Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 327 251
Rank change year-on-year +105 -76 +21
Contract jobs citing Splunk 492 386 995
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.18% 0.72% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 1.69% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 260 668
10th Percentile £363 £333 £399
25th Percentile £425 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £588 £618 £625
90th Percentile £662 £700 £716
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
10th Percentile £26.50 £20.85 "
25th Percentile £33.25 £26.25 £16.04
Median hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £16.86
Median % change year-on-year +51.67% +77.94% -57.85%
75th Percentile £58.75 " £24.33
90th Percentile £66.10 £32.25 £36.29
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year +53.85% -26.44% +10.45%

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 16,881 22,878 36,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.50% 42.49% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,932 14,537 23,691
10th Percentile £263 £220 £263
25th Percentile £363 £353 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £459
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.85% +1.89%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £563
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 957 1,201
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.59 £10.91
25th Percentile £14.38 £14.39 £12.88
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.92% +5.71% +0.40%
75th Percentile £43.75 £28.75 £33.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.32% +6.86% +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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +56 274 £525 - 48
North of England +81 90 £485 +2.11% 17
Yorkshire +51 47 £500 -4.76% 10
South East +77 44 £475 +11.76% 10
North West +51 34 £459 -0.81% 5
South West +73 20 £425 -20.00% 2
Midlands +15 15 £550 -7.56% 8
West Midlands +11 12 £550 - 6
North East +28 9 £550 +52.78% 2
East of England +27 6 £475 +11.76% 4
East Midlands +28 3 £350 -46.15% 2
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 174 (35.37%) AWS
2 157 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (30.89%) Python
4 141 (28.66%) Jenkins
5 138 (28.05%) DevOps
6 124 (25.20%) Linux
7 123 (25.00%) Finance
8 119 (24.19%) Git (software)
9 117 (23.78%) Azure
10 104 (21.14%) Cybersecurity
11 101 (20.53%) Java
12 95 (19.31%) Microservices
13 93 (18.90%) AppDynamics
14 92 (18.70%) JIRA
15 89 (18.09%) Security Cleared
16 88 (17.89%) Scrum
17 86 (17.48%) Kubernetes
18 80 (16.26%) SIEM
19 78 (15.85%) SC Cleared
20 76 (15.45%) Banking
21 72 (14.63%) Ansible
21 72 (14.63%) Docker
22 64 (13.01%) Windows
23 60 (12.20%) Terraform
24 57 (11.59%) Prometheus
25 56 (11.38%) Spring
25 56 (11.38%) Use Case
25 56 (11.38%) Visualisation
26 55 (11.18%) SQL
26 55 (11.18%) Kafka

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 37 (7.52%) Confluence
2 32 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (5.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.03%) JBoss
6 8 (1.63%) Mule
6 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.42%) Apache
8 5 (1.02%) IIS
9 4 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.81%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.61%) GemFire
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) nginx
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.41%) Traefik
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.41%) Relativity
2 2 (0.41%) Salerio
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 174 (35.37%) AWS
2 117 (23.78%) Azure
3 33 (6.71%) GitHub
4 30 (6.10%) GCP
5 27 (5.49%) Amazon EKS
6 24 (4.88%) Power Platform
7 22 (4.47%) OpenShift
7 22 (4.47%) PaaS
8 21 (4.27%) Slack
9 17 (3.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (3.46%) IaaS
10 16 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (2.44%) SaaS
12 6 (1.22%) Serverless
13 5 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
13 5 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.02%) Datadog
13 5 (1.02%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.81%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.98%) Firewall
2 37 (7.52%) Network Security
3 23 (4.67%) Internet
4 12 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.03%) Wireshark
6 9 (1.83%) HTTP
6 9 (1.83%) Multicast
7 7 (1.42%) BGP
7 7 (1.42%) DNS
7 7 (1.42%) OSPF
7 7 (1.42%) SSL
8 6 (1.22%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.22%) LAN
8 6 (1.22%) tcpdump
9 5 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.02%) WAN
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.88%) Power BI
2 17 (3.46%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.64%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.24%) DB2
6 10 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.03%) Hazelcast
6 10 (2.03%) Neo4j
6 10 (2.03%) QlikView
6 10 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.03%) Redis
7 8 (1.63%) Big Data
7 8 (1.63%) MySQL
8 7 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.22%) Spark SQL
10 4 (0.81%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 141 (28.66%) Jenkins
2 119 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 92 (18.70%) JIRA
4 33 (6.71%) GitLab
5 32 (6.50%) SonarQube
5 32 (6.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 27 (5.49%) Artifactory
7 26 (5.28%) Maven
8 23 (4.67%) Subversion
9 20 (4.07%) JMeter
10 19 (3.86%) TeamCity
11 16 (3.25%) Xcode
12 15 (3.05%) Selenium
13 14 (2.85%) Android Studio
13 14 (2.85%) CocoaPods
13 14 (2.85%) JUnit
14 13 (2.64%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.83%) Gradle
15 9 (1.83%) Mockito
16 8 (1.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 123 (25.00%) Finance
2 76 (15.45%) Banking
3 40 (8.13%) Public Sector
4 32 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 26 (5.28%) Manufacturing
5 26 (5.28%) Marketing
6 25 (5.08%) Electronics
7 10 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.22%) Retail
9 5 (1.02%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Front Office
11 3 (0.61%) International Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.41%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.41%) Korean Language
12 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.41%) Military
12 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (16.87%) Developer
2 68 (13.82%) Analyst
3 55 (11.18%) Splunk Engineer
4 54 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (6.71%) Consultant
6 30 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 24 (4.88%) Architect
8 18 (3.66%) Security Engineer
9 17 (3.46%) Administrator
10 16 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
10 16 (3.25%) SOC Analyst
11 14 (2.85%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (2.85%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 14 (2.85%) Splunk Consultant
12 12 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (2.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (2.24%) Data Engineer
14 10 (2.03%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.38%) Spring
2 55 (11.18%) Kafka
3 45 (9.15%) Spring Boot
4 42 (8.54%) Elastic Stack
5 39 (7.93%) Node.js
6 36 (7.32%) REST
7 35 (7.11%) React
8 28 (5.69%) .NET
8 28 (5.69%) GraphQL
9 27 (5.49%) JSON
9 27 (5.49%) Web Services
10 18 (3.66%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.25%) Hystrix
11 16 (3.25%) RxJava
12 13 (2.64%) Protocol Buffers
13 12 (2.44%) YAML
14 11 (2.24%) D3.js
15 10 (2.03%) RESTful
15 10 (2.03%) WireMock
16 9 (1.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.72%) Mobile App
2 33 (6.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 29 (5.89%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.86%) User Experience
6 16 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 7 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.22%) Wiki
11 4 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.81%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.81%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.81%) iPad
11 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.81%) PKI
11 4 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 124 (25.20%) Linux
2 64 (13.01%) Windows
3 37 (7.52%) Unix
4 28 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.46%) Android
7 14 (2.85%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.63%) CentOS
9 5 (1.02%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.81%) Debian
10 4 (0.81%) VMS
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.41%) Solaris
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
12 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (28.05%) DevOps
3 104 (21.14%) Cybersecurity
4 95 (19.31%) Microservices
5 88 (17.89%) Scrum
6 80 (16.26%) SIEM
7 56 (11.38%) Use Case
7 56 (11.38%) Visualisation
8 51 (10.37%) Security Operations
9 46 (9.35%) Infrastructure as Code
10 41 (8.33%) Analytics
11 39 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (7.93%) Change Management
12 38 (7.72%) Computer Science
12 38 (7.72%) Incident Management
13 34 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (6.91%) Test Automation
14 33 (6.71%) Data Modelling
15 30 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (5.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (30.89%) Python
2 101 (20.53%) Java
3 55 (11.18%) SQL
4 52 (10.57%) Bash Shell
5 51 (10.37%) JavaScript
6 47 (9.55%) Perl
7 42 (8.54%) Java 8
8 30 (6.10%) Kotlin
9 23 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.25%) Apple Swift
11 15 (3.05%) C#
12 11 (2.24%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.63%) C++
13 8 (1.63%) Ruby
14 7 (1.42%) Scala
15 6 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.81%) C
17 4 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 4 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 78 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 45 (9.15%) Degree
4 25 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.24%) CISSP
6 9 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.63%) SAFe Agilist
8 7 (1.42%) CISM
9 5 (1.02%) CEH
9 5 (1.02%) CISA
9 5 (1.02%) RHCE
10 4 (0.81%) CCNA
10 4 (0.81%) GIAC
10 4 (0.81%) SANS
11 3 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.61%) CCNP
12 2 (0.41%) CCSP
12 2 (0.41%) GSEC
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.28%) NIST
1 26 (5.28%) QA
2 21 (4.27%) NCSC
3 17 (3.46%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.42%) GDPR
6 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.61%) GRC
8 3 (0.61%) SLA
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.20%) ITGC
9 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 72 (14.63%) Docker
2 14 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.61%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.41%) IAG
8 2 (0.41%) NFS
8 2 (0.41%) Snort
8 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.41%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.20%) Ceph
9 1 (0.20%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (17.48%) Kubernetes
2 72 (14.63%) Ansible
3 60 (12.20%) Terraform
4 57 (11.59%) Prometheus
5 54 (10.98%) Grafana
6 53 (10.77%) Puppet
7 39 (7.93%) Kibana
8 31 (6.30%) Istio
9 29 (5.89%) Fluentd
10 28 (5.69%) Rancher
11 26 (5.28%) Consul
11 26 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (5.08%) logstash
13 15 (3.05%) QRadar
14 13 (2.64%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (2.03%) Graphite
16 6 (1.22%) HP ALM
17 5 (1.02%) Control-M
17 5 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
17 5 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 93 (18.90%) AppDynamics
2 41 (8.33%) Google
3 36 (7.32%) Palo Alto
4 34 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 33 (6.71%) Cisco
5 33 (6.71%) Red Hat
6 27 (5.49%) SAP
7 26 (5.28%) Fortinet
7 26 (5.28%) LogRhythm
7 26 (5.28%) Oracle
8 24 (4.88%) Dynatrace
9 23 (4.67%) IBM
10 19 (3.86%) Zscaler
11 18 (3.66%) MuleSoft
12 17 (3.46%) Qualys
13 16 (3.25%) ArcSight
14 14 (2.85%) VMware
15 13 (2.64%) ServiceNow
16 11 (2.24%) New Relic
17 10 (2.03%) Atlassian