Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 115 156
Rank change year-on-year -28 +41 +8
Contract jobs citing Splunk 25 21 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.89% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 2.34% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 71
10th Percentile £461 £406 £450
25th Percentile £467 £411 £497
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £502 £488 £532
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.28% +1.24%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £588
90th Percentile £631 £635 £675
Central London median daily rate £502 £463 £550
% change year-on-year +8.59% -15.91% +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 1,196 897 2,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.74% 38.15% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 629 1,915
10th Percentile £363 £300 £278
25th Percentile £444 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £490 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.20% -2.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £635 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +8.72% -2.50% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 55
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.57 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -30.36% +5.00% +3.90%
75th Percentile £24.11 £28.23 £22.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £46.54 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +20.00% +2.56%

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 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (52.00%) AWS
2 12 (48.00%) DevOps
3 10 (40.00%) Azure
4 9 (36.00%) GitHub
5 8 (32.00%) Microservices
6 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Python
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (24.00%) Ansible
7 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
8 5 (20.00%) QRadar
8 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
8 5 (20.00%) Confluence
8 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) Subversion
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (20.00%) Qualys
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.00%) LDAP
8 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.00%) Kerberos
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) IBM

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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Azure
3 9 (36.00%) GitHub
4 4 (16.00%) GCP
5 3 (12.00%) IaaS
5 3 (12.00%) PaaS
5 3 (12.00%) SaaS
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (8.00%) Slack
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (4.00%) Datadog
7 1 (4.00%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Multicast
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) Codeship
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) IDA Disassembler
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Mockito
5 2 (8.00%) NeoLoad
5 2 (8.00%) NUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Postman
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) Serenity BDD
5 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) TestNG
5 2 (8.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) International Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Arabic Language
4 2 (8.00%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (8.00%) Korean Language
4 2 (8.00%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (8.00%) Russian Language
4 2 (8.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administration Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.00%) React
2 3 (12.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Apollo GraphQL
3 2 (8.00%) GraphQL
3 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (8.00%) WireMock
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Microservices
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) Storage Management
5 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.00%) Security Hardening
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) API Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (8.00%) Situational Awareness
7 2 (8.00%) Tradecraft
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Java 8
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) GIAC
2 2 (8.00%) SANS
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) NFS
3 2 (8.00%) Snort
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas File System
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.00%) Control-M
2 5 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (20.00%) QRadar
2 5 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Netcool
3 4 (16.00%) Terraform
4 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (4.00%) Icinga
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) BMC
1 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 5 (20.00%) EMC
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) Qualys
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Dynatrace
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Rollbar
3 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (8.00%) Tanium
4 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.00%) Arista
4 1 (4.00%) Neustar
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) Zscaler