The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 322 362 344
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -18
Contract jobs citing Splunk 76 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.14% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 15 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £459 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £475 £275
% change year-on-year
-28.42% +72.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in London

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in London

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in London

Splunk
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Splunk across the London region.

Splunk Hourly Rate Trend in London

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
City of London +25 20 £500 +17.64% 1
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 74 (52.48%) Linux
2 51 (36.17%) Python
3 47 (33.33%) Java
4 44 (31.21%) DevOps
5 36 (25.53%) Finance
6 33 (23.40%) Firewall
6 33 (23.40%) Windows
7 31 (21.99%) Load Balancing
8 30 (21.28%) Cisco
9 29 (20.57%) Puppet
10 27 (19.15%) UNIX
10 27 (19.15%) Perl
11 26 (18.44%) Maven
11 26 (18.44%) Jenkins
12 25 (17.73%) Banking
13 24 (17.02%) Nagios
13 24 (17.02%) Git (software)
14 23 (16.31%) NoSQL
14 23 (16.31%) Apache
14 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
15 22 (15.60%) SIEM
16 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (14.18%) Open Source
17 20 (14.18%) Service Delivery
18 18 (12.77%) MongoDB
18 18 (12.77%) ZABBIX
18 18 (12.77%) CentOS
18 18 (12.77%) Ubuntu

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (16.31%) Apache
2 17 (12.06%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.38%) JBoss
4 7 (4.96%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) Confluence
5 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.71%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.40%) Firewall
2 17 (12.06%) Internet
3 16 (11.35%) BGP
4 14 (9.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (9.93%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (9.22%) Multicast
6 12 (8.51%) Network Security
6 12 (8.51%) LAN
6 12 (8.51%) Wireless
7 10 (7.09%) EIGRP
7 10 (7.09%) MPLS
8 7 (4.96%) DNS
9 6 (4.26%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (2.84%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (2.84%) VPN
11 4 (2.84%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.84%) IPsec
11 4 (2.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) NoSQL
2 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
3 20 (14.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (12.77%) MongoDB
5 15 (10.64%) Hadoop
5 15 (10.64%) Big Data
6 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.55%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.55%) HBase
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.84%) MySQL
8 4 (2.84%) DB2
8 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Maven
1 26 (18.44%) Jenkins
2 24 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.51%) JIRA
4 11 (7.80%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.67%) Artifactory
5 8 (5.67%) Selenium
6 3 (2.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.13%) MSI
6 3 (2.13%) JBehave
6 3 (2.13%) FishEye
7 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.42%) Introscope
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.71%) Xcode
8 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) GitLab
General
1 36 (25.53%) Finance
2 25 (17.73%) Banking
3 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Retail
5 6 (4.26%) Games
6 5 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (17.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (16.31%) Consultant
3 19 (13.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 18 (12.77%) Architect
5 16 (11.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.26%) Security Specialist
10 6 (4.26%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Release Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Operations Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Security Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.84%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) .NET
2 8 (5.67%) Web Services
2 8 (5.67%) XML
3 7 (4.96%) HTML
4 5 (3.55%) REST
5 4 (2.84%) Regular Expression
5 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.84%) CSS
6 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.13%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.13%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.13%) HTML5
6 3 (2.13%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.42%) jQuery
7 2 (1.42%) Django
7 2 (1.42%) Spring
8 1 (0.71%) Lucene
8 1 (0.71%) WCF
8 1 (0.71%) WPF
8 1 (0.71%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Open Source
2 15 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.22%) Visualisation
4 10 (7.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (6.38%) Physics
5 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.42%) Social Media
8 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.42%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.42%) Clustering
8 2 (1.42%) Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.48%) Linux
2 33 (23.40%) Windows
3 27 (19.15%) UNIX
4 18 (12.77%) CentOS
4 18 (12.77%) Ubuntu
5 12 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.96%) Solaris
7 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.84%) AIX
8 4 (2.84%) SUSE
9 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.42%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.21%) DevOps
2 31 (21.99%) Load Balancing
3 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.60%) SIEM
5 20 (14.18%) Service Delivery
6 17 (12.06%) Kanban
7 13 (9.22%) ITIL
7 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.22%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (8.51%) TOGAF
9 11 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (7.80%) CRM
9 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.09%) Network Management
10 10 (7.09%) Analytics
10 10 (7.09%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.67%) Data Governance
12 7 (4.96%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (4.26%) ETL
13 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.17%) Python
2 47 (33.33%) Java
3 27 (19.15%) Perl
4 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.93%) SQL
5 13 (9.22%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.09%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.96%) C#
8 6 (4.26%) PHP
9 5 (3.55%) C++
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.13%) Ruby
10 3 (2.13%) Groovy
11 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (7.80%) Degree
3 10 (7.09%) CCNA
4 7 (4.96%) CCNP
5 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) CISSP
7 2 (1.42%) CCIE
8 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) vCloud
2 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) vSphere
3 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.84%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.13%) Firmware
5 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) XenApp
5 3 (2.13%) XenServer
5 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.71%) Snort
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.71%) Samba
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) Puppet
2 24 (17.02%) Nagios
3 21 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (12.77%) ZABBIX
5 16 (11.35%) Zenoss
5 16 (11.35%) Kibana
5 16 (11.35%) Graylog2
5 16 (11.35%) Graphite
6 6 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (4.26%) Nessus
7 5 (3.55%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (2.84%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.13%) SCCM
9 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.42%) Cacti
10 2 (1.42%) Salt
11 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 30 (21.28%) Cisco
2 17 (12.06%) Juniper
2 17 (12.06%) IBM
2 17 (12.06%) Perforce
2 17 (12.06%) F5
3 16 (11.35%) Oracle
4 15 (10.64%) VMware
5 12 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.09%) SolarWinds
6 10 (7.09%) Citrix
7 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.96%) NetApp
9 6 (4.26%) CA
9 6 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.26%) Qualys
10 4 (2.84%) HP
10 4 (2.84%) EMC
11 3 (2.13%) Altiris
11 3 (2.13%) Wyse
11 3 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
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