Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 108 190
Rank change year-on-year -49 +82 -23
Contract jobs citing Splunk 37 151 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 2.24% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 5.89% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 112 52
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.79% -4.34%
10th Percentile £397 £440 £413
90th Percentile £755 £588 £663
Central London median daily rate £528 £525 £495
% change year-on-year +0.48% +6.06% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,914 2,562 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.31% 38.06% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,889 2,064
City of London median daily rate £481 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% -1.76% +7.44%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £278
90th Percentile £656 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 58
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +6.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.12
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.25 £30.83
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +2.63%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +2 1 £525 -
Splunk
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) AWS
3 12 (32.43%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Qualys
4 10 (27.03%) DevOps
4 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
5 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
5 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) Ruby
6 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) Docker
7 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (18.92%) Azure
7 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) Perl
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) SIEM
8 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) NIST
9 5 (13.51%) Suricata
9 5 (13.51%) Runbook

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 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.41%) DataSynapse
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Datadog
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
5 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (5.41%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.41%) GitHub
6 2 (5.41%) PaaS
6 2 (5.41%) Stackdriver
7 1 (2.70%) Apigee
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (2.70%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Stack
7 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) HBase
4 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (8.11%) Subversion
6 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.70%) CF BOSH
7 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.70%) Codeship
7 1 (2.70%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (2.70%) Mocha
7 1 (2.70%) MSI
7 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) International Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Arabic Language
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Splunk Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) JSON
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.81%) Node.js
2 4 (10.81%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) React
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Chai
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) JMX
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) NumPy
5 1 (2.70%) ODBC
5 1 (2.70%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) DevOps
1 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.22%) SIEM
3 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Runbook
4 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 4 (10.81%) Microservices
5 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
6 3 (8.11%) DevSecOps
6 3 (8.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) Ruby
3 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) Go
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) CISSP
3 3 (8.11%) FFIEC
3 3 (8.11%) RHCE
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) GCIA
5 1 (2.70%) GCIH
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) NIST
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 3 (8.11%) COBIT
3 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.70%) PSD2
5 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Suricata
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) Grafana
4 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.70%) Ganglia
5 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) Nessus
5 1 (2.70%) Packer
5 1 (2.70%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) SELinux
5 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Qualys
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) AppDynamics
4 3 (8.11%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
4 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) New Relic
5 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Polycom
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Tableau