Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 98 168
Rank change year-on-year -45 +70 -36
Contract jobs citing Splunk 30 26 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.46% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 3.99% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 61
10th Percentile £459 £411 £419
25th Percentile £464 £438 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% -8.70% +9.52%
75th Percentile £584 £575 £650
90th Percentile £675 £660 £800
Central London median daily rate £503 £500 £575
% change year-on-year +0.50% -13.04% +9.52%

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 1,291 652 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.58% 36.59% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 471 1,801
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £533 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.50% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 51
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £13.88 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% -12.20% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £23.21
90th Percentile £25.98 £22.20 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £17.97 £20.67
% change year-on-year -20.68% -13.07% +9.63%

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 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 17 (56.67%) DevOps
2 15 (50.00%) AWS
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 9 (30.00%) Ansible
4 9 (30.00%) Docker
4 9 (30.00%) Terraform
5 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
5 8 (26.67%) Azure
5 8 (26.67%) GitHub
6 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (23.33%) Microservices
6 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Subversion
7 6 (20.00%) JIRA
7 6 (20.00%) CyberArk
7 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (16.67%) QRadar
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (16.67%) PaaS
8 5 (16.67%) Confluence
8 5 (16.67%) Hadoop

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 5 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Azure
2 8 (26.67%) GitHub
3 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (16.67%) GCP
4 5 (16.67%) PaaS
5 4 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (13.33%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (13.33%) IaaS
5 4 (13.33%) Route 53
6 3 (10.00%) SaaS
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.67%) Datadog
8 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.33%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Kong
8 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Delta Lake
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.67%) Postman
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.33%) Codeship
5 1 (3.33%) Gatling
5 1 (3.33%) GitLab
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Serena SBM
5 1 (3.33%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (3.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) International Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) LDAP
2 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) React
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) Kafka
4 2 (6.67%) Spring Security
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Microservices
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (13.33%) API Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) Security Hardening
5 4 (13.33%) Sprint Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Storage Management
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Data Security
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.00%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Groovy
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.33%) Java 11
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Accessibility
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas File System
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Ansible
1 9 (30.00%) Terraform
2 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (16.67%) QRadar
4 4 (13.33%) Control-M
4 4 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (13.33%) Netcool
4 4 (13.33%) Prometheus
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Puppet
6 2 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (6.67%) Grafana
6 2 (6.67%) Kibana
6 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.33%) Icinga
7 1 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Qualys
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) BMC
3 4 (13.33%) EMC
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (10.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Dynatrace
5 2 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) Altiris
6 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.33%) Serena
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow