Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 161 142
Rank change year-on-year +65 -19 +41
Contract jobs citing Splunk 26 71 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 1.16% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 2.99% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 55 93
Median daily rate £500 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £421 £372
90th Percentile £630 £673 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £565 £534
% change year-on-year -11.50% +5.85% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

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 675 2,372 2,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.54% 38.92% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 1,810 1,948
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £256
90th Percentile £650 £645 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 57 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.22
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.45 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.92 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.58% +8.65% +6.94%

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 29 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Azure
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) Banking
5 6 (23.08%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) AWS
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
6 5 (19.23%) Ansible
6 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (19.23%) SIEM
6 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) DNS
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) GitHub
7 4 (15.38%) Docker
8 3 (11.54%) Microservices
8 3 (11.54%) Skype
8 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
8 3 (11.54%) Terraform
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working

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 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Liferay
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Azure
2 6 (23.08%) AWS
3 4 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.69%) Datadog
4 2 (7.69%) GCP
4 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
4 2 (7.69%) Slack
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) H.323
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) Skype
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
3 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) Flink
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Mockito
2 2 (7.69%) NeoLoad
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Postman
2 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) TestNG
2 2 (7.69%) WebLOAD
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
4 1 (3.85%) International Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
3 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) WebRTC
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.69%) COM
2 2 (7.69%) Kafka
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) WireMock
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) D3.js
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Security
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Tandem
1 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (19.23%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Antivirus Management
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCIE
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) PSD2
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (11.54%) Terraform
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) QRadar
5 1 (3.85%) Control-M
5 1 (3.85%) Demisto
5 1 (3.85%) Icinga
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool
5 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Polycom
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) ForeScout
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Qualys
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) FireEye
6 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.85%) Serena
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec