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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Splunk over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 477 476 510
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs citing Splunk 130 107 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 65 23
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£425 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.22% -
UK excluding London average 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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Splunk
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Splunk within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England +2 129 £425 +13.33% 62
London +32 64 £500 +2.56% 28
Yorkshire -7 42 £298 +60.81% 8
West Yorkshire -14 25 £225 +21.62% 6
Leeds -15 25 £225 +21.62% 6
South Yorkshire - 17 £400 -
Sheffield - 11 £400 -
City of London +11 10 £361 -30.52% 5
South East -8 10 £438 +12.90% 19
East of England +7 8 £382 -1.54%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £200 - 3
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £329 -16.50%
Cambridge +1 4 £329 -16.50%
Croydon - 4 - -
Suffolk +12 3 £500 +122.22%
Ipswich +10 3 £500 +122.22%
South West - 3 £650 - 3
Hampshire -5 2 £450 +16.12% 3
Kent - 2 £475 -
Swindon - 2 - - 1
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh -4 1 £463 +6.32%
Scotland -7 1 £463 +6.32%
Manchester -20 1 - -
North West -46 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Poole - 1 £650 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 4

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 136 (48.75%) Linux
2 103 (36.92%) Python
3 87 (31.18%) SQL
4 86 (30.82%) Java
4 86 (30.82%) Firewall
5 80 (28.67%) Oracle
6 75 (26.88%) Windows
7 70 (25.09%) ITIL
8 62 (22.22%) Finance
9 60 (21.51%) Jenkins
10 59 (21.15%) DevOps
11 58 (20.79%) CentOS
12 52 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 52 (18.64%) Apache
13 51 (18.28%) Cisco
13 51 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 49 (17.56%) MongoDB
15 48 (17.20%) Puppet
15 48 (17.20%) UNIX
16 47 (16.85%) Graphite
17 44 (15.77%) Opscode Chef
17 44 (15.77%) Red Hat
17 44 (15.77%) Nagios
18 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
18 43 (15.41%) VMware
18 43 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (14.34%) Load Balancing
20 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
20 40 (14.34%) Perl

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 52 (18.64%) Apache
2 39 (13.98%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.39%) IIS
4 13 (4.66%) Node.js
5 11 (3.94%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.23%) Confluence
6 9 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.87%) OpenStack
8 7 (2.51%) JBoss
8 7 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.15%) Apache Pig
9 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.79%) nginx
10 5 (1.79%) Jetty
11 4 (1.43%) WildFly
11 4 (1.43%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.43%) Apache TomEE
11 4 (1.43%) Tornado
11 4 (1.43%) iPlanet
Applications
1 7 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Office
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) WebTrends
2 4 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.43%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.79%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 86 (30.82%) Firewall
2 24 (8.60%) LDAP
2 24 (8.60%) LAN
3 18 (6.45%) DNS
3 18 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (6.09%) SSL
4 17 (6.09%) SAN
5 16 (5.73%) Network Security
6 15 (5.38%) Internet
7 14 (5.02%) Multicast
7 14 (5.02%) TCP/IP
8 13 (4.66%) VPN
9 12 (4.30%) BGP
9 12 (4.30%) WAN
10 11 (3.94%) MPLS
10 11 (3.94%) Wireless
10 11 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.58%) EIGRP
12 9 (3.23%) DHCP
13 8 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.56%) MongoDB
2 43 (15.41%) SQL Server
3 33 (11.83%) Hadoop
4 29 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 27 (9.68%) CouchDB
6 26 (9.32%) MySQL
7 19 (6.81%) Oracle Database
8 17 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (5.38%) Apache Hive
9 15 (5.38%) Big Data
10 14 (5.02%) Riak
10 14 (5.02%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.66%) Redis
12 12 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (3.58%) HBase
13 10 (3.58%) Hypertable
14 8 (2.87%) Oracle OWB
15 5 (1.79%) QlikView
15 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (21.51%) Jenkins
2 52 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 31 (11.11%) Maven
4 27 (9.68%) JIRA
4 27 (9.68%) Subversion
5 22 (7.89%) Ant
6 20 (7.17%) Gradle
7 15 (5.38%) TeamCity
7 15 (5.38%) Mercurial
7 15 (5.38%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.94%) Fiddler
8 11 (3.94%) JUnit
9 10 (3.58%) PVCS
10 9 (3.23%) JMeter
11 7 (2.51%) Selenium
12 6 (2.15%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.79%) Mocha
13 5 (1.79%) Hudson
13 5 (1.79%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 62 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (7.17%) Banking
3 13 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.51%) Games
6 5 (1.79%) Retail
6 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (15.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (11.83%) Analyst
3 26 (9.32%) Consultant
3 26 (9.32%) Architect
4 17 (6.09%) Developer
