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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Splunk
Rank 472 486 571
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +85
Contract jobs citing Splunk 130 97 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.39% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 8
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £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
26125 25038 26975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.89% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14683 13889 13716
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 1123 1119 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +19 128 £400 -0.12% 22
London +3 71 £425 - 13
Yorkshire +22 25 £225 -45.12% 2
West Yorkshire +21 24 £225 -45.12% 2
Leeds +17 24 £225 -45.12% 2
City of London +20 15 £463 +26.71% 6
East of England - 10 £335 - 1
North West -4 7 £338 +9.57% 1
South East -5 5 £381 -14.80% 3
Cambridgeshire - 5 £425 -
Cambridge - 5 £425 -
South West -38 3 - - 2
Manchester - 3 £250 -
Berkshire +12 2 £500 +44.92%
West Midlands -14 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £263 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £263 - 1
Cheshire -7 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentwood - - - -

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 104 (43.33%) Linux
2 83 (34.58%) Python
3 69 (28.75%) Windows
3 69 (28.75%) CentOS
4 62 (25.83%) Puppet
5 58 (24.17%) UNIX
6 55 (22.92%) Service Management
7 48 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 47 (19.58%) DevOps
9 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
10 45 (18.75%) ITIL
11 43 (17.92%) Workflow
12 41 (17.08%) Finance
13 40 (16.67%) Banking
14 39 (16.25%) VMware
14 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
15 38 (15.83%) Java
16 36 (15.00%) Apache
17 35 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
19 33 (13.75%) Firewall
20 31 (12.92%) Nagios
21 30 (12.50%) Cisco
21 30 (12.50%) SAN
21 30 (12.50%) SQL
22 29 (12.08%) Perl
22 29 (12.08%) Visualisation
22 29 (12.08%) Computer Science
23 27 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
24 26 (10.83%) IIS

Splunk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (15.00%) Apache
2 26 (10.83%) IIS
3 14 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.42%) nginx
5 11 (4.58%) OpenStack
5 11 (4.58%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.33%) Confluence
8 7 (2.92%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (2.50%) Mule
10 5 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.67%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.42%) Jetty
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.75%) Firewall
2 30 (12.50%) SAN
3 20 (8.33%) DNS
4 19 (7.92%) Internet
5 14 (5.83%) Network Security
6 13 (5.42%) VPN
7 12 (5.00%) IPsec
8 11 (4.58%) VLAN
8 11 (4.58%) LDAP
9 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.33%) BGP
10 8 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (2.50%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (2.50%) Ethernet
11 6 (2.50%) LAN
12 5 (2.08%) AMQP
12 5 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.08%) MongoDB
2 17 (7.08%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.42%) Big Data
5 12 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.00%) QlikView
6 11 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.33%) Riak
8 7 (2.92%) Redis
9 6 (2.50%) DB2
10 5 (2.08%) MS Access
10 5 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.08%) SQLite
10 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.25%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 26 (10.83%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.58%) Maven
4 13 (5.42%) JIRA
5 10 (4.17%) Selenium
5 10 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 10 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 8 (3.33%) Subversion
7 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.08%) VisualVM
9 2 (0.83%) JUnit
9 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.83%) Introscope
9 2 (0.83%) Xcode
10 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) Redmine
General
1 41 (17.08%) Finance
2 40 (16.67%) Banking
3 12 (5.00%) Retail
4 9 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.33%) Games
6 6 (2.50%) Front Office
6 6 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.42%) International Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (12.92%) Analyst
2 29 (12.08%) Consultant
3 25 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.58%) Developer
4 23 (9.58%) Architect
5 21 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.67%) Administrator
7 13 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 12 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 10 (4.17%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.75%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.33%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Linux Support
12 8 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.75%) .NET
2 18 (7.50%) Regular Expression
3 17 (7.08%) jQuery
4 16 (6.67%) Web Services
5 15 (6.25%) Middleware
6 13 (5.42%) XML
6 13 (5.42%) Django
7 12 (5.00%) HTML
8 11 (4.58%) REST
9 10 (4.17%) JSON
9 10 (4.17%) CSS
10 8 (3.33%) SVG
10 8 (3.33%) WebSockets
10 8 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (3.33%) D3.js
11 7 (2.92%) SOAP
12 5 (2.08%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.08%) Visualisation
1 29 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.08%) NHS
3 14 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.00%) Open Source
5 8 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.33%) Online Games
6 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.50%) Reference Data
7 6 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.08%) PKI
9 4 (1.67%) Firmware
9 4 (1.67%) CMDB
10 3 (1.25%) Clustering
11 2 (0.83%) DataPower
11 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.83%) Wiki
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (43.33%) Linux
2 69 (28.75%) Windows
2 69 (28.75%) CentOS
3 58 (24.17%) UNIX
4 48 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 35 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (7.92%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.17%) AIX
10 6 (2.50%) Solaris
10 6 (2.50%) SUSE
10 6 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.08%) Android
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.92%) Service Management
2 47 (19.58%) DevOps
3 45 (18.75%) ITIL
4 43 (17.92%) Workflow
5 24 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 24 (10.00%) Kanban
6 23 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (9.17%) Scrum
8 19 (7.92%) Information Security
9 18 (7.50%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.00%) Change Management
11 11 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.58%) Analytics
12 10 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.17%) Performance Management
12 10 (4.17%) SIEM
13 9 (3.75%) Data Analysis
14 8 (3.33%) Data Architecture
14 8 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.58%) Python
2 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.83%) Java
4 30 (12.50%) SQL
5 29 (12.08%) Perl
6 22 (9.17%) PowerShell
7 17 (7.08%) C#
8 7 (2.92%) C++
9 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.08%) PHP
9 5 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.83%) VB
10 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
11 1 (0.42%) C-shell
11 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.42%) Degree
4 7 (2.92%) CISSP
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.67%) MCSE
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.42%) CITP
7 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) SLA
2 7 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (7.50%) VMware Server
2 16 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.58%) vCloud
5 8 (3.33%) vSphere
6 6 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (2.50%) Xen
7 4 (1.67%) NFS
8 3 (1.25%) XenServer
8 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.42%) Snort
10 1 (0.42%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 62 (25.83%) Puppet
2 31 (12.92%) Nagios
3 21 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.42%) Opsview
5 11 (4.58%) Kibana
5 11 (4.58%) Graylog2
5 11 (4.58%) ZABBIX
5 11 (4.58%) Zenoss
6 10 (4.17%) BladeLogic
7 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.33%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (2.08%) Ansible
9 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (2.08%) SCOM
9 5 (2.08%) Control-M
10 4 (1.67%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.67%) Hyperic
11 3 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (16.25%) VMware
2 30 (12.50%) Cisco
3 25 (10.42%) Oracle
4 24 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 22 (9.17%) IBM
6 19 (7.92%) Microsoft
7 18 (7.50%) JBoss
8 14 (5.83%) Cyber-Ark
9 13 (5.42%) Perforce
10 10 (4.17%) Informatica
11 9 (3.75%) Citrix
11 9 (3.75%) TIBCO
11 9 (3.75%) Tumbleweed
12 8 (3.33%) Google
13 7 (2.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.92%) CA
13 7 (2.92%) Infoblox
13 7 (2.92%) F5
14 6 (2.50%) Dell
14 6 (2.50%) Juniper
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago