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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 134 187
Rank change year-on-year +16 +53  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 48 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 0.92% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 2.27% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 21
Median daily rate £500 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +17.64% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1238 1367 2468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.91% 40.41% 42.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1052 1838
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 67
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in the City of London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in the City of London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 29 (41.43%) Linux
3 24 (34.29%) Java
4 23 (32.86%) Windows
4 23 (32.86%) DevOps
5 20 (28.57%) Python
6 18 (25.71%) Banking
6 18 (25.71%) Ansible
7 17 (24.29%) Unix
8 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 15 (21.43%) Perl
8 15 (21.43%) Docker
9 14 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (20.00%) SIEM
10 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
11 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
12 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
12 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (15.71%) Information Security
12 11 (15.71%) ITIL
12 11 (15.71%) Dashboard Development
12 11 (15.71%) OpenShift
13 10 (14.29%) Big Data
13 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.29%) SQL
13 10 (14.29%) Migration
13 10 (14.29%) Management Information System

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 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 5 (7.14%) nginx
5 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.43%) Predix
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (15.71%) OpenShift
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) Akamai
3 4 (5.71%) Office 365
4 3 (4.29%) PaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Bluemix
5 2 (2.86%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.43%) SaaS
6 1 (1.43%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.86%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.43%) BGP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.43%) NAS
4 1 (1.43%) TACACS
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.86%) HBase
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) Squirro
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) KDB
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JIRA
2 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
2 9 (12.86%) JUnit
3 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Legal
6 3 (4.29%) International Banking
7 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (1.43%) Automotive
8 1 (1.43%) Billing
8 1 (1.43%) Front Office
8 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps Developer
9 3 (4.29%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Middleware
2 9 (12.86%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (12.86%) WireMock
3 8 (11.43%) .NET
4 6 (8.57%) SOAP
4 6 (8.57%) XML
5 5 (7.14%) REST
6 4 (5.71%) XSL
7 3 (4.29%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.29%) Regular Expression
7 3 (4.29%) RESTful
8 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.86%) J2EE
8 2 (2.86%) Kafka
9 1 (1.43%) HTML
9 1 (1.43%) Java EE
9 1 (1.43%) JMS
9 1 (1.43%) SAML
9 1 (1.43%) Web Services
9 1 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Hedge funds
2 3 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Linux
2 23 (32.86%) Windows
3 17 (24.29%) Unix
4 9 (12.86%) Solaris
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) DevOps
2 14 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (20.00%) SIEM
3 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.71%) Dashboard Development
4 11 (15.71%) Information Security
4 11 (15.71%) ITIL
4 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.86%) Multithreading
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (10.00%) Security Operations
9 6 (8.57%) Analytics
9 6 (8.57%) Open Source
9 6 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 20 (28.57%) Python
3 15 (21.43%) Perl
4 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.57%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (1.43%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
9 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) CISSP
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) CISM
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) MCITP
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) CEH
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CISMP
4 1 (1.43%) GIAC
4 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GPG13
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) LXC
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) Ansible
2 9 (12.86%) Grafana
2 9 (12.86%) Kibana
2 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.86%) Prometheus
3 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.14%) Nagios
4 5 (7.14%) Puppet
5 3 (4.29%) Rsyslog
5 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.86%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.86%) Opsview
6 2 (2.86%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Rancher
7 1 (1.43%) SCCM
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.86%) AppDynamics
2 9 (12.86%) TIBCO
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.14%) Qualys
5 4 (5.71%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 4 (5.71%) Perforce
5 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.29%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
6 3 (4.29%) McAfee
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) MapR
7 2 (2.86%) New Relic
7 2 (2.86%) Nuix
7 2 (2.86%) SevOne
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