Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 253 279
Rank change year-on-year -63 +26 +43
Contract jobs citing Splunk 400 984 898
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.73% 1.11% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 2.61% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 640 609
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £347 £400 £350
90th Percentile £700 £700 £638
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
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 £35.00 £40.43 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.42% +1.06% -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 23,355 37,697 38,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.89% 42.58% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,183 23,784 24,197
Median daily rate £450 £457 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +1.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £643 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,064 1,255 1,320
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.17% +3.01% +2.94%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 -60 234 £528 -4.09% 46
North of England +16 62 £506 +12.50% 7
South East +68 40 £425 -10.53% 12
Yorkshire +40 33 £550 +10.00% 2
Midlands +36 30 £595 +27.96% 5
West Midlands +52 26 £550 +15.79% 5
East of England +37 21 £425 -22.73% 3
North West +2 15 £650 +52.94% 3
North East +44 14 £360 -23.81% 2
South West +13 11 £588 +11.90% 9
East Midlands +19 2 £650 +52.94%
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 138 (34.50%) Linux
2 137 (34.25%) Python
3 106 (26.50%) DevOps
4 101 (25.25%) Azure
5 96 (24.00%) Ansible
6 94 (23.50%) AWS
7 89 (22.25%) Finance
8 85 (21.25%) Java
9 82 (20.50%) Windows
10 77 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (19.00%) Puppet
12 75 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 75 (18.75%) Firewall
13 72 (18.00%) PowerShell
13 72 (18.00%) Kubernetes
14 64 (16.00%) Unix
14 64 (16.00%) Docker
15 63 (15.75%) Jenkins
16 62 (15.50%) Terraform
17 60 (15.00%) SIEM
17 60 (15.00%) Git (software)
18 58 (14.50%) Security Cleared
19 57 (14.25%) Oracle
20 56 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
21 53 (13.25%) Bash Shell
22 49 (12.25%) SQL
23 48 (12.00%) Ruby
24 46 (11.50%) Nagios
24 46 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
25 45 (11.25%) Change Management

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 22 (5.50%) Confluence
1 22 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.25%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.00%) IIS
4 10 (2.50%) Apache
5 9 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.25%) DataSynapse
7 3 (0.75%) Mattermost
7 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.50%) FileNet
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Luigi
9 1 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) RMDS
4 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 101 (25.25%) Azure
2 94 (23.50%) AWS
3 39 (9.75%) PaaS
4 33 (8.25%) GCP
5 28 (7.00%) OpenShift
6 24 (6.00%) IaaS
7 21 (5.25%) Datadog
7 21 (5.25%) GitHub
8 18 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 17 (4.25%) SaaS
10 16 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (4.00%) Amazon S3
11 13 (3.25%) Serverless
11 13 (3.25%) Stackdriver
12 12 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (2.00%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (2.00%) Route 53
13 8 (2.00%) Slack
13 8 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (18.75%) Firewall
2 27 (6.75%) WAN
3 26 (6.50%) BGP
3 26 (6.50%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.25%) OSPF
5 24 (6.00%) LAN
6 22 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (5.25%) DNS
7 21 (5.25%) VPN
8 20 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 20 (5.00%) DMVPN
8 20 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 15 (3.75%) VoIP
10 14 (3.50%) HTTP
11 13 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (3.00%) SNMP
13 10 (2.50%) Network Security
14 9 (2.25%) Wireshark
15 8 (2.00%) DHCP
16 7 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 31 (7.75%) Big Data
4 25 (6.25%) MySQL
5 20 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 13 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (1.75%) Redis
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.50%) HBase
11 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 63 (15.75%) Jenkins
2 60 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.00%) JIRA
4 32 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 22 (5.50%) Artifactory
6 21 (5.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 20 (5.00%) Maven
8 17 (4.25%) SonarQube
8 17 (4.25%) Subversion
9 15 (3.75%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.25%) GitLab
10 13 (3.25%) Selenium
11 11 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (2.00%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.75%) JMeter
13 7 (1.75%) JUnit
13 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 89 (22.25%) Finance
2 44 (11.00%) Banking
3 19 (4.75%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.75%) Front Office
6 9 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.25%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.25%) Retail
7 6 (1.50%) Law
8 5 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.00%) Billing
9 4 (1.00%) French Language
9 4 (1.00%) Police
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Military
10 3 (0.75%) Publishing
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) International Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (16.25%) Analyst
2 54 (13.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (11.25%) Consultant
4 44 (11.00%) Architect
5 37 (9.25%) Developer
6 31 (7.75%) Security Analyst
7 27 (6.75%) Splunk Consultant
8 20 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 17 (4.25%) Splunk Engineer
10 16 (4.00%) SOC Analyst
11 14 (3.50%) Administrator
11 14 (3.50%) IT Analyst
11 14 (3.50%) Network Engineer
11 14 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.00%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (3.00%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (2.75%) Platform Engineer
13 11 (2.75%) Python Developer
13 11 (2.75%) Security Consultant
13 11 (2.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.25%) REST
2 22 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (4.25%) Node.js
4 15 (3.75%) Web Services
5 14 (3.50%) .NET
5 14 (3.50%) XML
6 13 (3.25%) JSON
7 12 (3.00%) Kafka
7 12 (3.00%) Regular Expression
7 12 (3.00%) Spring
8 11 (2.75%) CSS
8 11 (2.75%) Middleware
9 10 (2.50%) Pandas
9 10 (2.50%) PySpark
10 9 (2.25%) JMX
10 9 (2.25%) LDAP
10 9 (2.25%) NumPy
11 8 (2.00%) HTML
11 8 (2.00%) LAMP
11 8 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.50%) Private Cloud
5 13 (3.25%) User Experience
6 11 (2.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.25%) Clustering
8 9 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.75%) Grid Computing
9 7 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.75%) PKI
10 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 138 (34.50%) Linux
2 82 (20.50%) Windows
3 64 (16.00%) Unix
4 30 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (4.00%) Solaris
7 13 (3.25%) CentOS
8 9 (2.25%) Android
9 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.25%) Check Point GAiA
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.50%) DevOps
2 77 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (15.00%) SIEM
4 46 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
5 45 (11.25%) Change Management
6 42 (10.50%) Test Automation
7 40 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 40 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 37 (9.25%) ITIL
9 35 (8.75%) Analytics
10 34 (8.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (8.25%) Migration
12 32 (8.00%) Incident Management
13 31 (7.75%) Microservices
14 28 (7.00%) High Availability
14 28 (7.00%) Information Security
14 28 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (7.00%) Scrum
15 27 (6.75%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 137 (34.25%) Python
2 85 (21.25%) Java
3 72 (18.00%) PowerShell
4 53 (13.25%) Bash Shell
5 49 (12.25%) SQL
6 48 (12.00%) Ruby
7 32 (8.00%) Perl
8 25 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 19 (4.75%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.00%) C++
11 13 (3.25%) C
11 13 (3.25%) Groovy
11 13 (3.25%) PHP
12 11 (2.75%) Go
13 10 (2.50%) C#
13 10 (2.50%) Java 8
14 8 (2.00%) Scala
15 7 (1.75%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 58 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.75%) Degree
3 32 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 24 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.50%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.75%) CISSP
7 15 (3.75%) CCIE
7 15 (3.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 15 (3.75%) CCNP
8 13 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.75%) CCDP
10 9 (2.25%) CCDA
10 9 (2.25%) CCNA
11 6 (1.50%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.50%) CCDE
11 6 (1.50%) CCIE Collaboration
11 6 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.25%) CISM
12 5 (1.25%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (3.25%) SLA
2 12 (3.00%) QA
3 10 (2.50%) NIST
4 9 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.75%) COBIT
6 4 (1.00%) PSD2
7 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.75%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.50%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.50%) NCSC
9 1 (0.25%) GDPR
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (16.00%) Docker
2 27 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.50%) vSphere
6 6 (1.50%) Squid
6 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.00%) HDFS
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.50%) Snort
10 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.25%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 96 (24.00%) Ansible
2 76 (19.00%) Puppet
3 72 (18.00%) Kubernetes
4 62 (15.50%) Terraform
5 56 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (11.50%) Nagios
7 21 (5.25%) Kibana
7 21 (5.25%) QRadar
8 18 (4.50%) Prometheus
9 17 (4.25%) SCCM
10 15 (3.75%) Packer
11 13 (3.25%) Grafana
12 12 (3.00%) ITRS Geneos
13 10 (2.50%) Nessus
14 9 (2.25%) HP SiteScope
15 8 (2.00%) Cacti
16 7 (1.75%) CFEngine
16 7 (1.75%) logstash
16 7 (1.75%) ZABBIX
17 6 (1.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 75 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.25%) Oracle
3 39 (9.75%) Cisco
4 33 (8.25%) Google
5 31 (7.75%) AppDynamics
5 31 (7.75%) SolarWinds
6 27 (6.75%) Dell
6 27 (6.75%) New Relic
6 27 (6.75%) VMware
7 25 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 24 (6.00%) Qualys
9 22 (5.50%) Juniper
10 21 (5.25%) Dynatrace
11 16 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 16 (4.00%) IBM
12 12 (3.00%) F5
13 11 (2.75%) ArcSight
13 11 (2.75%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.75%) TIBCO
14 10 (2.50%) McAfee