Period
to 17 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 January 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 180 229
Rank change year-on-year -66 +49 +52
Contract jobs citing Splunk 305 729 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.64% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 4.11% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 520 409
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £400 £431 £386
90th Percentile £748 £688 £650
England median daily rate £545 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -1.00% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 12,243 17,729 18,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.43% 39.91% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,336 11,958 12,802
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 301 302
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £11.82
90th Percentile £53.28 £46.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Splunk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Splunk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Splunk in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Splunk within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Central London -24 54 £525 - 26
East London -1 24 £700 +27.27% 2
South London +39 8 £613 +18.07% 1
West London +17 7 £433 -21.36%
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 132 (43.28%) Linux
2 129 (42.30%) AWS
3 109 (35.74%) Python
4 106 (34.75%) DevOps
5 97 (31.80%) Finance
6 75 (24.59%) Java
7 73 (23.93%) Ansible
8 72 (23.61%) Azure
9 69 (22.62%) Unix
10 61 (20.00%) Windows
11 60 (19.67%) JIRA
11 60 (19.67%) Terraform
12 56 (18.36%) Security Cleared
13 53 (17.38%) Jenkins
14 49 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (15.74%) Docker
16 46 (15.08%) SIEM
16 46 (15.08%) Git (software)
17 45 (14.75%) Security Operations
18 43 (14.10%) Firewall
19 42 (13.77%) Ruby
20 41 (13.44%) Bash Shell
20 41 (13.44%) Kubernetes
21 38 (12.46%) Microsoft
21 38 (12.46%) Qualys
22 37 (12.13%) Puppet
22 37 (12.13%) SQL
23 36 (11.80%) Cybersecurity
23 36 (11.80%) Opscode Chef
24 35 (11.48%) Red Hat

Splunk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 30 (9.84%) Confluence
2 14 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.93%) Apache
4 9 (2.95%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.62%) Jupyter
5 8 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.30%) nginx
7 6 (1.97%) IIS
7 6 (1.97%) Mattermost
8 5 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.64%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.98%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.33%) Jetty
11 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.66%) RMDS
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 129 (42.30%) AWS
2 72 (23.61%) Azure
3 27 (8.85%) PaaS
4 26 (8.52%) Serverless
5 25 (8.20%) OpenShift
6 21 (6.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (6.89%) GCP
7 20 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 19 (6.23%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (6.23%) IaaS
9 18 (5.90%) Datadog
10 17 (5.57%) GitHub
10 17 (5.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (5.25%) Amazon S3
12 13 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (4.26%) Route 53
13 11 (3.61%) SaaS
14 10 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (2.95%) AWS CodePipeline
15 9 (2.95%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.10%) Firewall
2 24 (7.87%) VPN
3 12 (3.93%) Internet
4 11 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.28%) NAS
6 9 (2.95%) Network Security
7 8 (2.62%) HTTP
7 8 (2.62%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.30%) DHCP
8 7 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.97%) DNS
9 6 (1.97%) SSL
10 4 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.98%) IPsec
11 3 (0.98%) SAN
11 3 (0.98%) Skype
11 3 (0.98%) SNMP
11 3 (0.98%) WAN
12 2 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.21%) MySQL
3 21 (6.89%) MongoDB
4 18 (5.90%) Big Data
5 17 (5.57%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.59%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (2.62%) BigQuery
8 8 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.97%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.64%) Redis
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.31%) HBase
11 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.98%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 60 (19.67%) JIRA
2 53 (17.38%) Jenkins
3 46 (15.08%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.87%) SonarQube
5 17 (5.57%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.92%) Selenium
6 15 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (4.59%) GitLab
7 14 (4.59%) Subversion
8 13 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 12 (3.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.30%) Maven
13 6 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.97%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.64%) JUnit
15 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.31%) Gradle
15 4 (1.31%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 97 (31.80%) Finance
2 34 (11.15%) Banking
3 14 (4.59%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.97%) Law
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
4 6 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.64%) Police
6 4 (1.31%) Billing
6 4 (1.31%) Marketing
7 3 (0.98%) French Language
7 3 (0.98%) Front Office
7 3 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Publishing
7 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.66%) International Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.33%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (18.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (15.74%) Analyst
3 39 (12.79%) Architect
4 27 (8.85%) Developer
5 26 (8.52%) Security Analyst
6 24 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
7 17 (5.57%) Consultant
8 16 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (5.25%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (4.59%) AWS Architect
9 14 (4.59%) Security Engineer
10 13 (4.26%) Splunk Engineer
10 13 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (3.61%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (3.28%) Security Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.28%) SOC Analyst
13 10 (3.28%) Splunk Consultant
14 9 (2.95%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.85%) JSON
2 25 (8.20%) Web Services
3 17 (5.57%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (4.92%) Node.js
4 15 (4.92%) REST
5 11 (3.61%) Regular Expression
6 10 (3.28%) Spring
7 9 (2.95%) .NET
7 9 (2.95%) JMX
7 9 (2.95%) Kafka
7 9 (2.95%) React
7 9 (2.95%) XML
8 8 (2.62%) ADO
8 8 (2.62%) CSS
9 7 (2.30%) OAuth
10 6 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.64%) NumPy
11 5 (1.64%) Pandas
11 5 (1.64%) PySpark
11 5 (1.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.56%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.95%) Cloud Native
5 8 (2.62%) PKI
6 7 (2.30%) Clustering
6 7 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.30%) Grid Computing
6 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (43.28%) Linux
2 69 (22.62%) Unix
3 61 (20.00%) Windows
4 34 (11.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.57%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.62%) CentOS
7 7 (2.30%) Solaris
8 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.31%) Android
9 4 (1.31%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.75%) DevOps
2 49 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (15.08%) SIEM
4 45 (14.75%) Security Operations
5 36 (11.80%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (10.16%) Microservices
7 28 (9.18%) Change Management
7 28 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 28 (9.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 26 (8.52%) ITIL
9 23 (7.54%) Configuration Management
10 22 (7.21%) Business Continuity
10 22 (7.21%) DevSecOps
11 20 (6.56%) Open Source
12 19 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.23%) Identity Management
12 19 (6.23%) Information Security
12 19 (6.23%) SDLC
13 18 (5.90%) Migration
13 18 (5.90%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 109 (35.74%) Python
2 75 (24.59%) Java
3 42 (13.77%) Ruby
4 41 (13.44%) Bash Shell
5 37 (12.13%) SQL
6 34 (11.15%) Perl
7 30 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 23 (7.54%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.26%) C#
10 9 (2.95%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.62%) PHP
11 8 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.97%) R
13 5 (1.64%) Go
14 4 (1.31%) C++
15 3 (0.98%) Groovy
15 3 (0.98%) Java 8
15 3 (0.98%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.66%) Clojure
16 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.21%) AWS Certification
4 21 (6.89%) CISSP
5 12 (3.93%) Degree
5 12 (3.93%) RHCE
6 9 (2.95%) CISM
7 6 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.97%) FFIEC
7 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.64%) MCSA
8 5 (1.64%) MCSE
9 4 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.98%) GIAC
10 3 (0.98%) SANS
11 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.66%) GCIH
11 2 (0.66%) GCUX
11 2 (0.66%) LPIC
11 2 (0.66%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.54%) NIST
3 15 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (3.28%) COBIT
4 10 (3.28%) SLA
5 8 (2.62%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.97%) QA
7 4 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.98%) PSD2
9 2 (0.66%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.33%) GDPR
10 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 48 (15.74%) Docker
2 28 (9.18%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.61%) vSphere
4 10 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.62%) XenApp
5 8 (2.62%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (1.97%) HDFS
6 6 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.98%) Snort
8 2 (0.66%) OCFS2
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (23.93%) Ansible
2 60 (19.67%) Terraform
3 41 (13.44%) Kubernetes
4 37 (12.13%) Puppet
5 36 (11.80%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (6.23%) Nagios
7 18 (5.90%) Grafana
7 18 (5.90%) Suricata
8 13 (4.26%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (3.93%) Nessus
9 12 (3.93%) SCCM
10 11 (3.61%) Consul
11 10 (3.28%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (2.95%) Istio
13 8 (2.62%) Kibana
13 8 (2.62%) Prometheus
13 8 (2.62%) SELinux
14 7 (2.30%) Packer
14 7 (2.30%) QRadar
15 6 (1.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (12.46%) Microsoft
1 38 (12.46%) Qualys
2 35 (11.48%) Red Hat
3 32 (10.49%) Oracle
4 21 (6.89%) Google
5 20 (6.56%) Cisco
6 18 (5.90%) HP
6 18 (5.90%) VMware
7 16 (5.25%) AppDynamics
8 15 (4.92%) MuleSoft
9 14 (4.59%) NetApp
10 12 (3.93%) Dell
10 12 (3.93%) LogRhythm
11 11 (3.61%) F5
11 11 (3.61%) Sparx
12 10 (3.28%) EMC
12 10 (3.28%) New Relic
12 10 (3.28%) ServiceNow
12 10 (3.28%) Symantec
13 9 (2.95%) IBM