Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 266 315
Rank change year-on-year +1 +49 +84
Contract jobs citing Splunk 851 893 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.97% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 2.35% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 546 450
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £380 £325 £378
90th Percentile £700 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £531 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -21.57% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -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 35,173 38,077 37,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 41.39% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,090 23,709 22,974
England median daily rate £463 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,196 1,390 1,278
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.30
% change year-on-year +8.74% +1.16% -6.49%

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

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in England

Splunk
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

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor 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 26 June 2019. 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 +38 532 £550 +4.27% 32
North of England -4 133 £450 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire +12 86 £550 +30.95% 1
South East -41 76 £513 +10.81% 3
Midlands +43 50 £481 -1.28% 4
North West +32 46 £425 +1.19% 1
South West -29 40 £525 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +18 29 £600 +24.68% 3
East Midlands +34 19 £363 -26.58% 1
East of England -2 18 £550 +37.50% 2
North East -6 1 £575 +57.53%
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 378 (44.42%) Amazon AWS
2 362 (42.54%) DevOps
3 313 (36.78%) Linux
4 297 (34.90%) Jenkins
5 262 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (28.67%) Python
7 237 (27.85%) Ansible
8 224 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 224 (26.32%) Java
9 183 (21.50%) JIRA
10 179 (21.03%) SIEM
11 176 (20.68%) Windows
12 175 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 173 (20.33%) Finance
14 158 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
14 158 (18.57%) Docker
15 151 (17.74%) Sonatype Nexus
16 140 (16.45%) Puppet
17 139 (16.33%) Red Hat
18 127 (14.92%) Security Cleared
19 123 (14.45%) Kubernetes
20 117 (13.75%) Cybersecurity
20 117 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 117 (13.75%) Web Services
21 115 (13.51%) SC Cleared
22 114 (13.40%) AppDynamics
23 112 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
24 111 (13.04%) Confluence
25 104 (12.22%) Banking
26 100 (11.75%) JavaScript

