Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 191 206
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +47
Contract jobs citing Splunk 360 235 540
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.38% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 3.40% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 153 386
10th Percentile £413 £390 £425
25th Percentile £463 £425 £495
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £647
90th Percentile £688 £645 £725
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +51.67% +30.83% -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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,099 6,903 15,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.76% 38.68% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,760 4,730 10,680
10th Percentile £340 £285 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £600
90th Percentile £713 £713 £675
England median daily rate £498 £470 £465
% change year-on-year +6.03% +1.08% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 87 239
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.58 £12.70
25th Percentile £16.71 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £26.75 £26.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.88% +23.81% +1.16%
75th Percentile £47.44 £40.61 £33.75
90th Percentile £68.17 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +6.86%

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Splunk in London.

Daily rate trend for Splunk in London

Splunk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Splunk in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Splunk in London

Splunk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Splunk in London.

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 19 June 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
Central London -21 25 £497 -0.60% 15
East London +13 3 £650 +36.84% 6
South London +31 2 - -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 127 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (30.56%) AWS
3 107 (29.72%) DevOps
4 105 (29.17%) Azure
5 89 (24.72%) Finance
6 83 (23.06%) Social Skills
7 82 (22.78%) Linux
8 81 (22.50%) Java
8 81 (22.50%) Banking
9 78 (21.67%) Jenkins
10 77 (21.39%) Python
11 68 (18.89%) Analytics
12 64 (17.78%) SQL
13 61 (16.94%) JIRA
14 59 (16.39%) Git (software)
15 57 (15.83%) Microservices
16 56 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
17 55 (15.28%) Windows
17 55 (15.28%) TDD
17 55 (15.28%) Scrum
18 54 (15.00%) SIEM
19 53 (14.72%) Kubernetes
20 47 (13.06%) Change Management
21 46 (12.78%) Ansible
22 43 (11.94%) C#
23 42 (11.67%) Docker
24 40 (11.11%) GraphQL
24 40 (11.11%) IBM
25 39 (10.83%) Firewall
25 39 (10.83%) GCP

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 25 (6.94%) Confluence
2 21 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.39%) Mule
6 5 (1.39%) nginx
7 4 (1.11%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.83%) JBoss
8 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
9 2 (0.56%) Traefik
10 1 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Pulsar
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.28%) Salerio
2 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 110 (30.56%) AWS
2 105 (29.17%) Azure
3 39 (10.83%) GCP
4 38 (10.56%) GitHub
5 31 (8.61%) Power Platform
6 15 (4.17%) Datadog
7 14 (3.89%) SaaS
8 13 (3.61%) PaaS
9 12 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (2.78%) OpenShift
11 9 (2.50%) Slack
12 8 (2.22%) IaaS
13 7 (1.94%) Serverless
14 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.67%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (1.67%) Azure Logic Apps
14 6 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
15 5 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (1.39%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.83%) Firewall
2 16 (4.44%) Multicast
3 15 (4.17%) DNS
4 14 (3.89%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.33%) Kerberos
6 10 (2.78%) HTTP
6 10 (2.78%) Network Security
6 10 (2.78%) Wireshark
7 9 (2.50%) SNMP
8 7 (1.94%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.67%) SSL
9 6 (1.67%) tcpdump
10 5 (1.39%) VPN
11 4 (1.11%) BGP
11 4 (1.11%) OSPF
12 3 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.83%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.06%) Power BI
2 16 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.06%) DB2
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.06%) QlikView
5 10 (2.78%) Hazelcast
6 9 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (2.22%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.67%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.67%) Redis
9 6 (1.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (1.67%) Tableau
10 4 (1.11%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 78 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 61 (16.94%) JIRA
3 59 (16.39%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.22%) SonarQube
5 22 (6.11%) Postman
5 22 (6.11%) TeamCity
6 16 (4.44%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.06%) Subversion
9 10 (2.78%) JMeter
10 8 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.22%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.22%) Maven
10 8 (2.22%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.94%) GitLab
11 7 (1.94%) JUnit
11 7 (1.94%) Selenium
12 5 (1.39%) NeoLoad
12 5 (1.39%) WebLOAD
General
1 89 (24.72%) Finance
2 83 (23.06%) Social Skills
3 81 (22.50%) Banking
4 37 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.28%) Retail
6 17 (4.72%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (2.50%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.39%) Front Office
10 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.83%) Back Office
11 3 (0.83%) International Banking
11 3 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.56%) Korean Language
12 2 (0.56%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) Military
12 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 79 (21.94%) Developer
2 42 (11.67%) Splunk Engineer
3 28 (7.78%) Architect
4 26 (7.22%) Analyst
5 25 (6.94%) Consultant
6 23 (6.39%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.28%) Applications Support
9 17 (4.72%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.17%) Administrator
11 14 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
13 11 (3.06%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.06%) Data Engineer
13 11 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (3.06%) Security Engineer
14 10 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
14 10 (2.78%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.78%) Splunk Consultant
15 9 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.11%) GraphQL
2 38 (10.56%) .NET
3 35 (9.72%) REST
4 30 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 30 (8.33%) Kafka
4 30 (8.33%) Spring
5 21 (5.83%) XML
6 18 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (5.00%) Spring Boot
7 16 (4.44%) React
8 15 (4.17%) Regular Expression
8 15 (4.17%) Web Services
9 14 (3.89%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (3.89%) Node.js
10 13 (3.61%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.61%) RESTful
10 13 (3.61%) SOAP
11 12 (3.33%) HTML
11 12 (3.33%) JSON
12 11 (3.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (3.06%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.50%) Derivative
5 9 (2.50%) User Experience
6 8 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.22%) Wiki
7 6 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.67%) Replication
8 5 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (1.39%) Cyberattack
8 5 (1.39%) NHS
9 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.11%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (22.78%) Linux
2 55 (15.28%) Windows
3 36 (10.00%) Unix
4 15 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.39%) Solaris
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.56%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) SUSE
9 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (35.28%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (29.72%) DevOps
3 68 (18.89%) Analytics
4 57 (15.83%) Microservices
5 56 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (15.28%) Scrum
6 55 (15.28%) TDD
7 54 (15.00%) SIEM
8 47 (13.06%) Change Management
9 39 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 36 (10.00%) Use Case
11 33 (9.17%) Computer Science
11 33 (9.17%) Test Automation
12 31 (8.61%) BDD
13 29 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
14 28 (7.78%) Data Analytics
15 25 (6.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 25 (6.94%) Software Engineering
16 24 (6.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.50%) Java
2 77 (21.39%) Python
3 64 (17.78%) SQL
4 43 (11.94%) C#
5 36 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (7.22%) Java 8
7 25 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 20 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.17%) TypeScript
10 14 (3.89%) C++
11 13 (3.61%) Perl
12 9 (2.50%) Kotlin
13 8 (2.22%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.94%) Ruby
15 6 (1.67%) Groovy
15 6 (1.67%) Scala
16 5 (1.39%) Go
17 4 (1.11%) C
18 3 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (10.56%) Degree
2 27 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (2.22%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.67%) CISSP
8 5 (1.39%) SAFe Agilist
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.11%) CISM
9 4 (1.11%) GIAC
10 3 (0.83%) CCNA
10 3 (0.83%) SANS
11 2 (0.56%) CEH
11 2 (0.56%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.56%) CISA
11 2 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.56%) CRISC
11 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.17%) QA
2 6 (1.67%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 4 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) GDPR
5 2 (0.56%) ITGC
5 2 (0.56%) NIST
5 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) GRC
6 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (11.67%) Docker
2 20 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.94%) NFS
5 6 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.11%) Veritas File System
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.56%) IAG
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.56%) Snort
8 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.56%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 53 (14.72%) Kubernetes
2 46 (12.78%) Ansible
3 34 (9.44%) Terraform
4 32 (8.89%) Puppet
5 31 (8.61%) Prometheus
6 30 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 24 (6.67%) Grafana
8 20 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (4.72%) ZABBIX
10 15 (4.17%) QRadar
11 8 (2.22%) Kibana
11 8 (2.22%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.94%) Netcool
13 6 (1.67%) Control-M
13 6 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.67%) Graphite
13 6 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (1.11%) Istio
15 4 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (11.11%) IBM
2 37 (10.28%) AppDynamics
3 31 (8.61%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.78%) Dynatrace
4 28 (7.78%) Google
5 23 (6.39%) Oracle
6 21 (5.83%) New Relic
6 21 (5.83%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.72%) Spiceworks
8 15 (4.17%) Citrix
8 15 (4.17%) MuleSoft
9 13 (3.61%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.61%) VMware
10 11 (3.06%) Zscaler
11 10 (2.78%) Qualys
12 8 (2.22%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.22%) Cisco
12 8 (2.22%) CyberArk
13 7 (1.94%) BMC
14 6 (1.67%) EMC