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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 139 114
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25 +24
Contract jobs citing Splunk 38 28 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.60% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 21
10th Percentile £463 £461 £366
25th Percentile £515 £463 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +23.80% +4.16% -9.52%
75th Percentile £741 £563 £575
90th Percentile £788 £603 £638
Central London median daily rate £613 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +23.80% +4.16% -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 1,718 1,076 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.65% 33.99% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,276 737 702
10th Percentile £309 £355 £263
25th Percentile £458 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £575
90th Percentile £750 £704 £662
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 17
10th Percentile £14.63 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.75 £11.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +85.96% -23.80% -8.78%
75th Percentile £44.81 £24.63 £28.59
90th Percentile £51.05 £27.48 £45.32
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £14.47 £19.35
% change year-on-year +128.14% -25.25% -3.25%

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 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 19 (50.00%) Python
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Ansible
2 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) DevOps
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (34.21%) Social Skills
5 12 (31.58%) ITIL
6 10 (26.32%) AWS
6 10 (26.32%) SIEM
6 10 (26.32%) Kafka
7 9 (23.68%) Unix
7 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
7 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
7 9 (23.68%) Service Management
7 9 (23.68%) Agile
7 9 (23.68%) JIRA
7 9 (23.68%) CI/CD
8 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (21.05%) ETL
9 7 (18.42%) Windows

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) AWS
2 5 (13.16%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (13.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (10.53%) Azure
3 4 (10.53%) GCP
3 4 (10.53%) Serverless
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.89%) GitHub
4 3 (7.89%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (5.26%) Azure AKS
5 2 (5.26%) Datadog
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SSH
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) ATM
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) MPLS
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.26%) DynamoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) JIRA
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Protractor
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) Terragrunt
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (2.63%) Gradle
6 1 (2.63%) JBehave
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) Serena SBM
6 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Social Skills
3 8 (21.05%) Banking
4 5 (13.16%) Back Office
5 4 (10.53%) International Banking
6 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
7 2 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (5.26%) Legal
8 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Applications Support
2 8 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Service Architect
5 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Kafka
2 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) pytest
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) cloud-init
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Data Fabric
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Unix
4 7 (18.42%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 10 (26.32%) SIEM
4 9 (23.68%) Agile
4 9 (23.68%) CI/CD
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
5 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (21.05%) ETL
5 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (18.42%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) Project Delivery
7 6 (15.79%) Transition Management
8 5 (13.16%) Microservices
9 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.89%) BDD
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) Bash
5 4 (10.53%) Groovy
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Search Processing Language
8 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) CompTIA CySA+
4 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.63%) GCIH
4 1 (2.63%) GIAC
4 1 (2.63%) GSEC
4 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SANS
4 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) GDPR
2 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.63%) NCSC
4 1 (2.63%) NIST
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) NFS
4 1 (2.63%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.53%) Grafana
3 4 (10.53%) Prometheus
3 4 (10.53%) QRadar
4 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 2 (5.26%) Control-M
5 2 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.63%) Kibana
6 1 (2.63%) logstash
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
6 1 (2.63%) Netcool
6 1 (2.63%) Packer
6 1 (2.63%) Puppet
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) BMC
4 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Qualys
4 2 (5.26%) Spotify
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) NetScout
5 1 (2.63%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Serena