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
1 111 (13.04%) Confluence
2 54 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.88%) Apache Spark
4 32 (3.76%) IIS
5 25 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (2.59%) Apache
7 19 (2.23%) OpenStack
8 18 (2.12%) nginx
9 13 (1.53%) JBoss
9 13 (1.53%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.41%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.29%) Mule
12 8 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
13 7 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.41%) Endur
1 12 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.47%) assyst
2 4 (0.47%) Relativity
3 1 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 378 (44.42%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (9.87%) GitHub
4 69 (8.11%) Datadog
5 68 (7.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 50 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (5.52%) Slack
8 45 (5.29%) OpenShift
9 44 (5.17%) PaaS
10 43 (5.05%) SaaS
10 43 (5.05%) Serverless
11 42 (4.94%) IaaS
12 38 (4.47%) Amazon ELB
13 33 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
14 32 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
14 32 (3.76%) Amazon S3
15 31 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 29 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 25 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
18 22 (2.59%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (9.87%) Firewall
2 70 (8.23%) VPN
3 45 (5.29%) WAN
4 43 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 37 (4.35%) LAN
6 29 (3.41%) Internet
7 22 (2.59%) VoIP
8 21 (2.47%) OpenVPN
9 19 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (2.00%) DNS
11 17 (2.00%) Wireshark
12 15 (1.76%) Network Security
13 10 (1.18%) BGP
13 10 (1.18%) DHCP
13 10 (1.18%) OSPF
14 9 (1.06%) MPLS
14 9 (1.06%) Wireless
15 8 (0.94%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.11%) NoSQL
2 50 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 48 (5.64%) MongoDB
4 47 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 36 (4.23%) MySQL
6 32 (3.76%) Hadoop
7 31 (3.64%) Big Data
8 22 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (1.88%) SQL Server
11 14 (1.65%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.06%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (0.82%) Redis
15 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.71%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.59%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.59%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 297 (34.90%) Jenkins
2 224 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 183 (21.50%) JIRA
4 151 (17.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 74 (8.70%) Maven
6 68 (7.99%) Bitbucket
7 40 (4.70%) Cucumber
7 40 (4.70%) JUnit
7 40 (4.70%) SonarQube
8 36 (4.23%) Selenium
9 32 (3.76%) TeamCity
10 30 (3.53%) Mockito
11 28 (3.29%) Pylint
11 28 (3.29%) Sourcetree
12 24 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
13 21 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (2.47%) MSBuild
13 21 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (2.23%) GitLab
15 18 (2.12%) Xcode
General
1 173 (20.33%) Finance
2 104 (12.22%) Banking
3 28 (3.29%) Financial Institution
4 24 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.35%) Retail
6 17 (2.00%) Law
7 12 (1.41%) Marketing
8 11 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.94%) German Language
10 7 (0.82%) Billing
10 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.71%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) International Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 187 (21.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 135 (15.86%) Developer
3 78 (9.17%) Analyst
4 71 (8.34%) Consultant
5 67 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
6 59 (6.93%) AWS DevOps
7 56 (6.58%) Python Developer
8 50 (5.88%) Architect
9 49 (5.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 45 (5.29%) Security Engineer
11 42 (4.94%) Splunk Engineer
12 40 (4.70%) Senior DevOps
13 39 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
14 38 (4.47%) Security Analyst
15 31 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 27 (3.17%) Java Developer
17 26 (3.06%) Azure Engineer
17 26 (3.06%) Security Architect
17 26 (3.06%) Splunk Consultant
18 25 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (13.75%) Web Services
2 112 (13.16%) Elastic Stack
3 71 (8.34%) Node.js
4 70 (8.23%) REST
5 68 (7.99%) Spring
6 58 (6.82%) RESTful
7 57 (6.70%) React
8 55 (6.46%) JSON
9 47 (5.52%) Pandas
10 45 (5.29%) Kafka
11 36 (4.23%) HTML
12 33 (3.88%) Spring Boot
13 31 (3.64%) .NET
13 31 (3.64%) Redux
14 30 (3.53%) pytest
15 29 (3.41%) CSS
16 23 (2.70%) Middleware
16 23 (2.70%) NumPy
16 23 (2.70%) PySpark
16 23 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.82%) User Experience
3 33 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 29 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (3.17%) Cyberattack
7 25 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 24 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.47%) PKI
10 18 (2.12%) Clustering
10 18 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 10 (1.18%) Cloud Native
14 9 (1.06%) NHS
15 7 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
16 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
16 6 (0.71%) Smartcard
17 5 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 313 (36.78%) Linux
2 176 (20.68%) Windows
3 117 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 83 (9.75%) Unix
5 53 (6.23%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 26 (3.06%) CentOS
8 18 (2.12%) Android
8 18 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.82%) Solaris
10 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.47%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.24%) Debian
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (42.54%) DevOps
2 262 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (21.03%) SIEM
4 117 (13.75%) Cybersecurity
5 92 (10.81%) Security Operations
6 87 (10.22%) Configuration Management
7 86 (10.11%) Test Automation
8 72 (8.46%) Analytics
9 71 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (7.99%) Microservices
11 66 (7.76%) TDD
12 64 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
13 63 (7.40%) Scrum
14 60 (7.05%) Information Security
14 60 (7.05%) Network Monitoring
15 58 (6.82%) Open Source
16 57 (6.70%) Change Management
17 55 (6.46%) ITIL
17 55 (6.46%) Task Automation
18 52 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 244 (28.67%) Python
2 224 (26.32%) Java
3 100 (11.75%) JavaScript
4 87 (10.22%) Bash Shell
5 84 (9.87%) SQL
6 83 (9.75%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.76%) Ruby
8 42 (4.94%) Perl
9 35 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 27 (3.17%) Java 8
11 22 (2.59%) Apple Swift
11 22 (2.59%) Groovy
12 19 (2.23%) Go
13 16 (1.88%) Kotlin
14 12 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.41%) Scala
15 11 (1.29%) C
16 9 (1.06%) PHP
17 6 (0.71%) C#
18 4 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 127 (14.92%) Security Cleared
2 115 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 81 (9.52%) RHCE
4 53 (6.23%) Degree
5 48 (5.64%) CISSP
6 41 (4.82%) AWS Certification
7 38 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.70%) CISM
9 17 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.53%) CCNA
10 13 (1.53%) CCNP
11 11 (1.29%) CISA
11 11 (1.29%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (1.18%) SSCP
13 8 (0.94%) MCSE
14 6 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (0.71%) CCIE
15 5 (0.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 57 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (5.52%) NIST
4 36 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (1.65%) SLA
6 12 (1.41%) GDPR
6 12 (1.41%) QA
7 8 (0.94%) PMO
8 6 (0.71%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.59%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.47%) FedRAMP
10 4 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 158 (18.57%) Docker
2 31 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.06%) HDFS
6 9 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.82%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.47%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.47%) vSphere
10 3 (0.35%) NFS
10 3 (0.35%) vCloud
11 2 (0.24%) LXC
11 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.12%) Gluster
12 1 (0.12%) Varnish
12 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 237 (27.85%) Ansible
2 158 (18.57%) Opscode Chef
3 140 (16.45%) Puppet
4 123 (14.45%) Kubernetes
5 90 (10.58%) Terraform
6 51 (5.99%) Grafana
7 42 (4.94%) Prometheus
8 29 (3.41%) QRadar
8 29 (3.41%) SELinux
9 28 (3.29%) Nagios
10 21 (2.47%) FreeIPA
11 20 (2.35%) Salt
12 18 (2.12%) SCCM
13 14 (1.65%) Kibana
14 13 (1.53%) Packer
14 13 (1.53%) Rundeck
15 11 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (1.29%) Nessus
15 11 (1.29%) ZABBIX
16 10 (1.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 139 (16.33%) Red Hat
2 114 (13.40%) AppDynamics
3 81 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 72 (8.46%) Qualys
5 55 (6.46%) Cisco
5 55 (6.46%) Google
6 50 (5.88%) Oracle
7 48 (5.64%) VMware
8 42 (4.94%) New Relic
9 36 (4.23%) IBM
9 36 (4.23%) McAfee
10 33 (3.88%) ServiceNow
11 32 (3.76%) AlienVault
12 31 (3.64%) F5
13 26 (3.06%) ArcSight
14 25 (2.94%) Dynatrace
15 24 (2.82%) Apple
15 24 (2.82%) Atlassian
16 23 (2.70%) Black Duck
16 23 (2.70%) Fortinet