Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 201 226
Rank change year-on-year -39 +25 +70
Contract jobs citing Splunk 374 637 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.37% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.42% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 462 422
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £369 £425 £380
90th Percentile £740 £650 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £105.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +17.50% -

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 14,499 18,646 19,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.70% 40.15% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,881 12,624 12,977
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 318 302
London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.56 £47.17 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +1.47%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -18 67 £550 +4.76% 26
East London +6 26 £700 +27.27% 1
South London +41 15 £525 +2.44% 1
West London +24 11 £388 -29.55% 5
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 163 (43.58%) AWS
2 157 (41.98%) Linux
3 155 (41.44%) DevOps
4 140 (37.43%) Python
5 104 (27.81%) Finance
6 98 (26.20%) Java
7 94 (25.13%) Ansible
8 93 (24.87%) Azure
9 81 (21.66%) JIRA
10 78 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (20.32%) Unix
12 72 (19.25%) Docker
13 71 (18.98%) Jenkins
14 67 (17.91%) SIEM
14 67 (17.91%) Security Cleared
14 67 (17.91%) Windows
15 65 (17.38%) Terraform
16 61 (16.31%) Bash Shell
17 60 (16.04%) Git (software)
18 53 (14.17%) Perl
18 53 (14.17%) Kubernetes
19 50 (13.37%) Firewall
20 49 (13.10%) Confluence
21 48 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
22 47 (12.57%) Security Operations
22 47 (12.57%) Red Hat
23 46 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 43 (11.50%) Qualys
25 42 (11.23%) Banking
26 41 (10.96%) JavaScript

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 49 (13.10%) Confluence
2 20 (5.35%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.01%) Apache
4 13 (3.48%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.94%) nginx
6 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.14%) Jupyter
8 6 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.60%) IIS
8 6 (1.60%) Mattermost
8 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.34%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.53%) RMDS
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 163 (43.58%) AWS
2 93 (24.87%) Azure
3 39 (10.43%) Serverless
4 34 (9.09%) PaaS
5 32 (8.56%) GitHub
6 31 (8.29%) OpenShift
7 30 (8.02%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (8.02%) IaaS
8 28 (7.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 26 (6.95%) SaaS
10 25 (6.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (6.68%) Datadog
11 23 (6.15%) Amazon S3
11 23 (6.15%) GCP
12 22 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (5.61%) Route 53
14 19 (5.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (3.74%) CloudFront
16 12 (3.21%) AWS CodePipeline
17 11 (2.94%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.37%) Firewall
2 30 (8.02%) VPN
3 19 (5.08%) Internet
4 12 (3.21%) HTTP
4 12 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.94%) Network Security
6 10 (2.67%) NAS
7 9 (2.41%) DHCP
7 9 (2.41%) NetScaler
8 8 (2.14%) WAN
9 7 (1.87%) DNS
9 7 (1.87%) LAN
9 7 (1.87%) SSL
10 6 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.34%) SNMP
12 4 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.07%) IPsec
12 4 (1.07%) SAN
12 4 (1.07%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.02%) MySQL
2 22 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.35%) Big Data
4 18 (4.81%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (4.28%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.01%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.14%) BigQuery
8 7 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.87%) Data Lake
8 7 (1.87%) Redis
9 5 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.07%) HBase
10 4 (1.07%) InfluxDB
10 4 (1.07%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (21.66%) JIRA
2 71 (18.98%) Jenkins
3 60 (16.04%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.42%) SonarQube
4 24 (6.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (4.01%) GitLab
5 15 (4.01%) Selenium
6 14 (3.74%) Subversion
6 14 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (3.48%) Artifactory
8 12 (3.21%) Maven
9 10 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.41%) Bitbucket
10 9 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.87%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.87%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.60%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.34%) JUnit
14 5 (1.34%) webpack
General
1 104 (27.81%) Finance
2 42 (11.23%) Banking
3 10 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.41%) Front Office
5 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.14%) Retail
6 7 (1.87%) Billing
6 7 (1.87%) Law
7 6 (1.60%) Marketing
7 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.34%) Police
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Games
