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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Splunk
UK
Rank 286 387 471
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +84
Contract jobs citing Splunk 355 236 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.09% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 160 107
Median daily rate £500 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £628 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20350 21582 22699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.46% 43.26% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12452 12661 13331
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 863 1010
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +98 332 £500 -4.76% 54
London +37 189 £525 -4.54% 35
South East +27 43 £500 +17.64% 6
West Yorkshire +53 41 £475 -7.31% 3
Yorkshire +40 41 £475 -5.00% 5
City of London +3 33 £538 -2.27% 10
Leeds +30 31 £475 -7.31% 3
Hampshire +36 25 £525 +5.00% 2
North West +35 24 £450 - 3
Manchester +29 17 £450 - 2
South West +20 15 £543 +24.00% 3
Scotland +30 12 £450 - 4
Berkshire +5 12 £450 +33.33% 2
Southampton - 11 £575 -
Bracknell - 10 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +6 9 £525 +61.53% 1
East of England +6 9 £550 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire +6 7 £550 - 1
Edinburgh +18 6 £495 - 2
Glasgow +14 6 £290 -
Salford - 6 £450 - 1
Bristol +10 5 £655 +19.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City -8 5 £550 -
Nottingham - 5 £489 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £489 -
Cheshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 £489 -
Wales +3 3 £475 -
West Midlands -9 3 £495 -20.88% 1
Basingstoke +9 2 £501 +0.10%

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 292 (39.25%) Linux
2 219 (29.44%) DevOps
3 218 (29.30%) Python
4 210 (28.23%) Java
5 195 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (23.39%) Windows
7 171 (22.98%) Finance
8 165 (22.18%) Firewall
9 162 (21.77%) Unix
10 156 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
11 152 (20.43%) SIEM
12 139 (18.68%) Puppet
13 137 (18.41%) Jenkins
14 128 (17.20%) Banking
15 124 (16.67%) Ansible
16 121 (16.26%) Docker
17 119 (15.99%) Perl
18 111 (14.92%) SQL
19 105 (14.11%) JavaScript
20 103 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
21 102 (13.71%) ELK Stack
22 100 (13.44%) Cybersecurity
23 96 (12.90%) Git (software)
24 90 (12.10%) Information Security
25 89 (11.96%) TCP/IP
26 81 (10.89%) Open Source
27 80 (10.75%) IBM
27 80 (10.75%) CISSP
28 78 (10.48%) Security Operations
29 76 (10.22%) MongoDB

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 74 (9.95%) Cloud Foundry
2 48 (6.45%) Apache
3 46 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (5.91%) Confluence
5 34 (4.57%) WebSphere
6 32 (4.30%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.88%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.88%) CICS
10 13 (1.75%) IIS
11 12 (1.61%) JBoss
12 10 (1.34%) CMS
13 9 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (1.08%) Commerce Server
14 8 (1.08%) Drupal
14 8 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
15 6 (0.81%) Mule
16 5 (0.67%) nginx
17 4 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.27%) RMDS
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (8.20%) PaaS
4 51 (6.85%) GitHub
5 25 (3.36%) IaaS
6 20 (2.69%) OpenShift
7 14 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (1.75%) Office 365
9 11 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (1.08%) Bluemix
10 8 (1.08%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.94%) Heroku
12 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.81%) SaaS
13 5 (0.67%) Route 53
13 5 (0.67%) Sumo Logic
14 4 (0.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 165 (22.18%) Firewall
2 89 (11.96%) TCP/IP
3 61 (8.20%) DNS
4 59 (7.93%) VPN
5 53 (7.12%) LAN
5 53 (7.12%) WAN
6 39 (5.24%) VoIP
7 35 (4.70%) HTTP
8 34 (4.57%) Network Security
9 28 (3.76%) LDAP
10 25 (3.36%) SMTP
11 24 (3.23%) SNMP
12 21 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (2.82%) SAN
13 18 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (1.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 13 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 12 (1.61%) BGP
16 12 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.22%) MongoDB
2 65 (8.74%) Big Data
3 57 (7.66%) Hadoop
4 49 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 34 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 33 (4.44%) MySQL
7 30 (4.03%) Redis
8 23 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 22 (2.96%) Apache Hive
10 21 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.69%) HBase
12 18 (2.42%) DB2
13 13 (1.75%) Squirro
14 12 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.61%) Sqoop
15 11 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.34%) Neo4j
16 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 137 (18.41%) Jenkins
2 96 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 71 (9.54%) JIRA
4 44 (5.91%) Maven
5 39 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 38 (5.11%) Cucumber
7 34 (4.57%) Selenium
8 30 (4.03%) Vagrant
9 28 (3.76%) Gradle
10 27 (3.63%) TeamCity
11 26 (3.49%) Subversion
12 25 (3.36%) JMeter
13 20 (2.69%) Bitbucket
14 19 (2.55%) Ant
15 16 (2.15%) gulp
15 16 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (2.02%) JUnit
17 10 (1.34%) Apache Ivy
17 10 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.34%) Mockito
General
1 171 (22.98%) Finance
2 128 (17.20%) Banking
3 36 (4.84%) Retail
4 22 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.82%) Legal
6 14 (1.88%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.81%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Front Office
11 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (17.34%) Analyst
2 110 (14.78%) Architect
3 99 (13.31%) Consultant
4 83 (11.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 76 (10.22%) Security Analyst
6 63 (8.47%) Developer
7 41 (5.51%) Administrator
