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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 372 434 506
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +72
Contract jobs citing Splunk 304 215 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.86% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 131 71
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £287 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £549 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £235
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +259.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +259.37%

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
24376 25091 24656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.95% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14784 13626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 822 1089 1078
Median hourly rate £19.56 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +52 293 £475 +11.76% 47
London +63 169 £500 +11.11% 32
North West +35 33 £452 +29.14%
City of London +61 31 £525 +23.52% 7
South East +13 30 £493 +12.57% 2
Yorkshire -18 30 £350 +16.66% 5
West Yorkshire -6 27 £350 +16.66% 5
Leeds -10 27 £350 +16.66% 5
Manchester - 24 £400 -
Hampshire +7 15 £475 +11.76% 1
South West +5 14 £525 +50.00% 3
East of England +23 11 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh +12 11 £388 -16.21% 1
Scotland +8 11 £388 -16.21% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 7 £345 -4.82%
Cambridge +14 7 £345 -4.82%
Berkshire +2 7 £493 -1.50% 1
Surrey -2 7 - -
Merseyside +2 6 £500 +42.85%
Gloucestershire - 6 £325 -
West Midlands - 5 £450 - 2
Liverpool - 5 £500 -
Basingstoke +6 4 £653 +63.12% 1
Bristol +3 4 £525 -8.69% 1
Swindon -7 3 - -
Wiltshire -8 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £452 -
Knutsford - 3 £452 -
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Hertfordshire +17 2 £425 +6.25%

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 251 (39.53%) Linux
2 225 (35.43%) DevOps
3 198 (31.18%) Python
4 197 (31.02%) Java
5 194 (30.55%) Puppet
6 173 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (23.78%) Jenkins
8 147 (23.15%) Finance
9 136 (21.42%) Windows
10 125 (19.69%) Unix
11 122 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
12 120 (18.90%) Ruby
13 119 (18.74%) Configuration Management
13 119 (18.74%) Docker
13 119 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
14 109 (17.17%) Firewall
15 106 (16.69%) Git (software)
16 104 (16.38%) Ansible
17 96 (15.12%) SQL
18 92 (14.49%) Nagios
19 90 (14.17%) Microsoft
19 90 (14.17%) SIEM
20 88 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
20 88 (13.86%) JIRA
21 85 (13.39%) Perl
22 80 (12.60%) Active Directory
23 77 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
24 73 (11.50%) PowerShell
25 71 (11.18%) Banking
26 70 (11.02%) Information Security

