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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 453 502 519
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +17
Contract jobs citing Splunk 156 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.28% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 44 14
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£363 £435 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
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
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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
(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 +56 152 £363 -16.66% 25
London +35 62 £450 +3.44% 12
Yorkshire +30 46 £315 -23.17% 6
Leeds +36 45 £315 -23.17% 3
West Yorkshire +33 45 £315 -23.17% 4
City of London +19 14 £525 +3.96% 3
South East -27 14 £375 -11.76% 6
East of England -8 9 £275 -37.14% 1
West Midlands - 9 £410 -
Berkshire - 7 £263 - 2
Manchester - 5 £250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £250 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £250 -
North East - 5 £250 -
North West - 5 £250 -
Essex -6 3 £525 +10.52%
Slough - 3 £263 -
Warwick - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -6 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 - -
Hampshire -22 1 £475 +11.76%
Liverpool - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 135 (47.87%) Linux
2 83 (29.43%) Java
3 81 (28.72%) Puppet
4 78 (27.66%) Python
5 72 (25.53%) DevOps
6 63 (22.34%) Windows
7 59 (20.92%) Oracle
8 58 (20.57%) CentOS
9 57 (20.21%) SQL
10 56 (19.86%) Finance
11 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (19.50%) Nagios
12 54 (19.15%) UNIX
13 44 (15.60%) Apache
13 44 (15.60%) SQL Server
14 42 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
14 42 (14.89%) Git (software)
15 40 (14.18%) Security Cleared
16 39 (13.83%) Ubuntu
16 39 (13.83%) Firewall
17 37 (13.12%) Service Management
17 37 (13.12%) Cisco
17 37 (13.12%) Jenkins
18 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
19 35 (12.41%) Red Hat
20 34 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
21 33 (11.70%) JavaScript
22 32 (11.35%) MongoDB
22 32 (11.35%) NoSQL
22 32 (11.35%) Maven

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 44 (15.60%) Apache
2 25 (8.87%) IIS
3 20 (7.09%) OpenStack
4 16 (5.67%) JBoss
5 15 (5.32%) Confluence
6 10 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.13%) AquaLogic
9 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.42%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.71%) Node.js
13 1 (0.35%) FileNet
13 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.71%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.83%) Firewall
2 24 (8.51%) Network Security
2 24 (8.51%) Internet
3 23 (8.16%) LDAP
4 22 (7.80%) DNS
4 22 (7.80%) SAN
5 17 (6.03%) IPsec
5 17 (6.03%) VPN
6 16 (5.67%) VLAN
7 14 (4.96%) BGP
8 13 (4.61%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (4.26%) NetScaler
10 11 (3.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.55%) Ethernet
11 10 (3.55%) LAN
11 10 (3.55%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (1.77%) Wireless
12 5 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.06%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (11.35%) MongoDB
3 32 (11.35%) NoSQL
4 27 (9.57%) Big Data
5 21 (7.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 17 (6.03%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.26%) CouchDB
9 11 (3.90%) Hypertable
9 11 (3.90%) DB2
9 11 (3.90%) Riak
10 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.48%) Pentaho
11 7 (2.48%) MarkLogic
12 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.77%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.12%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.35%) Maven
4 18 (6.38%) JIRA
5 14 (4.96%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.96%) Subversion
6 13 (4.61%) Fiddler
7 12 (4.26%) Selenium
8 10 (3.55%) Artifactory
9 8 (2.84%) JUnit
10 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.42%) QUnit
11 4 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.42%) Introscope
11 4 (1.42%) JMeter
12 3 (1.06%) MSI
12 3 (1.06%) Xcode
12 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.06%) FishEye
General
1 56 (19.86%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
3 17 (6.03%) Retail
4 11 (3.90%) Games
5 8 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.77%) Front Office
8 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (18.09%) Analyst
2 44 (15.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (14.54%) Consultant
4 28 (9.93%) Architect
5 26 (9.22%) Developer
6 22 (7.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.67%) Security Analyst
10 15 (5.32%) Security Engineer
11 14 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.96%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.26%) Administrator
12 12 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (3.19%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (2.84%) Security Specialist
14 8 (2.84%) Java Developer
14 8 (2.84%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.03%) XML
1 17 (6.03%) .NET
1 17 (6.03%) Regular Expression
2 14 (4.96%) HTML
3 11 (3.90%) jQuery
3 11 (3.90%) REST
4 10 (3.55%) Middleware
5 9 (3.19%) Web Services
5 9 (3.19%) JSON
5 9 (3.19%) Java EE
6 8 (2.84%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (2.48%) WebSockets
8 6 (2.13%) Spring
8 6 (2.13%) CSS
9 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.77%) J2EE
9 5 (1.77%) HTML5
9 5 (1.77%) JRules
9 5 (1.77%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.42%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.16%) Visualisation
3 22 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.09%) Open Source
5 13 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.90%) NHS
7 9 (3.19%) PKI
8 7 (2.48%) Physics
9 5 (1.77%) Online Games
10 4 (1.42%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.42%) Clustering
11 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.71%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 135 (47.87%) Linux
2 63 (22.34%) Windows
3 58 (20.57%) CentOS
4 54 (19.15%) UNIX
5 39 (13.83%) Ubuntu
6 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (3.90%) AIX
11 10 (3.55%) SUSE
12 8 (2.84%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.13%) Solaris
14 4 (1.42%) Debian
15 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.06%) Android
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.53%) DevOps
2 55 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.12%) Service Management
4 32 (11.35%) Load Balancing
5 31 (10.99%) ITIL
6 28 (9.93%) Workflow
7 27 (9.57%) SIEM
8 25 (8.87%) Kanban
9 22 (7.80%) Service Delivery
9 22 (7.80%) Analytics
10 20 (7.09%) Change Management
11 19 (6.74%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (6.38%) Information Security
13 17 (6.03%) Configuration Management
13 17 (6.03%) Incident Management
14 14 (4.96%) Performance Management
15 13 (4.61%) Scrum
15 13 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.61%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.43%) Java
2 78 (27.66%) Python
3 57 (20.21%) SQL
4 33 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.93%) Perl
6 25 (8.87%) PHP
7 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
8 17 (6.03%) Ruby
9 15 (5.32%) C#
10 11 (3.90%) C
11 10 (3.55%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.13%) C++
14 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.06%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.71%) Groovy
16 2 (0.71%) R
16 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (14.18%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.09%) Degree
4 13 (4.61%) CISSP
5 5 (1.77%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.42%) CITP
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) MCSE
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CCIE
9 1 (0.35%) CCNP
9 1 (0.35%) CCNA
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (1.06%) QA
5 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (6.74%) vCloud
2 17 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.26%) vSphere
5 10 (3.55%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (2.84%) Firmware
7 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.77%) XenServer
7 5 (1.77%) Snort
8 4 (1.42%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.06%) XenApp
9 3 (1.06%) Xen
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.71%) NFS
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
11 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.35%) Nmap
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 81 (28.72%) Puppet
2 55 (19.50%) Nagios
3 42 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (10.99%) Graphite
5 20 (7.09%) ZABBIX
6 19 (6.74%) Zenoss
6 19 (6.74%) Kibana
6 19 (6.74%) Graylog2
7 13 (4.61%) Ansible
7 13 (4.61%) Nessus
8 12 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
9 11 (3.90%) CFEngine
10 8 (2.84%) OpenView
11 7 (2.48%) SCOM
11 7 (2.48%) Opsview
12 6 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (2.13%) SCCM
13 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (1.77%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (20.92%) Oracle
2 37 (13.12%) Cisco
3 35 (12.41%) Red Hat
4 31 (10.99%) IBM
4 31 (10.99%) VMware
5 22 (7.80%) Perforce
6 20 (7.09%) HP
7 17 (6.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (5.67%) Citrix
9 14 (4.96%) Qualys
9 14 (4.96%) SaltStack
10 13 (4.61%) Informatica
11 12 (4.26%) CA
11 12 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.55%) ArcSight
13 8 (2.84%) F5
13 8 (2.84%) Juniper
14 7 (2.48%) SAP
14 7 (2.48%) Netezza
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