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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 427 483 501
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +18
Contract jobs citing Splunk 187 108 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 70 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £179 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -

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
24495 23893 23171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.64% 45.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14373 13388 12318
Average daily rate £390 £379 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1033 1237
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.82 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Splunk within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Splunk Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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 +64 186 £425 +11.47% 82
London +64 93 £450 +5.88% 16
Yorkshire -9 49 £300 +62.16% 13
West Yorkshire -20 33 £295 +59.45% 11
Leeds -17 32 £295 +59.45% 10
City of London +9 18 £425 -18.26% 3
South East - 18 £450 - 24
South Yorkshire +7 16 £400 -
East of England -3 11 £400 - 4
Sheffield 0 6 £400 -
South West -3 6 £325 - 5
Cambridge -5 6 £363 -7.93%
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £363 -7.93%
Hampshire - 6 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £325 -
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £200 - 4
Swindon - 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £263 - 1
Croydon - 4 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £263 - 1
North East - 4 £263 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £493 - 4
Suffolk - 3 £500 - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 5
Ipswich - 3 £500 - 1
Staines - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £400 - 3
North West -33 2 £350 -17.64% 10
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 2

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 152 (46.20%) Linux
2 113 (34.35%) Python
3 103 (31.31%) Java
4 87 (26.44%) SQL
5 81 (24.62%) Jenkins
6 78 (23.71%) Firewall
7 77 (23.40%) Windows
8 76 (23.10%) Oracle
9 74 (22.49%) DevOps
10 73 (22.19%) CentOS
11 71 (21.58%) ITIL
12 65 (19.76%) UNIX
13 59 (17.93%) Puppet
13 59 (17.93%) MongoDB
14 58 (17.63%) Finance
14 58 (17.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 58 (17.63%) Git (software)
15 54 (16.41%) Tomcat
16 53 (16.11%) Cisco
16 53 (16.11%) VMware
16 53 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (15.81%) Graphite
18 50 (15.20%) Apache
19 49 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
20 47 (14.29%) SQL Server
21 44 (13.37%) Perl
22 43 (13.07%) Nagios
22 43 (13.07%) Ubuntu
23 42 (12.77%) Security Cleared
23 42 (12.77%) Bash Shell

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 54 (16.41%) Tomcat
2 50 (15.20%) Apache
3 30 (9.12%) IIS
4 21 (6.38%) Node.js
5 11 (3.34%) Jetty
6 10 (3.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (2.74%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.74%) Confluence
7 9 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.43%) Mule
8 8 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.13%) JBoss
10 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.82%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.82%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.52%) nginx
11 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.22%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.13%) MS Office
4 4 (1.22%) MS Project
4 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) WebTrends
1 5 (1.52%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) RMDS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.71%) Firewall
2 35 (10.64%) LDAP
3 26 (7.90%) DNS
4 20 (6.08%) SSL
5 18 (5.47%) SAN
6 17 (5.17%) LAN
7 16 (4.86%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.86%) Internet
8 14 (4.26%) Network Security
8 14 (4.26%) DHCP
9 13 (3.95%) WAN
9 13 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (3.34%) Wireshark
11 10 (3.04%) VPN
12 8 (2.43%) Multicast
13 7 (2.13%) HTTP
13 7 (2.13%) SNMP
14 6 (1.82%) BGP
14 6 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.93%) MongoDB
2 47 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 38 (11.55%) Hadoop
4 33 (10.03%) MySQL
5 30 (9.12%) NoSQL
6 27 (8.21%) CouchDB
7 22 (6.69%) Relational Database
8 20 (6.08%) Redis
9 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.56%) Apache Hive
11 14 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (3.95%) Big Data
13 12 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (3.04%) HBase
15 9 (2.74%) Riak
16 8 (2.43%) RDBMS
16 8 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
18 5 (1.52%) QlikView
18 5 (1.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 81 (24.62%) Jenkins
2 58 (17.63%) Git (software)
3 39 (11.85%) Maven
4 35 (10.64%) JIRA
5 28 (8.51%) Subversion
6 25 (7.60%) Ant
7 20 (6.08%) Gradle
8 15 (4.56%) MSBuild
8 15 (4.56%) Mercurial
8 15 (4.56%) TeamCity
9 14 (4.26%) Hudson
10 13 (3.95%) JUnit
10 13 (3.95%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.43%) JMeter
11 8 (2.43%) PVCS
11 8 (2.43%) HP UFT
12 7 (2.13%) Selenium
12 7 (2.13%) Artifactory
13 6 (1.82%) Fiddler
14 5 (1.52%) Gerrit
General
1 58 (17.63%) Finance
2 11 (3.34%) Banking
3 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.82%) Retail
4 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.22%) Advertising
5 4 (1.22%) Games
6 3 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (15.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (10.03%) Analyst
3 32 (9.73%) Consultant
4 27 (8.21%) Developer
5 23 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.08%) Architect
7 13 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (3.65%) Security Consultant
8 12 (3.65%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.65%) Splunk Consultant
9 11 (3.34%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.34%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.04%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.04%) Security Manager
11 9 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (2.74%) Test Manager
11 9 (2.74%) Splunk Engineer
12 8 (2.43%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.13%) Applications Support
13 7 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
2 28 (8.51%) HTML
3 25 (7.60%) Web Services
4 24 (7.29%) XML
5 23 (6.99%) Kafka
6 20 (6.08%) .NET
7 19 (5.78%) CSS
7 19 (5.78%) Rendezvous
7 19 (5.78%) REST
8 18 (5.47%) JSON
9 15 (4.56%) Django
9 15 (4.56%) HTML5
10 14 (4.26%) Memcached
10 14 (4.26%) LAMP
11 11 (3.34%) jQuery
12 10 (3.04%) Spring
12 10 (3.04%) SOAP
13 9 (2.74%) Middleware
13 9 (2.74%) J2EE
13 9 (2.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.69%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.56%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.95%) PKI
5 13 (3.95%) Smartcard
5 13 (3.95%) User Experience
6 11 (3.34%) NHS
7 8 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.43%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.82%) Statistics
8 6 (1.82%) IVR
9 5 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.22%) Online Games
10 4 (1.22%) W3C
11 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 152 (46.20%) Linux
2 77 (23.40%) Windows
3 73 (22.19%) CentOS
4 65 (19.76%) UNIX
5 58 (17.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (13.07%) Ubuntu
7 15 (4.56%) Solaris
8 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.91%) AIX
12 2 (0.61%) HPUX
13 1 (0.30%) SUSE
13 1 (0.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (22.49%) DevOps
2 71 (21.58%) ITIL
3 53 (16.11%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (10.33%) Service Management
5 34 (10.33%) SIEM
6 33 (10.03%) Open Source
6 33 (10.03%) Workflow
7 32 (9.73%) Load Balancing
8 28 (8.51%) Incident Management
9 27 (8.21%) Release Management
9 27 (8.21%) Microservices
10 26 (7.90%) Analytics
11 24 (7.29%) Problem Management
12 23 (6.99%) Capacity Management
13 22 (6.69%) Data Management
13 22 (6.69%) E-Commerce
14 21 (6.38%) SDLC
15 20 (6.08%) Project Management
15 20 (6.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.35%) Python
2 103 (31.31%) Java
3 87 (26.44%) SQL
4 44 (13.37%) Perl
5 42 (12.77%) Bash Shell
6 33 (10.03%) JavaScript
7 32 (9.73%) Ruby
8 26 (7.90%) PowerShell
8 26 (7.90%) Shell Script
9 20 (6.08%) PHP
10 16 (4.86%) C++
11 9 (2.74%) R
12 8 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.13%) C
13 7 (2.13%) C#
14 6 (1.82%) Scala
15 5 (1.52%) VBScript
15 5 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.22%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.78%) Degree
4 15 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.95%) CISSP
6 5 (1.52%) ISEB
6 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) CCNA
7 4 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.22%) CISM
8 3 (0.91%) GIAC
8 3 (0.91%) GCIH
8 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.91%) CEH
9 2 (0.61%) CCSE
9 2 (0.61%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) PMP
10 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.34%) QA
4 5 (1.52%) SLA
5 3 (0.91%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (9.42%) Docker
2 22 (6.69%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.34%) vCloud
4 9 (2.74%) VMware Server
4 9 (2.74%) XenApp
5 8 (2.43%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.82%) vSphere
7 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.82%) HDFS
8 4 (1.22%) Squid
8 4 (1.22%) Firmware
8 4 (1.22%) Varnish
8 4 (1.22%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.91%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.61%) Snort
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.30%) Openswan
11 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 59 (17.93%) Puppet
2 52 (15.81%) Graphite
3 49 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (13.07%) Nagios
5 26 (7.90%) Salt
6 22 (6.69%) ITRS Geneos
6 22 (6.69%) Ansible
7 16 (4.86%) Opsview
8 15 (4.56%) Rundeck
8 15 (4.56%) BladeLogic
9 14 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (3.65%) logstash
11 11 (3.34%) ZABBIX
12 10 (3.04%) Kibana
13 9 (2.74%) Nessus
13 9 (2.74%) OpenView
13 9 (2.74%) Zenoss
14 7 (2.13%) SCOM
14 7 (2.13%) Graylog
14 7 (2.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 76 (23.10%) Oracle
2 53 (16.11%) Cisco
2 53 (16.11%) VMware
3 41 (12.46%) Red Hat
4 38 (11.55%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.78%) TIBCO
6 18 (5.47%) HP
6 18 (5.47%) ArcSight
7 16 (4.86%) Citrix
8 14 (4.26%) McAfee
9 12 (3.65%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.65%) NetApp
9 12 (3.65%) Adobe
9 12 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.04%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.04%) Tealeaf
11 9 (2.74%) Tableau
11 9 (2.74%) Sun
11 9 (2.74%) IBM
11 9 (2.74%) Remedy
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