8 39 (5.24%) Security Consultant
9 31 (4.17%) Splunk Consultant
10 30 (4.03%) Security Architect
11 29 (3.90%) SIEM Analyst
12 28 (3.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 28 (3.76%) Splunk Engineer
13 26 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (3.23%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.23%) Security Engineer
15 23 (3.09%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.09%) SOC Analyst
16 22 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
17 21 (2.82%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (13.71%) ELK Stack
2 70 (9.41%) HTML
2 70 (9.41%) Web Services
3 65 (8.74%) CSS
4 53 (7.12%) Middleware
5 51 (6.85%) XML
6 48 (6.45%) RESTful
7 47 (6.32%) Spring
8 46 (6.18%) Regular Expression
9 39 (5.24%) JSON
9 39 (5.24%) Spring Boot
10 37 (4.97%) REST
11 35 (4.70%) CSS3
11 35 (4.70%) HTML5
12 21 (2.82%) .NET
13 20 (2.69%) Node.js
13 20 (2.69%) Velocity
14 16 (2.15%) Browserify
15 15 (2.02%) J2EE
16 13 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.06%) Management Information System
2 47 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 32 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 25 (3.36%) Cyber Attack
6 25 (3.36%) Reference Data
7 23 (3.09%) Visualisation
8 21 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (2.69%) iPad
10 16 (2.15%) Mainframe
10 16 (2.15%) NHS
11 15 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
11 15 (2.02%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.75%) Data Integration
13 10 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.21%) CMDB
14 9 (1.21%) PKI
15 7 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 292 (39.25%) Linux
2 174 (23.39%) Windows
3 162 (21.77%) Unix
4 37 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 36 (4.84%) Ubuntu
5 36 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.17%) CentOS
7 28 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (3.09%) AIX
8 23 (3.09%) Solaris
8 23 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.88%) Android
9 14 (1.88%) HPUX
10 13 (1.75%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.48%) zOS
12 5 (0.67%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.40%) Debian
13 3 (0.40%) SUSE
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (29.44%) DevOps
2 195 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (20.43%) SIEM
4 100 (13.44%) Cybersecurity
5 90 (12.10%) Information Security
6 81 (10.89%) Open Source
7 78 (10.48%) Security Operations
8 73 (9.81%) Configuration Management
9 69 (9.27%) Analytics
10 66 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (8.60%) Scrum
12 61 (8.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 61 (8.20%) Vulnerability Management
13 58 (7.80%) ITIL
14 54 (7.26%) Microservices
15 51 (6.85%) Security Monitoring
15 51 (6.85%) TDD
16 45 (6.05%) Patch Management
17 43 (5.78%) BDD
17 43 (5.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 218 (29.30%) Python
2 210 (28.23%) Java
3 119 (15.99%) Perl
4 111 (14.92%) SQL
5 105 (14.11%) JavaScript
6 58 (7.80%) Shell Script
7 56 (7.53%) Ruby
8 46 (6.18%) Bash Shell
9 31 (4.17%) PHP
10 27 (3.63%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.36%) Scala
12 23 (3.09%) C++
13 19 (2.55%) C#
13 19 (2.55%) Groovy
14 13 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.21%) Clojure
16 6 (0.81%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.81%) C
16 6 (0.81%) Korn
16 6 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (10.75%) CISSP
2 74 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 60 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 52 (6.99%) Degree
5 41 (5.51%) SANS
6 30 (4.03%) SSCP
7 19 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.88%) CCNP
9 13 (1.75%) GIAC
10 11 (1.48%) CEH
10 11 (1.48%) CISM
11 9 (1.21%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.81%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.67%) ISSAP
14 5 (0.67%) PMP
15 4 (0.54%) CCNA
15 4 (0.54%) CISA
16 3 (0.40%) CCSA
16 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 30 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.42%) QA
4 13 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.81%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.40%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.27%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) GPG13
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (16.26%) Docker
2 22 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.02%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.75%) VMware Server
5 12 (1.61%) Apache Flume
6 10 (1.34%) HDFS
7 6 (0.81%) Snort
8 5 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.67%) NFS
8 5 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.67%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.67%) vSphere
9 3 (0.40%) vCloud
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
10 2 (0.27%) LXC
10 2 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 139 (18.68%) Puppet
2 124 (16.67%) Ansible
3 103 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (9.95%) QRadar
5 72 (9.68%) Nagios
6 64 (8.60%) logstash
7 55 (7.39%) Kibana
8 32 (4.30%) Grafana
9 27 (3.63%) Nessus
10 20 (2.69%) McAfee ePO
11 17 (2.28%) Graphite
12 16 (2.15%) Salt
13 15 (2.02%) CA Service Virtualization
13 15 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (2.02%) Kubernetes
13 15 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
13 15 (2.02%) OMEGAMON
14 14 (1.88%) Terraform
15 13 (1.75%) ArcSight ESM
15 13 (1.75%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 80 (10.75%) IBM
2 73 (9.81%) AppDynamics
3 67 (9.01%) Cisco
4 64 (8.60%) ArcSight
5 63 (8.47%) VMware
6 52 (6.99%) Microsoft
7 50 (6.72%) New Relic
8 49 (6.59%) Red Hat
9 48 (6.45%) Intel Security
10 45 (6.05%) MuleSoft
11 42 (5.65%) LogRhythm
12 41 (5.51%) CheckPoint
12 41 (5.51%) F5
12 41 (5.51%) Symantec
13 39 (5.24%) Oracle
14 34 (4.57%) Apple
15 30 (4.03%) CA
16 24 (3.23%) HP
17 20 (2.69%) BMC
18 16 (2.15%) Juniper
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago