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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Splunk
Rank 335 453 514
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +61
Contract jobs citing Splunk 345 214 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 0.86% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 116 89
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £319 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £256
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +53.65%
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
24006 24762 25965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 43.28% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14651 14641 14653
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 858 1077 1171
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +115 326 £475 - 56
London +72 189 £475 -9.52% 30
Yorkshire +18 36 £365 -4.26% 6
North West +43 34 £438 -16.66% 2
City of London +30 33 £513 -2.38% 9
West Yorkshire +26 33 £365 +21.66% 4
Leeds +27 27 £280 -6.66% 4
South East -9 25 £500 +25.00% 10
Manchester - 22 £438 - 2
South West +16 18 £525 -8.69% 1
East of England +16 16 £463 +15.62% 2
Scotland +21 15 £450 -4.25%
Wiltshire +16 11 £700 -
Edinburgh +22 10 £419 -10.90%
Merseyside +14 10 £400 +14.28%
Swindon +14 10 - -
Bedfordshire - 10 £525 -
Berkshire +10 9 £475 +8.57% 7
Southport -2 8 £400 +14.28%
Salford - 8 £523 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 4
Hampshire +15 7 £525 +31.25% 1
Shropshire - 6 £450 - 2
Telford - 6 £450 - 2
Surrey +1 5 £525 -8.69%
Bracknell 0 5 £500 -
Bradford - 5 £365 -
Glasgow - 5 £450 -
Cheshire +8 4 - -
Bristol +2 4 £525 -8.69% 1

Splunk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 287 (42.71%) Linux
2 218 (32.44%) DevOps
3 204 (30.36%) Python
4 188 (27.98%) Java
5 167 (24.85%) Windows
6 166 (24.70%) Finance
7 164 (24.40%) Puppet
8 162 (24.11%) Firewall
9 157 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (23.07%) Unix
11 143 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
12 142 (21.13%) Jenkins
13 128 (19.05%) SIEM
14 114 (16.96%) Opscode Chef
15 107 (15.92%) Docker
16 103 (15.33%) Configuration Management
16 103 (15.33%) Banking
17 102 (15.18%) Ansible
18 101 (15.03%) Perl
19 98 (14.58%) SQL
20 95 (14.14%) Open Source
21 93 (13.84%) Ruby
22 91 (13.54%) Nagios
23 84 (12.50%) Information Security
23 84 (12.50%) Git (software)
24 72 (10.71%) TCP/IP
25 71 (10.57%) CISSP
25 71 (10.57%) Web Services
25 71 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
26 69 (10.27%) DNS

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 55 (8.18%) Apache
2 49 (7.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 32 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (4.17%) Confluence
5 25 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.57%) IIS
7 22 (3.27%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.83%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.38%) JBoss
10 6 (0.89%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.74%) Commerce Server
11 5 (0.74%) Drupal
11 5 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.45%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.45%) Zimbra
Applications
1 26 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Fredhopper
1 5 (0.74%) RMDS
2 2 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (9.38%) PaaS
3 33 (4.91%) GitHub
4 23 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (2.53%) OpenShift
6 16 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (1.64%) IaaS
8 7 (1.04%) Slack
9 6 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.74%) Trello
11 4 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.60%) Route 53
11 4 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (24.11%) Firewall
2 72 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 69 (10.27%) DNS
4 47 (6.99%) VPN
5 46 (6.85%) LAN
6 43 (6.40%) WAN
7 35 (5.21%) Network Security
8 31 (4.61%) SAN
9 23 (3.42%) Wireshark
10 21 (3.13%) VoIP
11 20 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (2.98%) LDAP
12 19 (2.83%) tcpdump
13 18 (2.68%) BGP
13 18 (2.68%) Wireless
14 17 (2.53%) HTTP
14 17 (2.53%) SSL
15 16 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (2.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.65%) MongoDB
1 38 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.51%) Big Data
3 36 (5.36%) Hadoop
4 31 (4.61%) MySQL
5 30 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.79%) Redis
8 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.64%) DB2
8 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.64%) Sqoop
9 10 (1.49%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.04%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.74%) GIS
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (21.13%) Jenkins
2 84 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 63 (9.38%) JIRA
4 48 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 41 (6.10%) Maven
6 36 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (4.91%) Subversion
8 32 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 31 (4.61%) Vagrant
10 26 (3.87%) Ant
10 26 (3.87%) MSBuild
11 20 (2.98%) Hudson
12 17 (2.53%) SonarQube
13 16 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (1.93%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.93%) GoCD
14 13 (1.93%) Selenium
15 10 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.34%) NuGet
17 8 (1.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 166 (24.70%) Finance
2 103 (15.33%) Banking
3 38 (5.65%) Retail
4 18 (2.68%) Back Office
5 16 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.23%) Front Office
7 11 (1.64%) Legal
8 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.89%) Marketing
10 3 (0.45%) Publishing
10 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 108 (16.07%) Consultant
3 95 (14.14%) Analyst
4 67 (9.97%) Architect
5 60 (8.93%) Security Analyst
6 51 (7.59%) Developer
6 51 (7.59%) Splunk Consultant
7 44 (6.55%) Security Consultant
8 33 (4.91%) Administrator
