Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 143 250
Rank change year-on-year -74 +107 -19
Contract jobs citing Splunk 428 254 431
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.88% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 4.61% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 164 305
10th Percentile £418 £331 £400
25th Percentile £475 £413 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% -
75th Percentile £625 £552 £669
90th Percentile £700 £623 £768
England median daily rate £550 £488 £550
% change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% +4.76%

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 12,847 5,514 15,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.41% 40.84% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 3,735 10,504
10th Percentile £340 £306 £275
25th Percentile £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 45 243
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.72 £12.50
25th Percentile £15.38 £17.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.81% +31.71% +5.13%
75th Percentile £42.94 £47.25 £29.96
90th Percentile £55.63 £51.21 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +9.13%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -55 28 £503 +0.50% 15
East London -11 3 £650 +57.58% 4
South London -7 2 - - 2
West London -19 1 - - 7
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 160 (37.38%) DevOps
2 155 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (32.24%) AWS
4 114 (26.64%) Linux
5 110 (25.70%) Java
6 99 (23.13%) Azure
6 99 (23.13%) Docker
7 98 (22.90%) Kubernetes
8 95 (22.20%) Social Skills
9 90 (21.03%) Python
10 88 (20.56%) Jenkins
11 83 (19.39%) SQL
12 82 (19.16%) Ansible
13 81 (18.93%) Banking
14 80 (18.69%) Finance
15 79 (18.46%) Terraform
16 78 (18.22%) Microservices
17 74 (17.29%) Analytics
17 74 (17.29%) Windows
18 73 (17.06%) JIRA
19 66 (15.42%) JavaScript
20 64 (14.95%) Scrum
21 63 (14.72%) Test Automation
22 60 (14.02%) Cybersecurity
23 58 (13.55%) Oracle
24 57 (13.32%) Firewall
25 56 (13.08%) GitHub
26 55 (12.85%) GCP
27 52 (12.15%) SIEM
28 50 (11.68%) Prometheus

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 43 (10.05%) Confluence
2 37 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (5.37%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.57%) nginx
4 11 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.10%) Mule
5 9 (2.10%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.87%) Apache
7 6 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.17%) IIS
8 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.70%) Mattermost
11 2 (0.47%) CICS
11 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.47%) Traefik
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
12 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.93%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 138 (32.24%) AWS
2 99 (23.13%) Azure
3 56 (13.08%) GitHub
4 55 (12.85%) GCP
5 43 (10.05%) PaaS
6 31 (7.24%) Datadog
7 30 (7.01%) IaaS
8 28 (6.54%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (5.84%) Amazon EKS
10 22 (5.14%) Amazon EMR
11 21 (4.91%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (4.67%) Power Platform
12 20 (4.67%) Route 53
13 18 (4.21%) SaaS
14 17 (3.97%) OpenShift
15 12 (2.80%) Heroku
15 12 (2.80%) Serverless
16 11 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (2.57%) Apigee
17 10 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.32%) Firewall
2 34 (7.94%) DNS
3 30 (7.01%) HTTP
4 26 (6.07%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.21%) Kerberos
6 12 (2.80%) VPN
7 11 (2.57%) SNMP
8 10 (2.34%) Network Security
9 9 (2.10%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.87%) Multicast
11 7 (1.64%) SSL
12 6 (1.40%) Internet
13 5 (1.17%) WAN
14 4 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
15 3 (0.70%) ICMP
15 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.70%) MPLS
15 3 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (5.84%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.21%) Power BI
8 17 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.97%) Redis
9 16 (3.74%) Neo4j
9 16 (3.74%) Oracle Database
10 15 (3.50%) Big Data
11 14 (3.27%) Tableau
12 11 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (2.34%) DB2
14 9 (2.10%) BigQuery
14 9 (2.10%) Data Lake
15 8 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.87%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 88 (20.56%) Jenkins
2 73 (17.06%) JIRA
3 48 (11.21%) Git (software)
4 32 (7.48%) SonarQube
5 26 (6.07%) Postman
6 25 (5.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (5.14%) Bitbucket
7 22 (5.14%) Subversion
7 22 (5.14%) TeamCity
8 18 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.97%) GitLab
10 15 (3.50%) Selenium
11 14 (3.27%) Artifactory
12 12 (2.80%) JMeter
13 9 (2.10%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.87%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.87%) Maven
14 8 (1.87%) SpecFlow
15 6 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.40%) TestNG
General
1 95 (22.20%) Social Skills
2 81 (18.93%) Banking
3 80 (18.69%) Finance
4 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.91%) Presentation Skills
6 19 (4.44%) Retail
7 17 (3.97%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.57%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.10%) Legal
10 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.64%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.17%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.17%) Front Office
13 4 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.70%) International Banking
15 2 (0.47%) Back Office
15 2 (0.47%) Billing
15 2 (0.47%) Law
