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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 487 481 591
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +110
Contract jobs citing Splunk 126 103 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.20% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.42% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 7
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£410 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-36.74% -1.18%
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
26399 24249 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.88% 46.64% 46.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14976 13582 13652
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1091 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -7 125 £405 -0.06% 23
London +8 79 £450 - 11
City of London +26 17 £450 +25.87% 3
Yorkshire +11 17 £225 -45.12% 3
West Yorkshire +4 16 £225 -45.12% 3
Leeds +4 16 £225 -45.12% 3
East of England - 9 £425 -
North West -13 6 £425 +37.98% 1
South East -3 5 £381 -27.38% 3
Tyne and Wear - 4 £275 - 3
North East - 4 £275 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £275 - 3
Swindon -4 2 - - 2
Wiltshire -11 2 - - 2
South West -34 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £368 -
East Sussex - 2 £263 - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 £263 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £368 -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (44.27%) Linux
2 88 (34.78%) Python
3 79 (31.23%) Windows
4 72 (28.46%) CentOS
5 64 (25.30%) UNIX
6 61 (24.11%) Puppet
7 57 (22.53%) Service Management
8 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
9 50 (19.76%) Ubuntu
10 48 (18.97%) ITIL
11 47 (18.58%) Finance
11 47 (18.58%) DevOps
12 44 (17.39%) Workflow
12 44 (17.39%) Java
13 43 (17.00%) VMware
14 41 (16.21%) Banking
15 38 (15.02%) Apache
16 37 (14.62%) JavaScript
17 35 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (13.44%) Perl
18 34 (13.44%) Nagios
19 33 (13.04%) Firewall
19 33 (13.04%) Git (software)
20 32 (12.65%) Cisco
21 31 (12.25%) SAN
21 31 (12.25%) SQL
22 30 (11.86%) Oracle
22 30 (11.86%) Computer Science
23 29 (11.46%) Visualisation

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (15.02%) Apache
2 26 (10.28%) IIS
3 15 (5.93%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.53%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.14%) nginx
5 13 (5.14%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.56%) Confluence
6 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.77%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.58%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.19%) Mule
12 2 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.40%) Jetty
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.04%) Firewall
2 31 (12.25%) SAN
3 24 (9.49%) Internet
4 20 (7.91%) DNS
5 15 (5.93%) Network Security
6 13 (5.14%) VPN
7 12 (4.74%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.74%) IPsec
8 11 (4.35%) VLAN
8 11 (4.35%) LDAP
9 9 (3.56%) BGP
10 8 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.77%) LAN
12 6 (2.37%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.37%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (2.37%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (1.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.11%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.32%) Big Data
4 13 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.35%) QlikView
6 8 (3.16%) Riak
7 7 (2.77%) Redis
7 7 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.37%) DB2
9 5 (1.98%) MS Access
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.98%) SQLite
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.88%) Maven
3 11 (4.35%) JIRA
3 11 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 10 (3.95%) Artifactory
4 10 (3.95%) Selenium
5 9 (3.56%) Subversion
6 7 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.98%) VisualVM
8 3 (1.19%) MSI
9 2 (0.79%) Introscope
9 2 (0.79%) Xcode
9 2 (0.79%) JUnit
9 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) Redmine
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (18.58%) Finance
2 41 (16.21%) Banking
3 12 (4.74%) Retail
4 9 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.16%) Games
6 6 (2.37%) Front Office
6 6 (2.37%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (13.04%) Analyst
2 30 (11.86%) Consultant
3 26 (10.28%) Architect
4 25 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (8.70%) Developer
6 21 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (6.32%) Administrator
8 15 (5.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 12 (4.74%) DevOps Consultant
10 12 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.95%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.56%) Network Engineer
12 9 (3.56%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.16%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.16%) Linux Support
13 8 (3.16%) Python Developer
13 8 (3.16%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.88%) .NET
2 17 (6.72%) Regular Expression
3 15 (5.93%) jQuery
4 14 (5.53%) Middleware
5 13 (5.14%) Web Services
5 13 (5.14%) XML
6 11 (4.35%) HTML
6 11 (4.35%) REST
7 10 (3.95%) Django
8 8 (3.16%) D3.js
8 8 (3.16%) SVG
8 8 (3.16%) CSS
8 8 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (2.77%) SOAP
9 7 (2.77%) WebSockets
9 7 (2.77%) JSON
10 6 (2.37%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.98%) WCF
11 5 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.46%) Visualisation
3 17 (6.72%) NHS
4 14 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.53%) Open Source
5 12 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (3.16%) Online Games
7 7 (2.77%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.37%) Reference Data
8 6 (2.37%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.98%) PKI
10 4 (1.58%) Firmware
10 4 (1.58%) CMDB
11 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.19%) User Experience
11 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.19%) Clustering
12 2 (0.79%) DataPower
12 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (44.27%) Linux
2 79 (31.23%) Windows
3 72 (28.46%) CentOS
4 64 (25.30%) UNIX
5 50 (19.76%) Ubuntu
6 35 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (8.70%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.95%) AIX
11 7 (2.77%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.37%) Solaris
12 6 (2.37%) SUSE
13 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.19%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.19%) Android
14 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.53%) Service Management
2 51 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.97%) ITIL
4 47 (18.58%) DevOps
5 44 (17.39%) Workflow
6 26 (10.28%) Kanban
7 25 (9.88%) Incident Management
8 22 (8.70%) Scrum
9 20 (7.91%) Load Balancing
10 17 (6.72%) Information Security
11 16 (6.32%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.53%) Change Management
13 12 (4.74%) Analytics
14 11 (4.35%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.35%) SIEM
15 10 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (3.56%) Data Analysis
17 8 (3.16%) TDD
17 8 (3.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 88 (34.78%) Python
2 44 (17.39%) Java
3 37 (14.62%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.44%) Perl
5 31 (12.25%) SQL
6 25 (9.88%) PowerShell
7 18 (7.11%) C#
8 8 (3.16%) PHP
8 8 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.77%) C++
10 6 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.79%) VB
13 2 (0.79%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) R
14 1 (0.40%) Groovy
14 1 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.53%) Degree
4 7 (2.77%) CISSP
5 4 (1.58%) MCSE
5 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.19%) ISEB
6 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) CCIE
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CITP
7 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) SLA
2 7 (2.77%) QA
3 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.11%) VMware Server
2 18 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.14%) vCloud
4 8 (3.16%) vSphere
5 6 (2.37%) FreeRADIUS
5 6 (2.37%) Xen
5 6 (2.37%) XenServer
5 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.58%) NFS
7 3 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.19%) XenApp
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.40%) Snort
9 1 (0.40%) Nmap
9 1 (0.40%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 61 (24.11%) Puppet
2 34 (13.44%) Nagios
3 22 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.14%) Kibana
4 13 (5.14%) Graylog2
4 13 (5.14%) Opsview
4 13 (5.14%) Zenoss
4 13 (5.14%) ZABBIX
5 10 (3.95%) BladeLogic
6 8 (3.16%) SCOM
6 8 (3.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 8 (3.16%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.77%) CA Spectrum
7 7 (2.77%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (2.77%) SCCM
7 7 (2.77%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.98%) Control-M
8 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.58%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 43 (17.00%) VMware
2 32 (12.65%) Cisco
3 30 (11.86%) Oracle
4 26 (10.28%) Red Hat
5 25 (9.88%) IBM
6 23 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 18 (7.11%) JBoss
8 15 (5.93%) Perforce
9 14 (5.53%) Cyber-Ark
10 12 (4.74%) Citrix
11 10 (3.95%) Informatica
11 10 (3.95%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.56%) HP
12 9 (3.56%) Tumbleweed
13 8 (3.16%) F5
13 8 (3.16%) CA
13 8 (3.16%) Google
14 7 (2.77%) Juniper
14 7 (2.77%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.77%) Infoblox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago