Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 188 180
Rank change year-on-year +55 -8 +66
Contract jobs citing Splunk 128 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 0.90% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.85% 2.35% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 43 61
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +15.01%
10th Percentile £412 £425 £419
90th Percentile £575 £658 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.94%
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 2,641 2,639 2,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 38.47% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 1,980 2,162
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £228 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.35 £17.75
% change year-on-year +2.75% +3.35% +1.43%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 38 £550 -
Splunk
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (67.19%) Finance
2 60 (46.88%) Python
3 45 (35.16%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (28.91%) Pandas
4 37 (28.91%) Apache Spark
4 37 (28.91%) PySpark
4 37 (28.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 37 (28.91%) NumPy
5 33 (25.78%) Linux
5 33 (25.78%) DevOps
6 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (16.41%) Banking
9 20 (15.63%) VMware
9 20 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 20 (15.63%) Ansible
9 20 (15.63%) Windows Server
10 19 (14.84%) Puppet
11 18 (14.06%) Windows
11 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
11 18 (14.06%) Kubernetes
12 17 (13.28%) Java
12 17 (13.28%) Unix
13 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (10.94%) Docker
14 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
14 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
14 14 (10.94%) TDD
14 14 (10.94%) Information Security
15 13 (10.16%) Citrix

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 45 (35.16%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (28.91%) Apache Spark
3 7 (5.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.34%) Apache
4 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.38%) PaaS
3 11 (8.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (7.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (6.25%) Serverless
6 7 (5.47%) Amazon S3
6 7 (5.47%) OpenShift
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.91%) CloudFront
7 5 (3.91%) Route 53
8 4 (3.13%) IaaS
9 3 (2.34%) Datadog
9 3 (2.34%) GitHub
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) SAN
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (2.34%) Firewall
3 3 (2.34%) SSL
4 2 (1.56%) DNS
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) SSH
5 1 (0.78%) AMQP
5 1 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.78%) Intranet
5 1 (0.78%) MPLS
5 1 (0.78%) MQTT
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) OSPF
5 1 (0.78%) SNMP
5 1 (0.78%) TACACS
5 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
2 7 (5.47%) Couchbase
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.91%) Big Data
3 5 (3.91%) Redis
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.34%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.56%) Aerospike
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Power BI
6 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.81%) JIRA
3 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.47%) JUnit
5 6 (4.69%) Mockito
6 5 (3.91%) IntelliJ
6 5 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.13%) GoCD
8 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.34%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.34%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (2.34%) Selenium
8 3 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.56%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.56%) Maven
9 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 86 (67.19%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.91%) International Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (38.28%) Developer
2 33 (25.78%) Python Developer
3 22 (17.19%) Apache Spark Developer
3 22 (17.19%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 15 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Splunk Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.91%) NumPy
1 37 (28.91%) Pandas
1 37 (28.91%) PySpark
2 12 (9.38%) Spring
3 11 (8.59%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (7.03%) Node.js
5 7 (5.47%) RESTful
6 6 (4.69%) JSON
6 6 (4.69%) Spring Boot
7 5 (3.91%) Dropwizard
7 5 (3.91%) REST
7 5 (3.91%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) CGI
8 3 (2.34%) CSS
8 3 (2.34%) FastCGI
8 3 (2.34%) HTML
8 3 (2.34%) SailPoint
8 3 (2.34%) SAML
8 3 (2.34%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.81%) User Experience
3 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.47%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.69%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (4.69%) Smartcard
5 6 (4.69%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.69%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.34%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.34%) PKI
7 3 (2.34%) Tandem
8 2 (1.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.78%) Linux
2 20 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 18 (14.06%) Windows
4 17 (13.28%) Unix
5 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) CentOS
8 1 (0.78%) Debian
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE
8 1 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) DevOps
2 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.94%) Information Security
4 14 (10.94%) TDD
5 13 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (10.16%) Kanban
6 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.38%) ITIL
7 11 (8.59%) Microservices
8 10 (7.81%) BDD
8 10 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.03%) Change Management
9 9 (7.03%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
10 8 (6.25%) SIEM
10 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.47%) Analytics
11 7 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.47%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.88%) Python
2 17 (13.28%) Java
3 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
4 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.38%) SQL
6 11 (8.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.47%) C
8 6 (4.69%) Perl
8 6 (4.69%) Ruby
8 6 (4.69%) Scala
9 5 (3.91%) Groovy
10 4 (3.13%) Go
11 2 (1.56%) Java 8
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.78%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) ES6
12 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) CISSP
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.47%) CCNA
3 7 (5.47%) CISM
4 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.69%) Degree
5 5 (3.91%) CISA
6 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.34%) MCSE
8 2 (1.56%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CCSA
8 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
9 1 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.91%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) PSD2
3 2 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.94%) Docker
3 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.78%) KVM
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.63%) Ansible
2 19 (14.84%) Puppet
3 18 (14.06%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.38%) Terraform
5 8 (6.25%) Grafana
5 8 (6.25%) Netcool
6 6 (4.69%) Kibana
6 6 (4.69%) logstash
6 6 (4.69%) SCCM
6 6 (4.69%) systemd
7 5 (3.91%) Sysdig
7 5 (3.91%) Tivoli
8 4 (3.13%) Nagios
9 3 (2.34%) Consul
9 3 (2.34%) Packer
9 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.56%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) VMware
2 13 (10.16%) Citrix
3 12 (9.38%) AppDynamics
4 11 (8.59%) McAfee
5 8 (6.25%) CyberArk
5 8 (6.25%) IBM
6 7 (5.47%) Dell
6 7 (5.47%) HP
6 7 (5.47%) Ivanti
7 6 (4.69%) EMC
7 6 (4.69%) ForeScout
7 6 (4.69%) Hitachi
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.91%) New Relic
9 3 (2.34%) Google
9 3 (2.34%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.56%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.56%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.56%) Tableau