Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 292 259
Rank change year-on-year +150 -33 +61
Contract jobs citing Splunk 469 726 984
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.83% 0.91% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 2.13% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 495 641
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +4.95%
10th Percentile £325 £370 £358
90th Percentile £616 £700 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -51.21% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £42.50
% change year-on-year +52.64% -46.05% -

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 11,334 34,107 39,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.29% 42.87% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,008 21,577 24,693
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 1,226 1,481
Median hourly rate £34.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +115 262 £475 -13.64% 31
North of England +105 91 £488 -4.88% 13
Yorkshire +50 65 £510 -7.27% 1
South East +149 38 £520 -5.45% 20
Midlands +83 27 £459 -24.17%
West Midlands +74 24 £455 -27.20%
East of England +88 23 £450 -26.53% 7
North West +91 19 £405 +3.85% 11
South West +78 12 £450 -10.45% 5
North East +48 7 £450 - 1
East Midlands +55 3 £700 +83.61%
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 177 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (36.25%) Python
3 151 (32.20%) Java
4 132 (28.14%) JIRA
4 132 (28.14%) AWS
5 131 (27.93%) Windows
5 131 (27.93%) Linux
6 128 (27.29%) Git (software)
7 118 (25.16%) Jenkins
8 109 (23.24%) AppDynamics
9 104 (22.17%) DevOps
10 100 (21.32%) Security Cleared
11 95 (20.26%) Scrum
12 86 (18.34%) Firewall
12 86 (18.34%) Finance
13 84 (17.91%) REST
14 82 (17.48%) Ansible
15 78 (16.63%) Oracle
16 77 (16.42%) SC Cleared
17 76 (16.20%) GitHub
18 73 (15.57%) Unix
19 72 (15.35%) Azure
19 72 (15.35%) Bash Shell
20 70 (14.93%) SQL
21 67 (14.29%) Mobile App
21 67 (14.29%) SIEM
22 63 (13.43%) Puppet
22 63 (13.43%) Performance Testing
23 62 (13.22%) Spring
23 62 (13.22%) PowerShell

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 61 (13.01%) Confluence
2 55 (11.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 37 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.76%) Mule
5 23 (4.90%) Apache
6 14 (2.99%) IIS
7 12 (2.56%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.28%) CMS
9 6 (1.28%) SAS
10 4 (0.85%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.64%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.64%) nginx
11 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) SPSS
4 2 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 132 (28.14%) AWS
2 76 (16.20%) GitHub
3 72 (15.35%) Azure
4 52 (11.09%) Slack
5 35 (7.46%) PaaS
6 34 (7.25%) GCP
7 29 (6.18%) IaaS
8 25 (5.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 23 (4.90%) Datadog
10 21 (4.48%) SaaS
11 13 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (2.77%) Amazon S3
11 13 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (2.77%) npm
12 12 (2.56%) Google Analytics
12 12 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
12 12 (2.56%) OpenShift
13 11 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (2.13%) Route 53
15 8 (1.71%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.34%) Firewall
2 57 (12.15%) DNS
3 40 (8.53%) SSL
4 30 (6.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 26 (5.54%) SNMP
5 26 (5.54%) VLAN
6 22 (4.69%) TCP/IP
6 22 (4.69%) VPN
7 19 (4.05%) HTTP
8 17 (3.62%) Network Security
9 16 (3.41%) LAN
9 16 (3.41%) WAN
10 12 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (2.35%) BGP
11 11 (2.35%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (2.35%) DMVPN
11 11 (2.35%) EIGRP
11 11 (2.35%) OSPF
11 11 (2.35%) VoIP
12 10 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.76%) Big Data
2 25 (5.33%) MySQL
2 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.05%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (2.77%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.35%) Data Mining
8 11 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.92%) Redis
11 8 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.49%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.49%) Power BI
13 6 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 132 (28.14%) JIRA
2 128 (27.29%) Git (software)
3 118 (25.16%) Jenkins
4 52 (11.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 46 (9.81%) Maven
6 32 (6.82%) JUnit
7 30 (6.40%) Mockito
7 30 (6.40%) Xcode
8 25 (5.33%) Bitbucket
9 24 (5.12%) CocoaPods
10 22 (4.69%) Android Studio
11 20 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (4.26%) Selenium
12 16 (3.41%) GitLab
12 16 (3.41%) JMeter
13 13 (2.77%) NeoLoad
13 13 (2.77%) Subversion
14 12 (2.56%) IntelliJ
15 11 (2.35%) eggPlant
15 11 (2.35%) LoadUI
General
1 86 (18.34%) Finance
2 58 (12.37%) Banking
3 22 (4.69%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.49%) Marketing
5 6 (1.28%) Electronics
5 6 (1.28%) French Language
6 4 (0.85%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Retail
6 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) International Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (13.65%) Developer
2 54 (11.51%) Analyst
3 48 (10.23%) Architect
4 38 (8.10%) Consultant
5 37 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (6.18%) Splunk Engineer
6 29 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.26%) Applications Support
8 19 (4.05%) Security Analyst
9 18 (3.84%) Applications Engineer
9 18 (3.84%) Applications Support Engineer
10 16 (3.41%) Security Architect
11 14 (2.99%) Operations Support Engineer
11 14 (2.99%) Platform Engineer
12 13 (2.77%) Performance Analyst
13 12 (2.56%) iOS Developer
13 12 (2.56%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.56%) Security Engineer
13 12 (2.56%) Splunk Consultant
14 11 (2.35%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (17.91%) REST
2 62 (13.22%) Spring
3 54 (11.51%) Spring Boot
4 51 (10.87%) JSON
5 42 (8.96%) Node.js
6 41 (8.74%) Elastic Stack
7 33 (7.04%) React
8 28 (5.97%) WireMock
9 22 (4.69%) Middleware
10 21 (4.48%) LAMP
11 19 (4.05%) Kafka
11 19 (4.05%) RESTful
12 17 (3.62%) Hystrix
12 17 (3.62%) Redux
12 17 (3.62%) RxJava
13 16 (3.41%) CSS
13 16 (3.41%) HTML
13 16 (3.41%) Sensu
14 15 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (2.99%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 47 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.40%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (5.12%) User Experience
5 21 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (4.26%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.99%) Clustering
8 12 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.28%) PKI
12 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.07%) FMCG
13 4 (0.85%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.85%) NHS
13 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 131 (27.93%) Linux
1 131 (27.93%) Windows
2 73 (15.57%) Unix
3 38 (8.10%) Apple iOS
4 33 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 31 (6.61%) Android
5 31 (6.61%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (6.18%) CentOS
6 29 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (3.62%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.71%) Solaris
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.64%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.64%) HPUX
10 3 (0.64%) SUSE
11 2 (0.43%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (22.17%) DevOps
3 95 (20.26%) Scrum
4 67 (14.29%) SIEM
5 63 (13.43%) Performance Testing
6 59 (12.58%) Cybersecurity
6 59 (12.58%) Test Automation
7 56 (11.94%) ITIL
8 55 (11.73%) Kanban
9 54 (11.51%) SDLC
10 50 (10.66%) Microservices
11 42 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 42 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
13 38 (8.10%) Analytics
14 36 (7.68%) Configuration Management
15 32 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
16 30 (6.40%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 170 (36.25%) Python
2 151 (32.20%) Java
3 72 (15.35%) Bash Shell
4 70 (14.93%) SQL
5 62 (13.22%) PowerShell
6 45 (9.59%) Kotlin
7 44 (9.38%) Java 8
8 32 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 30 (6.40%) Apple Swift
10 29 (6.18%) Ruby
11 27 (5.76%) Shell Script
12 22 (4.69%) Go
13 19 (4.05%) Perl
14 18 (3.84%) C++
15 17 (3.62%) C#
16 13 (2.77%) C
16 13 (2.77%) ES6
17 6 (1.28%) Scala
18 5 (1.07%) Groovy
19 4 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 100 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 77 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.32%) Degree
4 26 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.05%) CCNA
7 18 (3.84%) CCNP
7 18 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (2.99%) CCIE
9 12 (2.56%) CISSP
10 10 (2.13%) CCDA
10 10 (2.13%) CEH
11 8 (1.71%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (1.49%) SANS
13 6 (1.28%) CCDP
13 6 (1.28%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (1.28%) CISM
13 6 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (1.07%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.04%) QA
2 20 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.84%) GDPR
3 18 (3.84%) SLA
4 15 (3.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (3.20%) HIPAA
5 12 (2.56%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.28%) NIST
7 5 (1.07%) PSD2
8 4 (0.85%) NCSC
8 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.64%) GPG13
9 3 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.64%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.64%) ISO 31000
9 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 62 (13.22%) Docker
2 35 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 22 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (3.62%) vSphere
6 11 (2.35%) Firmware
7 9 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.64%) Gluster
10 2 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.43%) Varnish
11 1 (0.21%) iptables
11 1 (0.21%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 82 (17.48%) Ansible
2 63 (13.43%) Puppet
3 52 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (10.66%) Kubernetes
5 46 (9.81%) Prometheus
5 46 (9.81%) Terraform
6 28 (5.97%) Nagios
7 27 (5.76%) ZABBIX
8 23 (4.90%) Grafana
9 19 (4.05%) QRadar
10 18 (3.84%) Kibana
10 18 (3.84%) Nessus
11 16 (3.41%) Packer
12 15 (3.20%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (2.99%) SCOM
14 11 (2.35%) Tivoli
15 10 (2.13%) HP ALM
15 10 (2.13%) Netcool
16 9 (1.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 9 (1.92%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 109 (23.24%) AppDynamics
2 78 (16.63%) Oracle
3 56 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 44 (9.38%) VMware
5 38 (8.10%) Cisco
6 31 (6.61%) SolarWinds
7 28 (5.97%) Google
7 28 (5.97%) MuleSoft
8 27 (5.76%) Dell
9 23 (4.90%) ServiceNow
10 21 (4.48%) F5
10 21 (4.48%) IBM
11 18 (3.84%) ArcSight
11 18 (3.84%) Dynatrace
11 18 (3.84%) EMC
12 17 (3.62%) HP
12 17 (3.62%) Palo Alto
13 16 (3.41%) Atlassian
13 16 (3.41%) Blue Coat
13 16 (3.41%) New Relic