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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 266 415 480
Rank change year-on-year
+149 +65
Contract jobs citing Splunk 435 242 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 152 112
Median daily rate £475 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £341 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
22681 23630 25254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 42.79% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13869 14919
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 981 1214
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +133 389 £475 -13.63% 62
London +24 192 £488 -11.36% 39
Yorkshire +76 69 £450 +23.71% 8
West Yorkshire +81 67 £450 -21.73% 6
Leeds +60 48 £463 -19.56% 6
South East +49 43 £500 +11.11% 7
North West +36 42 £450 -18.18% 1
Manchester +31 34 £450 - 1
City of London +5 32 £550 - 12
Hampshire +46 24 £525 +5.00% 5
Scotland +19 20 £450 - 7
South West +22 16 £543 +24.00% 3
Salford - 15 £450 - 1
Wales +9 14 £463 -
Edinburgh +22 12 £525 - 6
Berkshire +17 12 £450 +2.85% 1
Wiltshire +8 12 £563 +73.07% 1
South Wales - 12 £450 -
East of England +3 10 £550 +46.66% 3
Merseyside +5 9 £400 -
Southampton - 9 £575 - 1
Glasgow +9 8 £370 - 1
West Midlands -4 8 £450 -28.00% 2
Bracknell - 8 £450 -
Newport - 8 £650 -
Southport - 8 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £550 - 2
Telford - 6 £413 -
Shropshire - 6 £413 -
Bradford - 5 £365 -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 302 (40.54%) Linux
2 238 (31.95%) DevOps
3 214 (28.72%) Python
4 197 (26.44%) Java
5 189 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (23.76%) Firewall
7 173 (23.22%) Windows
8 168 (22.55%) Unix
9 163 (21.88%) Finance
10 157 (21.07%) SIEM
11 153 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
12 137 (18.39%) Jenkins
13 135 (18.12%) Puppet
14 126 (16.91%) Ansible
15 118 (15.84%) Docker
15 118 (15.84%) Perl
16 117 (15.70%) Banking
17 105 (14.09%) SQL
18 102 (13.69%) Cybersecurity
19 100 (13.42%) Opscode Chef
19 100 (13.42%) JavaScript
20 98 (13.15%) Open Source
21 97 (13.02%) TCP/IP
22 93 (12.48%) Information Security
23 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
24 91 (12.21%) ELK Stack
25 80 (10.74%) Security Cleared
25 80 (10.74%) IBM
26 79 (10.60%) CISSP
27 76 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry

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 76 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 58 (7.79%) Apache
3 45 (6.04%) Confluence
4 41 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (4.30%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.22%) OpenStack
7 19 (2.55%) JBoss
8 17 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (2.01%) IIS
10 14 (1.88%) CICS
11 13 (1.74%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.07%) Commerce Server
12 8 (1.07%) Drupal
12 8 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (0.81%) CMS
14 5 (0.67%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.67%) nginx
14 5 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 9 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 153 (20.54%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (8.32%) PaaS
4 55 (7.38%) GitHub
5 23 (3.09%) IaaS
6 19 (2.55%) OpenShift
7 18 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.07%) Bluemix
8 8 (1.07%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.94%) Trello
10 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.81%) SaaS
11 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.67%) Route 53
12 4 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 177 (23.76%) Firewall
2 97 (13.02%) TCP/IP
3 67 (8.99%) DNS
4 59 (7.92%) LAN
4 59 (7.92%) VPN
5 56 (7.52%) WAN
6 37 (4.97%) VoIP
7 31 (4.16%) Network Security
8 30 (4.03%) LDAP
9 27 (3.62%) SAN
10 26 (3.49%) HTTP
10 26 (3.49%) SNMP
11 25 (3.36%) SMTP
12 19 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (2.28%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (2.01%) Wireshark
15 14 (1.88%) tcpdump
16 12 (1.61%) Wireless
17 11 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.79%) MongoDB
2 51 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 48 (6.44%) Big Data
4 42 (5.64%) Hadoop
5 36 (4.83%) MySQL
6 26 (3.49%) Redis
6 26 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 22 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.42%) DB2
8 18 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.88%) Apache Hive
10 13 (1.74%) Sqoop
11 12 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.07%) HBase
15 6 (0.81%) Riak
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 137 (18.39%) Jenkins
2 92 (12.35%) Git (software)
3 75 (10.07%) JIRA
4 46 (6.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 39 (5.23%) Maven
6 33 (4.43%) Cucumber
6 33 (4.43%) Selenium
7 30 (4.03%) Vagrant
8 28 (3.76%) TeamCity
9 27 (3.62%) Gradle
10 23 (3.09%) Subversion
11 20 (2.68%) Ant
11 20 (2.68%) JMeter
12 16 (2.15%) gulp
12 16 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (2.15%) SonarQube
13 15 (2.01%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.88%) JUnit
15 10 (1.34%) GoCD
General
1 163 (21.88%) Finance
2 117 (15.70%) Banking
3 39 (5.23%) Retail
4 21 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.34%) Back Office
8 8 (1.07%) Legal
9 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (17.05%) Analyst
2 99 (13.29%) Consultant
3 95 (12.75%) Architect
3 95 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 75 (10.07%) Security Analyst
5 59 (7.92%) Developer
6 44 (5.91%) Administrator
7 35 (4.70%) Security Consultant
8 34 (4.56%) Splunk Consultant
9 29 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (3.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 28 (3.76%) SOC Analyst
11 27 (3.62%) Security Architect
12 25 (3.36%) Security Engineer
13 24 (3.22%) SIEM Analyst
13 24 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
14 23 (3.09%) Splunk Engineer
15 22 (2.95%) Java Developer
16 21 (2.82%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.21%) ELK Stack
2 70 (9.40%) HTML
2 70 (9.40%) Web Services
3 65 (8.72%) CSS
4 48 (6.44%) Spring
5 47 (6.31%) XML
6 46 (6.17%) RESTful
7 44 (5.91%) Middleware
8 43 (5.77%) Regular Expression
9 36 (4.83%) JSON
9 36 (4.83%) Spring Boot
10 35 (4.70%) CSS3
10 35 (4.70%) HTML5
10 35 (4.70%) REST
11 22 (2.95%) .NET
12 20 (2.68%) LAMP
12 20 (2.68%) Velocity
13 17 (2.28%) J2EE
14 16 (2.15%) Browserify
15 15 (2.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.71%) Management Information System
2 39 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (3.22%) Cyber Attack
7 20 (2.68%) iPad
8 17 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (2.15%) Mainframe
10 15 (2.01%) NHS
10 15 (2.01%) Reference Data
11 14 (1.88%) PKI
12 13 (1.74%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.21%) CMDB
15 8 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.94%) User Experience
16 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
17 6 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 302 (40.54%) Linux
2 173 (23.22%) Windows
3 168 (22.55%) Unix
4 36 (4.83%) Ubuntu
4 36 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 27 (3.62%) CentOS
6 27 (3.62%) Solaris
7 23 (3.09%) AIX
7 23 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.88%) HPUX
10 11 (1.48%) zOS
11 9 (1.21%) Android
12 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.27%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (31.95%) DevOps
2 189 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (21.07%) SIEM
4 102 (13.69%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (13.15%) Open Source
6 93 (12.48%) Information Security
7 73 (9.80%) Security Operations
8 71 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (9.40%) Configuration Management
10 65 (8.72%) Analytics
11 62 (8.32%) ITIL
12 61 (8.19%) Vulnerability Management
13 56 (7.52%) Microservices
14 53 (7.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 48 (6.44%) Patch Management
16 45 (6.04%) E-Commerce
16 45 (6.04%) Scrum
17 42 (5.64%) TDD
18 41 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
19 38 (5.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 214 (28.72%) Python
2 197 (26.44%) Java
3 118 (15.84%) Perl
4 105 (14.09%) SQL
5 100 (13.42%) JavaScript
6 59 (7.92%) Shell Script
7 54 (7.25%) Ruby
8 48 (6.44%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.49%) Scala
10 25 (3.36%) PHP
10 25 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.82%) C#
12 16 (2.15%) C++
13 13 (1.74%) Groovy
13 13 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.21%) Clojure
14 9 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.67%) Korn
16 4 (0.54%) C
16 4 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.60%) CISSP
3 63 (8.46%) SC Cleared
4 50 (6.71%) Degree
5 41 (5.50%) SANS
6 30 (4.03%) SSCP
7 19 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.42%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.15%) GIAC
10 14 (1.88%) CCNP
11 12 (1.61%) CISM
12 8 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.94%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.94%) CEH
14 5 (0.67%) PMP
15 4 (0.54%) CISA
15 4 (0.54%) GCFA
15 4 (0.54%) ISSAP
16 3 (0.40%) EnCE
16 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.38%) PCI DSS
2 37 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.68%) QA
4 9 (1.21%) PA-DSS
5 6 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.54%) COBIT
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.40%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.13%) GPG13
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (15.84%) Docker
2 25 (3.36%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.74%) VMware Server
5 12 (1.61%) Apache Flume
6 11 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.34%) Snort
8 7 (0.94%) HDFS
9 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.67%) NFS
10 5 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.67%) vSphere
11 4 (0.54%) Varnish
12 3 (0.40%) iptables
12 3 (0.40%) Postfix
12 3 (0.40%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 135 (18.12%) Puppet
2 126 (16.91%) Ansible
3 100 (13.42%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (8.59%) QRadar
5 59 (7.92%) Nagios
6 52 (6.98%) logstash
7 45 (6.04%) Kibana
8 31 (4.16%) Grafana
9 29 (3.89%) Nessus
10 26 (3.49%) Terraform
11 21 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
12 18 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (2.01%) CA Service Virtualization
13 15 (2.01%) OMEGAMON
14 14 (1.88%) ArcSight ESM
15 12 (1.61%) CA Endevor
15 12 (1.61%) RSA enVision
15 12 (1.61%) Salt
16 11 (1.48%) Nmap
16 11 (1.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (10.74%) IBM
2 76 (10.20%) AppDynamics
3 71 (9.53%) ArcSight
4 63 (8.46%) Cisco
5 58 (7.79%) VMware
6 54 (7.25%) Intel Security
6 54 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 51 (6.85%) New Relic
8 50 (6.71%) LogRhythm
8 50 (6.71%) Red Hat
9 47 (6.31%) MuleSoft
10 46 (6.17%) Symantec
11 44 (5.91%) CheckPoint
12 34 (4.56%) Apple
13 32 (4.30%) Oracle
14 30 (4.03%) CA
15 28 (3.76%) HP
16 25 (3.36%) F5
17 21 (2.82%) Qualys
18 18 (2.42%) BMC
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £385 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago