The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 49 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs citing Splunk 29 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.79% 0.66% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 1.35% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
Average daily rate
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£185 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.80% +0.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £375 £445
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
418 446 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.23% 49.17% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 241 310
Average daily rate £325 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £137 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Splunk across the Leeds region.

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 36 (81.82%) Python
2 33 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 29 (65.91%) CentOS
4 28 (63.64%) Service Management
5 23 (52.27%) Workflow
5 23 (52.27%) Windows
6 18 (40.91%) Linux
7 15 (34.09%) nginx
7 15 (34.09%) Puppet
7 15 (34.09%) Incident Management
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (31.82%) NHS
9 13 (29.55%) SAN
9 13 (29.55%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
9 13 (29.55%) VMware Server
10 9 (20.45%) UNIX
10 9 (20.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) .NET
12 6 (13.64%) Cisco
12 6 (13.64%) Firewall
13 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
13 5 (11.36%) QMS
13 5 (11.36%) Capistrano
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (34.09%) nginx
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Riak
2 4 (9.09%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (20.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Support Technician
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) NHS
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 29 (65.91%) CentOS
3 23 (52.27%) Windows
4 18 (40.91%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
6 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (20.45%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Service Management
2 23 (52.27%) Workflow
3 15 (34.09%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Quality Management
5 5 (11.36%) QMS
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Validation
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) DSDM
8 2 (4.55%) V-Model
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) Ruby
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) HAProxy
2 5 (11.36%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.27%) Cacti
3 1 (2.27%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) VMware
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle