Period
to

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 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 222 307
Rank change year-on-year 0 +85 -47
Contract jobs citing Splunk 860 561 365
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.21% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 2.97% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 378 241
10th Percentile £413 £375 £350
25th Percentile £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £599 £600
90th Percentile £795 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £535 £500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
10th Percentile £44.74 £26.50 £19.71
25th Percentile £56.25 £33.25 £24.88
Median hourly rate £69.05 £45.50 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +51.76% +51.67% +50.79%
75th Percentile £76.88 £58.75 £41.81
90th Percentile £77.85 £66.10 £66.00
UK median hourly rate £65.78 £45.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +44.56% -17.27% +39.88%

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 27,594 18,861 18,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 40.71% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,924 12,230 11,623
10th Percentile £275 £280 £233
25th Percentile £413 £381 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £480 £455
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.49% -2.15%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £573
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 779 615 696
10th Percentile £12.21 £11.25 £11.65
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate £21.35 £20.50 £18.60
Median % change year-on-year +4.15% +10.22% +1.92%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.69 £30.00
90th Percentile £63.30 £55.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% +5.56%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Splunk in England.

Daily rate trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in England

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Splunk in England.

Hourly rate trend for Splunk in England

Splunk
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Splunk in England

Splunk
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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +4 543 £600 +14.29% 44
North of England -24 129 £525 - 24
North West -10 63 £625 +33.69% 16
Yorkshire -31 57 £525 - 8
South East -27 41 £475 +11.76% 9
Midlands -28 36 £520 -5.45% 7
South West -14 34 £601 +17.17% 7
West Midlands -25 32 £520 -5.45% 4
East of England -20 14 £576 -25.74% 5
North East -1 11 £500 -4.31%
East Midlands -22 2 £510 -5.21% 3
Splunk
UK

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

1 286 (33.26%) Linux
2 282 (32.79%) Python
3 276 (32.09%) DevOps
4 271 (31.51%) Ansible
5 257 (29.88%) AWS
6 235 (27.33%) CI/CD
7 231 (26.86%) Agile
8 214 (24.88%) Docker
9 201 (23.37%) Azure
10 197 (22.91%) Jenkins
10 197 (22.91%) Kubernetes
11 195 (22.67%) Terraform
12 190 (22.09%) Security Cleared
13 179 (20.81%) Finance
14 164 (19.07%) Windows
15 163 (18.95%) SC Cleared
16 161 (18.72%) Java
16 161 (18.72%) SIEM
17 158 (18.37%) Git (software)
18 152 (17.67%) Social Skills
19 131 (15.23%) SQL
20 125 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
21 123 (14.30%) Unix
22 121 (14.07%) Cybersecurity
23 118 (13.72%) Puppet
23 118 (13.72%) Configuration Management
24 116 (13.49%) Bash
25 115 (13.37%) Grafana
26 112 (13.02%) JIRA
27 111 (12.91%) Microservices

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 68 (7.91%) Confluence
2 50 (5.81%) nginx
3 45 (5.23%) IIS
4 32 (3.72%) Traefik
5 26 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.21%) Apache Spark
7 16 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 15 (1.74%) Mule
9 14 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.28%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.81%) SAS
14 6 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
16 4 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (0.47%) Apache
16 4 (0.47%) uWSGI
Applications
1 19 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.70%) SPSS
2 6 (0.70%) Stata
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) RMDS
1 7 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.35%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 257 (29.88%) AWS
2 201 (23.37%) Azure
3 101 (11.74%) GCP
4 77 (8.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 77 (8.95%) GitHub
5 74 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
6 64 (7.44%) OpenShift
7 61 (7.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 55 (6.40%) PaaS
9 54 (6.28%) IaaS
10 47 (5.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 36 (4.19%) Amazon S3
12 34 (3.95%) Datadog
12 34 (3.95%) Route 53
13 32 (3.72%) Amazon ECS
14 31 (3.60%) Slack
15 25 (2.91%) Amazon EKS
15 25 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
16 22 (2.56%) CloudFront
17 21 (2.44%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 89 (10.35%) Firewall
2 82 (9.53%) TCP/IP
3 79 (9.19%) DNS
4 30 (3.49%) Network Security
5 24 (2.79%) VPN
6 23 (2.67%) HTTP
7 22 (2.56%) SSL
8 18 (2.09%) DHCP
8 18 (2.09%) Kerberos
9 16 (1.86%) WAN
10 15 (1.74%) DMZ
11 14 (1.63%) HTTPS
11 14 (1.63%) LAN
12 12 (1.40%) Internet
13 11 (1.28%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.16%) SSH
15 8 (0.93%) Cisco Firepower
15 8 (0.93%) MPLS
16 7 (0.81%) SNMP
17 6 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.02%) NoSQL
3 21 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.86%) Power BI
6 15 (1.74%) DB2
6 15 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.74%) Tableau
7 14 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.51%) MySQL
9 12 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.16%) Big Data
11 10 (1.16%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.16%) Redis
12 8 (0.93%) Riak
Development Applications
1 197 (22.91%) Jenkins
2 158 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 112 (13.02%) JIRA
4 83 (9.65%) GitLab
5 55 (6.40%) Artifactory
5 55 (6.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 54 (6.28%) Maven
7 51 (5.93%) Selenium
8 49 (5.70%) Cucumber
9 47 (5.47%) TeamCity
10 40 (4.65%) Bitbucket
11 23 (2.67%) Robot Framework
11 23 (2.67%) Zephyr
12 20 (2.33%) SonarQube
13 18 (2.09%) Subversion
14 16 (1.86%) JUnit
15 15 (1.74%) Mockito
16 12 (1.40%) Terragrunt
17 11 (1.28%) Android Studio
17 11 (1.28%) Postman
General
1 179 (20.81%) Finance
2 152 (17.67%) Social Skills
3 98 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (11.40%) Banking
4 73 (8.49%) Public Sector
5 31 (3.60%) Front Office
6 25 (2.91%) Back Office
7 18 (2.09%) Documentation Skills
8 14 (1.63%) Retail
9 11 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.16%) Influencing Skills
10 10 (1.16%) Marketing
10 10 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.93%) Law
13 7 (0.81%) Billing
14 6 (0.70%) Games
14 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (19.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 126 (14.65%) Analyst
3 84 (9.77%) Architect
4 69 (8.02%) Developer
5 47 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
6 43 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 36 (4.19%) Java Developer
8 35 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (3.95%) SOC Analyst
10 33 (3.84%) Support Analyst
11 30 (3.49%) Platform Engineer
12 29 (3.37%) Applications Support
13 26 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
13 26 (3.02%) Splunk Engineer
14 25 (2.91%) Consultant
15 24 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
15 24 (2.79%) AWS DevOps
15 24 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
16 23 (2.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 22 (2.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (6.98%) Kafka
2 48 (5.58%) REST
3 47 (5.47%) JSON
4 40 (4.65%) Spring
5 37 (4.30%) .NET
6 36 (4.19%) cloud-init
6 36 (4.19%) Elastic Stack
7 35 (4.07%) HTML
8 33 (3.84%) Spring Boot
9 32 (3.72%) CSS
10 25 (2.91%) Middleware
11 23 (2.67%) LDAP
12 21 (2.44%) React
12 21 (2.44%) WireMock
13 20 (2.33%) Web Services
14 19 (2.21%) RESTful
14 19 (2.21%) SOAP
15 18 (2.09%) Node.js
16 14 (1.63%) XML
17 13 (1.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.70%) Clustering
2 42 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.53%) Cloud Native
4 38 (4.42%) PKI
5 25 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.74%) User Experience
11 12 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.16%) Replication
13 9 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.05%) Derivative
13 9 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 286 (33.26%) Linux
2 164 (19.07%) Windows
3 123 (14.30%) Unix
4 95 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (6.05%) CentOS
6 39 (4.53%) Windows Server
7 35 (4.07%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.51%) Android
10 11 (1.28%) Solaris
11 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.35%) AIX
15 3 (0.35%) SUSE
16 1 (0.12%) Debian
16 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (32.09%) DevOps
2 235 (27.33%) CI/CD
3 231 (26.86%) Agile
4 161 (18.72%) SIEM
5 125 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (14.07%) Cybersecurity
7 118 (13.72%) Configuration Management
8 111 (12.91%) Microservices
9 100 (11.63%) Scrum
10 93 (10.81%) Kanban
11 83 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (9.07%) Analytics
13 64 (7.44%) ITIL
14 62 (7.21%) Change Management
15 59 (6.86%) Security Operations
15 59 (6.86%) Use Case
16 54 (6.28%) Incident Management
17 53 (6.16%) Information Security
18 52 (6.05%) Software Engineering
19 51 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 282 (32.79%) Python
2 161 (18.72%) Java
3 131 (15.23%) SQL
4 116 (13.49%) Bash
5 91 (10.58%) PowerShell
6 75 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 48 (5.58%) Go
8 40 (4.65%) Ruby
9 37 (4.30%) C#
10 33 (3.84%) Perl
11 30 (3.49%) Groovy
12 26 (3.02%) C++
13 25 (2.91%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.86%) C
14 16 (1.86%) R
15 11 (1.28%) Kotlin
15 11 (1.28%) VBA
16 9 (1.05%) PHP
16 9 (1.05%) Scala
16 9 (1.05%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 190 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 163 (18.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (4.19%) Degree
3 36 (4.19%) DV Cleared
4 26 (3.02%) CISSP
5 25 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.98%) CCNP
7 15 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.40%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.16%) SANS
11 9 (1.05%) CCNA
12 8 (0.93%) CEH
12 8 (0.93%) CISM
12 8 (0.93%) CREST Certified
12 8 (0.93%) GCIH
13 7 (0.81%) OSCP
14 6 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (0.70%) GIAC
15 5 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.95%) NCSC
2 24 (2.79%) SLA
3 18 (2.09%) Accessibility
3 18 (2.09%) QA
4 15 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.40%) NIST
6 11 (1.28%) PMO
7 10 (1.16%) GDPR
8 9 (1.05%) WCAG
9 8 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.58%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.47%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (24.88%) Docker
2 91 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (9.65%) Active Directory
4 14 (1.63%) VMware NSX
5 12 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.28%) Ceph
6 11 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.05%) Firmware
8 8 (0.93%) vSphere
9 4 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.35%) LXC
10 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.23%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 271 (31.51%) Ansible
2 197 (22.91%) Kubernetes
3 195 (22.67%) Terraform
4 118 (13.72%) Puppet
5 115 (13.37%) Grafana
6 103 (11.98%) Prometheus
7 50 (5.81%) Istio
8 49 (5.70%) ITRS Geneos
9 47 (5.47%) Packer
10 46 (5.35%) Docker Swarm
11 44 (5.12%) ZABBIX
12 42 (4.88%) QRadar
13 41 (4.77%) Consul
14 37 (4.30%) Graphite
15 34 (3.95%) Kibana
16 33 (3.84%) HAProxy
16 33 (3.84%) Podman
17 31 (3.60%) BladeLogic
17 31 (3.60%) linkerd
18 25 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.86%) VMware
3 98 (11.40%) AppDynamics
4 86 (10.00%) Oracle
5 59 (6.86%) Google
6 53 (6.16%) Cisco
7 50 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 43 (5.00%) PagerDuty
9 40 (4.65%) IBM
10 39 (4.53%) Dynatrace
11 36 (4.19%) New Relic
12 33 (3.84%) ServiceNow
13 32 (3.72%) Palo Alto
14 26 (3.02%) CyberArk
15 25 (2.91%) LogRhythm
16 19 (2.21%) Citrix
17 17 (1.98%) F5
18 16 (1.86%) SAP
19 14 (1.63%) Qualys
19 14 (1.63%) SolarWinds