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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 350 442 492
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +50
Contract jobs citing Splunk 326 197 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.80% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 135 75
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £525 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £264
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +13.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +87.50%

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
24149 24544 23718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14843 14384 13349
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 1087 1007
Median hourly rate £20.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 +83 301 £475 +11.76% 46
London +63 168 £525 +16.66% 30
North West +35 43 £452 - 1
City of London +45 30 £538 +26.47% 5
South East +4 29 £449 -0.27% 4
Manchester - 29 £500 -
Yorkshire -33 24 £425 +41.66% 4
Scotland +4 22 £400 -13.51% 1
West Yorkshire -22 22 £400 +45.45% 3
Leeds -19 21 £400 +45.45% 2
East of England +19 18 £340 -6.20% 3
Edinburgh +6 18 - - 1
Hampshire +18 13 £475 +5.55% 2
Cambridge +24 11 £340 -6.20% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £340 -6.20% 1
South West +7 9 £425 +21.42% 1
Surrey -2 6 £463 -
Berkshire -4 6 £493 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £452 -
West Midlands - 6 £369 - 1
Merseyside +1 5 - - 1
Knutsford - 5 £452 -
Swindon -1 4 - -
Wiltshire -3 4 - -
Staines -7 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £433 -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £653 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £425 - 1

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 225 (35.38%) DevOps
2 224 (35.22%) Linux
3 203 (31.92%) Python
4 202 (31.76%) Puppet
5 201 (31.60%) Java
6 158 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (23.58%) Finance
7 150 (23.58%) Jenkins
8 126 (19.81%) Configuration Management
9 123 (19.34%) Unix
10 122 (19.18%) Windows
10 122 (19.18%) Ruby
11 121 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
12 118 (18.55%) Docker
13 113 (17.77%) Git (software)
14 110 (17.30%) Opscode Chef
15 99 (15.57%) SIEM
16 98 (15.41%) Firewall
17 91 (14.31%) Perl
17 91 (14.31%) Microsoft
17 91 (14.31%) Ansible
18 90 (14.15%) Nagios
19 89 (13.99%) SQL
20 88 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
21 83 (13.05%) JIRA
21 83 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
22 81 (12.74%) Information Security
23 79 (12.42%) Active Directory
24 78 (12.26%) Bash Shell
24 78 (12.26%) ArcSight

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 53 (8.33%) Apache
2 51 (8.02%) Tomcat
3 42 (6.60%) OpenStack
4 32 (5.03%) Confluence
5 31 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (4.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 26 (4.09%) JBoss
8 22 (3.46%) IIS
9 15 (2.36%) Apache Pig
10 14 (2.20%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.89%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.57%) FileNet
12 10 (1.57%) LiveCycle
13 8 (1.26%) nginx
14 7 (1.10%) GeoServer
15 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.63%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.47%) Zimbra
18 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) RMDS
2 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 121 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (13.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (7.86%) PaaS
4 30 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.83%) IaaS
6 15 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.73%) GitHub
9 8 (1.26%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.79%) Heroku
10 5 (0.79%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.79%) SaaS
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 98 (15.41%) Firewall
2 65 (10.22%) DNS
3 36 (5.66%) VPN
4 35 (5.50%) Network Security
5 33 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 32 (5.03%) HTTP
7 27 (4.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (4.25%) LDAP
8 26 (4.09%) SSL
9 23 (3.62%) Internet
10 20 (3.14%) LAN
11 19 (2.99%) SAN
12 18 (2.83%) WAN
12 18 (2.83%) Wireshark
13 14 (2.20%) DMZ
14 13 (2.04%) tcpdump
15 12 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.89%) Wireless
16 10 (1.57%) BGP
17 8 (1.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.19%) Big Data
2 33 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 28 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.14%) MySQL
6 19 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (2.67%) Apache Hive
8 16 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.89%) KDB
10 10 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.26%) DB2
12 7 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.10%) GIS
12 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.79%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 150 (23.58%) Jenkins
2 113 (17.77%) Git (software)
3 83 (13.05%) JIRA
4 69 (10.85%) Maven
5 51 (8.02%) Subversion
6 47 (7.39%) Hudson
7 45 (7.08%) Ant
8 44 (6.92%) TeamCity
9 39 (6.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (4.40%) MSBuild
12 19 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (2.83%) Vagrant
14 14 (2.20%) Selenium
14 14 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (2.04%) GoCD
15 13 (2.04%) SonarQube
16 12 (1.89%) Artifactory
16 12 (1.89%) Visual Studio
17 10 (1.57%) JUnit
General
1 150 (23.58%) Finance
2 76 (11.95%) Banking
3 26 (4.09%) Retail
4 20 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.67%) Back Office
6 15 (2.36%) Front Office
7 13 (2.04%) Legal
8 8 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.10%) Marketing
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (19.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 96 (15.09%) Analyst
3 74 (11.64%) Consultant
4 70 (11.01%) Developer
5 49 (7.70%) Architect
6 48 (7.55%) Security Analyst
7 46 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (6.13%) Splunk Engineer
9 37 (5.82%) Splunk Consultant
10 33 (5.19%) Administrator
10 33 (5.19%) Security Consultant
11 32 (5.03%) Cloud Engineer
12 30 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
12 30 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (4.56%) SOC Analyst
14 27 (4.25%) Azure DevOps
14 27 (4.25%) Azure Engineer
15 23 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
16 22 (3.46%) Automation Engineer
16 22 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.53%) Web Services
2 42 (6.60%) XML
3 39 (6.13%) .NET
4 30 (4.72%) HTML
5 28 (4.40%) Regular Expression
6 23 (3.62%) SOAP
7 21 (3.30%) ELK Stack
8 19 (2.99%) REST
9 16 (2.52%) Node.js
10 15 (2.36%) Spring
11 14 (2.20%) LAMP
12 13 (2.04%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.89%) Kafka
14 11 (1.73%) JSON
15 10 (1.57%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.57%) JSF
16 9 (1.42%) Java EE
16 9 (1.42%) XSD
17 8 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
18 7 (1.10%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.93%) Security Operations Centre
5 21 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.83%) PKI
8 17 (2.67%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.36%) Replication
10 14 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 14 (2.20%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.57%) Clustering
12 9 (1.42%) Fintech
12 9 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.94%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.94%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 224 (35.22%) Linux
2 123 (19.34%) Unix
3 122 (19.18%) Windows
4 37 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.99%) Solaris
7 19 (2.99%) VMS
7 19 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.67%) CentOS
9 13 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.73%) AIX
11 10 (1.57%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.79%) HPUX
15 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (35.38%) DevOps
2 158 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (19.81%) Configuration Management
4 99 (15.57%) SIEM
5 88 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (12.74%) Information Security
7 50 (7.86%) Migration
7 50 (7.86%) Open Source
8 47 (7.39%) ITIL
9 44 (6.92%) Security Operations
10 41 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (5.97%) Incident Management
12 36 (5.66%) High Availability
13 35 (5.50%) Load Balancing
13 35 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
15 33 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
16 32 (5.03%) Change Management
17 31 (4.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (4.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 203 (31.92%) Python
2 201 (31.60%) Java
3 122 (19.18%) Ruby
4 91 (14.31%) Perl
5 89 (13.99%) SQL
6 78 (12.26%) Bash Shell
7 76 (11.95%) PowerShell
8 44 (6.92%) PHP
9 39 (6.13%) JavaScript
10 37 (5.82%) C#
11 35 (5.50%) Shell Script
12 28 (4.40%) C++
13 19 (2.99%) Bourne shell
14 17 (2.67%) C
14 17 (2.67%) Korn
15 15 (2.36%) Groovy
16 14 (2.20%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.57%) PL/SQL
18 7 (1.10%) Tcl
18 7 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (9.28%) CISSP
2 48 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 39 (6.13%) Degree
5 25 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.46%) CISM
7 18 (2.83%) CCNP
8 13 (2.04%) CCNA
9 12 (1.89%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.89%) SANS
10 11 (1.73%) GCIA
10 11 (1.73%) GIAC
11 9 (1.42%) GCFE
12 8 (1.26%) CCIE
12 8 (1.26%) CFCE
12 8 (1.26%) EnCE
12 8 (1.26%) GCFA
12 8 (1.26%) SSCP
13 7 (1.10%) MCSE
13 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (5.35%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.20%) COBIT
4 12 (1.89%) QA
5 8 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.79%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
System Software
1 118 (18.55%) Docker
2 79 (12.42%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (5.35%) vSphere
5 23 (3.62%) VMware ESX
6 16 (2.52%) Snort
7 12 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.73%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.57%) iptables
9 10 (1.57%) Squid
10 9 (1.42%) Postfix
11 7 (1.10%) qmail
12 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.79%) NFS
14 3 (0.47%) Firmware
14 3 (0.47%) vCloud
15 2 (0.31%) HDFS
15 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 202 (31.76%) Puppet
2 110 (17.30%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (14.31%) Ansible
4 90 (14.15%) Nagios
5 42 (6.60%) SCCM
6 41 (6.45%) logstash
7 38 (5.97%) QRadar
8 32 (5.03%) Icinga
9 27 (4.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 23 (3.62%) Kubernetes
11 21 (3.30%) Graphite
11 21 (3.30%) SCOM
12 20 (3.14%) FreeIPA
13 19 (2.99%) HP SiteScope
14 15 (2.36%) Ganglia
14 15 (2.36%) Kibana
14 15 (2.36%) SELinux
14 15 (2.36%) ZABBIX
15 13 (2.04%) Cobbler
15 13 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 78 (12.26%) ArcSight
3 64 (10.06%) VMware
4 59 (9.28%) Oracle
5 43 (6.76%) Cisco
6 36 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 35 (5.50%) IBM
8 33 (5.19%) Intel Security
9 32 (5.03%) HP
10 30 (4.72%) Qualys
11 26 (4.09%) Symantec
12 24 (3.77%) SolarWinds
13 22 (3.46%) CheckPoint
14 21 (3.30%) Palo Alto
15 19 (2.99%) Dell
15 19 (2.99%) LogRhythm
16 18 (2.83%) New Relic
16 18 (2.83%) Tableau
17 17 (2.67%) AppDynamics
18 14 (2.20%) Akamai
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + none
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