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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 444 471 566
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +95
Contract jobs citing Splunk 129 100 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.45% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 73 9
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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 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £395 £408
% change year-on-year
-36.74% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +30 79 £450 +2.85% 8
Yorkshire +10 21 £225 -45.12% 3
East of England - 10 £425 -
North West -10 6 £425 +37.98% 1
South East -5 5 £381 -27.38% 3
North East - 4 £275 - 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West -23 1 - - 2
West Midlands -23 1 - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 112 (45.16%) Linux
2 87 (35.08%) Python
3 80 (32.26%) Windows
4 72 (29.03%) CentOS
5 66 (26.61%) UNIX
6 63 (25.40%) Puppet
7 53 (21.37%) Service Management
7 53 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (20.16%) SQL Server
8 50 (20.16%) Ubuntu
9 49 (19.76%) DevOps
10 46 (18.55%) Java
10 46 (18.55%) Finance
11 45 (18.15%) ITIL
12 44 (17.74%) Workflow
13 42 (16.94%) VMware
14 41 (16.53%) Banking
15 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
16 38 (15.32%) Apache
17 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (14.11%) Git (software)
18 34 (13.71%) Firewall
18 34 (13.71%) Perl
18 34 (13.71%) Nagios
19 32 (12.90%) Computer Science
20 31 (12.50%) SAN
20 31 (12.50%) SQL
21 30 (12.10%) Cisco
22 29 (11.69%) Oracle
22 29 (11.69%) Visualisation

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (15.32%) Apache
2 26 (10.48%) IIS
3 15 (6.05%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.65%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.24%) nginx
5 13 (5.24%) OpenStack
6 11 (4.44%) Confluence
7 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.61%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.21%) Mule
13 2 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.40%) Jetty
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 14 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.42%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.71%) Firewall
2 31 (12.50%) SAN
3 24 (9.68%) Internet
4 22 (8.87%) DNS
5 14 (5.65%) Network Security
6 13 (5.24%) VPN
7 12 (4.84%) IPsec
8 11 (4.44%) VLAN
9 10 (4.03%) LDAP
9 10 (4.03%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.23%) BGP
10 8 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.42%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (2.42%) Ethernet
11 6 (2.42%) LAN
11 6 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.45%) Big Data
4 13 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.84%) QlikView
6 8 (3.23%) Riak
7 7 (2.82%) Redis
7 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.42%) DB2
8 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.02%) MS Access
9 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.02%) SQLite
9 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.08%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.08%) Maven
3 13 (5.24%) JIRA
3 13 (5.24%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.03%) Artifactory
4 10 (4.03%) Selenium
5 9 (3.63%) Subversion
6 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.02%) VisualVM
8 3 (1.21%) MSI
9 2 (0.81%) Introscope
9 2 (0.81%) Xcode
9 2 (0.81%) JUnit
9 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) Redmine
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (18.55%) Finance
2 41 (16.53%) Banking
3 11 (4.44%) Retail
4 9 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.23%) Front Office
5 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.23%) Games
6 6 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (14.11%) Analyst
2 30 (12.10%) Consultant
3 26 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (8.87%) Developer
5 21 (8.47%) Architect
5 21 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.05%) Administrator
6 15 (6.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.03%) Security Analyst
9 10 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.03%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.23%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Security Engineer
10 8 (3.23%) Linux Support
10 8 (3.23%) Python Developer
10 8 (3.23%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.08%) .NET
2 18 (7.26%) Regular Expression
3 15 (6.05%) jQuery
4 14 (5.65%) Middleware
5 13 (5.24%) HTML
5 13 (5.24%) Web Services
5 13 (5.24%) XML
6 11 (4.44%) REST
7 10 (4.03%) Django
8 9 (3.63%) WebSockets
9 8 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.23%) CSS
9 8 (3.23%) SVG
9 8 (3.23%) D3.js
10 7 (2.82%) SOAP
10 7 (2.82%) JSON
11 6 (2.42%) HTML5
11 6 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.69%) Visualisation
3 17 (6.85%) NHS
4 14 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.65%) Open Source
5 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.23%) Online Games
8 7 (2.82%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.42%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.42%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.02%) PKI
11 4 (1.61%) Firmware
12 3 (1.21%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.21%) Clustering
12 3 (1.21%) User Experience
12 3 (1.21%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.81%) DataPower
13 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (45.16%) Linux
2 80 (32.26%) Windows
3 72 (29.03%) CentOS
4 66 (26.61%) UNIX
5 50 (20.16%) Ubuntu
6 35 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (8.87%) Windows XP
8 22 (8.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.03%) AIX
10 7 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.42%) Solaris
11 6 (2.42%) SUSE
12 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.21%) Android
13 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.37%) Service Management
1 53 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.76%) DevOps
3 45 (18.15%) ITIL
4 44 (17.74%) Workflow
5 26 (10.48%) Kanban
6 25 (10.08%) Incident Management
7 22 (8.87%) Scrum
8 20 (8.06%) Load Balancing
9 19 (7.66%) Information Security
10 16 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.05%) Change Management
12 12 (4.84%) Analytics
13 11 (4.44%) Performance Management
14 10 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.03%) Data Analysis
14 10 (4.03%) SIEM
15 9 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (3.63%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (35.08%) Python
2 46 (18.55%) Java
3 39 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.71%) Perl
5 31 (12.50%) SQL
6 25 (10.08%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.26%) C#
8 8 (3.23%) PHP
8 8 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.82%) C++
10 6 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.21%) Ruby
14 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.81%) VB
14 2 (0.81%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.40%) C-shell
15 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.65%) Degree
4 7 (2.82%) CISSP
5 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.61%) MCSE
5 4 (1.61%) ISEB
6 3 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) CITP
7 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) SLA
2 7 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.26%) VMware Server
2 18 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.24%) vCloud
4 8 (3.23%) vSphere
5 6 (2.42%) FreeRADIUS
5 6 (2.42%) Xen
5 6 (2.42%) XenServer
5 6 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.61%) NFS
7 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) Snort
9 1 (0.40%) Nmap
9 1 (0.40%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 63 (25.40%) Puppet
2 34 (13.71%) Nagios
3 24 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.24%) Kibana
4 13 (5.24%) Graylog2
4 13 (5.24%) Opsview
4 13 (5.24%) Zenoss
4 13 (5.24%) ZABBIX
5 10 (4.03%) BladeLogic
6 9 (3.63%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.23%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.23%) SCOM
8 7 (2.82%) SCCM
9 6 (2.42%) CA Spectrum
10 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (2.02%) Control-M
11 4 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.61%) Hyperic
12 3 (1.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 42 (16.94%) VMware
2 30 (12.10%) Cisco
3 29 (11.69%) Oracle
4 25 (10.08%) IBM
5 24 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
7 18 (7.26%) JBoss
8 15 (6.05%) Perforce
9 14 (5.65%) Cyber-Ark
10 12 (4.84%) Citrix
11 10 (4.03%) Informatica
11 10 (4.03%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.63%) HP
12 9 (3.63%) Tumbleweed
13 8 (3.23%) Google
14 7 (2.82%) Infoblox
14 7 (2.82%) CA
14 7 (2.82%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.42%) McAfee
15 6 (2.42%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago