Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 244 250
Rank change year-on-year +38 +6 +43
Contract jobs citing Splunk 532 513 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.13% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 2.88% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 334 289
London median daily rate £550 £528 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.27% +1.93% -
10th Percentile £425 £377 £408
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year -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 16,288 17,822 16,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.37% 39.38% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,863 12,033 11,345
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £642
England median daily rate £463 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.26% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 333 225
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.36 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.31 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -5.56%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 123 £525 - 9
East London +14 37 £525 -
South London +5 17 £525 +7.69% 2
West London -1 9 £525 - 1
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 265 (49.81%) Amazon AWS
2 247 (46.43%) DevOps
3 213 (40.04%) Linux
4 202 (37.97%) Python
5 197 (37.03%) Jenkins
6 170 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (30.26%) Ansible
8 139 (26.13%) Java
9 138 (25.94%) Git (software)
10 121 (22.74%) Red Hat
10 121 (22.74%) Finance
11 119 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
12 109 (20.49%) Puppet
13 107 (20.11%) Windows
14 105 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 100 (18.80%) Docker
16 99 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
17 98 (18.42%) Web Services
18 96 (18.05%) JIRA
19 95 (17.86%) SIEM
19 95 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
20 90 (16.92%) JavaScript
21 80 (15.04%) RHCE
21 80 (15.04%) Security Cleared
22 77 (14.47%) SC Cleared
23 72 (13.53%) Banking
24 71 (13.35%) Security Operations
25 68 (12.78%) Elastic Stack
26 67 (12.59%) SQL
27 64 (12.03%) Confluence

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 64 (12.03%) Confluence
2 52 (9.77%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (5.64%) Apache Spark
4 20 (3.76%) IIS
5 16 (3.01%) nginx
5 16 (3.01%) OpenStack
6 15 (2.82%) Apache
7 12 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.88%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.50%) JBoss
9 8 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 2 (0.38%) Gunicorn
12 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.38%) WildFly
13 1 (0.19%) Apache TomEE
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Endur
2 5 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.75%) Relativity
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 265 (49.81%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (12.03%) Datadog
4 62 (11.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 38 (7.14%) GitHub
5 38 (7.14%) SaaS
6 37 (6.95%) Serverless
7 34 (6.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (6.39%) IaaS
8 33 (6.20%) Amazon ELB
8 33 (6.20%) PaaS
9 28 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (4.70%) Amazon S3
12 24 (4.51%) OpenShift
13 22 (4.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 16 (3.01%) Amazon Kinesis
14 16 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (2.82%) Amazon ECS
16 14 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.27%) Firewall
2 42 (7.89%) VPN
3 20 (3.76%) WAN
4 19 (3.57%) Internet
4 19 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (2.44%) LAN
7 12 (2.26%) DNS
7 12 (2.26%) Network Security
8 10 (1.88%) DHCP
9 9 (1.69%) BGP
9 9 (1.69%) OSPF
10 8 (1.50%) MPLS
11 7 (1.32%) SAN
12 6 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.13%) Wireless
13 5 (0.94%) EIGRP
13 5 (0.94%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.02%) NoSQL
2 44 (8.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 42 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.70%) MySQL
6 23 (4.32%) Big Data
7 20 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (2.44%) Amazon Aurora
9 12 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.07%) SQL Server
11 8 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.32%) Redis
13 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.94%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.94%) Neo4j
15 4 (0.75%) Amazon Athena
15 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 197 (37.03%) Jenkins
2 138 (25.94%) Git (software)
3 96 (18.05%) JIRA
4 95 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 56 (10.53%) Bitbucket
6 28 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 28 (5.26%) Pylint
6 28 (5.26%) Sourcetree
7 26 (4.89%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.95%) Maven
9 20 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (3.76%) Selenium
10 19 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (2.63%) Subversion
13 12 (2.26%) Mockito
13 12 (2.26%) SonarQube
14 10 (1.88%) MSBuild
15 9 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 121 (22.74%) Finance
2 72 (13.53%) Banking
3 18 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.26%) Marketing
5 9 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.32%) Billing
8 6 (1.13%) Retail
9 5 (0.94%) German Language
10 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 4 (0.75%) Legal
10 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (23.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (17.11%) Developer
3 56 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 50 (9.40%) Consultant
5 36 (6.77%) AWS Engineer
6 32 (6.02%) Analyst
6 32 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
7 30 (5.64%) Senior DevOps
8 27 (5.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 27 (5.08%) Security Engineer
9 24 (4.51%) Architect
9 24 (4.51%) Splunk Engineer
10 23 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 22 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
11 22 (4.14%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
12 19 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
12 19 (3.57%) Security Consultant
12 19 (3.57%) Splunk Consultant
13 15 (2.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (18.42%) Web Services
2 68 (12.78%) Elastic Stack
3 55 (10.34%) RESTful
4 47 (8.83%) Pandas
5 45 (8.46%) Node.js
6 37 (6.95%) React
7 35 (6.58%) REST
8 30 (5.64%) pytest
9 29 (5.45%) Redux
10 28 (5.26%) Kafka
11 27 (5.08%) HTML
12 25 (4.70%) JSON
13 24 (4.51%) .NET
13 24 (4.51%) Spring
14 23 (4.32%) NumPy
14 23 (4.32%) PySpark
15 21 (3.95%) CSS
15 21 (3.95%) Regular Expression
16 19 (3.57%) Middleware
17 14 (2.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.51%) Linux Command Line
3 20 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.82%) PKI
6 14 (2.63%) Clustering
7 13 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.26%) User Experience
9 11 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.69%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.94%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 213 (40.04%) Linux
2 107 (20.11%) Windows
3 105 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (10.15%) Unix
5 32 (6.02%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.69%) CentOS
7 8 (1.50%) Android
7 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.56%) Solaris
11 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.38%) Mesosphere
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (46.43%) DevOps
2 170 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (17.86%) SIEM
4 71 (13.35%) Security Operations
5 62 (11.65%) Microservices
6 58 (10.90%) TDD
7 57 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (10.15%) Task Automation
9 54 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 51 (9.59%) Configuration Management
11 40 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (7.52%) SDLC
12 38 (7.14%) Analytics
13 37 (6.95%) Deployment Automation
13 37 (6.95%) Network Monitoring
14 36 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (6.77%) High Availability
14 36 (6.77%) ITIL
15 35 (6.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.97%) Python
2 139 (26.13%) Java
3 90 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 67 (12.59%) SQL
5 59 (11.09%) Bash Shell
6 49 (9.21%) PowerShell
7 36 (6.77%) Ruby
8 35 (6.58%) Perl
9 30 (5.64%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.01%) Kotlin
11 13 (2.44%) Go
12 10 (1.88%) Scala
13 9 (1.69%) Groovy
14 8 (1.50%) PHP
15 6 (1.13%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.75%) C
17 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 80 (15.04%) RHCE
1 80 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 77 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 41 (7.71%) AWS Certification
4 31 (5.83%) Degree
5 30 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.32%) CISSP
7 11 (2.07%) CCNP
7 11 (2.07%) CISM
7 11 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.88%) CCNA
9 9 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (1.50%) MCSE
10 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.13%) CCIE
11 6 (1.13%) CISA
11 6 (1.13%) SSCP
12 5 (0.94%) ISSMP
13 4 (0.75%) CSSLP
13 4 (0.75%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.46%) PCI DSS
2 40 (7.52%) NIST
3 38 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (2.26%) SLA
6 8 (1.50%) QA
7 6 (1.13%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.75%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.56%) GDPR
10 1 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.19%) MiFID
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (18.80%) Docker
2 19 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.32%) Apache Flume
4 7 (1.32%) HDFS
4 7 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.19%) Gluster
8 1 (0.19%) SRDF
8 1 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 161 (30.26%) Ansible
2 119 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (20.49%) Puppet
4 59 (11.09%) Kubernetes
5 47 (8.83%) Terraform
6 29 (5.45%) SELinux
7 28 (5.26%) Grafana
8 20 (3.76%) Nagios
9 13 (2.44%) Kibana
9 13 (2.44%) Prometheus
10 12 (2.26%) SCCM
11 11 (2.07%) Rundeck
12 9 (1.69%) logstash
13 8 (1.50%) ZABBIX
14 7 (1.32%) Nessus
14 7 (1.32%) Packer
14 7 (1.32%) Suricata
15 6 (1.13%) Graphite
15 6 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (1.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 121 (22.74%) Red Hat
2 61 (11.47%) AppDynamics
3 56 (10.53%) Qualys
4 49 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 43 (8.08%) Cisco
6 35 (6.58%) New Relic
7 30 (5.64%) Oracle
8 27 (5.08%) Google
8 27 (5.08%) ServiceNow
9 26 (4.89%) VMware
10 23 (4.32%) Dynatrace
11 21 (3.95%) Atlassian
12 20 (3.76%) F5
13 15 (2.82%) Palo Alto
14 14 (2.63%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.63%) EMC
15 13 (2.44%) IBM
15 13 (2.44%) Murex
15 13 (2.44%) NetApp
15 13 (2.44%) Salesforce.com