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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
UK
Rank 287 339 463
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +124
Contract jobs citing Splunk 347 312 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.39% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 208 119
Median daily rate £500 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £474 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +35.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
20200 22429 23591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.54% 43.13% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 13422 13583
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 838 962
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +21.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +56 317 £500 - 65
London +3 170 £510 -1.68% 35
South East +13 46 £450 -2.70% 9
North West +53 39 £525 +2.94% 1
Yorkshire +30 36 £425 -10.52% 10
West Yorkshire +40 31 £450 - 7
Leeds +24 30 £438 -2.77% 6
Manchester +28 24 £525 +2.94% 1
Hampshire +26 24 £494 -1.25% 5
City of London -14 24 £538 -2.27% 10
Scotland +39 17 £500 - 4
Edinburgh +25 14 £500 - 3
Salford - 14 £488 - 1
Berkshire +5 13 £450 +28.57% 1
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
Cheshire - 10 £500 -
East of England +5 8 £550 - 2
West Midlands +4 8 £500 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £350 - 3
Telford - 6 £500 -
Southampton - 6 £575 -
Winchester - 6 £425 -
Shropshire - 6 £500 -
South Wales +16 5 £475 +0.52%
Wales +8 5 £475 +0.52%
Hertfordshire +3 5 £550 - 1
South West +7 4 £625 +90.83% 4
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £550 - 1
Sheffield -10 4 £420 -11.57% 2
South Yorkshire -10 4 £420 -11.57% 2

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 295 (39.23%) Linux
2 235 (31.25%) Python
3 223 (29.65%) DevOps
4 209 (27.79%) Java
5 194 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (23.67%) Firewall
7 175 (23.27%) Windows
8 171 (22.74%) Unix
9 165 (21.94%) Finance
10 164 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
11 146 (19.41%) Jenkins
12 142 (18.88%) Puppet
13 140 (18.62%) SIEM
14 123 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
15 122 (16.22%) Docker
16 118 (15.69%) Ansible
17 116 (15.43%) Elastic Stack
18 115 (15.29%) Banking
19 108 (14.36%) Perl
20 103 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
20 103 (13.70%) Git (software)
21 101 (13.43%) TCP/IP
22 98 (13.03%) SQL
23 96 (12.77%) CISSP
24 94 (12.50%) QRadar
25 92 (12.23%) IBM
25 92 (12.23%) JavaScript
26 89 (11.84%) Security Cleared
27 88 (11.70%) Information Security
28 85 (11.30%) Web Services

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 71 (9.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 49 (6.52%) Confluence
3 46 (6.12%) Apache
3 46 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (4.26%) OpenStack
5 25 (3.32%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.19%) JBoss
7 18 (2.39%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 15 (1.99%) CMS
8 15 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.86%) CICS
9 14 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.33%) IIS
11 6 (0.80%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.80%) Drupal
11 6 (0.80%) Mule
11 6 (0.80%) nginx
12 4 (0.53%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 164 (21.81%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (7.85%) GitHub
4 47 (6.25%) PaaS
5 26 (3.46%) IaaS
6 19 (2.53%) Office 365
7 16 (2.13%) OpenShift
8 13 (1.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 12 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.33%) Bluemix
10 10 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
11 9 (1.20%) Loggly
12 8 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.06%) Heroku
12 8 (1.06%) SaaS
12 8 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.93%) Datadog
13 7 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 178 (23.67%) Firewall
2 101 (13.43%) TCP/IP
3 72 (9.57%) VPN
4 65 (8.64%) DNS
5 63 (8.38%) WAN
6 62 (8.24%) LAN
7 52 (6.91%) VoIP
8 47 (6.25%) HTTP
9 29 (3.86%) Network Security
10 28 (3.72%) LDAP
11 24 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (3.06%) SMTP
13 22 (2.93%) SNMP
14 20 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (2.26%) SSL
15 17 (2.26%) Wireless
16 15 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (1.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 12 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 11 (1.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.97%) Big Data
2 71 (9.44%) MongoDB
3 54 (7.18%) Hadoop
4 48 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 48 (6.38%) Redis
5 37 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 31 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.46%) Apache Hive
8 25 (3.32%) MySQL
9 24 (3.19%) HBase
9 24 (3.19%) Relational Database
10 15 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.86%) DB2
12 13 (1.73%) Neo4j
13 12 (1.60%) Sqoop
14 11 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.46%) Riak
14 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.66%) Squirro
Development Applications
1 146 (19.41%) Jenkins
2 103 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 82 (10.90%) JIRA
4 51 (6.78%) Maven
5 47 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 47 (6.25%) Selenium
6 37 (4.92%) Gradle
6 37 (4.92%) JMeter
7 32 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 29 (3.86%) Subversion
9 28 (3.72%) Bitbucket
10 25 (3.32%) Vagrant
11 22 (2.93%) TeamCity
12 21 (2.79%) Ant
13 17 (2.26%) JUnit
14 16 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
14 16 (2.13%) gulp
15 15 (1.99%) eggPlant
15 15 (1.99%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 165 (21.94%) Finance
2 115 (15.29%) Banking
3 26 (3.46%) Retail
4 21 (2.79%) Legal
5 19 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.73%) Retail Banking
7 10 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.20%) Law
9 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.53%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (16.89%) Analyst
2 110 (14.63%) Architect
3 91 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 82 (10.90%) Consultant
5 77 (10.24%) Security Analyst
6 72 (9.57%) Developer
7 42 (5.59%) Administrator
8 36 (4.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 36 (4.79%) Splunk Engineer
9 34 (4.52%) Security Architect
9 34 (4.52%) Security Consultant
10 32 (4.26%) Splunk Consultant
11 27 (3.59%) Java Developer
11 27 (3.59%) Security Engineer
12 26 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
13 25 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
14 24 (3.19%) SOC Analyst
15 19 (2.53%) Splunk Analyst
16 18 (2.39%) SIEM Analyst
17 17 (2.26%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (15.43%) Elastic Stack
2 85 (11.30%) Web Services
3 54 (7.18%) HTML
4 52 (6.91%) RESTful
5 50 (6.65%) XML
6 49 (6.52%) CSS
7 46 (6.12%) Middleware
7 46 (6.12%) REST
8 42 (5.59%) Spring
9 39 (5.19%) JSON
9 39 (5.19%) Regular Expression
10 34 (4.52%) Spring Boot
11 29 (3.86%) Node.js
12 24 (3.19%) HTML5
13 23 (3.06%) CSS3
14 20 (2.66%) J2EE
15 19 (2.53%) Spring Cloud
16 18 (2.39%) .NET
17 16 (2.13%) Browserify
18 14 (1.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.85%) Management Information System
2 53 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.26%) Cyber Attack
5 29 (3.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (3.72%) Reference Data
7 25 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 24 (3.19%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.66%) iPad
10 18 (2.39%) Cyber Defence
11 17 (2.26%) Public Cloud
12 16 (2.13%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.60%) NHS
14 11 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.20%) CMDB
16 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.06%) PKI
16 8 (1.06%) User Experience
17 7 (0.93%) Clustering
17 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 295 (39.23%) Linux
2 175 (23.27%) Windows
3 171 (22.74%) Unix
4 40 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 34 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 27 (3.59%) CentOS
9 26 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (3.19%) Solaris
11 19 (2.53%) AIX
12 14 (1.86%) Android
12 14 (1.86%) HPUX
13 13 (1.73%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.46%) zOS
15 5 (0.66%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.53%) VMS
17 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
17 3 (0.40%) Debian
17 3 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (29.65%) DevOps
2 194 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (18.62%) SIEM
4 123 (16.36%) Cybersecurity
5 88 (11.70%) Information Security
6 84 (11.17%) Security Operations
7 82 (10.90%) Configuration Management
8 77 (10.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 74 (9.84%) Open Source
10 73 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
11 70 (9.31%) Analytics
12 65 (8.64%) Scrum
13 63 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
14 59 (7.85%) Patch Management
15 58 (7.71%) TDD
16 56 (7.45%) ITIL
17 49 (6.52%) BDD
18 48 (6.38%) Security Monitoring
19 47 (6.25%) Microservices
20 45 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 235 (31.25%) Python
2 209 (27.79%) Java
3 108 (14.36%) Perl
4 98 (13.03%) SQL
5 92 (12.23%) JavaScript
6 68 (9.04%) Ruby
7 66 (8.78%) Bash Shell
8 54 (7.18%) Shell Script
9 36 (4.79%) PHP
10 33 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.59%) C++
11 27 (3.59%) Scala
12 26 (3.46%) Groovy
13 23 (3.06%) C#
14 12 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.33%) Korn
16 7 (0.93%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.93%) Go
16 7 (0.93%) R
17 6 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 96 (12.77%) CISSP
2 89 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 71 (9.44%) SC Cleared
4 61 (8.11%) SANS
5 55 (7.31%) Degree
6 53 (7.05%) SSCP
7 19 (2.53%) CISM
8 16 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.86%) CEH
10 10 (1.33%) GIAC
11 7 (0.93%) CCNP
11 7 (0.93%) ISSAP
12 6 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.66%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.66%) MCP
14 4 (0.53%) CCNA
14 4 (0.53%) CISA
14 4 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.31%) PCI DSS
2 36 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.99%) QA
4 8 (1.06%) COBIT
4 8 (1.06%) PA-DSS
5 7 (0.93%) GDPR
6 5 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) GPG13
7 2 (0.27%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.27%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 122 (16.22%) Docker
2 26 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.60%) Apache Flume
4 12 (1.60%) HDFS
5 9 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.06%) Snort
7 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.80%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.66%) LXC
8 5 (0.66%) NFS
8 5 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.53%) GPFS
9 4 (0.53%) vCloud
9 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.53%) vSphere
10 3 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 142 (18.88%) Puppet
2 118 (15.69%) Ansible
3 103 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (12.50%) QRadar
5 67 (8.91%) Nagios
6 65 (8.64%) logstash
7 60 (7.98%) Kibana
8 22 (2.93%) Grafana
8 22 (2.93%) Nessus
9 20 (2.66%) Graphite
9 20 (2.66%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (2.66%) Salt
10 19 (2.53%) ZABBIX
11 15 (1.99%) CA Service Virtualization
11 15 (1.99%) Kubernetes
11 15 (1.99%) OMEGAMON
12 14 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
12 14 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (1.73%) Nexpose
14 12 (1.60%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 92 (12.23%) IBM
2 67 (8.91%) VMware
3 65 (8.64%) Cisco
4 63 (8.38%) Red Hat
5 62 (8.24%) AppDynamics
6 61 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 53 (7.05%) ArcSight
7 53 (7.05%) LogRhythm
8 48 (6.38%) Apple
9 47 (6.25%) New Relic
10 45 (5.98%) Intel Security
11 41 (5.45%) Oracle
12 39 (5.19%) F5
13 38 (5.05%) MuleSoft
13 38 (5.05%) Symantec
14 34 (4.52%) CheckPoint
15 30 (3.99%) CA
15 30 (3.99%) HP
16 22 (2.93%) Qualys
17 21 (2.79%) Google
Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: Competitive remuneration
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate - 12 months
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £700 to £750 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago