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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 340 375 366
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing Splunk 62 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.21% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Splunk
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
10277 11172 9898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.42% 45.91% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7031 7350 6202
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 229 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.80 £42.50
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 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 18 December 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 18 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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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 +19 14 £525 +3.96% 3
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 70 (49.65%) Linux
2 54 (38.30%) Java
3 53 (37.59%) DevOps
4 42 (29.79%) Python
5 38 (26.95%) Puppet
6 35 (24.82%) Git (software)
7 32 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (21.99%) Maven
9 30 (21.28%) UNIX
9 30 (21.28%) Windows
9 30 (21.28%) Jenkins
10 28 (19.86%) Finance
11 27 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (18.44%) CentOS
12 26 (18.44%) Nagios
12 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
12 26 (18.44%) Apache
13 25 (17.73%) Load Balancing
13 25 (17.73%) Kanban
14 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
14 24 (17.02%) Firewall
14 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
15 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
15 22 (15.60%) IBM
15 22 (15.60%) Perforce
15 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
16 21 (14.89%) SIEM
16 21 (14.89%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (14.89%) Ubuntu
16 21 (14.89%) Banking

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (18.44%) Apache
2 20 (14.18%) OpenStack
3 13 (9.22%) JBoss
4 11 (7.80%) Confluence
5 10 (7.09%) IIS
6 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.71%) Mule
9 1 (0.71%) nginx
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.71%) RMDS
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) Firewall
2 18 (12.77%) Internet
3 16 (11.35%) DNS
4 13 (9.22%) Network Security
5 8 (5.67%) BGP
6 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.26%) LDAP
7 6 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (3.55%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (3.55%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.55%) VPN
8 5 (3.55%) IPsec
8 5 (3.55%) VLAN
9 3 (2.13%) Multicast
9 3 (2.13%) LAN
9 3 (2.13%) SAN
9 3 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 21 (14.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (14.18%) MongoDB
5 14 (9.93%) Big Data
6 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.55%) DB2
8 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.42%) HBase
10 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.99%) Maven
3 30 (21.28%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.93%) JIRA
4 14 (9.93%) TeamCity
5 10 (7.09%) Selenium
5 10 (7.09%) Artifactory
6 7 (4.96%) Subversion
7 4 (2.84%) Introscope
8 3 (2.13%) FishEye
8 3 (2.13%) JBehave
8 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.13%) JUnit
8 3 (2.13%) MSI
8 3 (2.13%) Xcode
9 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.71%) GitLab
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 21 (14.89%) Banking
3 15 (10.64%) Retail
4 11 (7.80%) Games
5 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.55%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.55%) Front Office
7 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.71%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.86%) Consultant
3 22 (15.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 19 (13.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) Architect
6 14 (9.93%) Developer
7 12 (8.51%) DevOps Consultant
8 11 (7.80%) Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Security Specialist
11 5 (3.55%) Release Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Network Consultant
13 3 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.13%) Deployment Engineer
13 3 (2.13%) Java Consultant
13 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) .NET
2 8 (5.67%) HTML
2 8 (5.67%) XML
3 7 (4.96%) WebSockets
4 6 (4.26%) Web Services
4 6 (4.26%) Regular Expression
5 5 (3.55%) HTML5
5 5 (3.55%) Spring
6 4 (2.84%) REST
7 3 (2.13%) PhoneGap
7 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.13%) CSS
7 3 (2.13%) jQuery
7 3 (2.13%) Django
7 3 (2.13%) JSON
7 3 (2.13%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.13%) Java EE
8 2 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.48%) Visualisation
2 19 (13.48%) Open Source
3 13 (9.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (4.96%) Physics
5 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.55%) Online Games
7 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.13%) Clustering
7 3 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.42%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.65%) Linux
2 30 (21.28%) UNIX
2 30 (21.28%) Windows
3 26 (18.44%) CentOS
4 21 (14.89%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.55%) AIX
7 5 (3.55%) SUSE
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) Android
9 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.42%) Debian
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.59%) DevOps
2 32 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.73%) Load Balancing
3 25 (17.73%) Kanban
4 22 (15.60%) Service Delivery
5 21 (14.89%) SIEM
6 16 (11.35%) ITIL
7 12 (8.51%) Scrum
8 11 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (6.38%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.38%) Change Management
11 7 (4.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (4.96%) Analytics
11 7 (4.96%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.26%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.26%) ETL
12 6 (4.26%) OO
12 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) Java
2 42 (29.79%) Python
3 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.77%) Perl
5 16 (11.35%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.93%) SQL
7 9 (6.38%) C#
8 8 (5.67%) PHP
8 8 (5.67%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.55%) C++
9 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.13%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.42%) Ruby
11 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) R
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) CISSP
3 5 (3.55%) RHCSA
4 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.42%) CCIE
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) CCNA
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (13.48%) vCloud
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.96%) vSphere
4 5 (3.55%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.55%) XenServer
5 4 (2.84%) Firmware
6 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.13%) XenApp
6 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.13%) Xen
7 2 (1.42%) NFS
7 2 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.71%) HDFS
8 1 (0.71%) Samba
8 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.71%) Snort
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (26.95%) Puppet
2 27 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (18.44%) Nagios
4 20 (14.18%) ZABBIX
5 19 (13.48%) Zenoss
5 19 (13.48%) Graphite
5 19 (13.48%) Kibana
5 19 (13.48%) Graylog2
6 7 (4.96%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (4.26%) Nessus
7 6 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (3.55%) Cobbler
8 5 (3.55%) SCCM
8 5 (3.55%) Opsview
9 4 (2.84%) Tivoli
10 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (2.13%) Salt
10 3 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (1.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) IBM
1 22 (15.60%) Perforce
2 16 (11.35%) Cisco
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.51%) Oracle
4 12 (8.51%) VMware
5 11 (7.80%) Citrix
6 10 (7.09%) Qualys
7 8 (5.67%) Juniper
7 8 (5.67%) F5
8 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.96%) CA
9 6 (4.26%) Informatica
9 6 (4.26%) 29West
10 3 (2.13%) Infoblox
10 3 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 3 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.13%) Veritas
10 3 (2.13%) HP
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