7 21 (5.95%) CSS
7 21 (5.95%) JSON
8 18 (5.10%) Spring
8 18 (5.10%) HTML5
8 18 (5.10%) Memcached
9 16 (4.53%) LAMP
9 16 (4.53%) Rendezvous
10 13 (3.68%) SOAP
10 13 (3.68%) Hibernate
10 13 (3.68%) Django
10 13 (3.68%) jQuery
11 12 (3.40%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.08%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.25%) Fixed Income
4 15 (4.25%) PKI
5 14 (3.97%) NHS
6 13 (3.68%) Smartcard
6 13 (3.68%) User Experience
7 8 (2.27%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.27%) Statistics
8 7 (1.98%) Cryptography
8 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.98%) W3C
9 6 (1.70%) IVR
10 5 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Online Games
11 4 (1.13%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 148 (41.93%) Linux
2 82 (23.23%) CentOS
3 74 (20.96%) Windows
4 71 (20.11%) UNIX
5 54 (15.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (12.18%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.98%) Solaris
8 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.85%) AIX
10 2 (0.57%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Fedora
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (23.80%) DevOps
2 66 (18.70%) ITIL
3 56 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (10.76%) SIEM
6 36 (10.20%) Service Management
7 34 (9.63%) Workflow
7 34 (9.63%) Microservices
8 33 (9.35%) Open Source
9 31 (8.78%) Analytics
10 27 (7.65%) Incident Management
11 26 (7.37%) E-Commerce
12 25 (7.08%) Load Balancing
12 25 (7.08%) Problem Management
13 24 (6.80%) Release Management
13 24 (6.80%) Configuration Management
13 24 (6.80%) SDLC
14 23 (6.52%) Data Management
15 21 (5.95%) Capacity Management
16 19 (5.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (30.59%) Python
2 107 (30.31%) Java
3 87 (24.65%) SQL
4 42 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 38 (10.76%) Perl
6 36 (10.20%) Ruby
7 31 (8.78%) PowerShell
7 31 (8.78%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.95%) PHP
9 16 (4.53%) C++
10 8 (2.27%) R
10 8 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.27%) C#
11 5 (1.42%) C
11 5 (1.42%) VBScript
11 5 (1.42%) Scala
12 4 (1.13%) Clojure
12 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.67%) Degree
4 14 (3.97%) CISSP
5 10 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.42%) ISEB
6 5 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.13%) CISM
8 3 (0.85%) GIAC
8 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.85%) GCIH
8 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.85%) CEH
9 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.57%) CCSE
9 2 (0.57%) MOS
9 2 (0.57%) PMP
9 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (4.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.83%) QA
4 5 (1.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (10.20%) Docker
2 23 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.40%) VMware Server
5 11 (3.12%) vCloud
6 9 (2.55%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.55%) XenApp
7 8 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.98%) Varnish
8 7 (1.98%) Squid
9 6 (1.70%) Hyper-V
10 5 (1.42%) HDFS
11 4 (1.13%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.13%) vSphere
12 3 (0.85%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.57%) Snort
13 2 (0.57%) Firmware
13 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.57%) XenServer
14 1 (0.28%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 71 (20.11%) Puppet
2 54 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
2 54 (15.30%) Graphite
3 36 (10.20%) Nagios
4 34 (9.63%) Salt
5 26 (7.37%) Ansible
6 20 (5.67%) ITRS Geneos
7 19 (5.38%) Opsview
7 19 (5.38%) Rundeck
8 18 (5.10%) logstash
8 18 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (3.68%) BladeLogic
9 13 (3.68%) ZABBIX
10 11 (3.12%) Kibana
11 10 (2.83%) Nessus
12 9 (2.55%) Vagrant
13 8 (2.27%) HAProxy
13 8 (2.27%) Zenoss
13 8 (2.27%) OpenView
13 8 (2.27%) Icinga
Vendors
1 70 (19.83%) Oracle
2 54 (15.30%) VMware
3 41 (11.61%) Cisco
4 35 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 34 (9.63%) Red Hat
6 21 (5.95%) HP
7 16 (4.53%) TIBCO
7 16 (4.53%) ArcSight
8 14 (3.97%) McAfee
9 13 (3.68%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.68%) Adobe
9 13 (3.68%) Citrix
10 11 (3.12%) Tealeaf
10 11 (3.12%) Riverbed
11 9 (2.55%) Remedy
11 9 (2.55%) AppSense
12 8 (2.27%) Sun
12 8 (2.27%) IBM
12 8 (2.27%) Sybase
12 8 (2.27%) Pega
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