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (19.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 51 (13.64%) Analyst
3 47 (12.57%) Developer
4 45 (12.03%) Architect
5 27 (7.22%) Cloud Engineer
5 27 (7.22%) Security Analyst
6 22 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
7 19 (5.08%) Security Engineer
8 18 (4.81%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (4.81%) Python Developer
9 17 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
10 16 (4.28%) AWS Architect
10 16 (4.28%) Consultant
10 16 (4.28%) Senior DevOps
11 14 (3.74%) Security Architect
12 13 (3.48%) Java Engineer
12 13 (3.48%) SOC Analyst
13 12 (3.21%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (3.21%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.89%) Node.js
2 36 (9.63%) Elastic Stack
3 33 (8.82%) JSON
4 28 (7.49%) Web Services
5 23 (6.15%) React
6 21 (5.61%) REST
7 19 (5.08%) RESTful
8 14 (3.74%) Regular Expression
9 12 (3.21%) .NET
9 12 (3.21%) Pandas
10 11 (2.94%) NumPy
10 11 (2.94%) PySpark
11 10 (2.67%) Kafka
11 10 (2.67%) SOAP
12 9 (2.41%) JMX
13 8 (2.14%) ADO
13 8 (2.14%) Spring
14 7 (1.87%) GraphQL
14 7 (1.87%) HTML
14 7 (1.87%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.15%) Public Cloud
2 15 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.74%) PKI
4 13 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.21%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.07%) Clustering
11 4 (1.07%) Derivative
11 4 (1.07%) User Experience
11 4 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (41.98%) Linux
2 76 (20.32%) Unix
3 67 (17.91%) Windows
4 46 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.21%) CentOS
7 8 (2.14%) Android
7 8 (2.14%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.60%) Solaris
8 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.27%) Debian
13 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (41.44%) DevOps
2 78 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (17.91%) SIEM
4 47 (12.57%) Security Operations
5 40 (10.70%) Microservices
6 38 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
8 36 (9.63%) Configuration Management
9 35 (9.36%) ITIL
10 32 (8.56%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (6.95%) Business Continuity
13 25 (6.68%) Incident Management
13 25 (6.68%) Information Security
13 25 (6.68%) Open Source
14 24 (6.42%) Infrastructure Automation
14 24 (6.42%) Kanban
15 23 (6.15%) Change Management
15 23 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (5.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (37.43%) Python
2 98 (26.20%) Java
3 61 (16.31%) Bash Shell
4 53 (14.17%) Perl
5 41 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 39 (10.43%) Ruby
7 36 (9.63%) SQL
8 32 (8.56%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.74%) C#
10 13 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.87%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.87%) R
12 5 (1.34%) Go
12 5 (1.34%) PHP
12 5 (1.34%) Scala
13 4 (1.07%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.07%) C++
13 4 (1.07%) Groovy
14 3 (0.80%) Clojure
14 3 (0.80%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 67 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.75%) AWS Certification
4 28 (7.49%) CISSP
5 19 (5.08%) Degree
6 18 (4.81%) RHCE
7 15 (4.01%) CISM
8 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.14%) MCSE
10 6 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.60%) FFIEC
11 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.34%) MCSA
12 4 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.07%) GIAC
12 4 (1.07%) SANS
12 4 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.80%) CEH
13 3 (0.80%) CISA
14 2 (0.53%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (7.75%) NIST
3 17 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (2.94%) COBIT
4 11 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.94%) SLA
5 5 (1.34%) QA
5 5 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.80%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.27%) NCSC
System Software
1 72 (19.25%) Docker
2 32 (8.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.94%) vSphere
4 9 (2.41%) XenApp
4 9 (2.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (1.60%) HDFS
8 3 (0.80%) Snort
9 2 (0.53%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.27%) Gluster
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (25.13%) Ansible
2 65 (17.38%) Terraform
3 53 (14.17%) Kubernetes
4 48 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (10.43%) Grafana
6 37 (9.89%) Puppet
7 25 (6.68%) ITRS Geneos
8 23 (6.15%) Suricata
9 18 (4.81%) Nagios
10 15 (4.01%) Nessus
11 12 (3.21%) Consul
12 11 (2.94%) Prometheus
12 11 (2.94%) ZABBIX
13 10 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (2.41%) Istio
14 9 (2.41%) Packer
14 9 (2.41%) SELinux
15 6 (1.60%) logstash
15 6 (1.60%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (12.57%) Red Hat
2 43 (11.50%) Qualys
3 32 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.49%) Oracle
5 27 (7.22%) Google
6 24 (6.42%) New Relic
7 23 (6.15%) Cisco
8 21 (5.61%) HP
9 19 (5.08%) AppDynamics
9 19 (5.08%) ServiceNow
10 18 (4.81%) VMware
11 15 (4.01%) NetApp
12 14 (3.74%) MuleSoft
13 13 (3.48%) Dell
14 12 (3.21%) Symantec
15 11 (2.94%) BMC
15 11 (2.94%) F5
15 11 (2.94%) Sparx
16 10 (2.67%) EMC
16 10 (2.67%) LogRhythm