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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 352 445 516
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +71
Contract jobs citing Splunk 328 219 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.85% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 124 74
Median daily rate £500 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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
24427 25709 25834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.15% 44.02% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14937 15179 14393
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1100 1101
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +83 318 £500 +20.12% 43
London +68 191 £525 +16.66% 32
City of London +43 35 £525 +23.52% 11
Yorkshire -7 35 £373 +24.16% 3
West Yorkshire +15 31 £358 +19.16% 2
Leeds +7 29 £350 +16.66% 2
South East +6 27 £475 +18.75% 3
North West +39 26 £400 +14.28% 2
South West +9 17 £525 +50.00%
Manchester - 16 £400 - 1
East of England +25 15 £450 +12.50% 2
Hampshire +7 11 £394 -1.56%
Scotland +23 9 £419 -10.90% 2
Edinburgh +12 9 £419 -10.90% 2
Berkshire +7 9 £488 +11.42% 3
Swindon +7 8 - -
Wiltshire +3 8 - -
Bedfordshire - 8 £525 - 2
West Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
Merseyside +11 5 £500 +42.85%
Surrey +4 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £340 -6.20%
Cambridge +16 4 £340 -6.20%
Bristol -1 4 £525 -8.69%
Bracknell -4 4 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 £500 -
Hertfordshire +10 3 £450 +12.50%
Shropshire - 3 £500 -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 249 (39.15%) Linux
2 224 (35.22%) DevOps
3 194 (30.50%) Java
4 193 (30.35%) Python
5 186 (29.25%) Puppet
6 168 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (24.06%) Jenkins
8 149 (23.43%) Finance
9 139 (21.86%) Windows
10 138 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
11 127 (19.97%) Unix
12 126 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
12 126 (19.81%) Docker
13 125 (19.65%) Firewall
14 117 (18.40%) Configuration Management
15 116 (18.24%) Ansible
16 108 (16.98%) Ruby
17 104 (16.35%) SIEM
18 94 (14.78%) Git (software)
19 92 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
19 92 (14.47%) Nagios
19 92 (14.47%) SQL
20 86 (13.52%) Banking
21 83 (13.05%) Information Security
22 82 (12.89%) Perl
23 78 (12.26%) Open Source
24 74 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
25 72 (11.32%) Microsoft
26 70 (11.01%) ITIL
27 68 (10.69%) JIRA

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 57 (8.96%) Apache
2 39 (6.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 32 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (4.56%) Confluence
4 29 (4.56%) OpenStack
4 29 (4.56%) Tomcat
5 26 (4.09%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.14%) IIS
7 14 (2.20%) JBoss
8 7 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.94%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.79%) Drupal
10 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.63%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.47%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.47%) Zimbra
Applications
1 34 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) RMDS
2 4 (0.63%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 138 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (10.53%) PaaS
4 25 (3.93%) GitHub
5 20 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (2.67%) IaaS
8 16 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (2.36%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.10%) Slack
11 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (0.79%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.79%) Trello
13 4 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.63%) Route 53
13 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 125 (19.65%) Firewall
2 66 (10.38%) DNS
3 44 (6.92%) TCP/IP
4 39 (6.13%) Network Security
5 33 (5.19%) VPN
6 31 (4.87%) SAN
7 30 (4.72%) LAN
8 27 (4.25%) WAN
9 23 (3.62%) Wireshark
10 22 (3.46%) LDAP
11 20 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (3.14%) HTTP
12 19 (2.99%) SSL
12 19 (2.99%) tcpdump
13 17 (2.67%) BGP
13 17 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (2.36%) Internet
15 14 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (2.20%) DMZ
15 14 (2.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.72%) MongoDB
3 29 (4.56%) MySQL
4 25 (3.93%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.14%) Big Data
6 18 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.73%) DB2
9 9 (1.42%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.79%) GIS
11 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.63%) KDB
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 153 (24.06%) Jenkins
2 94 (14.78%) Git (software)
3 68 (10.69%) JIRA
4 55 (8.65%) Maven
5 48 (7.55%) TeamCity
6 42 (6.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 37 (5.82%) Subversion
8 35 (5.50%) Ant
9 31 (4.87%) MSBuild
10 30 (4.72%) Hudson
11 29 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 27 (4.25%) Vagrant
14 18 (2.83%) SonarQube
15 16 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (2.36%) GoCD
17 14 (2.20%) Cucumber
17 14 (2.20%) Selenium
18 13 (2.04%) Artifactory
19 9 (1.42%) NuGet
General
1 149 (23.43%) Finance
2 86 (13.52%) Banking
3 41 (6.45%) Retail
4 21 (3.30%) Back Office
5 15 (2.36%) Front Office
6 14 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.04%) Legal
8 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.10%) Marketing
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (19.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 100 (15.72%) Consultant
3 73 (11.48%) Analyst
4 62 (9.75%) Architect
5 53 (8.33%) Developer
6 42 (6.60%) Security Consultant
6 42 (6.60%) Splunk Consultant
7 40 (6.29%) Security Analyst
8 33 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 31 (4.87%) Administrator
9 31 (4.87%) Splunk Engineer
10 28 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
12 25 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
13 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
13 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (3.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.33%) Web Services
2 41 (6.45%) HTML
3 38 (5.97%) XML
4 35 (5.50%) .NET
5 33 (5.19%) Regular Expression
6 29 (4.56%) ELK Stack
7 26 (4.09%) CSS
8 25 (3.93%) Spring
9 23 (3.62%) LAMP
10 22 (3.46%) HTML5
11 20 (3.14%) CSS3
12 19 (2.99%) SOAP
13 18 (2.83%) REST
14 16 (2.52%) JSON
14 16 (2.52%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.20%) Middleware
15 14 (2.20%) Node.js
16 13 (2.04%) RESTful
17 8 (1.26%) Apache Camel
17 8 (1.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.14%) PKI
6 18 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (2.52%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.94%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.94%) Clustering
13 6 (0.94%) DataPower
13 6 (0.94%) Derivative
13 6 (0.94%) Equities
13 6 (0.94%) NHS
13 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 249 (39.15%) Linux
2 139 (21.86%) Windows
3 127 (19.97%) Unix
4 45 (7.08%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.62%) CentOS
7 20 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 15 (2.36%) Solaris
10 15 (2.36%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.73%) VMS
12 9 (1.42%) AIX
13 7 (1.10%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.63%) Android
15 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (35.22%) DevOps
2 168 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (18.40%) Configuration Management
4 104 (16.35%) SIEM
5 92 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (13.05%) Information Security
7 78 (12.26%) Open Source
8 70 (11.01%) ITIL
9 58 (9.12%) Migration
10 44 (6.92%) Load Balancing
11 41 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
12 38 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 36 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
15 34 (5.35%) Incident Management
16 33 (5.19%) Security Operations
17 32 (5.03%) Project Management
18 30 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (4.56%) Continuous Delivery
20 28 (4.40%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 194 (30.50%) Java
2 193 (30.35%) Python
3 108 (16.98%) Ruby
4 92 (14.47%) SQL
5 82 (12.89%) Perl
6 67 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 62 (9.75%) Bash Shell
8 57 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 45 (7.08%) Shell Script
10 40 (6.29%) PHP
11 28 (4.40%) C#
12 23 (3.62%) C++
13 20 (3.14%) Bourne shell
14 17 (2.67%) Korn
15 13 (2.04%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.89%) C
17 10 (1.57%) Groovy
18 9 (1.42%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.79%) Scala
20 3 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 58 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.33%) CISSP
3 48 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 47 (7.39%) Degree
5 32 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (4.09%) CCNP
7 20 (3.14%) CISM
7 20 (3.14%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.36%) SANS
9 14 (2.20%) CCNA
10 13 (2.04%) GIAC
11 8 (1.26%) CCIE
11 8 (1.26%) SSCP
12 7 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 7 (1.10%) CCSE
12 7 (1.10%) GCFA
12 7 (1.10%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.10%) JNCIP
13 6 (0.94%) CFCE
13 6 (0.94%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.70%) PCI DSS
2 39 (6.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.36%) COBIT
4 14 (2.20%) QA
5 5 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.63%) SLA
7 3 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.47%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 126 (19.81%) Docker
2 66 (10.38%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (5.19%) vSphere
5 22 (3.46%) VMware ESX
6 15 (2.36%) Snort
6 15 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (1.89%) Sendmail
8 11 (1.73%) iptables
9 10 (1.57%) Postfix
10 7 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 7 (1.10%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.79%) NFS
12 4 (0.63%) Varnish
13 3 (0.47%) Squid
14 2 (0.31%) Firmware
14 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.31%) Samba
14 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 186 (29.25%) Puppet
2 126 (19.81%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (18.24%) Ansible
4 92 (14.47%) Nagios
5 36 (5.66%) SCCM
6 35 (5.50%) logstash
7 28 (4.40%) Terraform
8 27 (4.25%) Icinga
9 23 (3.62%) Grafana
10 22 (3.46%) QRadar
11 19 (2.99%) Kibana
12 18 (2.83%) Kubernetes
13 17 (2.67%) FreeIPA
13 17 (2.67%) HP SiteScope
13 17 (2.67%) Nessus
14 16 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (2.36%) Cobbler
15 15 (2.36%) ITRS Geneos
15 15 (2.36%) SCOM
16 13 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 72 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.91%) ArcSight
3 55 (8.65%) Cisco
3 55 (8.65%) VMware
4 48 (7.55%) Oracle
5 46 (7.23%) AppDynamics
6 41 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 36 (5.66%) Intel Security
8 34 (5.35%) CheckPoint
9 33 (5.19%) Symantec
10 32 (5.03%) IBM
11 30 (4.72%) New Relic
12 29 (4.56%) HP
13 27 (4.25%) LogRhythm
14 26 (4.09%) Qualys
15 21 (3.30%) SolarWinds
16 18 (2.83%) F5
16 18 (2.83%) MuleSoft
16 18 (2.83%) Palo Alto
17 17 (2.67%) Juniper
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus +On-call
Posted: 15 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £375 to £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago