Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 209 173
Rank change year-on-year +76 -36 +57
Contract jobs citing Splunk 131 49 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.84% 0.68% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 1.78% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 33 56
City of London median daily rate £525 £483 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.81% -8.10% -4.55%
10th Percentile £433 £416 £425
90th Percentile £619 £683 £631
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Splunk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 2,739 2,756 2,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.37% 38.35% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,054 2,082 2,093
City of London median daily rate £478 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 46
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +9.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.88 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.45
% change year-on-year +3.89% -2.44% +5.43%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the City of London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 52 £525 -
Splunk
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 86 (65.65%) Finance
2 77 (58.78%) Python
3 55 (41.98%) Elasticsearch
4 52 (39.69%) Pandas
5 51 (38.93%) Apache Spark
5 51 (38.93%) PySpark
5 51 (38.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (38.93%) NumPy
6 31 (23.66%) DevOps
7 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (22.90%) Linux
8 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.27%) Windows Server
10 18 (13.74%) Configuration Management
11 17 (12.98%) Information Security
11 17 (12.98%) Windows
11 17 (12.98%) Puppet
11 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
11 17 (12.98%) Ansible
12 16 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (12.21%) Unix
12 16 (12.21%) VMware
13 14 (10.69%) ITIL
13 14 (10.69%) Java
13 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
13 14 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (10.69%) Banking
14 13 (9.92%) JIRA
14 13 (9.92%) PowerShell
15 12 (9.16%) Cybersecurity

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 55 (41.98%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (38.93%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.82%) Confluence
4 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Mule
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.40%) Datadog
2 11 (8.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.82%) PaaS
5 4 (3.05%) IaaS
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.29%) GitHub
6 3 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.53%) SaaS
7 2 (1.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) VPN
2 6 (4.58%) Network Security
3 5 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (3.05%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) SAN
6 2 (1.53%) HTTP
6 2 (1.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.76%) AMQP
7 1 (0.76%) BGP
7 1 (0.76%) DNS
7 1 (0.76%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) LAN
7 1 (0.76%) MPLS
7 1 (0.76%) OSPF
7 1 (0.76%) SNMP
7 1 (0.76%) SSH
7 1 (0.76%) TACACS
7 1 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.76%) WLAN
7 1 (0.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.82%) Redis
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (3.05%) Big Data
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.29%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.53%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.76%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.92%) JIRA
4 8 (6.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (4.58%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.29%) GoCD
7 3 (2.29%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (2.29%) Selenium
7 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.53%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.53%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.53%) Hudson
8 2 (1.53%) JMeter
8 2 (1.53%) JUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Maven
8 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.53%) Zephyr
General
1 86 (65.65%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) International Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (46.56%) Developer
2 49 (37.40%) Python Developer
3 22 (16.79%) Apache Spark Developer
3 22 (16.79%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 19 (14.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.11%) Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Security Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Splunk Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.69%) Pandas
2 51 (38.93%) NumPy
2 51 (38.93%) PySpark
3 8 (6.11%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (5.34%) JSON
4 7 (5.34%) Node.js
4 7 (5.34%) Web Services
5 6 (4.58%) REST
5 6 (4.58%) Spring Boot
6 5 (3.82%) RESTful
6 5 (3.82%) Spring
7 3 (2.29%) .NET
8 2 (1.53%) Java EE
8 2 (1.53%) LDAP
8 2 (1.53%) React
8 2 (1.53%) Redux
8 2 (1.53%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.53%) Vert.x
8 2 (1.53%) YAML
9 1 (0.76%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) User Experience
3 6 (4.58%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.58%) Smartcard
3 6 (4.58%) Tandem
3 6 (4.58%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.58%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 2 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.53%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.76%) DataPower
7 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.90%) Linux
2 20 (15.27%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.98%) Windows
4 16 (12.21%) Unix
5 14 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Debian
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) DevOps
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Configuration Management
4 17 (12.98%) Information Security
5 14 (10.69%) ITIL
6 12 (9.16%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.63%) Privileged Access Management
7 10 (7.63%) TDD
8 9 (6.87%) Kanban
8 9 (6.87%) SIEM
9 8 (6.11%) Microservices
10 7 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.58%) Issue Tracking
11 6 (4.58%) Security Hardening
11 6 (4.58%) Security Operations
11 6 (4.58%) Statistics
11 6 (4.58%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
12 5 (3.82%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.78%) Python
2 14 (10.69%) Java
3 13 (9.92%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.34%) Perl
7 7 (5.34%) Ruby
8 6 (4.58%) SQL
9 4 (3.05%) Go
10 3 (2.29%) C
11 2 (1.53%) Java 8
12 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.76%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) ES6
12 1 (0.76%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.34%) CISSP
2 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) AWS Certification
3 5 (3.82%) CCNP
3 5 (3.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.82%) RHCE
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
4 4 (3.05%) CISM
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.29%) CISA
5 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.53%) MCDST
6 2 (1.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) CCIE
7 1 (0.76%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.76%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) HIPAA
1 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.87%) Docker
3 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) Ansible
1 17 (12.98%) Puppet
2 16 (12.21%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.11%) Kubernetes
3 8 (6.11%) Terraform
4 7 (5.34%) SCCM
5 6 (4.58%) Netcool
5 6 (4.58%) systemd
6 4 (3.05%) Grafana
6 4 (3.05%) Nagios
7 3 (2.29%) Consul
7 3 (2.29%) Prometheus
7 3 (2.29%) Suricata
8 2 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.53%) Graphite
8 2 (1.53%) Kibana
8 2 (1.53%) logstash
8 2 (1.53%) Packer
8 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) VMware
2 11 (8.40%) Citrix
3 10 (7.63%) Qualys
4 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.34%) AppDynamics
5 7 (5.34%) IBM
6 6 (4.58%) Cisco
6 6 (4.58%) CyberArk
6 6 (4.58%) McAfee
7 5 (3.82%) Dell
7 5 (3.82%) HP
7 5 (3.82%) New Relic
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle
8 4 (3.05%) ForeScout
8 4 (3.05%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.29%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.29%) EMC
9 3 (2.29%) Google
9 3 (2.29%) Hitachi
9 3 (2.29%) Microsoft