The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 229 247 235
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Splunk 41 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.044% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.094% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
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£400 £381 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £286 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.00 - -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4759 4261 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.02% 46.59% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 232 261
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Splunk
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Splunk Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Hampshire - 10 £410 -
Surrey - 10 - - 3
Kent - 8 - - 1
Berkshire 0 5 £438 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 3
East Sussex -3 2 £310 +18.09%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Splunk
England

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (54.90%) Python
2 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (39.22%) Puppet
3 20 (39.22%) DevOps
4 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
4 19 (37.25%) Ruby
4 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (37.25%) Linux
5 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) VPN
7 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (25.49%) JIRA
7 13 (25.49%) SSL
7 13 (25.49%) Nagios
7 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
7 13 (25.49%) Firewall
8 12 (23.53%) Apache
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) Ant
9 11 (21.57%) SNMP
9 11 (21.57%) Subversion
9 11 (21.57%) Maven
9 11 (21.57%) Use Case
9 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (21.57%) Ansible
9 11 (21.57%) Hudson
9 11 (21.57%) OpenStack
10 10 (19.61%) REST
10 10 (19.61%) VMware

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
2 12 (23.53%) Apache
3 11 (21.57%) OpenStack
4 8 (15.69%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (13.73%) IIS
6 4 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.96%) Jetty
8 1 (1.96%) JBoss
8 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) SoftLayer
3 8 (15.69%) Sumo Logic
4 7 (13.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (13.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) VPN
2 13 (25.49%) SSL
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 11 (21.57%) SNMP
4 9 (17.65%) Wireless
5 8 (15.69%) WAN
6 7 (13.73%) LAN
6 7 (13.73%) SAN
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
8 5 (9.80%) SSH
8 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
8 5 (9.80%) LDAP
8 5 (9.80%) SMTP
8 5 (9.80%) DHCP
8 5 (9.80%) DNS
9 3 (5.88%) IPv4
10 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.73%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.49%) JIRA
3 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.57%) Ant
3 11 (21.57%) Subversion
3 11 (21.57%) Maven
3 11 (21.57%) Hudson
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) REST
2 8 (15.69%) Grails
2 8 (15.69%) Spring
2 8 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (13.73%) boto
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (7.84%) SAML
5 4 (7.84%) Middleware
6 2 (3.92%) COM+
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.96%) JSON
7 1 (1.96%) HTML
7 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Cryptography
1 8 (15.69%) PKI
1 8 (15.69%) Statistics
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) IVR
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 3 (5.88%) VMS
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) DevOps
2 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Use Case
5 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
6 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
6 9 (17.65%) Analytics
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.69%) Computer Security
8 7 (13.73%) SIEM
8 7 (13.73%) Auto-Scaling
9 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
10 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (9.80%) ITIL
10 5 (9.80%) Service Management
11 4 (7.84%) Email Management
12 3 (5.88%) High Availability
12 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Python
2 19 (37.25%) Ruby
3 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
4 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (15.69%) Perl
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) CISSP
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) CCSA
3 1 (1.96%) CCSE
3 1 (1.96%) ACSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.80%) HDFS
5 4 (7.84%) Docker
6 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Puppet
2 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (25.49%) Nagios
3 11 (21.57%) Ansible
4 8 (15.69%) Vagrant
5 5 (9.80%) Netcool
5 5 (9.80%) Zenoss
6 4 (7.84%) SCCM
7 3 (5.88%) SCOM
8 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) WSUS
8 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (3.92%) NetCrunch
9 1 (1.96%) Nessus
9 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) VMware
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Dell
5 5 (9.80%) AppSense
6 4 (7.84%) KANA
6 4 (7.84%) Adobe
7 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.88%) McAfee
8 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.92%) Spiceworks
8 2 (3.92%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) EMC
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
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