Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 278 366
Rank change year-on-year +49 +88 +107
Contract jobs citing Splunk 552 373 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 1.95% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 245 194
London median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £380 £378 £328
90th Percentile £650 £638 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £48.50

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 19012 19106 19168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.27% 42.97% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12953 12683 12641
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 288 368
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +4.67%

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 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 16 December 2017. 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 61 £475 -5.00% 11
West London +8 37 £540 +35.00% 3
East London +9 19 £515 -1.90% 5
South London -19 13 £413 +55.66% 2
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 250 (45.29%) DevOps
2 243 (44.02%) Linux
3 235 (42.57%) Java
4 222 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (35.14%) Unix
5 194 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
6 189 (34.24%) Python
7 148 (26.81%) AppDynamics
8 138 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 131 (23.73%) Docker
10 124 (22.46%) Bash Shell
11 117 (21.20%) Ansible
12 115 (20.83%) Microservices
12 115 (20.83%) Windows
13 112 (20.29%) Finance
14 111 (20.11%) Jenkins
14 111 (20.11%) Puppet
15 110 (19.93%) SQL
16 100 (18.12%) BDD
16 100 (18.12%) NoSQL
16 100 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
17 98 (17.75%) RESTful
17 98 (17.75%) Banking
18 95 (17.21%) TDD
18 95 (17.21%) Elasticsearch
19 94 (17.03%) Kanban
20 89 (16.12%) Git (software)
21 85 (15.40%) Elastic Stack
22 83 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
22 83 (15.04%) Scala

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 95 (17.21%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (7.97%) Apache
3 37 (6.70%) Confluence
4 26 (4.71%) IIS
4 26 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 24 (4.35%) Apache Spark
6 21 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (3.26%) JBoss
8 13 (2.36%) Mule
8 13 (2.36%) Mule ESB
9 12 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (2.17%) nginx
10 10 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.27%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.09%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.91%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.91%) Drupal
14 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.72%) Anypoint
Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) HipChat
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.36%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.36%) RMDS
2 2 (0.36%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 194 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (3.99%) PaaS
5 20 (3.62%) GitHub
6 19 (3.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 15 (2.72%) npm
8 13 (2.36%) Amazon S3
8 13 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (2.36%) Serverless
9 12 (2.17%) Fastly
10 11 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.81%) Office 365
11 10 (1.81%) OpenShift
12 9 (1.63%) IaaS
13 7 (1.27%) Akamai
14 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.91%) Heroku
14 5 (0.91%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.59%) Firewall
2 53 (9.60%) TCP/IP
3 36 (6.52%) DNS
4 34 (6.16%) LAN
5 30 (5.43%) WAN
6 26 (4.71%) HTTP
7 25 (4.53%) SSL
8 22 (3.99%) SAN
9 21 (3.80%) Internet
10 17 (3.08%) DHCP
11 15 (2.72%) VoIP
12 11 (1.99%) Network Security
13 10 (1.81%) LDAP
14 7 (1.27%) BIG-IP
15 6 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (1.09%) MPLS
16 5 (0.91%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.91%) OSPF
17 4 (0.72%) Ethernet
17 4 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (18.12%) NoSQL
2 64 (11.59%) Big Data
3 61 (11.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 55 (9.96%) MongoDB
5 54 (9.78%) Hadoop
6 39 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.80%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.80%) MySQL
9 19 (3.44%) Redis
10 18 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.27%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.27%) HBase
14 6 (1.09%) Hazelcast
14 6 (1.09%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.91%) OpenTSDB
16 4 (0.72%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 111 (20.11%) Jenkins
2 89 (16.12%) Git (software)
3 71 (12.86%) JIRA
4 51 (9.24%) Mockito
5 47 (8.51%) Maven
6 46 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 41 (7.43%) Selenium
8 25 (4.53%) TeamCity
9 24 (4.35%) JUnit
10 18 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (2.90%) Subversion
12 14 (2.54%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.36%) JMeter
14 12 (2.17%) IBM UrbanCode
14 12 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.99%) CircleCI
15 11 (1.99%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.81%) SonarQube
17 9 (1.63%) Burp Suite
17 9 (1.63%) MSBuild
General
1 112 (20.29%) Finance
2 98 (17.75%) Banking
3 30 (5.43%) Games
4 27 (4.89%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.81%) Publishing
6 8 (1.45%) Marketing
6 8 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Electronics
8 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.09%) Retail
9 4 (0.72%) International Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Front Office
10 3 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (22.10%) Developer
2 121 (21.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (11.96%) Consultant
4 58 (10.51%) Java Developer
5 53 (9.60%) Analyst
6 49 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
7 44 (7.97%) Splunk Consultant
8 37 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
8 37 (6.70%) Scala Developer
9 35 (6.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 33 (5.98%) AWS DevOps
11 32 (5.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 31 (5.62%) Administrator
12 31 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 30 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
14 28 (5.07%) Senior Developer
15 27 (4.89%) Splunk Engineer
16 26 (4.71%) Agile Developer
17 24 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
17 24 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.75%) RESTful
2 85 (15.40%) Elastic Stack
3 82 (14.86%) Kafka
4 42 (7.61%) Web Services
5 41 (7.43%) ActiveMQ
6 38 (6.88%) JSON
7 37 (6.70%) Spring
8 36 (6.52%) Akka
9 35 (6.34%) HTML
10 32 (5.80%) Node.js
11 28 (5.07%) .NET
12 25 (4.53%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.53%) Regular Expression
13 23 (4.17%) HTML5
14 22 (3.99%) J2EE
14 22 (3.99%) REST
15 20 (3.62%) CSS
16 17 (3.08%) XML
17 13 (2.36%) Spring Boot
17 13 (2.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.71%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (4.53%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.36%) Clustering
6 13 (2.36%) PKI
6 13 (2.36%) Replication
7 12 (2.17%) Online Games
8 11 (1.99%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.81%) Blog
9 10 (1.81%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.63%) Fintech
10 9 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.27%) BYOD
12 7 (1.27%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 243 (44.02%) Linux
2 194 (35.14%) Unix
3 115 (20.83%) Windows
4 58 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (8.15%) CentOS
6 37 (6.70%) Windows Server
7 29 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (3.99%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.99%) Solaris
12 5 (0.91%) AIX
12 5 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.36%) Android
13 2 (0.36%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (45.29%) DevOps
2 222 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (20.83%) Microservices
5 100 (18.12%) BDD
6 95 (17.21%) TDD
7 94 (17.03%) Kanban
8 83 (15.04%) Configuration Management
8 83 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 80 (14.49%) Pair Programming
10 77 (13.95%) Open Source
11 67 (12.14%) High Availability
12 65 (11.78%) Test Automation
13 63 (11.41%) Scrum
14 56 (10.14%) SIEM
15 53 (9.60%) Domain-Driven Design
16 47 (8.51%) ITIL
17 37 (6.70%) Information Security
17 37 (6.70%) Mentoring
18 36 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 235 (42.57%) Java
2 189 (34.24%) Python
3 124 (22.46%) Bash Shell
4 110 (19.93%) SQL
5 83 (15.04%) Scala
6 74 (13.41%) Ruby
7 70 (12.68%) PowerShell
8 69 (12.50%) Perl
9 64 (11.59%) JavaScript
10 31 (5.62%) Go
11 29 (5.25%) Shell Script
12 28 (5.07%) C#
13 16 (2.90%) Groovy
14 12 (2.17%) R
15 10 (1.81%) C++
15 10 (1.81%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.63%) C
16 9 (1.63%) PHP
17 8 (1.45%) GraphQL
18 7 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.35%) CISSP
3 18 (3.26%) Degree
4 17 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.72%) CISM
6 13 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.27%) CCNP
8 7 (1.27%) CCSP
8 7 (1.27%) CISA
8 7 (1.27%) CREST Certified
9 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.91%) CCSE
10 5 (0.91%) SSCP
11 4 (0.72%) CCNA
11 4 (0.72%) CISMP
11 4 (0.72%) PMP
11 4 (0.72%) RHCE
11 4 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.06%) QA
2 23 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.08%) COBIT
4 15 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.27%) GDPR
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 131 (23.73%) Docker
2 32 (5.80%) Hyper-V
3 31 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 16 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (2.17%) Samba
7 8 (1.45%) Apache Flume
8 7 (1.27%) HDFS
8 7 (1.27%) Varnish
9 4 (0.72%) Gluster
10 3 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.54%) GPFS
10 3 (0.54%) LXC
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.36%) KVM
11 2 (0.36%) Snort
11 2 (0.36%) Xen
11 2 (0.36%) XenApp
11 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 117 (21.20%) Ansible
2 111 (20.11%) Puppet
3 100 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (13.77%) Kibana
5 72 (13.04%) Grafana
6 69 (12.50%) logstash
7 64 (11.59%) Kubernetes
8 60 (10.87%) Nagios
9 35 (6.34%) ITRS Geneos
10 27 (4.89%) WMI
11 20 (3.62%) Rancher
12 17 (3.08%) ZABBIX
13 15 (2.72%) Terraform
14 14 (2.54%) Mesos
15 13 (2.36%) Prometheus
15 13 (2.36%) SCCM
16 12 (2.17%) Nessus
16 12 (2.17%) StatsD
17 9 (1.63%) Rsyslog
18 8 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 148 (26.81%) AppDynamics
2 58 (10.51%) Red Hat
3 46 (8.33%) Cisco
4 44 (7.97%) VMware
5 34 (6.16%) New Relic
6 33 (5.98%) Oracle
7 29 (5.25%) SolarWinds
8 27 (4.89%) Microsoft
9 25 (4.53%) Qualys
10 19 (3.44%) Juniper
11 18 (3.26%) IBM
11 18 (3.26%) McAfee
12 15 (2.72%) Google
13 14 (2.54%) Fortinet
13 14 (2.54%) Mitel
14 13 (2.36%) Adobe
14 13 (2.36%) AlienVault
14 13 (2.36%) F5
15 12 (2.17%) MuleSoft
16 11 (1.99%) SAP