Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 309 246
Rank change year-on-year +144 -63 +56
Contract jobs citing Splunk 581 514 1,032
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.65% 0.79% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 1.84% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 360 707
Median daily rate £500 £538 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% - +7.50%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £400
90th Percentile £639 £713 £677
UK median daily rate £500 £538 £533
% change year-on-year -6.98% +0.94% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £24.50 £28.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.78% +12.75% -36.25%
10th Percentile £21.75 £16.70 £16.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £31.88 £45.91
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -29.41% +6.25%

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 14,643 27,881 37,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.69% 42.91% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,450 17,915 23,786
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £224 £256
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 1,110 1,327
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.66% +6.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £59.63 £50.03 £47.09
Median hourly rate £24.38 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.35% +6.89% +2.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +102 290 £500 -9.09% 45
North of England +127 127 £488 -2.50% 11
Yorkshire +83 82 £450 -18.18% 5
South East +113 62 £500 +1.27% 15
North West +75 35 £488 +34.48% 6
East of England +63 26 £450 -26.53% 7
Midlands +57 21 £425 -21.84% 5
West Midlands +49 20 £431 -20.69% 5
South West +83 16 £425 -1.73% 4
North East +29 10 £550 +52.78%
East Midlands +32 1 £350 -
Splunk
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 210 (36.14%) Python
2 206 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (33.56%) AWS
4 186 (32.01%) Jenkins
5 178 (30.64%) Git (software)
6 160 (27.54%) Linux
6 160 (27.54%) DevOps
7 159 (27.37%) JIRA
8 157 (27.02%) Java
9 131 (22.55%) Finance
9 131 (22.55%) AppDynamics
10 116 (19.97%) Windows
11 113 (19.45%) Scrum
11 113 (19.45%) Security Cleared
12 104 (17.90%) Azure
13 100 (17.21%) Spring
13 100 (17.21%) Ansible
14 97 (16.70%) SC Cleared
14 97 (16.70%) Microservices
15 95 (16.35%) Kubernetes
16 93 (16.01%) Docker
17 92 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
18 90 (15.49%) Firewall
19 89 (15.32%) GitHub
20 86 (14.80%) Spring Boot
21 85 (14.63%) SIEM
22 83 (14.29%) Mobile App
23 82 (14.11%) REST
23 82 (14.11%) Terraform
24 80 (13.77%) Java 8

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 69 (11.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 66 (11.36%) Confluence
3 33 (5.68%) Mule
4 32 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.41%) IIS
7 10 (1.72%) JBoss
8 7 (1.20%) Apache
8 7 (1.20%) CMS
9 6 (1.03%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.86%) SAS
11 4 (0.69%) nginx
12 3 (0.52%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.17%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.17%) Traefik
Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) SPSS
3 2 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.34%) Relativity
2 2 (0.34%) Salerio
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 195 (33.56%) AWS
2 104 (17.90%) Azure
3 89 (15.32%) GitHub
4 55 (9.47%) PaaS
5 54 (9.29%) Slack
6 50 (8.61%) IaaS
7 24 (4.13%) GCP
8 23 (3.96%) Amazon EKS
8 23 (3.96%) OpenShift
9 19 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (2.24%) SaaS
13 12 (2.07%) Serverless
14 10 (1.72%) Datadog
14 10 (1.72%) Office 365
15 8 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (1.20%) Amazon S3
17 6 (1.03%) AWS CodePipeline
18 5 (0.86%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.49%) Firewall
2 35 (6.02%) Network Security
3 28 (4.82%) Internet
4 27 (4.65%) DNS
5 23 (3.96%) SNMP
6 14 (2.41%) LAN
7 13 (2.24%) VPN
7 13 (2.24%) WAN
8 12 (2.07%) SSL
9 10 (1.72%) BGP
9 10 (1.72%) OSPF
9 10 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (1.72%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.72%) VLAN
10 9 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.38%) 802.11
11 8 (1.38%) DMZ
11 8 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.20%) DHCP
12 7 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.79%) MongoDB
2 17 (2.93%) Redis
3 16 (2.75%) Big Data
3 16 (2.75%) MySQL
4 14 (2.41%) Neo4j
4 14 (2.41%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.86%) DB2
10 5 (0.86%) Flink
10 5 (0.86%) Power BI
10 5 (0.86%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 186 (32.01%) Jenkins
2 178 (30.64%) Git (software)
3 159 (27.37%) JIRA
4 66 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 58 (9.98%) Maven
6 47 (8.09%) Xcode
7 43 (7.40%) Android Studio
8 40 (6.88%) GitLab
9 39 (6.71%) CocoaPods
10 38 (6.54%) JUnit
11 36 (6.20%) Mockito
12 32 (5.51%) SonarQube
13 26 (4.48%) Artifactory
13 26 (4.48%) IntelliJ
14 24 (4.13%) Selenium
15 22 (3.79%) Bitbucket
16 18 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (3.10%) Subversion
17 17 (2.93%) JMeter
18 14 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (22.55%) Finance
2 77 (13.25%) Banking
3 40 (6.88%) Public Sector
4 26 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.96%) Marketing
6 19 (3.27%) Electronics
7 13 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.86%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Retail
12 2 (0.34%) International Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (16.87%) Developer
2 67 (11.53%) Analyst
3 64 (11.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (10.33%) Splunk Engineer
5 54 (9.29%) Architect
6 43 (7.40%) Consultant
7 24 (4.13%) Java Developer
8 17 (2.93%) Security Engineer
8 17 (2.93%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (2.58%) iOS Developer
9 15 (2.58%) Security Analyst
10 14 (2.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (2.41%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.24%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (2.24%) Splunk Consultant
11 13 (2.24%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.07%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (2.07%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.07%) SOC Analyst
13 11 (1.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.21%) Spring
2 86 (14.80%) Spring Boot
3 82 (14.11%) REST
4 75 (12.91%) Node.js
5 64 (11.02%) JSON
6 62 (10.67%) React
7 48 (8.26%) Elastic Stack
7 48 (8.26%) Kafka
8 35 (6.02%) WireMock
9 28 (4.82%) Hystrix
9 28 (4.82%) RxJava
10 21 (3.61%) Web Services
11 20 (3.44%) GraphQL
12 18 (3.10%) CSS
12 18 (3.10%) HTML
12 18 (3.10%) Regular Expression
13 15 (2.58%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.24%) RESTful
15 12 (2.07%) SOAP
16 11 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 35 (6.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (3.61%) User Experience
6 19 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.86%) Clustering
13 5 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.86%) NHS
13 5 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.69%) PKI
14 4 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 160 (27.54%) Linux
2 116 (19.97%) Windows
3 54 (9.29%) Unix
4 52 (8.95%) Android
5 50 (8.61%) Apple iOS
6 34 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (3.44%) CentOS
7 20 (3.44%) Windows Server
8 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (2.07%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.55%) Solaris
11 5 (0.86%) Debian
12 4 (0.69%) SUSE
12 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.52%) VMS
14 2 (0.34%) HPUX
14 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (27.54%) DevOps
3 113 (19.45%) Scrum
4 97 (16.70%) Microservices
5 92 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
6 85 (14.63%) SIEM
7 68 (11.70%) Test Automation
8 59 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 58 (9.98%) Use Case
10 57 (9.81%) Kanban
11 53 (9.12%) Infrastructure as Code
12 52 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (7.92%) Security Operations
14 43 (7.40%) Android Development
14 43 (7.40%) Incident Management
15 41 (7.06%) Configuration Management
15 41 (7.06%) iOS Development
15 41 (7.06%) Performance Testing
16 40 (6.88%) SDLC
17 36 (6.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 210 (36.14%) Python
2 157 (27.02%) Java
3 80 (13.77%) Java 8
4 76 (13.08%) Kotlin
5 70 (12.05%) Bash Shell
6 63 (10.84%) JavaScript
7 54 (9.29%) SQL
8 51 (8.78%) Perl
9 47 (8.09%) Apple Swift
10 42 (7.23%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.93%) C#
11 17 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.41%) Go
13 11 (1.89%) C
13 11 (1.89%) C++
13 11 (1.89%) Ruby
14 10 (1.72%) Scala
15 7 (1.20%) Groovy
16 5 (0.86%) ES6
17 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (19.45%) Security Cleared
2 97 (16.70%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.88%) Degree
4 22 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.24%) CISSP
7 11 (1.89%) CCNP
7 11 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.72%) CEH
9 9 (1.55%) CCIE
9 9 (1.55%) CCNA
10 8 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.20%) SANS
12 6 (1.03%) CISM
12 6 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.86%) CISA
13 5 (0.86%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.86%) SAFe Agilist
14 4 (0.69%) CCDA
15 3 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.16%) NIST
2 24 (4.13%) QA
3 22 (3.79%) NCSC
4 13 (2.24%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.72%) SLA
7 7 (1.20%) GDPR
7 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.52%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.52%) ISO 31000
9 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.17%) GxP
10 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 93 (16.01%) Docker
2 30 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.79%) Active Directory
4 20 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (1.72%) vSphere
6 7 (1.20%) Firmware
7 5 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.69%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.34%) NFS
9 2 (0.34%) Varnish
9 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.34%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.17%) Ceph
10 1 (0.17%) iptables
10 1 (0.17%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 100 (17.21%) Ansible
2 95 (16.35%) Kubernetes
3 82 (14.11%) Terraform
4 75 (12.91%) Prometheus
5 64 (11.02%) Puppet
6 49 (8.43%) Grafana
7 41 (7.06%) Kibana
7 41 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (3.79%) Fluentd
8 22 (3.79%) Rancher
9 21 (3.61%) Istio
10 20 (3.44%) Consul
11 19 (3.27%) logstash
12 17 (2.93%) HP ALM
13 14 (2.41%) Graphite
14 13 (2.24%) Netcool
14 13 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (2.24%) Tivoli
15 11 (1.89%) Nessus
15 11 (1.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 131 (22.55%) AppDynamics
2 68 (11.70%) Oracle
3 47 (8.09%) Cisco
4 45 (7.75%) Palo Alto
5 44 (7.57%) Microsoft
6 42 (7.23%) VMware
7 39 (6.71%) MuleSoft
8 35 (6.02%) Fortinet
9 31 (5.34%) Red Hat
10 25 (4.30%) Dynatrace
10 25 (4.30%) LogRhythm
11 24 (4.13%) IBM
12 23 (3.96%) Atlassian
13 22 (3.79%) SAP
14 21 (3.61%) Google
14 21 (3.61%) ServiceNow
15 20 (3.44%) HP
16 17 (2.93%) ArcSight
17 16 (2.75%) Dell
18 15 (2.58%) SolarWinds