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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 354 467 534
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +67
Contract jobs citing Splunk 281 134 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.26% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 104 24
Average daily rate £500 £369 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +122 264 £500 +35.59% 55
London +80 165 £525 +16.66% 41
South East +39 53 £450 +50.00% 5
City of London +47 29 £550 +10.00% 13
Berkshire +25 29 £350 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -19 17 £500 +37.93% 6
South Yorkshire - 13 £500 -
Reading - 13 £340 - 1
Sheffield - 13 £500 -
Slough +19 12 £530 +101.90%
Surrey +3 9 £525 - 1
Scotland -2 9 - - 2
Edinburgh - 8 - - 2
South West +8 7 £328 - 1
East of England 0 7 £375 +36.36% 1
West Midlands -8 7 £450 +28.57% 1
Wiltshire +3 6 £328 -
Hampshire +5 5 £500 +53.84% 2
Basingstoke - 5 £500 -
Staines - 5 £450 -
Wales - 5 £473 - 1
Swindon 0 4 - -
West Yorkshire -27 4 £513 +41.37% 6
Leeds -39 4 £513 +41.37% 5
Cardiff - 4 £473 - 1
South Wales - 4 £473 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Solihull - 4 - -
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 202 (38.48%) Linux
2 174 (33.14%) Python
3 171 (32.57%) Puppet
4 150 (28.57%) DevOps
5 139 (26.48%) Finance
6 127 (24.19%) Windows
7 116 (22.10%) Java
8 112 (21.33%) Unix
9 104 (19.81%) Banking
10 102 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
11 99 (18.86%) SQL
12 90 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
13 88 (16.76%) Jenkins
14 83 (15.81%) Configuration Management
15 79 (15.05%) Firewall
15 79 (15.05%) Git (software)
16 73 (13.90%) Perl
17 72 (13.71%) SIEM
17 72 (13.71%) ArcSight
18 64 (12.19%) Microsoft
19 61 (11.62%) JIRA
19 61 (11.62%) Bash Shell
20 60 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
21 58 (11.05%) Web Services
22 57 (10.86%) Docker
23 55 (10.48%) QRadar
23 55 (10.48%) VMware
24 53 (10.10%) Information Security
24 53 (10.10%) Nagios
25 51 (9.71%) Continuous Integration

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (9.14%) Apache
2 40 (7.62%) OpenStack
3 38 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.14%) JBoss
5 26 (4.95%) Node.js
5 26 (4.95%) SharePoint
6 24 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (4.38%) IIS
8 18 (3.43%) Apache Spark
9 17 (3.24%) Confluence
9 17 (3.24%) WebLogic
10 15 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (2.86%) nginx
11 7 (1.33%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.76%) FileNet
12 4 (0.76%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.38%) Jetty
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (4.19%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.76%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (2.10%) GitHub
5 10 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.90%) PaaS
6 9 (1.71%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (0.95%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) Route 53
12 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.05%) Firewall
2 48 (9.14%) DNS
3 36 (6.86%) LDAP
4 31 (5.90%) HTTP
4 31 (5.90%) Network Security
5 29 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 28 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 26 (4.95%) SSL
8 22 (4.19%) Multicast
9 21 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (3.81%) VPN
11 16 (3.05%) SMTP
12 15 (2.86%) SAN
13 14 (2.67%) Internet
14 12 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.10%) WAN
16 10 (1.90%) LAN
17 8 (1.52%) SNMP
17 8 (1.52%) Wireless
18 6 (1.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.38%) Big Data
2 41 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 37 (7.05%) Hadoop
4 29 (5.52%) MySQL
5 28 (5.33%) MongoDB
5 28 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.90%) KDB
9 9 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (1.71%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.71%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.33%) HBase
12 6 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.14%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (16.76%) Jenkins
2 79 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.62%) JIRA
4 35 (6.67%) Maven
5 33 (6.29%) Hudson
6 26 (4.95%) Ant
6 26 (4.95%) Subversion
7 15 (2.86%) Selenium
8 14 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (2.48%) FishEye
9 13 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.48%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.10%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.90%) gulp
11 10 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.71%) Metasploit
13 8 (1.52%) Gerrit
14 7 (1.33%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.33%) Gradle
15 6 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 139 (26.48%) Finance
2 104 (19.81%) Banking
3 33 (6.29%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.43%) Retail
5 15 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.10%) Front Office
7 9 (1.71%) Advertising
7 9 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.76%) Legal
8 4 (0.76%) Marketing
9 3 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (16.57%) Analyst
2 77 (14.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (9.90%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (8.76%) Security Analyst
5 42 (8.00%) Splunk Engineer
6 39 (7.43%) Developer
7 38 (7.24%) AWS Engineer
8 37 (7.05%) Support Engineer
9 32 (6.10%) Consultant
10 28 (5.33%) Administrator
10 28 (5.33%) SOC Analyst
11 27 (5.14%) Security Engineer
12 24 (4.57%) Architect
12 24 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 21 (4.00%) SIEM Engineer
14 21 (4.00%) Support Analyst
15 20 (3.81%) Applications Support
16 17 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.24%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.05%) Web Services
2 32 (6.10%) Kafka
3 28 (5.33%) XML
4 26 (4.95%) Regular Expression
5 24 (4.57%) .NET
5 24 (4.57%) ELK Stack
6 23 (4.38%) HTML
7 21 (4.00%) Rendezvous
8 19 (3.62%) JSON
9 18 (3.43%) LAMP
10 13 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.48%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (2.48%) MCollective
10 13 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (2.29%) Middleware
11 12 (2.29%) Spring
12 11 (2.10%) REST
13 10 (1.90%) SOAP
14 7 (1.33%) COM+
14 7 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 25 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 23 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (3.24%) Taxonomies
8 14 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.71%) Fintech
11 9 (1.71%) PKI
12 8 (1.52%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (1.33%) iPad
13 7 (1.33%) Replication
13 7 (1.33%) User Experience
14 6 (1.14%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 202 (38.48%) Linux
2 127 (24.19%) Windows
3 112 (21.33%) Unix
4 30 (5.71%) Solaris
5 28 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.38%) HPUX
7 22 (4.19%) AIX
8 21 (4.00%) Windows Server
9 20 (3.81%) VMS
10 16 (3.05%) CentOS
11 14 (2.67%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.52%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.76%) Fedora
15 3 (0.57%) SUSE
16 2 (0.38%) Debian
17 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.57%) DevOps
2 90 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (15.81%) Configuration Management
4 72 (13.71%) SIEM
5 53 (10.10%) Information Security
6 51 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (8.19%) Analytics
8 38 (7.24%) Electronic Trading
9 35 (6.67%) Open Source
9 35 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 31 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (5.71%) Project Management
12 29 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (5.52%) Data Management
13 28 (5.33%) Problem Management
14 27 (5.14%) Change Management
14 27 (5.14%) Release Management
14 27 (5.14%) Use Case
15 26 (4.95%) Service Management
16 25 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (33.14%) Python
2 116 (22.10%) Java
3 99 (18.86%) SQL
4 73 (13.90%) Perl
5 61 (11.62%) Bash Shell
6 50 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 48 (9.14%) Ruby
8 40 (7.62%) C#
9 33 (6.29%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.95%) C++
11 19 (3.62%) PHP
11 19 (3.62%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.71%) Scala
13 6 (1.14%) C
13 6 (1.14%) Groovy
13 6 (1.14%) Korn
14 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.38%) Go
15 2 (0.38%) R
15 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (7.43%) CISSP
2 27 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.57%) Degree
4 20 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.24%) CISMP
6 13 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.90%) MCSE
9 9 (1.71%) GCIA
10 8 (1.52%) CCNA
11 7 (1.33%) CCNP
11 7 (1.33%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.95%) GSEC
12 5 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.76%) CCIE
13 4 (0.76%) CISM
13 4 (0.76%) GCFE
14 3 (0.57%) CFCE
14 3 (0.57%) GIAC
14 3 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.90%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (10.86%) Docker
2 40 (7.62%) Active Directory
3 25 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.48%) qmail
4 13 (2.48%) Squid
5 10 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.52%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (1.33%) HDFS
7 7 (1.33%) iptables
8 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.76%) NFS
10 4 (0.76%) Snort
10 4 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.76%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.57%) Xen
11 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 171 (32.57%) Puppet
2 60 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (10.48%) QRadar
4 53 (10.10%) Nagios
5 50 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 47 (8.95%) Ansible
7 41 (7.81%) logstash
8 26 (4.95%) Ganglia
9 24 (4.57%) Graphite
9 24 (4.57%) SCCM
10 23 (4.38%) SCOM
11 22 (4.19%) ZABBIX
12 17 (3.24%) Cacti
13 16 (3.05%) Nessus
14 14 (2.67%) Kibana
14 14 (2.67%) Nmap
14 14 (2.67%) Opsview
15 13 (2.48%) collectd
15 13 (2.48%) Icinga
16 10 (1.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (13.71%) ArcSight
2 64 (12.19%) Microsoft
3 55 (10.48%) VMware
4 45 (8.57%) Oracle
5 42 (8.00%) Cisco
6 35 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 24 (4.57%) Citrix
7 24 (4.57%) F5
7 24 (4.57%) HP
7 24 (4.57%) Red Hat
8 23 (4.38%) New Relic
8 23 (4.38%) SolarWinds
9 22 (4.19%) ION Trading
10 20 (3.81%) IBM
11 18 (3.43%) McAfee
12 17 (3.24%) Dell
13 16 (3.05%) EMC
14 15 (2.86%) Atlassian
15 14 (2.67%) Cyber-Ark
16 13 (2.48%) DataSynapse
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