4 17 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (4.30%) Security Architect
6 11 (3.94%) Security Engineer
7 10 (3.58%) Security Analyst
7 10 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (3.58%) Security Consultant
8 9 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (3.23%) Administrator
8 9 (3.23%) Network Engineer
9 8 (2.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (2.87%) Technical Support
9 8 (2.87%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (2.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.15%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) RabbitMQ
2 23 (8.24%) .NET
3 19 (6.81%) HTML
3 19 (6.81%) Rendezvous
4 18 (6.45%) Web Services
5 17 (6.09%) Kafka
6 16 (5.73%) CSS
6 16 (5.73%) Django
7 14 (5.02%) XML
8 11 (3.94%) JSON
9 10 (3.58%) REST
9 10 (3.58%) Hibernate
9 10 (3.58%) J2EE
10 9 (3.23%) jQuery
11 8 (2.87%) SOAP
11 8 (2.87%) Memcached
11 8 (2.87%) Apache Flex
12 7 (2.51%) Drools
12 7 (2.51%) Regular Expression
13 6 (2.15%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.68%) Open Source
3 15 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.02%) Fixed Income
5 13 (4.66%) PKI
6 12 (4.30%) Smartcard
7 9 (3.23%) Physics
8 8 (2.87%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.87%) NHS
9 7 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.15%) Statistics
10 6 (2.15%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.43%) W3C
12 4 (1.43%) Online Games
13 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
13 3 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (48.75%) Linux
2 75 (26.88%) Windows
3 58 (20.79%) CentOS
4 51 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (17.20%) UNIX
6 38 (13.62%) Ubuntu
7 16 (5.73%) Solaris
8 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.09%) ITIL
2 59 (21.15%) DevOps
3 43 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.34%) Load Balancing
5 36 (12.90%) SIEM
6 28 (10.04%) Incident Management
7 27 (9.68%) Problem Management
7 27 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.68%) Service Management
8 26 (9.32%) Workflow
9 25 (8.96%) Release Management
10 23 (8.24%) Capacity Management
10 23 (8.24%) Analytics
10 23 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 22 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.81%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (6.45%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
14 17 (6.09%) Microservices
15 16 (5.73%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.92%) Python
2 87 (31.18%) SQL
3 86 (30.82%) Java
4 40 (14.34%) Perl
5 35 (12.54%) Bash Shell
6 25 (8.96%) Ruby
7 22 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 19 (6.81%) JavaScript
9 17 (6.09%) PowerShell
9 17 (6.09%) PHP
10 16 (5.73%) C++
11 11 (3.94%) C
11 11 (3.94%) C#
11 11 (3.94%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.87%) R
13 5 (1.79%) Scala
13 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.43%) Clojure
15 3 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.17%) Degree
4 14 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.58%) CCNA
6 9 (3.23%) CISSP
7 7 (2.51%) CCNP
8 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.08%) GCIH
9 3 (1.08%) CEH
9 3 (1.08%) GIAC
10 2 (0.72%) CISM
10 2 (0.72%) ISEB
10 2 (0.72%) CCSE
11 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.36%) CISA
11 1 (0.36%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.66%) PCI DSS
1 13 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.58%) QA
3 4 (1.43%) SLA
4 3 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.89%) Docker
3 18 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.02%) vCloud
5 8 (2.87%) XenApp
6 6 (2.15%) HDFS
6 6 (2.15%) vSphere
7 5 (1.79%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.79%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.43%) Varnish
8 4 (1.43%) Squid
9 3 (1.08%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.08%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.08%) Firmware
10 2 (0.72%) Snort
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.36%) Openswan
11 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 48 (17.20%) Puppet
2 47 (16.85%) Graphite
3 44 (15.77%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (15.77%) Nagios
4 22 (7.89%) ITRS Geneos
5 21 (7.53%) Salt
6 20 (7.17%) Ansible
7 15 (5.38%) BladeLogic
8 14 (5.02%) OpenView
8 14 (5.02%) ZABBIX
9 12 (4.30%) logstash
9 12 (4.30%) Kibana
9 12 (4.30%) Zenoss
10 10 (3.58%) CFEngine
10 10 (3.58%) Nessus
11 9 (3.23%) Graylog
11 9 (3.23%) Rundeck
12 8 (2.87%) Opsview
13 6 (2.15%) StatsD
13 6 (2.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (28.67%) Oracle
2 51 (18.28%) Cisco
3 44 (15.77%) Red Hat
4 43 (15.41%) VMware
5 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
6 19 (6.81%) TIBCO
7 18 (6.45%) ArcSight
7 18 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 14 (5.02%) Citrix
8 14 (5.02%) HP
9 12 (4.30%) F5
9 12 (4.30%) Juniper
10 11 (3.94%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.94%) SaltStack
11 10 (3.58%) McAfee
11 10 (3.58%) NetApp
12 9 (3.23%) Qualys
13 8 (2.87%) Tableau
13 8 (2.87%) Perforce
13 8 (2.87%) IBM
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £540 per day
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Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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