8 33 (4.91%) Splunk Engineer
9 30 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 28 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
11 26 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
12 25 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
13 23 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 21 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
15 20 (2.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 20 (2.98%) IT Analyst
15 20 (2.98%) Security Engineer
15 20 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.57%) Web Services
2 62 (9.23%) ELK Stack
3 48 (7.14%) HTML
3 48 (7.14%) Regular Expression
4 36 (5.36%) XML
5 35 (5.21%) Spring
6 34 (5.06%) CSS
7 32 (4.76%) RESTful
8 30 (4.46%) HTML5
9 29 (4.32%) .NET
10 27 (4.02%) CSS3
11 26 (3.87%) JSON
12 24 (3.57%) Middleware
12 24 (3.57%) Spring Boot
13 22 (3.27%) LAMP
14 19 (2.83%) REST
15 18 (2.68%) J2EE
16 17 (2.53%) SOAP
17 13 (1.93%) Node.js
18 12 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.08%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.83%) PKI
4 19 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (2.23%) Private Cloud
6 14 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
8 11 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.34%) NHS
10 8 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.89%) DataPower
12 6 (0.89%) Derivative
12 6 (0.89%) Equities
13 5 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 287 (42.71%) Linux
2 167 (24.85%) Windows
3 155 (23.07%) Unix
4 47 (6.99%) Windows Server
5 33 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (3.57%) CentOS
7 24 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (2.98%) Solaris
8 20 (2.98%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.23%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.79%) AIX
11 7 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.89%) Android
12 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.74%) HPUX
13 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.74%) VMS
14 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (32.44%) DevOps
2 157 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (19.05%) SIEM
4 103 (15.33%) Configuration Management
5 95 (14.14%) Open Source
6 84 (12.50%) Information Security
7 71 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (10.12%) ITIL
9 63 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
10 56 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 53 (7.89%) Security Operations
12 51 (7.59%) Migration
13 47 (6.99%) Load Balancing
14 40 (5.95%) Incident Management
15 36 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 34 (5.06%) Analytics
17 33 (4.91%) Project Management
18 32 (4.76%) Use Case
19 31 (4.61%) Change Management
20 30 (4.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 204 (30.36%) Python
2 188 (27.98%) Java
3 101 (15.03%) Perl
4 98 (14.58%) SQL
5 93 (13.84%) Ruby
6 64 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 60 (8.93%) Bash Shell
8 49 (7.29%) PowerShell
8 49 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 37 (5.51%) PHP
10 27 (4.02%) C#
11 21 (3.13%) C++
12 18 (2.68%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.53%) Scala
14 16 (2.38%) Bourne shell
15 14 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.93%) Korn
17 10 (1.49%) Groovy
18 6 (0.89%) C
19 4 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 71 (10.57%) CISSP
2 67 (9.97%) Security Cleared
3 55 (8.18%) SC Cleared
4 47 (6.99%) Degree
5 31 (4.61%) SANS
6 30 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.72%) CCNP
7 25 (3.72%) SSCP
8 21 (3.13%) CISM
8 21 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.38%) GIAC
10 10 (1.49%) AWS Certification
10 10 (1.49%) CCNA
11 7 (1.04%) CCSE
11 7 (1.04%) GCFA
11 7 (1.04%) JNCIE
11 7 (1.04%) JNCIP
12 6 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.89%) CCIE
12 6 (0.89%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.18%) PCI DSS
2 36 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.23%) COBIT
4 14 (2.08%) QA
5 6 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.74%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.60%) SLA
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.30%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 107 (15.92%) Docker
2 51 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.13%) vSphere
4 19 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (2.08%) Snort
7 13 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.64%) iptables
9 10 (1.49%) Apache Flume
9 10 (1.49%) Postfix
9 10 (1.49%) Sendmail
9 10 (1.49%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.89%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.60%) NFS
12 4 (0.60%) Varnish
13 3 (0.45%) Squid
14 2 (0.30%) KVM
15 1 (0.15%) HDFS
15 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 164 (24.40%) Puppet
2 114 (16.96%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (15.18%) Ansible
4 91 (13.54%) Nagios
5 43 (6.40%) logstash
6 42 (6.25%) QRadar
7 32 (4.76%) SCCM
8 31 (4.61%) Terraform
9 28 (4.17%) Kibana
10 25 (3.72%) Grafana
11 18 (2.68%) Icinga
12 16 (2.38%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (2.23%) Cobbler
13 15 (2.23%) HP SiteScope
14 14 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
14 14 (2.08%) Nessus
14 14 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
15 13 (1.93%) Graphite
15 13 (1.93%) SCOM
16 11 (1.64%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 64 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.93%) Cisco
3 57 (8.48%) ArcSight
4 54 (8.04%) AppDynamics
5 48 (7.14%) Oracle
5 48 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 47 (6.99%) IBM
6 47 (6.99%) LogRhythm
7 39 (5.80%) New Relic
7 39 (5.80%) VMware
8 36 (5.36%) Intel Security
9 34 (5.06%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.91%) Symantec
11 32 (4.76%) MuleSoft
12 29 (4.32%) HP
13 25 (3.72%) F5
13 25 (3.72%) Qualys
14 19 (2.83%) Apple
15 18 (2.68%) Juniper
15 18 (2.68%) SolarWinds
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