Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 176 172
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +101
Contract jobs citing Splunk 96 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 0.98% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 3.60% 2.49% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 50
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +23.53%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £424
90th Percentile £660 £638 £639
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 2,666 2,570 2,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 39.19% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 1,867 2,171
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 44 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.10 £33.50 £34.18
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +13.24% -9.21% +7.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 - 8 £550 -
Splunk
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 38 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.38%) DevOps
4 32 (33.33%) Linux
5 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 28 (29.17%) Python
7 24 (25.00%) Puppet
8 23 (23.96%) Kubernetes
9 21 (21.88%) Banking
10 20 (20.83%) Ansible
11 19 (19.79%) Java
11 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
12 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (16.67%) Terraform
14 15 (15.63%) Docker
14 15 (15.63%) AppDynamics
14 15 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (15.63%) TDD
14 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (15.63%) SQL
15 14 (14.58%) VMware
15 14 (14.58%) Cucumber
15 14 (14.58%) BDD
15 14 (14.58%) Spring
16 13 (13.54%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (13.54%) Node.js
16 13 (13.54%) JIRA
16 13 (13.54%) Bash Shell

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 13 (13.54%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.38%) Apache Spark
3 8 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.04%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) Jetty
7 1 (1.04%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.04%) Mule
7 1 (1.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.04%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 38 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 12 (12.50%) PaaS
3 12 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (11.46%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (11.46%) Amazon S3
4 11 (11.46%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (11.46%) Serverless
5 8 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (8.33%) CloudFront
5 8 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 8 (8.33%) Route 53
6 6 (6.25%) GitHub
7 5 (5.21%) npm
8 4 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (4.17%) SaaS
9 3 (3.13%) Datadog
10 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) SSH
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) Network Security
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.04%) Intranet
6 1 (1.04%) SMTP
6 1 (1.04%) SNMP
6 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.21%) Big Data
2 5 (5.21%) Couchbase
3 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) Power BI
4 2 (2.08%) Redis
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.04%) Impala
5 1 (1.04%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.04%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.58%) Cucumber
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 7 (7.29%) JUnit
5 6 (6.25%) Mockito
6 5 (5.21%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.21%) Maven
6 5 (5.21%) Selenium
7 4 (4.17%) GoCD
8 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.13%) CircleCI
8 3 (3.13%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.08%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Apache Spark Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Python Developer
5 5 (5.21%) Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) Architect
5 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Splunk Engineer
5 5 (5.21%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.17%) AWS Architect
6 4 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) Spring
2 13 (13.54%) Node.js
3 12 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (9.38%) RESTful
5 7 (7.29%) NumPy
5 7 (7.29%) Pandas
5 7 (7.29%) PySpark
6 5 (5.21%) CSS
6 5 (5.21%) Dropwizard
6 5 (5.21%) HTML
6 5 (5.21%) SAML
6 5 (5.21%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.17%) HTML5
7 4 (4.17%) REST
7 4 (4.17%) Web Services
8 3 (3.13%) jQuery
8 3 (3.13%) Kafka
8 3 (3.13%) SailPoint
8 3 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) User Experience
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.33%) Hedge funds
5 7 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.29%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (5.21%) Fat Client
6 5 (5.21%) Fintech
6 5 (5.21%) Smartcard
6 5 (5.21%) Thin Client
6 5 (5.21%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (3.13%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.08%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) Unix
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.04%) Debian
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE
7 1 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (34.38%) DevOps
2 19 (19.79%) Configuration Management
3 18 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.63%) TDD
5 14 (14.58%) BDD
6 12 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (12.50%) Kanban
7 11 (11.46%) ITIL
8 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (10.42%) Microservices
8 10 (10.42%) Scrum
9 9 (9.38%) Information Security
10 8 (8.33%) Analytics
10 8 (8.33%) Change Management
10 8 (8.33%) SIEM
10 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.29%) Data Science
11 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) Python
2 19 (19.79%) Java
3 15 (15.63%) SQL
4 13 (13.54%) Bash Shell
4 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.54%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.33%) Scala
7 7 (7.29%) Ruby
8 5 (5.21%) Groovy
9 4 (4.17%) C
9 4 (4.17%) Perl
10 3 (3.13%) Go
11 2 (2.08%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.08%) Java 8
11 2 (2.08%) PyPy
12 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.04%) ES6
12 1 (1.04%) HiveQL
12 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) CCNA
1 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.33%) CISSP
3 7 (7.29%) CISM
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.25%) Degree
5 5 (5.21%) CISA
6 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CCNP
8 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.04%) MCSE
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.13%) PSD2
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.04%) COBIT
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.04%) GCP
5 1 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Docker
2 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.04%) Xen
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (25.00%) Puppet
2 23 (23.96%) Kubernetes
3 20 (20.83%) Ansible
4 16 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (16.67%) Terraform
5 8 (8.33%) Kibana
5 8 (8.33%) Sysdig
6 7 (7.29%) Grafana
7 5 (5.21%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (5.21%) logstash
7 5 (5.21%) systemd
8 4 (4.17%) Netcool
8 4 (4.17%) Packer
9 3 (3.13%) Nagios
9 3 (3.13%) SCCM
9 3 (3.13%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.08%) QRadar
10 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (1.04%) Consul
11 1 (1.04%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) AppDynamics
2 14 (14.58%) VMware
3 9 (9.38%) Citrix
3 9 (9.38%) CyberArk
3 9 (9.38%) McAfee
4 6 (6.25%) ForeScout
4 6 (6.25%) New Relic
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Dell
5 4 (4.17%) EMC
5 4 (4.17%) Google
5 4 (4.17%) Hitachi
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) IBM
5 4 (4.17%) Ivanti
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.17%) Tableau
6 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com