Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 249 298
Rank change year-on-year -7 +49 +137
Contract jobs citing Splunk 490 445 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.06% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 2.55% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 299 225
London median daily rate £540 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.96% +3.59%
10th Percentile £388 £408 £406
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £75.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 18,289 17,482 18,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.33% 41.72% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,411 11,763 12,879
London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £276 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 239 231
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +9.03% -4.36%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 0 109 £525 -1.41% 19
South London -23 29 £488 +11.43%
East London -8 25 £525 +3.45% 2
West London -29 21 £525 - 9
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 209 (42.65%) Linux
2 206 (42.04%) Amazon AWS
3 197 (40.20%) DevOps
4 157 (32.04%) Python
5 156 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 133 (27.14%) Finance
8 125 (25.51%) Windows
9 122 (24.90%) Java
10 116 (23.67%) Ansible
11 109 (22.24%) Docker
12 100 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
13 97 (19.80%) VMware
14 96 (19.59%) Unix
15 91 (18.57%) Kubernetes
16 90 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
17 87 (17.76%) Puppet
18 84 (17.14%) AppDynamics
19 83 (16.94%) Terraform
20 80 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
21 79 (16.12%) Bash Shell
22 76 (15.51%) Banking
23 74 (15.10%) SQL
24 72 (14.69%) Security Cleared
24 72 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
25 68 (13.88%) AWS CloudFormation
26 67 (13.67%) Elastic Stack
26 67 (13.67%) Configuration Management
27 66 (13.47%) Git (software)
28 63 (12.86%) CentOS

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 46 (9.39%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (7.55%) Apache
3 25 (5.10%) IIS
4 24 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 19 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (3.06%) Confluence
7 13 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.84%) nginx
8 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.63%) Mule
10 7 (1.43%) Mule ESB
11 6 (1.22%) Jetty
11 6 (1.22%) Mongrel
12 5 (1.02%) CMS
13 4 (0.82%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.61%) Gunicorn
14 3 (0.61%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) HipChat
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.41%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 206 (42.04%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (13.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 47 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 43 (8.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 40 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
7 35 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 31 (6.33%) Amazon S3
9 30 (6.12%) AWS Lambda
9 30 (6.12%) Serverless
10 29 (5.92%) Datadog
11 25 (5.10%) PaaS
12 20 (4.08%) GitHub
12 20 (4.08%) OpenShift
13 12 (2.45%) npm
13 12 (2.45%) SaaS
14 11 (2.24%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (2.04%) IaaS
15 10 (2.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (12.45%) Firewall
2 22 (4.49%) HTTP
3 13 (2.65%) WAN
4 12 (2.45%) SAN
4 12 (2.45%) SSH
5 10 (2.04%) SSL
5 10 (2.04%) Wireless
6 9 (1.84%) Internet
6 9 (1.84%) LAN
7 8 (1.63%) DNS
8 6 (1.22%) NAS
8 6 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.22%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.02%) BGP
9 5 (1.02%) Network Security
10 4 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.82%) LTE
10 4 (0.82%) Multicast
10 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.24%) Big Data
2 50 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 35 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 29 (5.92%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.88%) MySQL
8 19 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.24%) Amazon Aurora
12 10 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.63%) Redis
14 7 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (1.02%) Couchbase
15 5 (1.02%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 140 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 66 (13.47%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.98%) JIRA
4 39 (7.96%) Cucumber
5 31 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (5.10%) Vagrant
7 22 (4.49%) Maven
8 21 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 19 (3.88%) Selenium
9 19 (3.88%) Travis CI
10 16 (3.27%) JUnit
10 16 (3.27%) Mockito
11 14 (2.86%) Artifactory
11 14 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (2.65%) IntelliJ
13 12 (2.45%) GoCD
14 11 (2.24%) Ant
14 11 (2.24%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 133 (27.14%) Finance
2 76 (15.51%) Banking
3 11 (2.24%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 7 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.02%) Games
7 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.41%) International Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (22.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 64 (13.06%) Developer
3 58 (11.84%) Architect
4 38 (7.76%) AWS Engineer
5 28 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 28 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
6 27 (5.51%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.69%) Analyst
8 23 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.69%) Data Engineer
8 23 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (4.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 22 (4.49%) Consultant
9 22 (4.49%) Technical Leader
10 21 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.67%) Technical Architect
12 17 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (3.47%) Platform Engineer
12 17 (3.47%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.67%) Elastic Stack
2 40 (8.16%) Kafka
3 37 (7.55%) Spring
4 36 (7.35%) Node.js
5 34 (6.94%) RESTful
6 32 (6.53%) .NET
7 23 (4.69%) REST
8 21 (4.29%) HTML
8 21 (4.29%) Web Services
9 15 (3.06%) Dropwizard
10 14 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.86%) SAML
10 14 (2.86%) Spring Boot
11 13 (2.65%) CSS
11 13 (2.65%) HTML5
11 13 (2.65%) J2EE
11 13 (2.65%) LDAP
11 13 (2.65%) Middleware
11 13 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (2.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.96%) Linux Command Line
3 25 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.10%) Fintech
4 22 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.88%) Public Cloud
6 18 (3.67%) User Experience
7 12 (2.45%) PKI
8 10 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.63%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.22%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.82%) Smartcard
13 4 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 209 (42.65%) Linux
2 125 (25.51%) Windows
3 96 (19.59%) Unix
4 63 (12.86%) CentOS
5 62 (12.65%) Windows Server
6 52 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 23 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (4.08%) Windows 10
10 19 (3.88%) DC/OS
11 10 (2.04%) Debian
11 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.02%) Fedora
14 4 (0.82%) Solaris
15 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.61%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.41%) Android
16 2 (0.41%) SUSE
16 2 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (40.20%) DevOps
2 156 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (13.67%) Configuration Management
5 58 (11.84%) Analytics
6 56 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 51 (10.41%) SIEM
8 50 (10.20%) TDD
9 49 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (9.18%) Microservices
10 45 (9.18%) Test Automation
11 40 (8.16%) Scrum
12 39 (7.96%) ITIL
12 39 (7.96%) Open Source
13 38 (7.76%) BDD
14 35 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
14 35 (7.14%) Information Security
15 31 (6.33%) Software Engineering
16 29 (5.92%) Deployment Automation
17 28 (5.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.04%) Python
2 122 (24.90%) Java
3 79 (16.12%) Bash Shell
4 74 (15.10%) SQL
5 54 (11.02%) PowerShell
6 42 (8.57%) Ruby
7 41 (8.37%) Shell Script
8 36 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 35 (7.14%) Groovy
9 35 (7.14%) Perl
10 32 (6.53%) Scala
11 23 (4.69%) Go
12 11 (2.24%) Kotlin
12 11 (2.24%) PHP
13 9 (1.84%) C#
14 8 (1.63%) C
15 6 (1.22%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.22%) Java 8
15 6 (1.22%) PyPy
16 4 (0.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 72 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 31 (6.33%) CISSP
5 28 (5.71%) CCNA
6 27 (5.51%) CISM
7 24 (4.90%) Degree
8 23 (4.69%) DV Cleared
9 18 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (2.65%) CCNP
11 12 (2.45%) AWS Certification
12 11 (2.24%) CISA
13 8 (1.63%) CCIE
14 7 (1.43%) CCSA
15 6 (1.22%) CEH
15 6 (1.22%) SANS
16 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.82%) PMP
16 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.10%) QA
2 22 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.45%) GCP
4 11 (2.24%) HIPAA
5 10 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.63%) GDPR
7 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.02%) PSD2
8 5 (1.02%) SLA
9 4 (0.82%) COBIT
10 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.20%) GPG13
11 1 (0.20%) SAS 70
System Software
1 109 (22.24%) Docker
2 50 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.96%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 29 (5.92%) Active Directory
6 25 (5.10%) VirtualBox
7 20 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.43%) Xen
9 5 (1.02%) KVM
10 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.61%) GPFS
11 2 (0.41%) LXC
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.41%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.41%) Squid
11 2 (0.41%) XenApp
12 1 (0.20%) etcd
12 1 (0.20%) HDFS
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 116 (23.67%) Ansible
2 91 (18.57%) Kubernetes
3 87 (17.76%) Puppet
4 83 (16.94%) Terraform
5 72 (14.69%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (9.59%) Packer
7 46 (9.39%) Nagios
8 35 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (6.94%) Kibana
10 32 (6.53%) Grafana
11 30 (6.12%) logstash
12 25 (5.10%) ITRS Geneos
13 22 (4.49%) Consul
14 21 (4.29%) vCenter Server
15 20 (4.08%) Rancher
16 9 (1.84%) Hadoop YARN
16 9 (1.84%) QRadar
16 9 (1.84%) Sysdig
16 9 (1.84%) ZABBIX
17 8 (1.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (19.80%) VMware
2 84 (17.14%) AppDynamics
3 58 (11.84%) Cisco
4 49 (10.00%) New Relic
5 39 (7.96%) NetApp
6 38 (7.76%) Google
6 38 (7.76%) Microsoft
7 29 (5.92%) Oracle
8 26 (5.31%) F5
9 25 (5.10%) IBM
10 24 (4.90%) CyberArk
10 24 (4.90%) McAfee
11 23 (4.69%) EMC
12 22 (4.49%) Dell
13 21 (4.29%) Red Hat
14 20 (4.08%) ServiceNow
15 19 (3.88%) Cloudera
16 18 (3.67%) Juniper
17 14 (2.86%) ForeScout
18 11 (2.24%) CA