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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 424 489 510
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +21
Contract jobs citing Splunk 156 62 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 42 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £435 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +35 68 £450 +3.44% 8
Yorkshire - 46 £325 - 8
South East -18 14 £375 -11.76% 4
East of England -14 9 £275 -37.14%
West Midlands - 9 £410 -
North West - 5 £250 - 1
North East - 3 £250 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
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Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 138 (48.94%) Linux
2 84 (29.79%) Python
3 82 (29.08%) Puppet
4 80 (28.37%) Java
5 74 (26.24%) DevOps
6 62 (21.99%) Windows
7 60 (21.28%) Oracle
8 59 (20.92%) Finance
9 58 (20.57%) SQL
10 57 (20.21%) CentOS
11 56 (19.86%) Nagios
12 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (18.79%) UNIX
14 45 (15.96%) Firewall
15 44 (15.60%) Apache
16 43 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
17 42 (14.89%) SQL Server
17 42 (14.89%) Cisco
18 40 (14.18%) Git (software)
18 40 (14.18%) Security Cleared
19 38 (13.48%) Ubuntu
20 37 (13.12%) Jenkins
21 36 (12.77%) Service Management
21 36 (12.77%) Red Hat
21 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
22 35 (12.41%) Load Balancing
22 35 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
23 33 (11.70%) Perl
23 33 (11.70%) MongoDB
24 32 (11.35%) NoSQL

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (15.60%) Apache
2 23 (8.16%) IIS
3 19 (6.74%) OpenStack
4 15 (5.32%) JBoss
5 14 (4.96%) Confluence
6 10 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.13%) AquaLogic
8 5 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.71%) Node.js
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.35%) nginx
12 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.96%) Firewall
2 23 (8.16%) Network Security
3 22 (7.80%) LDAP
3 22 (7.80%) Internet
4 21 (7.45%) SAN
5 20 (7.09%) DNS
6 18 (6.38%) BGP
7 16 (5.67%) IPsec
7 16 (5.67%) VPN
7 16 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (5.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (5.32%) LAN
8 15 (5.32%) VLAN
9 13 (4.61%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.90%) NetScaler
11 10 (3.55%) Wireless
12 9 (3.19%) Ethernet
12 9 (3.19%) Cisco ISE
13 8 (2.84%) Multicast
14 7 (2.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 32 (11.35%) NoSQL
5 25 (8.87%) Big Data
6 20 (7.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (6.74%) Hadoop
8 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database
9 14 (4.96%) CouchDB
10 13 (4.61%) Riak
10 13 (4.61%) Hypertable
11 10 (3.55%) DB2
12 8 (2.84%) Pentaho
12 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.48%) MarkLogic
14 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.77%) Couchbase
16 4 (1.42%) MySQL
16 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 3 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 40 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.12%) Jenkins
3 29 (10.28%) Maven
4 17 (6.03%) JIRA
5 15 (5.32%) Fiddler
6 14 (4.96%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.96%) Subversion
7 11 (3.90%) Selenium
8 10 (3.55%) Artifactory
9 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.13%) JUnit
11 5 (1.77%) JMeter
11 5 (1.77%) QUnit
12 3 (1.06%) FishEye
12 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.06%) MSI
12 3 (1.06%) PVCS
12 3 (1.06%) JBehave
13 2 (0.71%) StyleCop
13 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (20.92%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Banking
3 16 (5.67%) Retail
4 10 (3.55%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.55%) Games
5 8 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.77%) Front Office
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (18.44%) Analyst
2 45 (15.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (13.12%) Consultant
4 25 (8.87%) Architect
5 23 (8.16%) Developer
6 21 (7.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.67%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.67%) Network Engineer
10 15 (5.32%) Security Engineer
11 14 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.26%) Administrator
12 12 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (3.19%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.84%) Security Specialist
15 7 (2.48%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
16 6 (2.13%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) Regular Expression
2 15 (5.32%) .NET
2 15 (5.32%) XML
3 12 (4.26%) HTML
4 11 (3.90%) jQuery
4 11 (3.90%) REST
5 10 (3.55%) Middleware
6 8 (2.84%) JSON
6 8 (2.84%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (2.48%) Web Services
7 7 (2.48%) CSS
7 7 (2.48%) Java EE
7 7 (2.48%) WebSockets
8 6 (2.13%) Apache Camel
9 5 (1.77%) Mustache
9 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.77%) JPA
9 5 (1.77%) Drools
9 5 (1.77%) Ajax
9 5 (1.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 19 (6.74%) Open Source
5 13 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.90%) NHS
7 10 (3.55%) PKI
8 8 (2.84%) Physics
9 5 (1.77%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.42%) Clustering
10 4 (1.42%) Online Games
11 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.71%) VSAM
12 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.71%) Social Media
12 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 138 (48.94%) Linux
2 62 (21.99%) Windows
3 57 (20.21%) CentOS
4 53 (18.79%) UNIX
5 38 (13.48%) Ubuntu
6 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (3.55%) AIX
10 9 (3.19%) SUSE
11 8 (2.84%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.13%) Solaris
13 4 (1.42%) Debian
14 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.24%) DevOps
2 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.77%) Service Management
4 35 (12.41%) Load Balancing
5 28 (9.93%) ITIL
5 28 (9.93%) Workflow
5 28 (9.93%) SIEM
6 23 (8.16%) Kanban
7 22 (7.80%) Incident Management
7 22 (7.80%) Software Engineering
8 21 (7.45%) Service Delivery
9 20 (7.09%) Analytics
10 19 (6.74%) Change Management
11 18 (6.38%) Information Security
11 18 (6.38%) Network Management
12 17 (6.03%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (6.03%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.79%) Python
2 80 (28.37%) Java
3 58 (20.57%) SQL
4 33 (11.70%) Perl
5 30 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.93%) PHP
7 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.74%) Ruby
9 14 (4.96%) C#
10 13 (4.61%) C
11 11 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.55%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.48%) C++
14 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.71%) R
15 2 (0.71%) Groovy
16 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 40 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.45%) Degree
4 13 (4.61%) CISSP
5 8 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.13%) CCNA
7 5 (1.77%) CCNP
8 4 (1.42%) CITP
8 4 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.71%) MCSE
10 2 (0.71%) CCIE
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CEH
11 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.06%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (6.38%) vCloud
2 16 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.90%) vSphere
5 9 (3.19%) FreeRADIUS
6 7 (2.48%) Firmware
7 5 (1.77%) Snort
7 5 (1.77%) XenServer
7 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.42%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.06%) XenApp
9 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.71%) NFS
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.71%) Xen
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.35%) Nmap
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 82 (29.08%) Puppet
2 56 (19.86%) Nagios
3 43 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (11.35%) Graphite
5 19 (6.74%) ZABBIX
6 18 (6.38%) Zenoss
6 18 (6.38%) Kibana
6 18 (6.38%) Graylog2
7 15 (5.32%) Ansible
8 13 (4.61%) CFEngine
8 13 (4.61%) Nessus
9 11 (3.90%) CA Spectrum
10 9 (3.19%) OpenView
11 7 (2.48%) SCOM
12 6 (2.13%) SCCM
12 6 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (2.13%) Opsview
13 5 (1.77%) OpenIDM
13 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (1.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (21.28%) Oracle
2 42 (14.89%) Cisco
3 36 (12.77%) Red Hat
4 30 (10.64%) IBM
4 30 (10.64%) VMware
5 20 (7.09%) HP
6 19 (6.74%) Perforce
7 16 (5.67%) SaltStack
8 15 (5.32%) Citrix
9 14 (4.96%) Microsoft
9 14 (4.96%) Qualys
10 13 (4.61%) F5
10 13 (4.61%) Juniper
10 13 (4.61%) Informatica
11 11 (3.90%) CA
11 11 (3.90%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.19%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.84%) ArcSight
14 7 (2.48%) Netezza
14 7 (2.48%) SAP
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