The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 363 500 515
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +15
Contract jobs citing Splunk 307 145 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 102 66
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £549 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +55.22%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Splunk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Splunk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Splunk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Splunk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Splunk
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Splunk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Splunk
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +125 280 £475 +11.76% 66
London +91 156 £523 +7.17% 42
North West +32 33 £475 - 2
South East +22 31 £525 +20.00% 6
City of London +59 28 £563 +34.32% 8
Yorkshire -9 27 £380 +28.81% 9
Manchester +15 24 £510 - 2
Scotland +3 24 £400 -13.51%
West Yorkshire 0 24 £387 +66.45% 8
Leeds +1 22 £406 +74.62% 7
Edinburgh +14 20 - -
East of England +16 16 £340 -10.87% 2
Surrey - 10 £550 -
Hampshire +9 9 £653 +45.00%
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £333 +1.14%
Cambridge +5 8 £333 +1.14%
Staines - 8 £550 -
South West 0 7 £325 -50.00% 3
Berkshire -2 7 £484 - 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £452 -
West Sussex - 4 £433 -
Knutsford - 4 £452 -
Basingstoke - 4 £653 -
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
East Midlands +11 3 £363 -27.50% 1
Swindon +4 3 - -
Wiltshire -2 3 - -
South Yorkshire -16 3 £369 -7.87% 1
Sheffield -24 3 £369 -7.87% 1

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Splunk.

1 223 (35.91%) Linux
2 219 (35.27%) Puppet
3 217 (34.94%) DevOps
4 210 (33.82%) Java
5 191 (30.76%) Python
6 148 (23.83%) Finance
7 142 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 133 (21.42%) Configuration Management
10 129 (20.77%) Windows
11 124 (19.97%) Docker
12 121 (19.48%) Unix
13 119 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
14 112 (18.04%) Git (software)
15 107 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
15 107 (17.23%) Ruby
16 99 (15.94%) Microsoft
17 95 (15.30%) SIEM
18 91 (14.65%) ArcSight
18 91 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 90 (14.49%) SQL
19 90 (14.49%) Nagios
20 88 (14.17%) Perl
21 86 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
22 84 (13.53%) Ansible
23 83 (13.37%) JIRA
24 80 (12.88%) Active Directory
25 79 (12.72%) PowerShell
26 78 (12.56%) Bash Shell
27 75 (12.08%) Firewall

