Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 184 228
Rank change year-on-year -65 +44 +50
Contract jobs citing Splunk 233 674 576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.59% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 3.92% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 484 421
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £357 £440 £400
90th Percentile £700 £725 £650
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% -21.57%

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 10,005 17,172 18,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.56% 40.39% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,647 11,527 12,582
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £689 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 277 351
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% +4.88%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -

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 2 April 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Splunk in London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 2 April 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 +1 47 £525 - 22
South London +30 4 £673 -5.28% 1
East London -9 4 £525 -4.55% 2
West London +30 3 £433 -21.36% 6
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 99 (42.49%) Linux
2 75 (32.19%) Python
3 72 (30.90%) Finance
4 59 (25.32%) Ansible
5 58 (24.89%) DevOps
5 58 (24.89%) Windows
6 55 (23.61%) Java
7 54 (23.18%) Unix
8 53 (22.75%) AWS
9 48 (20.60%) Azure
10 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
11 45 (19.31%) Puppet
12 42 (18.03%) SQL
12 42 (18.03%) Banking
13 37 (15.88%) Kubernetes
14 36 (15.45%) Terraform
14 36 (15.45%) Oracle
15 34 (14.59%) PowerShell
16 33 (14.16%) Security Operations
17 32 (13.73%) Docker
18 31 (13.30%) Ruby
18 31 (13.30%) Cybersecurity
19 30 (12.88%) Git (software)
20 29 (12.45%) Jenkins
20 29 (12.45%) SIEM
20 29 (12.45%) Firewall
21 28 (12.02%) SQL Server
22 27 (11.59%) Change Management
22 27 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
23 26 (11.16%) Nagios

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 16 (6.87%) Confluence
2 13 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.43%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.00%) Apache
4 7 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.58%) IIS
5 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.15%) DataSynapse
7 3 (1.29%) Mattermost
8 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) Luigi
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.86%) RMDS
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.75%) AWS
2 48 (20.60%) Azure
3 25 (10.73%) PaaS
4 20 (8.58%) GCP
5 19 (8.15%) OpenShift
6 17 (7.30%) IaaS
7 14 (6.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (5.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (5.15%) Amazon S3
10 11 (4.72%) Serverless
10 11 (4.72%) Stackdriver
11 9 (3.86%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (3.86%) GitHub
11 9 (3.86%) SaaS
12 7 (3.00%) AWS CodePipeline
13 6 (2.58%) Route 53
14 5 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (2.15%) Datadog
14 5 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.45%) Firewall
2 16 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.15%) DNS
4 9 (3.86%) HTTP
4 9 (3.86%) VPN
5 7 (3.00%) NAS
5 7 (3.00%) Network Security
6 6 (2.58%) DHCP
6 6 (2.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.15%) SSL
8 4 (1.72%) SNMP
9 3 (1.29%) IPsec
9 3 (1.29%) LAN
9 3 (1.29%) WAN
10 2 (0.86%) FTP
10 2 (0.86%) Internet
10 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.86%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.86%) SMTP
10 2 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.16%) Big Data
3 24 (10.30%) MongoDB
4 19 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.87%) Hadoop
5 16 (6.87%) MySQL
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.58%) HBase
8 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.72%) Redis
11 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 29 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 23 (9.87%) JIRA
4 17 (7.30%) Subversion
4 17 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 16 (6.87%) Artifactory
6 10 (4.29%) Maven
6 10 (4.29%) SonarQube
7 9 (3.86%) Bitbucket
7 9 (3.86%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.43%) GitLab
9 7 (3.00%) Selenium
10 6 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.15%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.72%) JMeter
12 4 (1.72%) JUnit
12 4 (1.72%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (30.90%) Finance
2 42 (18.03%) Banking
3 16 (6.87%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.72%) Front Office
6 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.72%) French Language
7 4 (1.72%) Law
8 3 (1.29%) Billing
8 3 (1.29%) Police
8 3 (1.29%) Publishing
9 2 (0.86%) International Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 47 (20.17%) Analyst
2 30 (12.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (10.73%) Architect
4 24 (10.30%) Security Analyst
5 23 (9.87%) Consultant
6 18 (7.73%) Developer
7 17 (7.30%) Splunk Consultant
8 14 (6.01%) Splunk Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.15%) Administrator
10 11 (4.72%) Operations Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.86%) Senior DevOps
13 8 (3.43%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (3.43%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (3.43%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.43%) Security Consultant
14 7 (3.00%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (3.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) XML
2 13 (5.58%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (4.72%) Regular Expression
3 11 (4.72%) REST
4 10 (4.29%) Web Services
5 9 (3.86%) .NET
5 9 (3.86%) JMX
6 7 (3.00%) Kafka
6 7 (3.00%) LDAP
7 6 (2.58%) LAMP
7 6 (2.58%) Spring
8 5 (2.15%) CSS
8 5 (2.15%) D3.js
8 5 (2.15%) Middleware
8 5 (2.15%) Node.js
8 5 (2.15%) Pandas
8 5 (2.15%) PySpark
8 5 (2.15%) RESTful
8 5 (2.15%) YAML
9 4 (1.72%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.43%) Clustering
4 8 (3.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.00%) Grid Computing
6 6 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.58%) User Experience
7 5 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.15%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.72%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.29%) PKI
9 3 (1.29%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 99 (42.49%) Linux
2 58 (24.89%) Windows
3 54 (23.18%) Unix
4 24 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.44%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.01%) Solaris
7 8 (3.43%) CentOS
8 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Android
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.89%) DevOps
2 33 (14.16%) Security Operations
3 31 (13.30%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (12.45%) SIEM
5 27 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (11.59%) Change Management
6 23 (9.87%) Migration
6 23 (9.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 21 (9.01%) Computer Science
7 21 (9.01%) ITIL
8 20 (8.58%) Microservices
9 17 (7.30%) Analytics
9 17 (7.30%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.87%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.87%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.44%) Information Security
11 15 (6.44%) SDLC
11 15 (6.44%) Security Monitoring
12 14 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.19%) Python
2 55 (23.61%) Java
3 42 (18.03%) SQL
4 34 (14.59%) PowerShell
5 31 (13.30%) Ruby
6 25 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 19 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 17 (7.30%) Perl
9 16 (6.87%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.72%) PHP
11 8 (3.43%) C#
11 8 (3.43%) Go
12 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.72%) C++
14 2 (0.86%) Scala
15 1 (0.43%) Groovy
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.01%) Degree
2 20 (8.58%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.15%) CISSP
4 12 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.15%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.15%) FFIEC
6 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.29%) GIAC
7 3 (1.29%) MCSA
7 3 (1.29%) MCSE
8 2 (0.86%) CISM
8 2 (0.86%) GCUX
8 2 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.43%) CHFI
9 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.43%) GISF
9 1 (0.43%) LPIC
9 1 (0.43%) RHCA
9 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 8 (3.43%) NIST
3 7 (3.00%) COBIT
3 7 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.00%) QA
4 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.72%) PSD2
5 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.43%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (13.73%) Docker
2 17 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.58%) Squid
5 5 (2.15%) vSphere
6 4 (1.72%) HDFS
6 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.29%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.86%) Snort
9 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) OCFS2
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) XenApp
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (25.32%) Ansible
2 45 (19.31%) Puppet
3 37 (15.88%) Kubernetes
4 36 (15.45%) Terraform
5 26 (11.16%) Nagios
5 26 (11.16%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.15%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (4.72%) Kibana
7 11 (4.72%) SCCM
8 10 (4.29%) QRadar
9 9 (3.86%) HP SiteScope
10 7 (3.00%) CFEngine
10 7 (3.00%) Nessus
11 6 (2.58%) Cacti
11 6 (2.58%) Opsview
11 6 (2.58%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (2.15%) Consul
12 5 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (1.72%) Packer
13 4 (1.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 46 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.45%) Oracle
3 22 (9.44%) Red Hat
4 20 (8.58%) Google
5 16 (6.87%) Qualys
6 15 (6.44%) AppDynamics
6 15 (6.44%) VMware
7 14 (6.01%) Dynatrace
8 10 (4.29%) IBM
8 10 (4.29%) New Relic
9 9 (3.86%) MuleSoft
10 8 (3.43%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.43%) TIBCO
11 7 (3.00%) Cisco
11 7 (3.00%) F5
11 7 (3.00%) NetApp
11 7 (3.00%) Sybase
12 6 (2.58%) Tableau
13 5 (2.15%) CyberArk
13 5 (2.15%) LogRhythm