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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 364 501 518
Rank change year-on-year
+137 +17
Contract jobs citing Splunk 328 146 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 110 56
Average daily rate £475 £406 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £220 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -38.82%

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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +123 294 £480 +18.15% 62
London +91 186 £523 -0.47% 46
City of London +67 36 £525 +27.27% 13
South East +7 31 £488 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire -21 30 £450 +83.67% 10
Scotland +3 23 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire -17 23 £454 +101.77% 10
Leeds -14 21 £465 +106.44% 7
Edinburgh +9 19 - - 3
North West +8 18 £452 -
Manchester +5 12 £550 -
Surrey - 12 £550 -
East of England +16 11 £325 -36.58%
Staines - 11 £550 -
Wales - 10 £473 - 1
Hampshire +5 9 £488 +50.00%
Cardiff - 9 £473 -
South Wales - 9 £473 - 1
South Yorkshire -14 7 £369 -7.87%
Sheffield -22 7 £369 -7.87%
Berkshire +5 6 £463 - 2
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £325 +10.16%
South West +7 5 £470 -27.69%
Cambridge -1 5 £325 +10.16%
West Midlands -7 5 £388 -
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 4 £363 - 3
Essex +8 3 - -
Swindon +2 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 3 - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 208 (35.49%) Linux
2 206 (35.15%) Java
3 199 (33.96%) Puppet
4 195 (33.28%) DevOps
5 178 (30.38%) Python
6 136 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (22.53%) Finance
8 123 (20.99%) Jenkins
9 122 (20.82%) Configuration Management
10 118 (20.14%) Windows
11 117 (19.97%) Unix
12 112 (19.11%) Docker
13 102 (17.41%) Ruby
14 100 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
15 98 (16.72%) Opscode Chef
16 97 (16.55%) Microsoft
17 93 (15.87%) Git (software)
18 92 (15.70%) SIEM
19 90 (15.36%) ArcSight
20 89 (15.19%) Perl
21 85 (14.51%) SQL
22 81 (13.82%) JIRA
22 81 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
23 80 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
24 79 (13.48%) Nagios
25 78 (13.31%) Ansible
26 75 (12.80%) VMware
27 74 (12.63%) Active Directory
28 71 (12.12%) Banking
29 70 (11.95%) Information Security

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 63 (10.75%) Apache
2 58 (9.90%) Tomcat
3 47 (8.02%) OpenStack
4 28 (4.78%) Confluence
5 26 (4.44%) JBoss
6 19 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (3.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (3.07%) IIS
7 18 (3.07%) Node.js
7 18 (3.07%) WebLogic
8 17 (2.90%) Apache Pig
9 15 (2.56%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.39%) nginx
11 11 (1.88%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.71%) FileNet
12 10 (1.71%) LiveCycle
13 7 (1.19%) GeoServer
14 6 (1.02%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.51%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.19%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.06%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (7.34%) PaaS
4 34 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.73%) IaaS
6 6 (1.02%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.02%) SaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.51%) GitHub
8 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.51%) Heroku
8 3 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.43%) Firewall
2 54 (9.22%) DNS
3 42 (7.17%) HTTP
4 38 (6.48%) Network Security
5 31 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 29 (4.95%) SSL
7 28 (4.78%) LDAP
7 28 (4.78%) TCP/IP
8 22 (3.75%) Internet
8 22 (3.75%) LAN
9 21 (3.58%) VPN
10 19 (3.24%) WAN
11 17 (2.90%) SMTP
12 15 (2.56%) SAN
13 13 (2.22%) DMZ
14 9 (1.54%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (1.02%) tcpdump
16 5 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.02%) Big Data
3 40 (6.83%) Hadoop
4 35 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (3.58%) Apache Hive
7 21 (3.58%) MySQL
7 21 (3.58%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.39%) KDB
9 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.37%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.19%) DB2
11 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.02%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.85%) QlikView
13 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 123 (20.99%) Jenkins
2 93 (15.87%) Git (software)
3 81 (13.82%) JIRA
4 67 (11.43%) Maven
5 54 (9.22%) Hudson
6 49 (8.36%) Ant
7 44 (7.51%) Subversion
8 38 (6.48%) TeamCity
9 32 (5.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (3.75%) MSBuild
12 14 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (2.22%) Metasploit
14 12 (2.05%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.71%) FishEye
15 10 (1.71%) Selenium
16 9 (1.54%) JUnit
17 7 (1.19%) CruiseControl
17 7 (1.19%) DbUnit
17 7 (1.19%) Spock
General
1 132 (22.53%) Finance
2 71 (12.12%) Banking
3 19 (3.24%) Retail
4 18 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.05%) Legal
6 11 (1.88%) Advertising
7 10 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.19%) Marketing
9 6 (1.02%) Front Office
10 4 (0.68%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 103 (17.58%) Analyst
2 98 (16.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (10.41%) Developer
4 54 (9.22%) Security Analyst
5 51 (8.70%) Consultant
6 50 (8.53%) Linux Engineer
7 45 (7.68%) Architect
8 41 (7.00%) Splunk Engineer
9 39 (6.66%) SOC Analyst
10 32 (5.46%) Administrator
11 29 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
11 29 (4.95%) Azure Engineer
