The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 352 353 403
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +50
Contract jobs citing Splunk 47 65 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.58% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £344 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £350 £415
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10617 11136 11864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 45.90% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 7083 7146
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 287 339
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.33 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Splunk
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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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 +12 7 £625 +47.92% 2
Harrow - - - -
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 27 (35.06%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) Git (software)
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 23 (29.87%) Python
5 22 (28.57%) ITIL
5 22 (28.57%) Puppet
6 21 (27.27%) DevOps
6 21 (27.27%) Scrum
6 21 (27.27%) Kanban
6 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
8 19 (24.68%) UNIX
9 18 (23.38%) DNS
10 17 (22.08%) Nagios
10 17 (22.08%) CentOS
11 16 (20.78%) Oracle
12 15 (19.48%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
13 14 (18.18%) Open Source
13 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.18%) Apache
13 14 (18.18%) Maven
14 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.88%) Perl
14 13 (16.88%) Windows
14 13 (16.88%) Firewall
14 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
14 13 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (15.58%) Visualisation

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Confluence
2 8 (10.39%) OpenStack
3 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.49%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.60%) GemFire
8 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.30%) Jetty
8 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) DNS
2 13 (16.88%) Firewall
3 10 (12.99%) Internet
4 8 (10.39%) LDAP
5 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.79%) Network Security
6 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.90%) SAN
8 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.60%) BGP
8 2 (2.60%) SSH
8 2 (2.60%) VLAN
8 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.30%) NAS
9 1 (1.30%) Junos
9 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
3 13 (16.88%) MongoDB
4 11 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.39%) Big Data
5 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.49%) MS Access
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.49%) QlikView
6 5 (6.49%) SQLite
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.49%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.19%) MySQL
8 3 (3.90%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.60%) DB2
9 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) Maven
3 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.69%) Subversion
5 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
5 8 (10.39%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Selenium
6 3 (3.90%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.60%) JUnit
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) Introscope
7 2 (2.60%) Xcode
8 1 (1.30%) Mockito
8 1 (1.30%) Hamcrest
General
1 12 (15.58%) Banking
2 11 (14.29%) Retail
3 9 (11.69%) Finance
4 8 (10.39%) Games
5 6 (7.79%) Front Office
6 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.30%) Law
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Consultant
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) HTML
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 8 (10.39%) WebSockets
4 7 (9.09%) jQuery
5 6 (7.79%) REST
5 6 (7.79%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) JSON
6 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.49%) SOAP
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.49%) CSS
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.49%) HTML5
6 5 (6.49%) WCF
6 5 (6.49%) WPF
7 4 (5.19%) Regular Expression
7 4 (5.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 14 (18.18%) Open Source
3 12 (15.58%) Visualisation
4 8 (10.39%) Online Games
4 8 (10.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) Clustering
8 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.30%) Replication
9 1 (1.30%) Firmware
9 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) UNIX
3 17 (22.08%) CentOS
4 13 (16.88%) Windows
5 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.60%) SUSE
9 2 (2.60%) Android
9 2 (2.60%) AIX
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (27.27%) Scrum
2 21 (27.27%) Kanban
2 21 (27.27%) DevOps
3 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) Change Management
4 9 (11.69%) SIEM
5 8 (10.39%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.39%) TDD
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Workflow
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.09%) OO
6 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.79%) BDD
7 6 (7.79%) Build Automation
7 6 (7.79%) OOP
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
5 13 (16.88%) Perl
5 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
6 9 (11.69%) C#
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.30%) C-shell
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) CISSP
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CCSA
3 1 (1.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) vCloud
3 6 (7.79%) Xen
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) NFS
4 4 (5.19%) vSphere
5 3 (3.90%) XenServer
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.60%) Snort
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (1.30%) Nmap
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Puppet
2 17 (22.08%) Nagios
3 13 (16.88%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (10.39%) Kibana
4 8 (10.39%) Graylog2
4 8 (10.39%) Opsview
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 8 (10.39%) Cobbler
4 8 (10.39%) ZABBIX
4 8 (10.39%) Zenoss
5 5 (6.49%) Control-M
6 3 (3.90%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.90%) SCCM
6 3 (3.90%) SCOM
7 2 (2.60%) Salt
7 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.30%) Hyperic
8 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) Perforce
4 8 (10.39%) Informatica
5 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 7 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 6 (7.79%) Veritas
6 6 (7.79%) Dell
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
7 5 (6.49%) JBoss
7 5 (6.49%) VMware
7 5 (6.49%) Qualys
7 5 (6.49%) 29West
8 4 (5.19%) ArcSight
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.90%) NetIQ
9 3 (3.90%) Remedy
9 3 (3.90%) CA
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 3 (3.90%) Serena
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