Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 228 170 267
Rank change year-on-year -58 +97 -89
Contract jobs citing Splunk 469 293 280
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.63% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 4.22% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 191 202
10th Percentile £418 £404 £387
25th Percentile £513 £446 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +17.90% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £676 £600 £675
90th Percentile £775 £675 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £538
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.98% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £17.25
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
75th Percentile - - £17.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £69.05 £26.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +165.58% -9.57% +12.75%

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 13,701 6,943 11,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.43% 38.58% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,493 4,708 8,192
10th Percentile £343 £300 £256
25th Percentile £450 £400 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
England median daily rate £520 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 69 209
10th Percentile £14.83 £12.76 £12.49
25th Percentile £20.89 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.65 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +20.08% +27.76% +9.79%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.00 £29.96
90th Percentile £58.38 £64.30 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.92% +25.59% +5.71%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -49 37 £550 +10.00% 27
West London -26 1 - - 10
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 173 (36.89%) DevOps
2 163 (34.75%) Linux
3 162 (34.54%) CI/CD
4 153 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (32.20%) Ansible
6 148 (31.56%) Docker
7 144 (30.70%) AWS
8 132 (28.14%) Azure
9 125 (26.65%) Kubernetes
10 122 (26.01%) Python
11 114 (24.31%) Windows
12 104 (22.17%) Finance
13 100 (21.32%) Jenkins
14 94 (20.04%) Social Skills
15 92 (19.62%) Java
16 90 (19.19%) Microservices
17 89 (18.98%) Git (software)
18 88 (18.76%) Terraform
19 87 (18.55%) SQL
20 84 (17.91%) Oracle
21 80 (17.06%) Cybersecurity
22 78 (16.63%) Unix
23 74 (15.78%) Microsoft
24 73 (15.57%) Banking
24 73 (15.57%) SIEM
25 72 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
26 71 (15.14%) Security Cleared
27 65 (13.86%) PaaS
28 64 (13.65%) AppDynamics
29 63 (13.43%) ITRS Geneos

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 44 (9.38%) IIS
2 39 (8.32%) Confluence
3 27 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.05%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (2.77%) nginx
7 11 (2.35%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.71%) Apache
9 7 (1.49%) Traefik
10 6 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.64%) Mattermost
12 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.43%) Mule
13 2 (0.43%) SAS
13 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.21%) CICS
14 1 (0.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.21%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.92%) RMDS
2 7 (1.49%) Sentinel
3 6 (1.28%) Cloudability
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 144 (30.70%) AWS
2 132 (28.14%) Azure
3 65 (13.86%) PaaS
4 48 (10.23%) GCP
5 44 (9.38%) IaaS
6 39 (8.32%) OpenShift
7 35 (7.46%) Datadog
8 31 (6.61%) GitHub
9 29 (6.18%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (5.33%) Amazon EKS
11 24 (5.12%) Amazon ECS
11 24 (5.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (4.26%) Route 53
13 19 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (3.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (3.62%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (3.41%) SaaS
17 15 (3.20%) Kong
17 15 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.15%) Firewall
2 48 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 37 (7.89%) DNS
4 19 (4.05%) Network Security
5 18 (3.84%) SSL
6 17 (3.62%) Kerberos
6 17 (3.62%) VPN
7 13 (2.77%) HTTP
8 10 (2.13%) LAN
8 10 (2.13%) WAN
9 8 (1.71%) DHCP
10 7 (1.49%) Internet
10 7 (1.49%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.28%) DMZ
11 6 (1.28%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (0.85%) ICMP
13 4 (0.85%) MPLS
14 3 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (1.92%) Big Data
10 8 (1.71%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.49%) Data Lake
11 7 (1.49%) Tableau
12 6 (1.28%) Cloud Spanner
12 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.28%) DB2
12 6 (1.28%) Delta Lake
12 6 (1.28%) Redis
13 5 (1.07%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.85%) MySQL
14 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 100 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 89 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 52 (11.09%) JIRA
4 50 (10.66%) Artifactory
5 48 (10.23%) Cucumber
6 45 (9.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 42 (8.96%) Bitbucket
8 38 (8.10%) Selenium
9 37 (7.89%) SonarQube
10 34 (7.25%) Subversion
11 33 (7.04%) TeamCity
12 19 (4.05%) GitLab
13 17 (3.62%) Robot Framework
14 14 (2.99%) Postman
15 13 (2.77%) Zephyr
16 12 (2.56%) JMeter
17 9 (1.92%) IBM UrbanCode
17 9 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
18 7 (1.49%) Maven
19 6 (1.28%) Terragrunt
General
1 104 (22.17%) Finance
2 94 (20.04%) Social Skills
3 73 (15.57%) Banking
4 56 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (6.18%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.62%) Front Office
7 16 (3.41%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.77%) Documentation Skills
8 13 (2.77%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.56%) Legal
10 10 (2.13%) Back Office
