Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 259 230 283
Rank change year-on-year -29 +53 -1
Contract jobs citing Splunk 618 362 839
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.58% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 232 581
10th Percentile £400 £375 £380
25th Percentile £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £625
90th Percentile £688 £650 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
10th Percentile £63.21 £29.81 £17.65
25th Percentile £63.84 £43.38 £20.07
Median hourly rate £65.90 £66.00 £22.93
Median % change year-on-year -0.16% +187.83% -42.68%
75th Percentile £68.95 " £24.44
90th Percentile £70.18 " "
UK median hourly rate £65.90 £66.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year -0.16% +187.83% -42.68%

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 23,352 14,057 35,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.85% 43.05% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,300 9,179 22,331
10th Percentile £285 £258 £255
25th Percentile £400 £366 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £690 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 467 1,164
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.31 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.90 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -4.52% +6.42% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.41 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.71%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 -42 384 £550 +12.82% 67
North of England +26 107 £525 +7.69% 23
Yorkshire +19 72 £525 - 16
North West -10 31 £460 +12.82% 6
South East -42 30 £485 -6.73% 14
Midlands -57 19 £541 -8.39% 7
South West -10 17 £538 +13.16% 5
West Midlands -46 16 £540 -1.77% 7
East of England -4 12 £525 +30.03% 3
North East -7 4 £513 +13.89% 1
East Midlands -17 3 £725 +11.54%
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 195 (31.55%) AWS
2 193 (31.23%) DevOps
3 192 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (24.27%) Python
5 142 (22.98%) Java
6 134 (21.68%) Linux
7 133 (21.52%) Azure
8 132 (21.36%) Jenkins
9 123 (19.90%) Social Skills
10 121 (19.58%) Finance
11 118 (19.09%) Kubernetes
12 100 (16.18%) Docker
12 100 (16.18%) SQL
13 97 (15.70%) Git (software)
13 97 (15.70%) Cybersecurity
14 91 (14.72%) Banking
15 90 (14.56%) Microservices
16 89 (14.40%) Analytics
16 89 (14.40%) Ansible
17 88 (14.24%) Terraform
18 87 (14.08%) SIEM
19 86 (13.92%) Scrum
20 85 (13.75%) Windows
20 85 (13.75%) GitHub
21 75 (12.14%) JIRA
22 72 (11.65%) AppDynamics
23 70 (11.33%) Security Cleared
24 68 (11.00%) Bash Shell
25 66 (10.68%) Grafana
26 65 (10.52%) 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 50 (8.09%) Confluence
2 34 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.91%) Mule
5 17 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.78%) Apache
7 10 (1.62%) SAS
8 9 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.13%) nginx
11 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.49%) CMS
13 3 (0.49%) GemFire
14 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.16%) IIS
15 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.32%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 195 (31.55%) AWS
2 133 (21.52%) Azure
3 85 (13.75%) GitHub
4 45 (7.28%) GCP
5 40 (6.47%) Power Platform
6 35 (5.66%) Amazon EKS
6 35 (5.66%) PaaS
7 26 (4.21%) IaaS
8 23 (3.72%) SaaS
9 22 (3.56%) Datadog
10 21 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 21 (3.40%) Slack
11 19 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
13 15 (2.43%) Route 53
14 14 (2.27%) OpenShift
15 12 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (1.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.71%) Firewall
2 39 (6.31%) DNS
3 34 (5.50%) HTTP
4 29 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.24%) Network Security
6 19 (3.07%) Kerberos
7 16 (2.59%) HTTPS
7 16 (2.59%) SNMP
8 10 (1.62%) Multicast
8 10 (1.62%) VPN
9 9 (1.46%) SSL
10 8 (1.29%) Wireshark
11 7 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.97%) BGP
12 6 (0.97%) WAN
12 6 (0.97%) Wireless
13 5 (0.81%) Internet
14 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.65%) iSCSI
14 4 (0.65%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.15%) Power BI
2 28 (4.53%) NoSQL
3 25 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 22 (3.56%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.40%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.75%) QlikView
8 15 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.27%) Redis
10 12 (1.94%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.94%) DB2
10 12 (1.94%) Neo4j
10 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.62%) Big Data
12 10 (1.62%) Tableau
13 9 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 132 (21.36%) Jenkins
2 97 (15.70%) Git (software)
3 75 (12.14%) JIRA
4 43 (6.96%) Postman
5 35 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (5.18%) GitLab
7 31 (5.02%) SonarQube
8 26 (4.21%) Maven
9 25 (4.05%) Subversion
9 25 (4.05%) TeamCity
10 23 (3.72%) Bitbucket
11 18 (2.91%) JMeter
12 17 (2.75%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.94%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.78%) Android Studio
15 9 (1.46%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.46%) NeoLoad
15 9 (1.46%) Selenium
15 9 (1.46%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (19.90%) Social Skills
2 121 (19.58%) Finance
3 91 (14.72%) Banking
4 42 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (6.31%) Public Sector
6 26 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 25 (4.05%) Retail
8 19 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 18 (2.91%) Marketing
9 18 (2.91%) Presentation Skills
10 17 (2.75%) Electronics
11 10 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
13 6 (0.97%) Front Office
14 5 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.49%) Back Office
16 3 (0.49%) International Banking
16 3 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (15.05%) Developer
2 66 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (10.52%) Architect
4 57 (9.22%) Splunk Engineer
5 43 (6.96%) Analyst
6 42 (6.80%) Consultant
7 32 (5.18%) Cloud Engineer
8 31 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
9 23 (3.72%) Data Engineer
9 23 (3.72%) Security Engineer
10 21 (3.40%) Cloud Architect
10 21 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 18 (2.91%) Applications Support
11 18 (2.91%) SOC Analyst
11 18 (2.91%) Splunk Consultant
12 17 (2.75%) Network Engineer
12 17 (2.75%) Software Engineer
13 16 (2.59%) .NET Developer
13 16 (2.59%) Administrator
14 15 (2.43%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.58%) REST
2 50 (8.09%) Kafka
3 49 (7.93%) Elastic Stack
4 48 (7.77%) .NET
5 44 (7.12%) GraphQL
6 41 (6.63%) Spring
7 40 (6.47%) Node.js
8 37 (5.99%) React
9 35 (5.66%) XML
10 31 (5.02%) Spring Boot
11 29 (4.69%) Web Services
12 28 (4.53%) JSON
12 28 (4.53%) RESTful
13 23 (3.72%) AngularJS
14 22 (3.56%) HTML
15 20 (3.24%) SOAP
16 18 (2.91%) CSS
17 17 (2.75%) Regular Expression
18 16 (2.59%) LDAP
19 11 (1.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.21%) User Experience
2 24 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.78%) Clustering
7 11 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.78%) Replication
8 10 (1.62%) Derivative
8 10 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.46%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.13%) NHS
10 7 (1.13%) PKI
10 7 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 134 (21.68%) Linux
2 85 (13.75%) Windows
3 55 (8.90%) Unix
4 23 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.10%) Android
6 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (1.46%) CentOS
8 7 (1.13%) Solaris
9 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.49%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.32%) SUSE
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.32%) VMS
12 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (31.23%) DevOps
2 192 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (15.70%) Cybersecurity
4 90 (14.56%) Microservices
5 89 (14.40%) Analytics
6 87 (14.08%) SIEM
7 86 (13.92%) Scrum
8 61 (9.87%) Test Automation
9 58 (9.39%) TDD
9 58 (9.39%) Visualisation
10 50 (8.09%) Use Case
11 48 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (7.44%) Change Management
12 46 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 45 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
14 44 (7.12%) Infrastructure as Code
15 41 (6.63%) Computer Science
16 38 (6.15%) BDD
16 38 (6.15%) Collaborative Working
17 34 (5.50%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.27%) Python
2 142 (22.98%) Java
3 100 (16.18%) SQL
4 68 (11.00%) Bash Shell
5 65 (10.52%) PowerShell
6 58 (9.39%) JavaScript
7 47 (7.61%) C#
8 38 (6.15%) Perl
9 27 (4.37%) Java 8
10 26 (4.21%) Search Processing Language
11 21 (3.40%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.75%) C++
13 15 (2.43%) Groovy
14 14 (2.27%) Ruby
15 13 (2.10%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.94%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.78%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.46%) Go
18 9 (1.46%) Scala
19 7 (1.13%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 70 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 44 (7.12%) Degree
4 20 (3.24%) CISSP
5 19 (3.07%) AWS Certification
6 18 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.78%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.62%) CISM
9 9 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.13%) CCNA
10 7 (1.13%) GIAC
11 6 (0.97%) CRISC
11 6 (0.97%) ISEB
11 6 (0.97%) SANS
12 5 (0.81%) CCNP
12 5 (0.81%) CISA
13 4 (0.65%) CEH
13 4 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.66%) QA
2 17 (2.75%) Accessibility
3 14 (2.27%) GDPR
4 11 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.46%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.13%) SLA
8 6 (0.97%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.81%) NIST
10 4 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.49%) GPG13
11 3 (0.49%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.32%) COBIT
12 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.32%) HL7
12 2 (0.32%) ITGC
13 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.16%) GRC
System Software
1 100 (16.18%) Docker
2 28 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.13%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.13%) NFS
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.81%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.65%) Veritas File System
7 4 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.49%) vSphere
9 2 (0.32%) IAG
9 2 (0.32%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.32%) Snort
10 1 (0.16%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 118 (19.09%) Kubernetes
2 89 (14.40%) Ansible
3 88 (14.24%) Terraform
4 66 (10.68%) Grafana
5 64 (10.36%) Prometheus
6 47 (7.61%) Puppet
7 33 (5.34%) Kibana
7 33 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (4.85%) ITRS Geneos
9 27 (4.37%) QRadar
9 27 (4.37%) Rancher
10 25 (4.05%) Istio
11 24 (3.88%) Consul
12 19 (3.07%) Fluentd
12 19 (3.07%) logstash
13 17 (2.75%) ZABBIX
14 14 (2.27%) Tivoli
15 12 (1.94%) Graphite
15 12 (1.94%) Packer
16 11 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 72 (11.65%) AppDynamics
2 50 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.77%) Oracle
4 47 (7.61%) IBM
5 44 (7.12%) Google
6 32 (5.18%) Dynatrace
7 28 (4.53%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.05%) VMware
9 24 (3.88%) New Relic
9 24 (3.88%) Qualys
10 23 (3.72%) SAP
11 21 (3.40%) Cisco
11 21 (3.40%) ServiceNow
12 20 (3.24%) EMC
12 20 (3.24%) Zscaler
13 18 (2.91%) Palo Alto
14 17 (2.75%) Spiceworks
15 15 (2.43%) CyberArk
15 15 (2.43%) MuleSoft
16 14 (2.27%) Symantec