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 (8.98%) Apache
2 42 (6.61%) Tomcat
3 36 (5.67%) Confluence
4 32 (5.04%) OpenStack
5 27 (4.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 25 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (3.78%) IIS
8 20 (3.15%) JBoss
9 17 (2.68%) WebSphere
10 16 (2.52%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.57%) FileNet
11 10 (1.57%) LiveCycle
12 7 (1.10%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.63%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.47%) Zimbra
Applications
1 44 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) RMDS
2 2 (0.31%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 119 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (8.66%) PaaS
4 27 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (3.31%) GitHub
6 20 (3.15%) IaaS
7 15 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (1.89%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.79%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.79%) Trello
10 4 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.63%) SaaS
10 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) Heroku
11 3 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 109 (17.17%) Firewall
2 66 (10.39%) DNS
3 42 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 36 (5.67%) VPN
5 35 (5.51%) Network Security
6 30 (4.72%) SAN
7 24 (3.78%) LAN
8 22 (3.46%) HTTP
8 22 (3.46%) Internet
9 21 (3.31%) LDAP
9 21 (3.31%) WAN
10 20 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (2.99%) Wireshark
12 18 (2.83%) SSL
13 17 (2.68%) DMZ
14 14 (2.20%) tcpdump
15 13 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.05%) Wireless
16 11 (1.73%) BGP
17 8 (1.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.51%) Big Data
3 32 (5.04%) Hadoop
4 26 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.31%) MySQL
6 19 (2.99%) Apache Hive
7 17 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.57%) DB2
10 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.10%) KDB
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.94%) GIS
13 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 151 (23.78%) Jenkins
2 106 (16.69%) Git (software)
3 88 (13.86%) JIRA
4 68 (10.71%) Maven
5 50 (7.87%) Subversion
6 47 (7.40%) Ant
7 45 (7.09%) TeamCity
8 44 (6.93%) Hudson
9 42 (6.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (4.57%) MSBuild
12 22 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
13 20 (3.15%) Selenium
13 20 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (3.15%) Vagrant
14 16 (2.52%) SonarQube
15 13 (2.05%) Artifactory
15 13 (2.05%) GoCD
16 12 (1.89%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.57%) JUnit
General
1 147 (23.15%) Finance
2 71 (11.18%) Banking
3 38 (5.98%) Retail
4 21 (3.31%) Back Office
5 16 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.36%) Front Office
7 12 (1.89%) Legal
8 11 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.26%) Marketing
11 4 (0.63%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) French Language
13 2 (0.31%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (19.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 86 (13.54%) Consultant
3 81 (12.76%) Analyst
4 67 (10.55%) Developer
5 51 (8.03%) Architect
6 43 (6.77%) Splunk Consultant
7 39 (6.14%) Security Analyst
8 38 (5.98%) Splunk Engineer
9 37 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (5.35%) Security Consultant
11 30 (4.72%) Administrator
12 28 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
15 24 (3.78%) Azure DevOps
15 24 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (3.62%) Network Engineer
16 23 (3.62%) Senior DevOps
17 22 (3.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 22 (3.46%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.66%) Web Services
2 44 (6.93%) XML
3 38 (5.98%) .NET
4 35 (5.51%) HTML
5 33 (5.20%) Regular Expression
6 25 (3.94%) SOAP
7 22 (3.46%) REST
8 21 (3.31%) ELK Stack
9 17 (2.68%) LAMP
9 17 (2.68%) Spring
10 15 (2.36%) Node.js
11 14 (2.20%) AngularJS
12 12 (1.89%) CSS
12 12 (1.89%) Java EE
12 12 (1.89%) JSON
13 11 (1.73%) HTML5
14 10 (1.57%) Hibernate
14 10 (1.57%) J2EE
14 10 (1.57%) JSF
15 9 (1.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.29%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.99%) PKI
5 19 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (2.83%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (2.36%) Replication
10 14 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.42%) Clustering
12 7 (1.10%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.10%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.94%) Derivative
13 6 (0.94%) Equities
13 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.94%) NHS
14 5 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 251 (39.53%) Linux
2 136 (21.42%) Windows
3 125 (19.69%) Unix
4 39 (6.14%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.78%) CentOS
7 22 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.68%) Solaris
9 17 (2.68%) Ubuntu
10 16 (2.52%) VMS
11 15 (2.36%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.57%) AIX
13 7 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.47%) Android
15 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (35.43%) DevOps
2 173 (27.24%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (18.74%) Configuration Management
4 90 (14.17%) SIEM
5 88 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (11.02%) Information Security
7 67 (10.55%) Open Source
8 62 (9.76%) ITIL
9 58 (9.13%) Migration
10 39 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (5.98%) Load Balancing
12 37 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (5.83%) Security Operations
13 33 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
13 33 (5.20%) Vulnerability Management
14 32 (5.04%) E-Commerce
14 32 (5.04%) Incident Management
14 32 (5.04%) Project Management
15 31 (4.88%) TDD
16 30 (4.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (31.18%) Python
2 197 (31.02%) Java
3 120 (18.90%) Ruby
4 96 (15.12%) SQL
5 85 (13.39%) Perl
6 73 (11.50%) PowerShell
7 69 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 44 (6.93%) JavaScript
9 42 (6.61%) PHP
9 42 (6.61%) Shell Script
10 28 (4.41%) C#
11 23 (3.62%) C++
12 20 (3.15%) Bourne shell
13 17 (2.68%) C
13 17 (2.68%) Korn
14 15 (2.36%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.89%) Groovy
16 11 (1.73%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.10%) Tcl
17 7 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.72%) CISSP
4 44 (6.93%) Degree
5 25 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (3.62%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.31%) CISM
8 19 (2.99%) CCNP
9 14 (2.20%) CCNA
9 14 (2.20%) GIAC
10 12 (1.89%) SANS
11 8 (1.26%) CCIE
11 8 (1.26%) SSCP
12 7 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (1.10%) CCSE
12 7 (1.10%) EnCE
12 7 (1.10%) GCFA
12 7 (1.10%) GCFE
12 7 (1.10%) JNCIE
12 7 (1.10%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (5.67%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.99%) QA
4 15 (2.36%) COBIT
5 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.79%) SLA
8 3 (0.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 119 (18.74%) Docker
2 80 (12.60%) Active Directory
3 39 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (5.67%) vSphere
5 25 (3.94%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.52%) Snort
7 14 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.89%) Sendmail
9 11 (1.73%) iptables
10 10 (1.57%) Postfix
11 7 (1.10%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.10%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.79%) NFS
13 4 (0.63%) Varnish
14 3 (0.47%) Firmware
14 3 (0.47%) Squid
15 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.31%) Samba
15 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 194 (30.55%) Puppet
2 122 (19.21%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (16.38%) Ansible
4 92 (14.49%) Nagios
5 41 (6.46%) SCCM
6 31 (4.88%) Icinga
7 30 (4.72%) logstash
8 27 (4.25%) QRadar
9 24 (3.78%) Terraform
10 20 (3.15%) FreeIPA
11 19 (2.99%) Kubernetes
12 18 (2.83%) ITRS Geneos
12 18 (2.83%) SCOM
13 17 (2.68%) HP SiteScope
14 16 (2.52%) Grafana
15 15 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (2.36%) SELinux
16 14 (2.20%) Cobbler
17 13 (2.05%) EnCase
17 13 (2.05%) Graphite
Vendors
1 90 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.76%) VMware
3 56 (8.82%) ArcSight
4 54 (8.50%) Oracle
5 50 (7.87%) Cisco
6 40 (6.30%) Red Hat
7 39 (6.14%) Intel Security
8 38 (5.98%) IBM
9 32 (5.04%) Qualys
10 29 (4.57%) AppDynamics
11 28 (4.41%) HP
12 27 (4.25%) CheckPoint
12 27 (4.25%) Symantec
13 26 (4.09%) SolarWinds
14 22 (3.46%) LogRhythm
15 19 (2.99%) Palo Alto
16 18 (2.83%) Tableau
17 17 (2.68%) New Relic
18 16 (2.52%) Dell
19 14 (2.20%) EMC
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