The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 62 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Splunk 32 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.40% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 2.91% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 2
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£223 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.46% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.82% -
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
588 516 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.01% 44.79% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 345 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.80 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.10 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 2015.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 37 (56.92%) Python
1 37 (56.92%) CentOS
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 34 (52.31%) Linux
4 30 (46.15%) Ubuntu
5 28 (43.08%) Workflow
6 24 (36.92%) PHP
7 23 (35.38%) Oracle
7 23 (35.38%) Service Management
7 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (33.85%) DevOps
9 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (32.31%) Incident Management
10 20 (30.77%) Puppet
11 19 (29.23%) Nagios
11 19 (29.23%) ITIL
12 18 (27.69%) UNIX
12 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
12 18 (27.69%) Ruby
12 18 (27.69%) Graphite
12 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (24.62%) Cisco
14 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
14 15 (23.08%) Apache
14 15 (23.08%) LDAP
14 15 (23.08%) C
14 15 (23.08%) Firewall
14 15 (23.08%) Hypertable
14 15 (23.08%) Riak
14 15 (23.08%) CFEngine

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (23.08%) Apache
2 6 (9.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.62%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) LDAP
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) SSL
3 7 (10.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) MongoDB
2 15 (23.08%) CouchDB
2 15 (23.08%) Riak
2 15 (23.08%) Hypertable
3 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Pentaho
6 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.62%) Redis
7 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Fiddler
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.77%) PVCS
6 6 (9.23%) JMeter
6 6 (9.23%) JUnit
6 6 (9.23%) QUnit
7 3 (4.62%) Ant
7 3 (4.62%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium
8 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) 2nd Line Support
1 17 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Support
4 7 (10.77%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Database Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.08%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications Support
9 1 (1.54%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) J2EE
2 6 (9.23%) XML
2 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.23%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (9.23%) JRules
2 6 (9.23%) Ajax
2 6 (9.23%) JSON
2 6 (9.23%) jQuery
2 6 (9.23%) JPA
2 6 (9.23%) Drools
2 6 (9.23%) REST
2 6 (9.23%) Mustache
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Camel
3 3 (4.62%) Memcached
3 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.62%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) Spring
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.54%) Smartcard
3 10 (15.38%) NHS
4 9 (13.85%) PKI
5 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) CentOS
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 30 (46.15%) Ubuntu
4 18 (27.69%) UNIX
5 12 (18.46%) Windows
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Workflow
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Service Management
3 22 (33.85%) DevOps
4 21 (32.31%) Incident Management
5 19 (29.23%) ITIL
6 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) MVC
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.62%) Data Management
11 2 (3.08%) Change Management
12 1 (1.54%) Scrum
12 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Python
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) PHP
4 18 (27.69%) Ruby
5 15 (23.08%) C
6 9 (13.85%) Java
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
9 6 (9.23%) C#
10 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Server
2 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) Puppet
2 19 (29.23%) Nagios
3 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (27.69%) Graphite
4 15 (23.08%) Ansible
4 15 (23.08%) CFEngine
5 7 (10.77%) OpenView
6 6 (9.23%) OpenIDM
7 3 (4.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) Cisco
3 15 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 15 (23.08%) SaltStack
4 10 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Riverbed
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Tealeaf
6 2 (3.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds