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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 351 463 493
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +30
Contract jobs citing Splunk 279 142 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 100 62
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £239 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +55.22%
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
21786 22192 21681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.24% 45.06% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13176 12536
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 £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 1010 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 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 31 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 +92 155 £519 +6.41% 39
North West +17 34 £475 - 2
South East +1 31 £525 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -18 28 £385 +42.59% 10
East of England +13 16 £340 -10.87% 1
South West -5 5 £325 -50.00% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £363 -27.50% 1
West Midlands - 3 £369 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Splunk
UK

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 206 (35.64%) Linux
2 204 (35.29%) Puppet
3 202 (34.95%) DevOps
4 185 (32.01%) Java
5 174 (30.10%) Python
6 132 (22.84%) Finance
7 129 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (21.11%) Configuration Management
8 122 (21.11%) Jenkins
9 117 (20.24%) Windows
10 116 (20.07%) Unix
11 111 (19.20%) Docker
12 108 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
13 102 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 95 (16.44%) Ruby
15 93 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
16 92 (15.92%) Microsoft
17 89 (15.40%) Nagios
18 88 (15.22%) ArcSight
19 80 (13.84%) SIEM
19 80 (13.84%) SQL
20 79 (13.67%) Active Directory
21 78 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
22 76 (13.15%) Information Security
23 75 (12.98%) Perl
23 75 (12.98%) Firewall
24 72 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
25 70 (12.11%) Ansible
26 69 (11.94%) JIRA
27 68 (11.76%) Bash Shell

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 56 (9.69%) Apache
2 49 (8.48%) Tomcat
3 45 (7.79%) OpenStack
4 28 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (3.46%) JBoss
6 19 (3.29%) WebLogic
7 18 (3.11%) Confluence
8 17 (2.94%) IIS
9 16 (2.77%) Node.js
10 15 (2.60%) Apache Pig
11 14 (2.42%) nginx
11 14 (2.42%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.52%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) RMDS
2 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 108 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.57%) PaaS
4 32 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.94%) IaaS
6 10 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.04%) SaaS
10 5 (0.87%) Heroku
10 5 (0.87%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.52%) GitHub
12 3 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.35%) Datadog
14 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.98%) Firewall
2 55 (9.52%) DNS
3 41 (7.09%) HTTP
4 35 (6.06%) Network Security
5 33 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 30 (5.19%) SSL
7 29 (5.02%) LDAP
8 27 (4.67%) TCP/IP
9 25 (4.33%) VPN
10 22 (3.81%) Internet
11 18 (3.11%) LAN
12 16 (2.77%) SAN
12 16 (2.77%) SMTP
12 16 (2.77%) WAN
13 14 (2.42%) DMZ
14 11 (1.90%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.21%) tcpdump
16 7 (1.21%) Wireless
17 6 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.71%) Big Data
3 29 (5.02%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.67%) MySQL
6 21 (3.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 19 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.29%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.77%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.42%) KDB
10 8 (1.38%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.04%) DB2
12 6 (1.04%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.87%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (0.87%) QlikView
14 4 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 122 (21.11%) Jenkins
2 102 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 69 (11.94%) JIRA
4 58 (10.03%) Maven
5 38 (6.57%) Subversion
6 36 (6.23%) Hudson
7 33 (5.71%) Ant
7 33 (5.71%) TeamCity
8 28 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (2.77%) MSBuild
12 13 (2.25%) Metasploit
13 10 (1.73%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.73%) FishEye
14 9 (1.56%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.38%) SonarQube
16 7 (1.21%) CruiseControl
17 6 (1.04%) NuGet
18 5 (0.87%) VisualVM
General
1 132 (22.84%) Finance
2 62 (10.73%) Banking
3 20 (3.46%) Retail
4 18 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.25%) Back Office
5 13 (2.25%) Front Office
6 9 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.38%) Advertising
8 7 (1.21%) Marketing
9 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.69%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (18.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (17.65%) Analyst
3 61 (10.55%) Developer
4 57 (9.86%) Consultant
5 54 (9.34%) Security Analyst
6 47 (8.13%) Linux Engineer
7 38 (6.57%) SOC Analyst
8 36 (6.23%) Architect
9 33 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
10 31 (5.36%) Administrator
11 30 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (5.19%) Splunk Engineer
12 28 (4.84%) Splunk Consultant
13 25 (4.33%) Azure Engineer
13 25 (4.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 24 (4.15%) Automation Engineer
15 23 (3.98%) Support Engineer
16 22 (3.81%) Splunk Analyst
16 22 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (3.46%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.90%) Web Services
2 44 (7.61%) .NET
3 31 (5.36%) XML
4 27 (4.67%) Regular Expression
5 26 (4.50%) ELK Stack
6 22 (3.81%) HTML
7 19 (3.29%) Kafka
7 19 (3.29%) LAMP
8 14 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (2.25%) JSON
9 13 (2.25%) MCollective
10 11 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (1.56%) Middleware
12 8 (1.38%) Dropwizard
13 7 (1.21%) HTML5
13 7 (1.21%) SOAP
14 6 (1.04%) REST
15 5 (0.87%) AngularJS
15 5 (0.87%) boto
15 5 (0.87%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 27 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.33%) Cyberthreat
6 24 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.94%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.94%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.77%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.42%) PKI
11 12 (2.08%) Fintech
12 10 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
13 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.04%) Cloud Native
14 6 (1.04%) Clustering
14 6 (1.04%) DataPower
14 6 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (1.04%) Equities
14 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 206 (35.64%) Linux
2 117 (20.24%) Windows
3 116 (20.07%) Unix
4 38 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.63%) VMS
8 20 (3.46%) CentOS
8 20 (3.46%) Solaris
9 18 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.25%) AIX
11 10 (1.73%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.73%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.56%) HPUX
13 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.04%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.69%) SUSE
16 3 (0.52%) Android
16 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (34.95%) DevOps
2 129 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (21.11%) Configuration Management
4 80 (13.84%) SIEM
5 76 (13.15%) Information Security
6 72 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.30%) Security Operations
8 45 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (6.75%) High Availability
10 38 (6.57%) ITIL
11 36 (6.23%) Migration
12 35 (6.06%) Change Management
13 33 (5.71%) Open Source
14 32 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (5.54%) Incident Management
15 30 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (5.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (5.02%) Service Management
16 29 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (4.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 185 (32.01%) Java
2 174 (30.10%) Python
3 95 (16.44%) Ruby
4 80 (13.84%) SQL
5 75 (12.98%) Perl
6 68 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 67 (11.59%) PowerShell
8 44 (7.61%) C#
9 43 (7.44%) PHP
10 27 (4.67%) JavaScript
10 27 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.33%) C++
12 18 (3.11%) C
13 15 (2.60%) Groovy
14 10 (1.73%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.56%) Korn
16 8 (1.38%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.21%) Tcl
17 7 (1.21%) VB
18 4 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 49 (8.48%) CISSP
2 37 (6.40%) Degree
3 31 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.94%) CISM
7 15 (2.60%) GCIA
8 14 (2.42%) CCNP
9 11 (1.90%) CCNA
9 11 (1.90%) SANS
10 8 (1.38%) MCSE
10 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.38%) SSCP
11 7 (1.21%) GCIH
11 7 (1.21%) GSEC
12 6 (1.04%) CCIE
13 5 (0.87%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.87%) GCFE
14 4 (0.69%) CFCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.08%) COBIT
4 8 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.04%) QA
6 5 (0.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (19.20%) Docker
2 79 (13.67%) Active Directory
3 33 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (5.54%) vSphere
5 23 (3.98%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.77%) Squid
7 13 (2.25%) qmail
8 9 (1.56%) Sendmail
9 8 (1.38%) iptables
10 7 (1.21%) Postfix
10 7 (1.21%) Snort
11 6 (1.04%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.87%) NFS
12 5 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.52%) Firmware
13 3 (0.52%) vCloud
14 2 (0.35%) HDFS
14 2 (0.35%) Samba
15 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 204 (35.29%) Puppet
2 93 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (15.40%) Nagios
4 70 (12.11%) Ansible
5 49 (8.48%) QRadar
6 47 (8.13%) logstash
7 43 (7.44%) SCCM
8 32 (5.54%) Icinga
9 31 (5.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 28 (4.84%) Graphite
11 25 (4.33%) Ganglia
12 23 (3.98%) Kubernetes
13 22 (3.81%) SCOM
14 21 (3.63%) Nessus
15 20 (3.46%) FreeIPA
15 20 (3.46%) ZABBIX
16 19 (3.29%) Kibana
17 18 (3.11%) HP SiteScope
18 17 (2.94%) Cacti
18 17 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 92 (15.92%) Microsoft
2 88 (15.22%) ArcSight
3 67 (11.59%) VMware
4 59 (10.21%) Oracle
5 36 (6.23%) Cisco
6 34 (5.88%) IBM
7 31 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 27 (4.67%) HP
9 25 (4.33%) Intel Security
9 25 (4.33%) Qualys
10 24 (4.15%) New Relic
11 22 (3.81%) Dell
11 22 (3.81%) SolarWinds
11 22 (3.81%) Symantec
12 20 (3.46%) Palo Alto
13 18 (3.11%) Tableau
13 18 (3.11%) TIBCO
14 16 (2.77%) LogRhythm
15 15 (2.60%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.60%) DataSynapse
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