Period
to 15 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Splunk products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Splunk over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Splunk
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 154 109
Rank change year-on-year +52 -45 +86
Contract jobs citing Splunk 22 44 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.88% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 2.23% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 107
Median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £446 £400 £431
90th Percentile £675 £850 £580
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.38% - +8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 707 1,973 2,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.39% 39.44% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 1,523 1,898
Median daily rate £500 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.52% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £650 £656 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 58
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.43 £26.63 £25.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Splunk as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the City of London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Splunk in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Splunk in the City of London

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Splunk in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) AWS
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Azure
5 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
6 4 (18.18%) Microservices
6 4 (18.18%) Skype
6 4 (18.18%) Telepresence
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (18.18%) WebRTC
6 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) Ansible
6 4 (18.18%) Docker
6 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (18.18%) Antivirus Management
6 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 4 (18.18%) Tandem
6 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) Polycom

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Liferay
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
3 3 (13.64%) GitHub
4 2 (9.09%) Datadog
4 2 (9.09%) Slack
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.55%) GCP
5 1 (4.55%) IaaS
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) H.323
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Skype
2 4 (18.18%) Telepresence
2 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Flink
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) JMeter
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Mockito
2 2 (9.09%) NeoLoad
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Postman
2 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) TestNG
2 2 (9.09%) WebLOAD
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
1 4 (18.18%) WebRTC
2 3 (13.64%) Kafka
2 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) WireMock
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) D3.js
4 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Hystrix
4 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.55%) RxJava
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Tandem
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (18.18%) Antivirus Management
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) SDET
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Java 8
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCIE
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (18.18%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (13.64%) Nagios
3 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) Demisto
5 1 (4.55%) Grafana
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.55%) QRadar
5 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Polycom
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.55%) FireEye
5 1 (4.55%) Linedata
5 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.55%) New Relic
5 1 (4.55%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) SaltStack