16 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (15.19%) Developer
1 65 (15.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 58 (13.55%) Architect
3 38 (8.88%) Splunk Engineer
4 27 (6.31%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (6.07%) Analyst
6 22 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 20 (4.67%) Security Engineer
8 19 (4.44%) Consultant
9 17 (3.97%) AWS DevOps
9 17 (3.97%) Pega Architect
10 16 (3.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 15 (3.50%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.27%) Network Engineer
13 13 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 13 (3.04%) Applications Support
13 13 (3.04%) SOC Analyst
14 12 (2.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 11 (2.57%) Java Developer
16 10 (2.34%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.98%) GraphQL
2 42 (9.81%) .NET
3 39 (9.11%) REST
4 35 (8.18%) Node.js
5 31 (7.24%) Kafka
6 29 (6.78%) Spring
7 26 (6.07%) Spring Boot
8 25 (5.84%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (5.84%) XML
9 24 (5.61%) JSON
9 24 (5.61%) React
10 22 (5.14%) RESTful
11 18 (4.21%) CSS
11 18 (4.21%) Web Services
12 17 (3.97%) HTML
13 16 (3.74%) AngularJS
13 16 (3.74%) OAuth
14 14 (3.27%) LDAP
14 14 (3.27%) SOAP
15 13 (3.04%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.27%) Cyberthreat
3 14 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.80%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (2.34%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.34%) Derivative
7 9 (2.10%) Clustering
7 9 (2.10%) Replication
7 9 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.87%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.87%) PKI
8 8 (1.87%) User Experience
9 7 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.40%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 114 (26.64%) Linux
2 74 (17.29%) Windows
3 41 (9.58%) Unix
4 18 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (2.34%) Solaris
8 6 (1.40%) CentOS
8 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (1.17%) Android
9 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.47%) SUSE
12 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.38%) DevOps
2 155 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (18.22%) Microservices
4 74 (17.29%) Analytics
5 64 (14.95%) Scrum
6 63 (14.72%) Test Automation
7 60 (14.02%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (12.15%) SIEM
9 47 (10.98%) Collaborative Working
9 47 (10.98%) TDD
10 42 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (9.35%) Software Engineering
12 35 (8.18%) BDD
13 32 (7.48%) Release Management
14 30 (7.01%) Data Analytics
14 30 (7.01%) Unit Testing
15 29 (6.78%) High Availability
15 29 (6.78%) Sprint Planning
16 28 (6.54%) Computer Science
16 28 (6.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.70%) Java
2 90 (21.03%) Python
3 83 (19.39%) SQL
4 66 (15.42%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.51%) C#
6 38 (8.88%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.61%) Groovy
9 16 (3.74%) C++
10 14 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.04%) Java 8
11 13 (3.04%) Perl
11 13 (3.04%) Search Processing Language
11 13 (3.04%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.57%) Ruby
13 10 (2.34%) Go
14 7 (1.64%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.17%) Java 11
16 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (6.07%) Degree
2 21 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.57%) CISSP
6 10 (2.34%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.40%) CCNP
8 6 (1.40%) CISM
8 6 (1.40%) GIAC
9 5 (1.17%) CEH
10 4 (0.93%) CCNA
10 4 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (0.93%) CRISC
11 3 (0.70%) CISA
11 3 (0.70%) MCSA
11 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.70%) SANS
12 2 (0.47%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.31%) QA
2 17 (3.97%) Accessibility
2 17 (3.97%) GDPR
3 9 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.93%) NIST
5 3 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.47%) COBIT
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.47%) ITGC
6 2 (0.47%) NCSC
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) HL7
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 99 (23.13%) Docker
2 32 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.87%) OpenAM
6 7 (1.64%) NFS
7 6 (1.40%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.17%) vSphere
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.93%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.47%) IAG
12 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.23%) Snort
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (22.90%) Kubernetes
2 82 (19.16%) Ansible
3 79 (18.46%) Terraform
4 50 (11.68%) Prometheus
5 40 (9.35%) Grafana
6 35 (8.18%) Puppet
7 32 (7.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 29 (6.78%) QRadar
9 26 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (5.14%) ZABBIX
11 18 (4.21%) Graphite
12 14 (3.27%) Netcool
13 13 (3.04%) Tivoli
14 11 (2.57%) Kibana
15 10 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (2.10%) Control-M
16 9 (2.10%) Istio
17 8 (1.87%) BladeLogic
18 7 (1.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (13.55%) Oracle
2 46 (10.75%) AppDynamics
3 35 (8.18%) IBM
4 32 (7.48%) Microsoft
5 29 (6.78%) Google
6 27 (6.31%) VMware
7 26 (6.07%) Dynatrace
8 24 (5.61%) New Relic
9 20 (4.67%) CyberArk
10 19 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.44%) ServiceNow
11 17 (3.97%) MuleSoft
11 17 (3.97%) Pega
11 17 (3.97%) Spiceworks
12 14 (3.27%) Qualys
13 13 (3.04%) Cisco
14 12 (2.80%) BMC
15 11 (2.57%) Citrix
16 10 (2.34%) EMC
16 10 (2.34%) Palo Alto