Period
to 15 April 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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 119 143 127
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 +44
Contract jobs citing Splunk 21 32 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.80% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 2.12% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 89
10th Percentile £463 £354 £463
25th Percentile £469 £428 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.53%
75th Percentile £600 £638 £563
90th Percentile £690 £775 £620
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.26%

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 838 1,507 2,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.36% 37.48% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 1,082 1,958
10th Percentile £340 £238 £261
25th Percentile £419 £380 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +3.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £588
90th Percentile £688 £656 £660
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 44
10th Percentile £13.42 £12.42 £11.99
25th Percentile £14.56 £12.63 £15.33
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.13
Median % change year-on-year +22.99% -2.22% +0.66%
75th Percentile £26.73 £26.75 £23.91
90th Percentile £27.48 £37.51 £33.68
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.63
% change year-on-year +22.99% -4.71% -1.88%

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 15 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 11 (52.38%) AWS
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 10 (47.62%) Microservices
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 7 (33.33%) Azure
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (23.81%) GCP
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) GitHub
8 4 (19.05%) API Development
8 4 (19.05%) Runbook
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree

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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Azure
3 5 (23.81%) GCP
4 4 (19.05%) GitHub
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Multicast
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) VXLAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.52%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Codeship
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
5 1 (4.76%) Postman
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Arabic Language
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (9.52%) Korean Language
3 2 (9.52%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (9.52%) Military
3 2 (9.52%) Russian Language
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Product Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Product Owner
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Product Owner
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Writer
3 2 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Apollo GraphQL
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
3 1 (4.76%) Hystrix
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) RxJava
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.76%) WireMock
3 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) DevOps
2 10 (47.62%) Microservices
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) API Development
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Runbook
8 3 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) User Stories
9 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (9.52%) Product Management
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Java 8
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (14.29%) SAFe Agilist
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) GIAC
4 2 (9.52%) SANS
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) Snort
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) QRadar
2 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.52%) Grafana
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (4.76%) Icinga
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) BMC
2 2 (9.52%) CyberArk
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Linedata
2 2 (9.52%) Qualys
2 2 (9.52%) Tanium
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.76%) Arista
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.76%) Rollbar
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds