Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 327 234 287
Rank change year-on-year -93 +53 +33
Contract jobs citing Splunk 446 1,086 855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 1.21% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 2.85% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 725 590
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £375
90th Percentile £708 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% -21.57%
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £41.89 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.40% +4.73% -21.57%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,281 38,158 39,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.10% 42.38% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,329 23,906 24,764
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £263 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.74% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,075 1,351 1,318
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.34%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Splunk in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Splunk in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the England region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 -94 246 £550 - 66
North of England +21 74 £494 +12.54% 17
South East +55 64 £444 -1.39% 25
Yorkshire +37 39 £525 +16.67% 13
Midlands +19 26 £550 +17.02% 15
West Midlands +25 22 £550 +22.22% 13
East of England +36 21 £575 +2.45% 4
North West +1 18 £650 +52.94% 4
North East +35 17 £360 -20.00%
South West -4 14 £588 +11.90% 7
East Midlands +30 3 - - 2
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 England region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 152 (34.08%) Python
2 137 (30.72%) Linux
3 124 (27.80%) AWS
4 120 (26.91%) Azure
4 120 (26.91%) DevOps
5 113 (25.34%) Ansible
6 105 (23.54%) Java
7 100 (22.42%) Finance
8 86 (19.28%) Windows
9 85 (19.06%) Terraform
10 83 (18.61%) Kubernetes
11 81 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (17.49%) Docker
12 78 (17.49%) Puppet
13 77 (17.26%) SIEM
14 76 (17.04%) PowerShell
15 74 (16.59%) Jenkins
16 72 (16.14%) Microsoft
17 65 (14.57%) Unix
18 63 (14.13%) Firewall
18 63 (14.13%) Git (software)
18 63 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
19 62 (13.90%) Bash Shell
20 60 (13.45%) JIRA
21 59 (13.23%) Ruby
22 56 (12.56%) Oracle
23 54 (12.11%) Security Cleared
24 53 (11.88%) Change Management
25 49 (10.99%) Configuration Management
25 49 (10.99%) SQL

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (5.38%) Confluence
2 23 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.14%) Apache
4 13 (2.91%) IIS
5 12 (2.69%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.57%) Jupyter
9 6 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.35%) Mattermost
10 5 (1.12%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.90%) nginx
11 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.45%) FileNet
13 1 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) SAS
13 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) RMDS
4 1 (0.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 124 (27.80%) AWS
2 120 (26.91%) Azure
3 43 (9.64%) PaaS
4 34 (7.62%) OpenShift
5 31 (6.95%) IaaS
6 29 (6.50%) GCP
7 28 (6.28%) Datadog
7 28 (6.28%) GitHub
8 24 (5.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 21 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (4.71%) Serverless
10 19 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 16 (3.59%) SaaS
11 16 (3.59%) Stackdriver
12 15 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (2.91%) Office 365
13 13 (2.91%) Route 53
13 13 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.13%) Firewall
2 25 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.71%) DNS
4 15 (3.36%) BGP
4 15 (3.36%) HTTP
4 15 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (3.36%) WAN
5 14 (3.14%) OSPF
6 13 (2.91%) VPN
7 11 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (2.47%) SNMP
8 10 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.24%) Internet
8 10 (2.24%) NAS
8 10 (2.24%) Network Security
9 9 (2.02%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (2.02%) DHCP
9 9 (2.02%) DMVPN
9 9 (2.02%) EIGRP
9 9 (2.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.40%) Big Data
3 32 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 29 (6.50%) MySQL
5 15 (3.36%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.57%) BigQuery
10 7 (1.57%) Redis
11 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.12%) HBase
12 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 74 (16.59%) Jenkins
2 63 (14.13%) Git (software)
3 60 (13.45%) JIRA
4 34 (7.62%) TeamCity
5 23 (5.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (4.48%) SonarQube
7 16 (3.59%) Subversion
8 14 (3.14%) Artifactory
8 14 (3.14%) Maven
8 14 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (3.14%) Selenium
9 12 (2.69%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.69%) GitLab
10 11 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.02%) Bitbucket
11 9 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.35%) LoadRunner
12 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.35%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 100 (22.42%) Finance
2 40 (8.97%) Banking
3 19 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.14%) Law
5 11 (2.47%) Retail
6 9 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.02%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.79%) Front Office
8 7 (1.57%) Legal
8 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.90%) Billing
9 4 (0.90%) French Language
9 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Military
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) International Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (16.59%) Analyst
2 69 (15.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (10.99%) Consultant
4 46 (10.31%) Architect
5 34 (7.62%) Developer
6 32 (7.17%) Security Analyst
7 25 (5.61%) Splunk Consultant
8 23 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (5.16%) Security Engineer
9 20 (4.48%) SOC Analyst
10 18 (4.04%) Splunk Engineer
10 18 (4.04%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.81%) Administrator
12 14 (3.14%) Operations Analyst
12 14 (3.14%) Security Consultant
12 14 (3.14%) Support Engineer
13 13 (2.91%) Platform Engineer
14 12 (2.69%) Senior DevOps
15 11 (2.47%) AWS Architect
15 11 (2.47%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
1 24 (5.38%) JSON
1 24 (5.38%) REST
2 20 (4.48%) Node.js
3 16 (3.59%) Web Services
4 15 (3.36%) Spring
5 14 (3.14%) Kafka
5 14 (3.14%) Regular Expression
5 14 (3.14%) XML
6 13 (2.91%) .NET
6 13 (2.91%) LAMP
7 10 (2.24%) PySpark
8 9 (2.02%) CSS
8 9 (2.02%) JMX
8 9 (2.02%) NumPy
8 9 (2.02%) Pandas
9 8 (1.79%) LDAP
9 8 (1.79%) React
9 8 (1.79%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.62%) Public Cloud
2 27 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.16%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.14%) Private Cloud
4 14 (3.14%) User Experience
5 11 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.24%) PKI
7 8 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.57%) Cloud Native
8 7 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.57%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.35%) Clustering
10 5 (1.12%) CMDB
10 5 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (30.72%) Linux
2 86 (19.28%) Windows
3 65 (14.57%) Unix
4 36 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (6.73%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.69%) CentOS
6 12 (2.69%) Solaris
7 10 (2.24%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.57%) Android
9 6 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.12%) Check Point GAiA
11 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.91%) DevOps
2 81 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (17.26%) SIEM
4 53 (11.88%) Change Management
5 49 (10.99%) Configuration Management
5 49 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (9.19%) Security Operations
7 38 (8.52%) Information Security
8 37 (8.30%) Analytics
8 37 (8.30%) Microservices
8 37 (8.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 35 (7.85%) Test Automation
10 34 (7.62%) ITIL
11 32 (7.17%) Migration
12 31 (6.95%) Open Source
13 30 (6.73%) Incident Management
13 30 (6.73%) Problem Management
14 29 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (6.05%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 152 (34.08%) Python
2 105 (23.54%) Java
3 76 (17.04%) PowerShell
4 62 (13.90%) Bash Shell
5 59 (13.23%) Ruby
6 49 (10.99%) SQL
7 38 (8.52%) Perl
8 26 (5.83%) JavaScript
9 21 (4.71%) C++
10 17 (3.81%) C
11 13 (2.91%) C#
11 13 (2.91%) Groovy
11 13 (2.91%) PHP
12 12 (2.69%) Java 8
13 10 (2.24%) Go
13 10 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.35%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.12%) Kotlin
15 5 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.50%) Degree
4 23 (5.16%) CISSP
5 16 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.47%) AWS Certification
7 11 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.24%) CCNP
8 10 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.24%) MCSA
9 9 (2.02%) CCDA
9 9 (2.02%) CCIE
9 9 (2.02%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (1.79%) RHCE
11 7 (1.57%) CCNA
11 7 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (1.35%) CCIE Collaboration
12 6 (1.35%) CISM
12 6 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.14%) QA
3 12 (2.69%) NIST
3 12 (2.69%) SLA
4 10 (2.24%) COBIT
5 9 (2.02%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.12%) GDPR
6 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.90%) PSD2
7 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.67%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.45%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.45%) NCSC
9 2 (0.45%) PMO
10 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 78 (17.49%) Docker
2 33 (7.40%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.79%) vSphere
7 5 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.90%) HDFS
8 4 (0.90%) Squid
8 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.67%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) Snort
11 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.22%) NFS
11 1 (0.22%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.22%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 113 (25.34%) Ansible
2 85 (19.06%) Terraform
3 83 (18.61%) Kubernetes
4 78 (17.49%) Puppet
5 63 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (10.76%) Nagios
7 22 (4.93%) Prometheus
8 21 (4.71%) QRadar
8 21 (4.71%) SCCM
9 19 (4.26%) Packer
10 17 (3.81%) Nessus
11 16 (3.59%) Grafana
11 16 (3.59%) Kibana
12 13 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
13 9 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
13 9 (2.02%) Salt
13 9 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (1.79%) FortiGate
14 8 (1.79%) logstash
14 8 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.56%) Oracle
3 38 (8.52%) Cisco
4 36 (8.07%) VMware
5 33 (7.40%) Qualys
6 32 (7.17%) Google
7 30 (6.73%) AppDynamics
8 28 (6.28%) New Relic
8 28 (6.28%) Red Hat
9 21 (4.71%) Dynatrace
10 20 (4.48%) F5
10 20 (4.48%) SolarWinds
11 18 (4.04%) CheckPoint
11 18 (4.04%) LogRhythm
12 17 (3.81%) Dell
13 16 (3.59%) BMC
14 15 (3.36%) IBM
14 15 (3.36%) MuleSoft
15 13 (2.91%) Juniper
16 12 (2.69%) Symantec