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (9.82%) Apache
2 58 (9.34%) Tomcat
3 47 (7.57%) OpenStack
4 30 (4.83%) Confluence
5 27 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (4.35%) JBoss
6 25 (4.03%) IIS
7 20 (3.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (3.06%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.58%) Node.js
10 15 (2.42%) Apache Pig
11 14 (2.25%) nginx
11 14 (2.25%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.61%) FileNet
12 10 (1.61%) LiveCycle
13 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.13%) GeoServer
15 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) RMDS
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 119 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (7.73%) PaaS
4 33 (5.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.90%) IaaS
6 10 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.13%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.97%) SaaS
10 5 (0.81%) Heroku
10 5 (0.81%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) GitHub
12 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.32%) Datadog
14 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.08%) Firewall
2 59 (9.50%) DNS
3 43 (6.92%) HTTP
4 39 (6.28%) Network Security
5 33 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 33 (5.31%) SSL
6 30 (4.83%) LDAP
7 29 (4.67%) TCP/IP
8 23 (3.70%) VPN
9 22 (3.54%) Internet
10 18 (2.90%) LAN
11 17 (2.74%) SMTP
12 16 (2.58%) WAN
13 15 (2.42%) SAN
14 14 (2.25%) DMZ
15 11 (1.77%) Wireshark
16 7 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 6 (0.97%) tcpdump
18 5 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.28%) Big Data
3 34 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 30 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.19%) MySQL
6 22 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.38%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.74%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.25%) KDB
10 10 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.29%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.29%) DB2
12 7 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.97%) Spotfire
14 5 (0.81%) QlikView
14 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 112 (18.04%) Git (software)
3 83 (13.37%) JIRA
4 71 (11.43%) Maven
5 51 (8.21%) Subversion
6 50 (8.05%) Hudson
7 47 (7.57%) TeamCity
8 46 (7.41%) Ant
9 38 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (4.35%) MSBuild
12 19 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (2.09%) Metasploit
13 13 (2.09%) Selenium
14 12 (1.93%) Artifactory
14 12 (1.93%) Visual Studio
15 11 (1.77%) FishEye
15 11 (1.77%) Vagrant
16 9 (1.45%) JUnit
17 8 (1.29%) SonarQube
General
1 148 (23.83%) Finance
2 72 (11.59%) Banking
3 19 (3.06%) Retail
4 18 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.25%) Front Office
6 12 (1.93%) Back Office
6 12 (1.93%) Legal
7 10 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.45%) Advertising
9 7 (1.13%) Marketing
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.64%) Law
11 4 (0.64%) Publishing
12 3 (0.48%) Electronics
13 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (18.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 102 (16.43%) Analyst
3 72 (11.59%) Developer
4 63 (10.14%) Consultant
5 53 (8.53%) Security Analyst
6 52 (8.37%) Linux Engineer
7 42 (6.76%) Architect
8 39 (6.28%) Splunk Engineer
9 38 (6.12%) SOC Analyst
10 34 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (5.31%) Administrator
11 33 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
12 29 (4.67%) Azure Engineer
12 29 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (4.51%) Splunk Consultant
14 25 (4.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 25 (4.03%) Security Consultant
15 24 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
16 23 (3.70%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.54%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.98%) Web Services
2 44 (7.09%) .NET
2 44 (7.09%) XML
3 32 (5.15%) HTML
4 30 (4.83%) Regular Expression
5 26 (4.19%) ELK Stack
6 20 (3.22%) Kafka
7 19 (3.06%) LAMP
7 19 (3.06%) SOAP
8 14 (2.25%) LEMP Stack
8 14 (2.25%) Spring
9 13 (2.09%) JSON
9 13 (2.09%) MCollective
9 13 (2.09%) REST
10 11 (1.77%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (1.61%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.61%) JSF
12 9 (1.45%) Middleware
12 9 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 27 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
6 24 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.74%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.58%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.58%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.25%) PKI
11 12 (1.93%) Fintech
11 12 (1.93%) Replication
12 10 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
13 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.45%) Taxonomies
14 7 (1.13%) Clustering
14 7 (1.13%) Equities
15 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 223 (35.91%) Linux
2 129 (20.77%) Windows
3 121 (19.48%) Unix
4 43 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (6.60%) Windows Server
6 28 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.54%) VMS
8 21 (3.38%) Solaris
8 21 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (3.22%) CentOS
10 15 (2.42%) AIX
11 13 (2.09%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.45%) HPUX
14 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.97%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.64%) SUSE
18 3 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (34.94%) DevOps
2 142 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (21.42%) Configuration Management
4 95 (15.30%) SIEM
5 86 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (11.92%) Information Security
7 50 (8.05%) Migration
8 49 (7.89%) Security Operations
9 45 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (6.76%) ITIL
11 39 (6.28%) High Availability
12 36 (5.80%) Change Management
13 34 (5.48%) Incident Management
14 33 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (5.31%) Open Source
15 32 (5.15%) TDD
16 31 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (4.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (33.82%) Java
2 191 (30.76%) Python
3 107 (17.23%) Ruby
4 90 (14.49%) SQL
5 88 (14.17%) Perl
6 79 (12.72%) PowerShell
7 78 (12.56%) Bash Shell
8 44 (7.09%) PHP
9 43 (6.92%) C#
10 39 (6.28%) JavaScript
11 33 (5.31%) C++
12 29 (4.67%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.06%) Bourne shell
14 18 (2.90%) C
15 17 (2.74%) Korn
16 15 (2.42%) Groovy
17 13 (2.09%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.13%) Tcl
19 7 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (8.86%) CISSP
2 39 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.96%) Degree
4 33 (5.31%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.74%) CISM
6 16 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.42%) GCIA
8 12 (1.93%) CCNP
8 12 (1.93%) SANS
9 11 (1.77%) CCNA
10 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.29%) MCSE
11 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.29%) SSCP
12 7 (1.13%) CISMP
12 7 (1.13%) GCIH
12 7 (1.13%) GSEC
13 5 (0.81%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.09%) QA
4 12 (1.93%) COBIT
5 8 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.64%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (19.97%) Docker
2 80 (12.88%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (5.15%) vSphere
5 23 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.42%) Squid
7 13 (2.09%) qmail
8 9 (1.45%) Sendmail
9 8 (1.29%) iptables
10 7 (1.13%) Postfix
11 6 (0.97%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.97%) Snort
11 6 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.64%) NFS
13 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.48%) Firmware
13 3 (0.48%) vCloud
14 2 (0.32%) HDFS
14 2 (0.32%) Samba
14 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 219 (35.27%) Puppet
2 107 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (14.49%) Nagios
4 84 (13.53%) Ansible
5 57 (9.18%) QRadar
6 48 (7.73%) logstash
7 45 (7.25%) SCCM
8 32 (5.15%) Icinga
9 31 (4.99%) ITRS Geneos
10 28 (4.51%) Graphite
11 25 (4.03%) Ganglia
12 23 (3.70%) Kubernetes
12 23 (3.70%) SCOM
13 21 (3.38%) Nessus
14 20 (3.22%) FreeIPA
15 19 (3.06%) HP SiteScope
15 19 (3.06%) Kibana
15 19 (3.06%) ZABBIX
16 17 (2.74%) Cacti
16 17 (2.74%) Nmap
Vendors
1 99 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.65%) ArcSight
3 69 (11.11%) VMware
4 62 (9.98%) Oracle
5 38 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 35 (5.64%) IBM
7 33 (5.31%) Cisco
8 26 (4.19%) Intel Security
9 25 (4.03%) HP
9 25 (4.03%) New Relic
9 25 (4.03%) Qualys
10 23 (3.70%) Dell
10 23 (3.70%) Symantec
11 22 (3.54%) SolarWinds
12 20 (3.22%) Palo Alto
13 18 (2.90%) TIBCO
14 17 (2.74%) Tableau
15 16 (2.58%) Atlassian
15 16 (2.58%) LogRhythm
16 15 (2.42%) DataSynapse
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £380 to £382 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECS
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ticketmaster
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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