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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 478 484 574
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +90
Contract jobs citing Splunk 128 95 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.38% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 68 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 126 £400 -0.12% 21
London +22 70 £425 - 14
Yorkshire +20 26 £225 -45.12% 2
West Yorkshire +20 25 £225 -45.12% 2
Leeds +16 25 £225 -45.12% 2
City of London +20 14 £475 +30.13% 6
East of England - 10 £335 - 1
North West -17 7 £338 +9.57%
South East -13 5 £381 -14.80% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £425 -
Cambridge - 5 £425 -
Manchester - 3 £250 -
Berkshire +10 2 £500 +44.92%
West Midlands -14 2 - -
South West -34 2 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £263 -
Essex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £263 -
Cheshire -14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Swindon - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Dudley - - - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 102 (43.40%) Linux
2 83 (35.32%) Python
3 69 (29.36%) CentOS
4 67 (28.51%) Windows
5 61 (25.96%) Puppet
6 57 (24.26%) UNIX
7 54 (22.98%) Service Management
8 48 (20.43%) Ubuntu
9 46 (19.57%) DevOps
10 45 (19.15%) ITIL
11 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
12 43 (18.30%) Workflow
13 39 (16.60%) JavaScript
14 38 (16.17%) Java
14 38 (16.17%) Finance
14 38 (16.17%) VMware
14 38 (16.17%) Banking
15 35 (14.89%) Apache
15 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
17 32 (13.62%) Firewall
18 31 (13.19%) Nagios
19 29 (12.34%) Cisco
19 29 (12.34%) SAN
19 29 (12.34%) Perl
19 29 (12.34%) SQL
19 29 (12.34%) Visualisation
19 29 (12.34%) Computer Science
20 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (11.06%) Jenkins

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (14.89%) Apache
2 24 (10.21%) IIS
3 13 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.53%) nginx
4 11 (4.68%) OpenStack
4 11 (4.68%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.40%) Confluence
7 7 (2.98%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.55%) Mule
9 5 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.70%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.43%) Jetty
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.62%) Firewall
2 29 (12.34%) SAN
3 19 (8.09%) DNS
4 18 (7.66%) Internet
5 12 (5.11%) VPN
5 12 (5.11%) Network Security
6 11 (4.68%) IPsec
6 11 (4.68%) LDAP
7 10 (4.26%) VLAN
8 8 (3.40%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.98%) BGP
9 7 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.55%) LAN
11 5 (2.13%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.13%) AMQP
11 5 (2.13%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 17 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.53%) Big Data
5 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.11%) QlikView
6 11 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.40%) Riak
8 7 (2.98%) Redis
9 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.13%) SQLite
9 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.13%) DB2
9 5 (2.13%) MS Access
9 5 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.28%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.79%) Maven
4 13 (5.53%) JIRA
5 10 (4.26%) Selenium
5 10 (4.26%) Artifactory
6 9 (3.83%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.40%) Subversion
8 6 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.13%) VisualVM
10 2 (0.85%) JUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.85%) Introscope
10 2 (0.85%) Xcode
11 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.43%) Redmine
General
1 38 (16.17%) Finance
1 38 (16.17%) Banking
2 12 (5.11%) Retail
3 9 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.40%) Games
5 6 (2.55%) Front Office
5 6 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.43%) International Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (13.19%) Analyst
2 29 (12.34%) Consultant
3 25 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.79%) Architect
5 22 (9.36%) Developer
6 21 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (6.81%) Administrator
8 13 (5.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.11%) DevOps Consultant
9 12 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.26%) Security Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.40%) Linux Support
13 8 (3.40%) Python Developer
13 8 (3.40%) Python/Django Developer
14 7 (2.98%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.98%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.51%) .NET
2 17 (7.23%) jQuery
2 17 (7.23%) Regular Expression
3 15 (6.38%) Web Services
4 14 (5.96%) Middleware
5 13 (5.53%) Django
6 12 (5.11%) HTML
6 12 (5.11%) XML
7 11 (4.68%) REST
8 10 (4.26%) CSS
9 9 (3.83%) JSON
10 8 (3.40%) WebSockets
10 8 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (3.40%) D3.js
10 8 (3.40%) SVG
11 7 (2.98%) SOAP
12 5 (2.13%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Visualisation
1 29 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.23%) NHS
3 14 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.11%) Open Source
5 8 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.40%) Online Games
6 7 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.55%) Reference Data
7 6 (2.55%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.13%) PKI
9 4 (1.70%) CMDB
10 3 (1.28%) Clustering
10 3 (1.28%) Firmware
11 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.85%) DataPower
11 2 (0.85%) Wiki
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.40%) Linux
2 69 (29.36%) CentOS
3 67 (28.51%) Windows
4 57 (24.26%) UNIX
5 48 (20.43%) Ubuntu
6 35 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (8.09%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.83%) AIX
11 6 (2.55%) Solaris
12 5 (2.13%) SUSE
12 5 (2.13%) Android
12 5 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.98%) Service Management
2 46 (19.57%) DevOps
3 45 (19.15%) ITIL
4 43 (18.30%) Workflow
5 24 (10.21%) Incident Management
5 24 (10.21%) Kanban
6 22 (9.36%) Scrum
6 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.09%) Information Security
8 17 (7.23%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.68%) Analytics
9 11 (4.68%) Software Engineering
9 11 (4.68%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.68%) Change Management
10 10 (4.26%) Performance Management
11 9 (3.83%) SIEM
11 9 (3.83%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.40%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.40%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.32%) Python
2 39 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.17%) Java
4 29 (12.34%) Perl
4 29 (12.34%) SQL
5 22 (9.36%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.23%) C#
7 7 (2.98%) C++
8 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.13%) PHP
8 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.85%) VB
9 2 (0.85%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.43%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) C-shell
10 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.53%) Degree
4 7 (2.98%) CISSP
5 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.70%) MCSE
5 4 (1.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) CITP
7 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.83%) SLA
2 7 (2.98%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (7.66%) VMware Server
2 16 (6.81%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.68%) vCloud
5 7 (2.98%) vSphere
6 6 (2.55%) Xen
7 5 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
8 4 (1.70%) NFS
9 3 (1.28%) XenServer
9 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.43%) Postfix
11 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.43%) Snort
11 1 (0.43%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 61 (25.96%) Puppet
2 31 (13.19%) Nagios
3 20 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.53%) Opsview
5 11 (4.68%) Kibana
5 11 (4.68%) Graylog2
5 11 (4.68%) ZABBIX
5 11 (4.68%) Zenoss
6 9 (3.83%) BladeLogic
7 8 (3.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.40%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.13%) Ansible
8 5 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.13%) SCOM
8 5 (2.13%) Control-M
9 4 (1.70%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.70%) Hyperic
10 3 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) VMware
2 29 (12.34%) Cisco
3 24 (10.21%) Oracle
3 24 (10.21%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.94%) IBM
5 19 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.66%) JBoss
7 13 (5.53%) Perforce
7 13 (5.53%) Cyber-Ark
8 10 (4.26%) Informatica
9 8 (3.40%) Citrix
9 8 (3.40%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.40%) Tumbleweed
9 8 (3.40%) Google
10 7 (2.98%) F5
10 7 (2.98%) Infoblox
11 6 (2.55%) Veritas
11 6 (2.55%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.55%) Dell
11 6 (2.55%) Juniper
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago