Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 104 160
Rank change year-on-year -47 +56 -44
Contract jobs citing Splunk 36 24 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.15% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 3.35% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 38
10th Percentile £463 £441 £404
25th Percentile £499 £463 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £528
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -0.47% +0.48%
75th Percentile £613 £625 £675
90th Percentile £688 £675 £841
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 1,330 717 1,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.73% 34.50% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,029 508 1,474
10th Percentile £350 £263 £242
25th Percentile £463 £408 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.09%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £661
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 33
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.11
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.65 £16.08
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.75 £22.88 £23.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £23.43 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%

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 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) CI/CD
3 16 (44.44%) Docker
4 15 (41.67%) AWS
5 14 (38.89%) Ansible
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
6 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
8 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (22.22%) Subversion
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) DNS
9 8 (22.22%) Microservices
9 8 (22.22%) CyberArk
9 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
9 8 (22.22%) Project Delivery
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (19.44%) Transition Management
10 7 (19.44%) SIEM
10 7 (19.44%) TeamCity
10 7 (19.44%) Azure
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
10 7 (19.44%) ITIL

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 6 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.89%) Confluence
3 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) AWS
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon ECS
2 7 (19.44%) Amazon EKS
2 7 (19.44%) Azure
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (16.67%) Datadog
3 6 (16.67%) GitHub
3 6 (16.67%) PaaS
4 5 (13.89%) GCP
5 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (11.11%) Nutanix
5 4 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 4 (11.11%) Route 53
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.33%) Serverless
6 3 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.56%) BigQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.56%) DB2
6 2 (5.56%) Delta Lake
6 2 (5.56%) Tableau
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 8 (22.22%) Subversion
2 7 (19.44%) TeamCity
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (8.33%) Postman
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.56%) JMeter
7 2 (5.56%) Serena SBM
8 1 (2.78%) Gradle
8 1 (2.78%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (2.78%) Maven
8 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 5 (13.89%) Public Sector
4 4 (11.11%) International Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Service Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Kafka
5 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) PKI
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) CI/CD
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Microservices
4 8 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Service Management
5 7 (19.44%) SIEM
5 7 (19.44%) Transition Management
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Data Security
8 4 (11.11%) Sprint Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 7 (19.44%) Groovy
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Bash
4 4 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Java 11
7 1 (2.78%) Java 8
7 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Docker
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Ansible
2 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (16.67%) Terraform
4 5 (13.89%) QRadar
5 4 (11.11%) Control-M
5 4 (11.11%) Grafana
5 4 (11.11%) Kibana
5 4 (11.11%) Netcool
5 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (11.11%) Prometheus
5 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 3 (8.33%) BladeLogic
6 3 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (8.33%) Puppet
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Icinga
8 1 (2.78%) Nessus
8 1 (2.78%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) CyberArk
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) AppDynamics
3 5 (13.89%) Qualys
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) BMC
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.56%) Serena
6 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 2 (5.56%) Synopsys
7 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.78%) New Relic
7 1 (2.78%) PagerDuty
7 1 (2.78%) SaltStack