10 10 (2.13%) Retail
11 8 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.49%) Law
12 7 (1.49%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.07%) Games
13 5 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.85%) International Banking
14 4 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (19.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (13.65%) Analyst
3 55 (11.73%) Architect
4 47 (10.02%) Developer
5 22 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (4.69%) Java Developer
5 22 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (4.48%) SOC Analyst
6 21 (4.48%) Splunk Engineer
7 20 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (4.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (4.05%) Security Engineer
9 16 (3.41%) Applications Support
9 16 (3.41%) Platform Engineer
9 16 (3.41%) Support Analyst
10 13 (2.77%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 13 (2.77%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.56%) Site Engineer
12 11 (2.35%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (2.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.74%) Elastic Stack
2 38 (8.10%) .NET
3 33 (7.04%) Kafka
4 30 (6.40%) JSON
5 28 (5.97%) REST
6 27 (5.76%) CSS
7 25 (5.33%) HTML
8 21 (4.48%) Spring
9 19 (4.05%) Node.js
9 19 (4.05%) Spring Boot
10 18 (3.84%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (3.20%) GraphQL
13 14 (2.99%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.99%) Middleware
13 14 (2.99%) React
14 11 (2.35%) LDAP
15 8 (1.71%) Jest
15 8 (1.71%) OAuth
16 7 (1.49%) cloud-init
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.84%) Cloud Native
3 15 (3.20%) Clustering
4 14 (2.99%) PKI
5 13 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.56%) Derivative
7 11 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.49%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.49%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.49%) Replication
10 6 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.28%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 163 (34.75%) Linux
2 114 (24.31%) Windows
3 78 (16.63%) Unix
4 41 (8.74%) Windows Server
5 35 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.84%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.35%) CentOS
8 9 (1.92%) Solaris
9 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.07%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.43%) Android
13 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.89%) DevOps
2 162 (34.54%) CI/CD
3 153 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (19.19%) Microservices
5 80 (17.06%) Cybersecurity
6 73 (15.57%) SIEM
7 72 (15.35%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (12.15%) Configuration Management
9 55 (11.73%) Analytics
9 55 (11.73%) Test Automation
10 54 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (10.23%) Scrum
12 46 (9.81%) Change Management
13 44 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 44 (9.38%) Release Management
14 43 (9.17%) Kanban
15 37 (7.89%) ITIL
16 36 (7.68%) Risk Management
17 35 (7.46%) Security Operations
18 33 (7.04%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (26.01%) Python
2 92 (19.62%) Java
3 87 (18.55%) SQL
4 59 (12.58%) JavaScript
5 50 (10.66%) PowerShell
6 38 (8.10%) Groovy
7 33 (7.04%) Bash
8 32 (6.82%) C#
9 18 (3.84%) Search Processing Language
10 17 (3.62%) C++
11 13 (2.77%) Go
11 13 (2.77%) Ruby
12 11 (2.35%) C
13 9 (1.92%) Java 8
13 9 (1.92%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.71%) Java 11
14 8 (1.71%) Perl
15 7 (1.49%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.28%) VBA
17 5 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.54%) Degree
4 24 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.69%) CISSP
6 15 (3.20%) CCNA
6 15 (3.20%) CCNP
7 13 (2.77%) CEH
8 11 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 11 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.92%) GIAC
10 7 (1.49%) OSCP
11 6 (1.28%) SANS
12 5 (1.07%) CISA
12 5 (1.07%) CISM
12 5 (1.07%) CREST Certified
12 5 (1.07%) CRISC
13 4 (0.85%) CCSA
13 4 (0.85%) GSEC
13 4 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.84%) GDPR
2 14 (2.99%) SLA
3 11 (2.35%) QA
4 9 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.71%) NCSC
6 6 (1.28%) Accessibility
6 6 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.28%) PMO
7 4 (0.85%) NIST
8 3 (0.64%) ITGC
9 2 (0.43%) COBIT
9 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.21%) GRC
System Software
1 148 (31.56%) Docker
2 48 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 34 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.28%) Firmware
5 6 (1.28%) OpenAM
5 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.28%) vSphere
6 5 (1.07%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.21%) Ceph
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 151 (32.20%) Ansible
2 125 (26.65%) Kubernetes
3 88 (18.76%) Terraform
4 63 (13.43%) ITRS Geneos
5 58 (12.37%) Puppet
6 39 (8.32%) Prometheus
6 39 (8.32%) QRadar
7 36 (7.68%) Grafana
8 34 (7.25%) BladeLogic
9 27 (5.76%) Netcool
10 21 (4.48%) Istio
11 17 (3.62%) Kibana
12 16 (3.41%) Nagios
12 16 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (2.99%) ZABBIX
14 11 (2.35%) Graphite
14 11 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (2.13%) HP Fortify
16 9 (1.92%) Control-M
16 9 (1.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 84 (17.91%) Oracle
2 74 (15.78%) Microsoft
3 64 (13.65%) AppDynamics
4 40 (8.53%) VMware
5 33 (7.04%) Google
6 29 (6.18%) CyberArk
6 29 (6.18%) New Relic
7 23 (4.90%) IBM
8 22 (4.69%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.05%) Cisco
10 18 (3.84%) Citrix
11 16 (3.41%) Micro Focus
12 15 (3.20%) ServiceNow
13 14 (2.99%) MuleSoft
13 14 (2.99%) Palo Alto
14 13 (2.77%) ArcSight
14 13 (2.77%) Qualys
15 12 (2.56%) BMC
16 11 (2.35%) Dynatrace
17 10 (2.13%) PagerDuty