11 29 (4.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 28 (4.78%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 25 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
14 20 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
14 20 (3.41%) Security Engineer
14 20 (3.41%) Splunk Analyst
15 19 (3.24%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.87%) Web Services
2 47 (8.02%) XML
3 38 (6.48%) .NET
4 37 (6.31%) Regular Expression
5 31 (5.29%) HTML
6 23 (3.92%) Kafka
7 22 (3.75%) ELK Stack
8 19 (3.24%) SOAP
9 14 (2.39%) LAMP
9 14 (2.39%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (2.22%) JSON
10 13 (2.22%) MCollective
10 13 (2.22%) Spring
11 11 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (1.88%) REST
12 10 (1.71%) Java EE
12 10 (1.71%) JSF
12 10 (1.71%) Middleware
13 9 (1.54%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 47 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.97%) Security Operations Centre
4 28 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.10%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (3.24%) Visualisation
9 18 (3.07%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.05%) Fintech
10 12 (2.05%) Replication
10 12 (2.05%) Taxonomies
11 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.88%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
12 10 (1.71%) PKI
13 7 (1.19%) Clustering
14 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.02%) DataPower
14 6 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 208 (35.49%) Linux
2 118 (20.14%) Windows
3 117 (19.97%) Unix
4 37 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 26 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.27%) Solaris
8 23 (3.92%) VMS
9 19 (3.24%) AIX
9 19 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.73%) CentOS
11 15 (2.56%) HPUX
12 10 (1.71%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.85%) SUSE
15 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.68%) Android
16 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (33.28%) DevOps
2 136 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (20.82%) Configuration Management
4 92 (15.70%) SIEM
5 80 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (11.95%) Information Security
7 51 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (8.70%) Security Operations
8 43 (7.34%) Migration
9 38 (6.48%) High Availability
10 35 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (5.80%) Analytics
12 32 (5.46%) Service Management
13 31 (5.29%) Change Management
13 31 (5.29%) ITIL
14 30 (5.12%) Security Patching
14 30 (5.12%) Use Case
15 29 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (4.95%) Incident Management
16 28 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (35.15%) Java
2 178 (30.38%) Python
3 102 (17.41%) Ruby
4 89 (15.19%) Perl
5 85 (14.51%) SQL
6 70 (11.95%) PowerShell
7 66 (11.26%) Bash Shell
8 39 (6.66%) C++
9 38 (6.48%) JavaScript
10 36 (6.14%) C#
11 35 (5.97%) PHP
12 25 (4.27%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.07%) C
13 18 (3.07%) Korn
14 17 (2.90%) Bourne shell
15 13 (2.22%) Groovy
16 11 (1.88%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.19%) Tcl
17 7 (1.19%) VB
18 4 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (9.22%) CISSP
2 35 (5.97%) Degree
3 33 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 30 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.56%) GCIA
7 14 (2.39%) SANS
8 12 (2.05%) CCNA
8 12 (2.05%) CISM
9 11 (1.88%) CCNP
10 10 (1.71%) CISMP
10 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.54%) MCSE
12 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.19%) GCIH
12 7 (1.19%) GSEC
12 7 (1.19%) SSCP
13 5 (0.85%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.22%) QA
4 9 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.19%) COBIT
6 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.34%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (19.11%) Docker
2 74 (12.63%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.78%) vSphere
5 27 (4.61%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.22%) qmail
6 13 (2.22%) Squid
7 6 (1.02%) iptables
7 6 (1.02%) Sendmail
7 6 (1.02%) Snort
7 6 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.68%) HDFS
9 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.68%) Postfix
10 3 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.51%) vCloud
11 2 (0.34%) Samba
11 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 199 (33.96%) Puppet
2 98 (16.72%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (13.48%) Nagios
4 78 (13.31%) Ansible
5 59 (10.07%) QRadar
6 45 (7.68%) SCCM
7 41 (7.00%) logstash
8 29 (4.95%) Icinga
9 27 (4.61%) ITRS Geneos
10 26 (4.44%) Graphite
11 25 (4.27%) Ganglia
12 24 (4.10%) SCOM
13 23 (3.92%) Kubernetes
14 21 (3.58%) Nessus
14 21 (3.58%) ZABBIX
15 20 (3.41%) FreeIPA
16 19 (3.24%) HP SiteScope
17 18 (3.07%) Cacti
18 17 (2.90%) Nmap
19 15 (2.56%) collectd
Vendors
1 97 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.36%) ArcSight
3 75 (12.80%) VMware
4 53 (9.04%) Oracle
5 36 (6.14%) IBM
6 31 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.12%) Cisco
8 27 (4.61%) New Relic
9 23 (3.92%) Dell
9 23 (3.92%) HP
10 21 (3.58%) SolarWinds
11 20 (3.41%) Qualys
12 18 (3.07%) Palo Alto
12 18 (3.07%) TIBCO
13 17 (2.90%) Citrix
13 17 (2.90%) Intel Security
13 17 (2.90%) Symantec
14 15 (2.56%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.56%) DataSynapse
14 15 (2.56%) Tableau
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day Contract
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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iKas International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
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