Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 274 166
Rank change year-on-year +99 -108 +60
Contract jobs citing Splunk 297 232 750
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.49% 0.85% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 2.17% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 170 545
Median daily rate £500 £548 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.68% -0.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £404 £366 £434
90th Percentile £674 £713 £735
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £28.75 £16.86
% change year-on-year -23.48% +70.52% -57.85%

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 7,511 10,671 17,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.77% 39.18% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,026 7,384 11,534
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £255 £288
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 188 268
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +5.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £13.72 £12.44 £12.68
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.13 £39.65
Median hourly rate £22.17 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.53% +6.86% +0.40%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +58 30 £525 +2.44% 24
West London +29 1 £525 +21.39% 2
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 108 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.03%) Python
3 96 (32.32%) Linux
4 95 (31.99%) AWS
5 87 (29.29%) Finance
6 81 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 79 (26.60%) DevOps
8 78 (26.26%) Java
9 74 (24.92%) Git (software)
10 68 (22.90%) JIRA
10 68 (22.90%) Azure
11 64 (21.55%) Microservices
12 58 (19.53%) Banking
13 52 (17.51%) Windows
14 51 (17.17%) JavaScript
15 50 (16.84%) Scrum
15 50 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
16 48 (16.16%) Use Case
16 48 (16.16%) Ansible
17 44 (14.81%) AppDynamics
18 42 (14.14%) Kubernetes
18 42 (14.14%) Spring
19 37 (12.46%) SIEM
20 36 (12.12%) Puppet
21 35 (11.78%) Degree
21 35 (11.78%) Firewall
21 35 (11.78%) SQL
21 35 (11.78%) Prometheus
22 34 (11.45%) Security Cleared
23 33 (11.11%) Java 8

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 25 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (7.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (7.07%) Confluence
4 9 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.68%) JBoss
7 4 (1.35%) CMS
7 4 (1.35%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.01%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) Mule
9 2 (0.67%) nginx
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.67%) Traefik
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Salerio
1 2 (0.67%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.99%) AWS
2 68 (22.90%) Azure
3 23 (7.74%) GitHub
4 21 (7.07%) GCP
5 14 (4.71%) PaaS
6 11 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.70%) OpenShift
7 9 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (3.03%) IaaS
7 9 (3.03%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.69%) SaaS
9 6 (2.02%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (2.02%) Slack
10 5 (1.68%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.35%) Serverless
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.01%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.78%) Firewall
2 11 (3.70%) Network Security
3 9 (3.03%) Multicast
4 8 (2.69%) DNS
4 8 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.69%) Wireshark
5 6 (2.02%) LAN
5 6 (2.02%) tcpdump
6 5 (1.68%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.68%) SNMP
6 5 (1.68%) WAN
7 4 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.35%) H.323
7 4 (1.35%) Internet
7 4 (1.35%) NAS
7 4 (1.35%) Skype
7 4 (1.35%) Telepresence
7 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.04%) Neo4j
2 12 (4.04%) Redis
3 9 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (3.03%) MySQL
3 9 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.03%) Power BI
4 8 (2.69%) DB2
4 8 (2.69%) Hazelcast
4 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.35%) Flink
6 4 (1.35%) SimpleDB
7 3 (1.01%) QlikView
7 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.01%) Spark SQL
8 2 (0.67%) Big Data
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 81 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 74 (24.92%) Git (software)
3 68 (22.90%) JIRA
4 18 (6.06%) Subversion
5 16 (5.39%) GitLab
6 14 (4.71%) SonarQube
7 13 (4.38%) Bitbucket
7 13 (4.38%) Selenium
8 12 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 11 (3.70%) Artifactory
10 10 (3.37%) Maven
11 9 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.36%) JUnit
13 6 (2.02%) Hudson
13 6 (2.02%) JMeter
13 6 (2.02%) SpecFlow
14 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.68%) Gradle
15 4 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 87 (29.29%) Finance
2 58 (19.53%) Banking
3 13 (4.38%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Front Office
7 3 (1.01%) International Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.34%) Hebrew Language
9 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (19.87%) Developer
2 43 (14.48%) Splunk Engineer
3 27 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 23 (7.74%) Analyst
4 23 (7.74%) Architect
4 23 (7.74%) Consultant
5 20 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (4.38%) Administrator
7 12 (4.04%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.37%) Security Engineer
8 10 (3.37%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.03%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.03%) SOC Analyst
10 8 (2.69%) Splunk Consultant
11 7 (2.36%) Product Engineer
11 7 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.02%) Azure DevOps
12 6 (2.02%) Scrum Master
12 6 (2.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (2.02%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.14%) Spring
2 30 (10.10%) Kafka
3 26 (8.75%) REST
3 26 (8.75%) Spring Boot
4 22 (7.41%) GraphQL
4 22 (7.41%) Node.js
5 19 (6.40%) Elastic Stack
5 19 (6.40%) Hystrix
5 19 (6.40%) RxJava
6 17 (5.72%) React
7 16 (5.39%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.71%) .NET
9 13 (4.38%) HTML
9 13 (4.38%) Regular Expression
10 12 (4.04%) CSS
11 11 (3.70%) Web Services
12 9 (3.03%) JSON
12 9 (3.03%) YAML
13 8 (2.69%) Protocol Buffers
14 7 (2.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.72%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.36%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.02%) User Experience
7 5 (1.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (1.68%) Cyberattack
7 5 (1.68%) Wiki
8 4 (1.35%) Clustering
8 4 (1.35%) Replication
8 4 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.35%) Tandem
8 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.01%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.32%) Linux
2 52 (17.51%) Windows
3 31 (10.44%) Unix
4 19 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.38%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.02%) CentOS
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.01%) Android
9 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.01%) CoreOS
9 3 (1.01%) Debian
9 3 (1.01%) VMS
9 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.67%) Solaris
10 2 (0.67%) SUSE
10 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.60%) DevOps
3 64 (21.55%) Microservices
4 50 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
4 50 (16.84%) Scrum
5 48 (16.16%) Use Case
6 37 (12.46%) SIEM
7 33 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 31 (10.44%) Change Management
10 29 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 26 (8.75%) Analytics
12 26 (8.75%) Software Engineering
13 24 (8.08%) Configuration Management
14 23 (7.74%) Visualisation
15 22 (7.41%) TDD
16 21 (7.07%) Data Modelling
16 21 (7.07%) SDLC
17 20 (6.73%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 107 (36.03%) Python
2 78 (26.26%) Java
3 51 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.78%) SQL
5 33 (11.11%) Java 8
6 25 (8.42%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.73%) Kotlin
7 20 (6.73%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.40%) Perl
9 11 (3.70%) C#
10 7 (2.36%) C++
11 6 (2.02%) Go
11 6 (2.02%) Ruby
12 5 (1.68%) C
12 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.68%) Scala
12 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.01%) VB
14 3 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.78%) Degree
2 34 (11.45%) Security Cleared
3 28 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.02%) SAFe Agilist
7 5 (1.68%) CCIE
8 4 (1.35%) CISSP
9 2 (0.67%) CEH
9 2 (0.67%) CISM
9 2 (0.67%) GCIA
9 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.34%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.34%) GIAC
10 1 (0.34%) GSEC
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.34%) SANS
10 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
2 10 (3.37%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.01%) GDPR
4 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) NIST
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) ITGC
6 1 (0.34%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (10.44%) Docker
2 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.01%) vSphere
6 2 (0.67%) NFS
6 2 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.67%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.34%) Ceph
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 48 (16.16%) Ansible
2 42 (14.14%) Kubernetes
3 36 (12.12%) Puppet
4 35 (11.78%) Prometheus
5 28 (9.43%) Terraform
6 20 (6.73%) Grafana
7 16 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (5.05%) QRadar
9 14 (4.71%) ITRS Geneos
10 12 (4.04%) Graphite
11 7 (2.36%) Kibana
11 7 (2.36%) Rancher
12 6 (2.02%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.68%) Control-M
13 5 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (1.68%) Netcool
13 5 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (1.35%) Fluentd
14 4 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (14.81%) AppDynamics
2 27 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.74%) MuleSoft
3 23 (7.74%) Oracle
4 20 (6.73%) Dynatrace
5 18 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.72%) IBM
7 14 (4.71%) Google
8 12 (4.04%) ArcSight
8 12 (4.04%) Atlassian
8 12 (4.04%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.70%) Zscaler
10 10 (3.37%) VMware
11 9 (3.03%) CyberArk
11 9 (3.03%) Qualys
12 8 (2.69%) Cisco
12 8 (2.69%) EMC
13 7 (2.36%) Citrix
14 6 (2.02%) Databricks
14 6 (2.02%) F5