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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Splunk
Rank 429 500 519
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +19
Contract jobs citing Splunk 147 66 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.29% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 34 13
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £392 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +42.63%
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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +58 142 £400 -3.03% 40
London +42 89 £475 +13.43% 17
Leeds +15 29 £350 +9.37% 4
Yorkshire +9 29 £350 +9.37% 6
West Yorkshire +8 29 £350 +9.37% 4
City of London +26 22 £475 +5.55% 5
East of England +7 8 £450 -5.26% 1
South East -22 8 £325 -23.52% 10
Hampshire -8 6 £350 -17.64% 3
Scotland - 4 - - 1
West Lothian - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £290 -
Essex +7 2 £463 -2.63% 1
West Midlands -5 2 £350 -
Leatherhead 0 1 - -
Surrey 0 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £263 - 5
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 3
Brentwood - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Warrington - - - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 140 (47.62%) Linux
2 102 (34.69%) Python
3 88 (29.93%) Java
4 85 (28.91%) Oracle
5 80 (27.21%) SQL
6 71 (24.15%) Windows
7 68 (23.13%) Finance
8 66 (22.45%) Firewall
9 62 (21.09%) Puppet
10 60 (20.41%) DevOps
11 56 (19.05%) Cisco
12 55 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (18.03%) Nagios
13 53 (18.03%) UNIX
14 52 (17.69%) Apache
15 48 (16.33%) CentOS
16 46 (15.65%) Ubuntu
16 46 (15.65%) ITIL
17 45 (15.31%) Security Cleared
18 42 (14.29%) Red Hat
19 40 (13.61%) Load Balancing
20 39 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
20 39 (13.27%) NoSQL
21 38 (12.93%) MongoDB
21 38 (12.93%) Git (software)
21 38 (12.93%) Graphite
22 37 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
23 36 (12.24%) SIEM
23 36 (12.24%) SQL Server
24 35 (11.90%) Service Management

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 52 (17.69%) Apache
2 21 (7.14%) IIS
3 17 (5.78%) OpenStack
4 14 (4.76%) Confluence
5 12 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.04%) Apache Pig
8 6 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.04%) AquaLogic
9 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.36%) JBoss
10 3 (1.02%) SAS
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.68%) Node.js
12 1 (0.34%) FileNet
12 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.34%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) WebTrends
1 4 (1.36%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.02%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.45%) Firewall
2 31 (10.54%) LDAP
3 21 (7.14%) Internet
3 21 (7.14%) Network Security
4 20 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (6.80%) BGP
5 18 (6.12%) SAN
5 18 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (5.78%) LAN
7 16 (5.44%) Multicast
8 13 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (4.42%) DNS
9 12 (4.08%) Wireless
10 11 (3.74%) IPsec
10 11 (3.74%) VLAN
10 11 (3.74%) VPN
11 10 (3.40%) EIGRP
11 10 (3.40%) MPLS
11 10 (3.40%) NetScaler
12 8 (2.72%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.27%) NoSQL
2 38 (12.93%) MongoDB
3 36 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 31 (10.54%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (10.54%) Hadoop
5 29 (9.86%) Big Data
6 23 (7.82%) Oracle Database
6 23 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (6.46%) CouchDB
8 18 (6.12%) Riak
8 18 (6.12%) Hypertable
9 14 (4.76%) MySQL
10 12 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.08%) Apache Hive
11 11 (3.74%) DB2
11 11 (3.74%) Relational Database
12 9 (3.06%) Pentaho
13 7 (2.38%) HBase
14 6 (2.04%) MarkLogic
14 6 (2.04%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 38 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.56%) Jenkins
3 27 (9.18%) Maven
4 23 (7.82%) JIRA
5 21 (7.14%) Fiddler
6 20 (6.80%) Subversion
7 14 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.74%) Ant
8 11 (3.74%) JUnit
9 8 (2.72%) JMeter
10 6 (2.04%) PVCS
10 6 (2.04%) QUnit
11 5 (1.70%) Gradle
11 5 (1.70%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.70%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.70%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.36%) Selenium
12 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.36%) Cucumber
General
1 68 (23.13%) Finance
2 27 (9.18%) Banking
3 12 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.06%) Retail
5 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.04%) Games
5 6 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (14.29%) Analyst
2 40 (13.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (11.22%) Consultant
4 28 (9.52%) Architect
5 27 (9.18%) Developer
6 17 (5.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 16 (5.44%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.10%) Security Engineer
9 14 (4.76%) Network Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Administrator
11 12 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.40%) Security Analyst
13 9 (3.06%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.06%) Security Architect
14 8 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
14 8 (2.72%) Security Specialist
14 8 (2.72%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.72%) Security Consultant
14 8 (2.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.14%) .NET
1 21 (7.14%) XML
2 20 (6.80%) HTML
3 15 (5.10%) REST
4 13 (4.42%) Web Services
4 13 (4.42%) CSS
5 12 (4.08%) Regular Expression
6 11 (3.74%) jQuery
7 10 (3.40%) J2EE
7 10 (3.40%) Rendezvous
7 10 (3.40%) Hibernate
8 9 (3.06%) Middleware
9 8 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (2.72%) JSON
10 7 (2.38%) JRules
10 7 (2.38%) Java EE
10 7 (2.38%) Apache Camel
11 6 (2.04%) Mustache
11 6 (2.04%) JPA
11 6 (2.04%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.18%) Open Source
3 18 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.08%) Smartcard
5 11 (3.74%) NHS
6 10 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.40%) PKI
7 9 (3.06%) Physics
8 7 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.70%) Statistics
9 5 (1.70%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.70%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.02%) Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
11 2 (0.68%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 140 (47.62%) Linux
2 71 (24.15%) Windows
3 53 (18.03%) UNIX
4 48 (16.33%) CentOS
5 46 (15.65%) Ubuntu
6 23 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.42%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (4.08%) Solaris
9 9 (3.06%) AIX
9 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.72%) SUSE
11 6 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.36%) Debian
13 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.41%) DevOps
2 55 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (15.65%) ITIL
4 40 (13.61%) Load Balancing
5 36 (12.24%) SIEM
6 35 (11.90%) Service Management
7 28 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 28 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 28 (9.52%) Analytics
8 24 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (8.16%) Workflow
9 22 (7.48%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.80%) Service Delivery
11 19 (6.46%) Configuration Management
11 19 (6.46%) Network Management
12 18 (6.12%) Change Management
13 17 (5.78%) Information Security
13 17 (5.78%) Kanban
14 16 (5.44%) Problem Management
14 16 (5.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 102 (34.69%) Python
2 88 (29.93%) Java
3 80 (27.21%) SQL
4 30 (10.20%) Perl
5 29 (9.86%) PHP
6 28 (9.52%) Ruby
7 23 (7.82%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.12%) C
9 17 (5.78%) C#
9 17 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.06%) C++
12 8 (2.72%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.04%) R
15 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.02%) Groovy
16 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.02%) Clojure
17 2 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.12%) Degree
4 12 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.40%) CCNA
5 10 (3.40%) CISSP
6 9 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.38%) CCNP
8 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.02%) CITP
9 3 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.02%) VCP4
10 2 (0.68%) CCIE
10 2 (0.68%) GIAC
11 1 (0.34%) CEH
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.38%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.78%) vCloud
2 16 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.40%) vSphere
4 9 (3.06%) Firmware
5 8 (2.72%) FreeRADIUS
6 7 (2.38%) Snort
7 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.36%) XenApp
7 4 (1.36%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.02%) XenServer
8 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.68%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.68%) HDFS
10 1 (0.34%) Nmap
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 62 (21.09%) Puppet
2 53 (18.03%) Nagios
3 39 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (12.93%) Graphite
5 21 (7.14%) Ansible
6 18 (6.12%) CFEngine
6 18 (6.12%) ZABBIX
7 16 (5.44%) Zenoss
7 16 (5.44%) Nessus
7 16 (5.44%) Kibana
7 16 (5.44%) Graylog
8 13 (4.42%) OpenView
9 12 (4.08%) ITRS Geneos
10 10 (3.40%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (2.04%) OpenIDM
11 6 (2.04%) BladeLogic
11 6 (2.04%) SCOM
12 5 (1.70%) logstash
13 4 (1.36%) SCCM
13 4 (1.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (28.91%) Oracle
2 56 (19.05%) Cisco
3 42 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 29 (9.86%) VMware
5 23 (7.82%) Microsoft
6 22 (7.48%) IBM
7 20 (6.80%) HP
7 20 (6.80%) SolarWinds
7 20 (6.80%) SaltStack
8 18 (6.12%) ArcSight
9 17 (5.78%) Citrix
9 17 (5.78%) Perforce
10 14 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.76%) Qualys
11 13 (4.42%) F5
11 13 (4.42%) Juniper
12 11 (3.74%) TIBCO
13 10 (3.40%) McAfee
13 10 (3.40%) CA
13 10 (3.40%) SAP
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