Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 241 203
Rank change year-on-year +105 -38 +35
Contract jobs citing Splunk 292 389 628
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.03% 1.07% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 2.69% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 263 449
Median daily rate £498 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £350 £378 £425
90th Percentile £650 £748 £650
England median daily rate £486 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -11.59% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £105.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +40.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -25.53% -

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 5,775 14,467 18,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.15% 39.68% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,719 9,836 12,324
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £275 £270
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 254 304
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.37% +8.76% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £77.93 £50.00 £45.87
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.41 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.56% +10.91% +1.45%

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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +101 36 £500 -9.09% 9
South London +34 12 £250 -52.38%
West London +47 4 £725 +87.10% 1
East London +21 3 £413 -41.07% 3
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 119 (40.75%) Python
2 115 (39.38%) Java
3 101 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (33.90%) Linux
5 81 (27.74%) AWS
6 74 (25.34%) Git (software)
7 73 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 72 (24.66%) AppDynamics
9 68 (23.29%) JIRA
9 68 (23.29%) Windows
10 62 (21.23%) Ansible
11 60 (20.55%) DevOps
12 56 (19.18%) Finance
13 55 (18.84%) Azure
14 51 (17.47%) Bash Shell
15 50 (17.12%) Unix
16 49 (16.78%) SQL
17 46 (15.75%) SIEM
17 46 (15.75%) Prometheus
18 44 (15.07%) Oracle
18 44 (15.07%) Banking
19 43 (14.73%) Performance Testing
19 43 (14.73%) Security Cleared
20 42 (14.38%) Mobile App
21 41 (14.04%) Microservices
21 41 (14.04%) SDLC
22 40 (13.70%) Scrum
23 39 (13.36%) Firewall
24 38 (13.01%) Cybersecurity
24 38 (13.01%) Kubernetes

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 36 (12.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 35 (11.99%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.16%) Confluence
4 16 (5.48%) Apache
5 9 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.37%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.37%) CMS
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.03%) Mule
8 3 (1.03%) nginx
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Liferay
10 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 81 (27.74%) AWS
2 55 (18.84%) Azure
3 24 (8.22%) GitHub
4 22 (7.53%) Datadog
5 20 (6.85%) PaaS
6 19 (6.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (6.16%) SaaS
8 15 (5.14%) Slack
9 13 (4.45%) IaaS
10 12 (4.11%) GCP
11 6 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.05%) OpenShift
11 6 (2.05%) Serverless
12 4 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.03%) Office 365
13 3 (1.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.36%) Firewall
2 28 (9.59%) DNS
3 15 (5.14%) VLAN
4 14 (4.79%) SSL
5 13 (4.45%) HTTP
6 11 (3.77%) Network Security
7 10 (3.42%) SNMP
8 8 (2.74%) VPN
9 6 (2.05%) Internet
9 6 (2.05%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (1.71%) LAN
10 5 (1.71%) Skype
10 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.37%) H.323
11 4 (1.37%) NAS
11 4 (1.37%) SAN
11 4 (1.37%) Telepresence
11 4 (1.37%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.59%) MySQL
2 22 (7.53%) Big Data
3 19 (6.51%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (4.45%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.77%) Data Mining
6 11 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.42%) Redis
8 7 (2.40%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.05%) Tableau
10 5 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.71%) Flink
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
11 3 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.34%) DB2
13 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (25.34%) Git (software)
2 73 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 68 (23.29%) JIRA
4 16 (5.48%) Bitbucket
4 16 (5.48%) JMeter
5 14 (4.79%) NeoLoad
5 14 (4.79%) Xcode
6 12 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (3.77%) eggPlant
7 11 (3.77%) LoadUI
8 9 (3.08%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.08%) Maven
8 9 (3.08%) Subversion
9 8 (2.74%) CocoaPods
9 8 (2.74%) Gradle
9 8 (2.74%) Selenium
9 8 (2.74%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.40%) CircleCI
10 7 (2.40%) JUnit
11 6 (2.05%) Mockito
General
1 56 (19.18%) Finance
2 44 (15.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.42%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.05%) Marketing
5 5 (1.71%) Electronics
5 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.71%) French Language
5 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) International Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (15.41%) Developer
2 33 (11.30%) Architect
3 28 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (9.59%) Splunk Engineer
4 25 (8.56%) Analyst
5 21 (7.19%) Support Engineer
6 20 (6.85%) Consultant
7 19 (6.51%) Applications Support
8 18 (6.16%) Applications Engineer
9 17 (5.82%) Applications Support Engineer
10 13 (4.45%) Security Architect
11 12 (4.11%) Java Engineer
12 11 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.77%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.42%) Platform Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
14 9 (3.08%) Mobile Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Operations Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) Operations Support Engineer
15 8 (2.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.67%) Spring
2 28 (9.59%) REST
3 27 (9.25%) Spring Boot
4 24 (8.22%) Hystrix
4 24 (8.22%) RxJava
5 22 (7.53%) Elastic Stack
6 20 (6.85%) LAMP
7 17 (5.82%) Kafka
8 16 (5.48%) Regular Expression
8 16 (5.48%) Sensu
9 14 (4.79%) CSS
9 14 (4.79%) HTML
10 12 (4.11%) Node.js
10 12 (4.11%) React
11 10 (3.42%) GraphQL
11 10 (3.42%) JSON
11 10 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (3.08%) RESTful
13 8 (2.74%) HTML5
13 8 (2.74%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.38%) Mobile App
2 25 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.19%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (5.14%) Public Cloud
5 14 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.45%) User Experience
7 8 (2.74%) Clustering
7 8 (2.74%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (2.40%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.37%) Tandem
10 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.68%) FMCG
12 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.90%) Linux
2 68 (23.29%) Windows
3 50 (17.12%) Unix
4 19 (6.51%) Apple iOS
5 17 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.77%) CentOS
8 10 (3.42%) Android
9 3 (1.03%) CoreOS
9 3 (1.03%) SUSE
9 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.68%) Debian
10 2 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.34%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.55%) DevOps
3 46 (15.75%) SIEM
4 43 (14.73%) Performance Testing
5 41 (14.04%) Microservices
5 41 (14.04%) SDLC
6 40 (13.70%) Scrum
7 38 (13.01%) Cybersecurity
8 36 (12.33%) ITIL
9 34 (11.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (9.59%) Performance Monitoring
11 28 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (9.59%) Software Engineering
12 25 (8.56%) Incident Management
12 25 (8.56%) Test Automation
13 24 (8.22%) Functional Programming
14 23 (7.88%) Computer Science
15 21 (7.19%) Use Case
16 20 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 119 (40.75%) Python
2 115 (39.38%) Java
3 51 (17.47%) Bash Shell
4 49 (16.78%) SQL
5 33 (11.30%) JavaScript
6 32 (10.96%) Kotlin
7 29 (9.93%) Java 8
8 28 (9.59%) Ruby
9 26 (8.90%) PowerShell
10 19 (6.51%) C++
11 14 (4.79%) Apple Swift
12 13 (4.45%) Perl
13 12 (4.11%) Go
14 10 (3.42%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.05%) C#
16 4 (1.37%) C
16 4 (1.37%) Groovy
17 3 (1.03%) Scala
18 1 (0.34%) ES6
18 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.73%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.99%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.48%) Degree
4 15 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.74%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.71%) CCNA
9 4 (1.37%) CCIE
9 4 (1.37%) CCNP
10 3 (1.03%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.03%) CISSP
11 2 (0.68%) GCIA
11 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) GCFW
12 1 (0.34%) GCIH
12 1 (0.34%) GCUX
12 1 (0.34%) GCWN
12 1 (0.34%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.85%) QA
2 13 (4.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.11%) GDPR
4 11 (3.77%) HIPAA
5 9 (3.08%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.74%) SLA
7 5 (1.71%) PSD2
8 4 (1.37%) NCSC
9 2 (0.68%) NIST
10 1 (0.34%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (12.67%) Docker
2 16 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (4.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.03%) Gluster
5 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.03%) vSphere
6 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.68%) Varnish
6 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) Ceph
7 1 (0.34%) iptables
7 1 (0.34%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 62 (21.23%) Ansible
2 46 (15.75%) Prometheus
3 38 (13.01%) Kubernetes
4 31 (10.62%) Puppet
5 28 (9.59%) Terraform
6 27 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (8.56%) Nagios
8 14 (4.79%) QRadar
8 14 (4.79%) SCOM
8 14 (4.79%) ZABBIX
9 12 (4.11%) Grafana
10 9 (3.08%) Kibana
11 7 (2.40%) Graphite
11 7 (2.40%) Nessus
12 6 (2.05%) Netcool
12 6 (2.05%) Rancher
12 6 (2.05%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (1.71%) Netcool/Webtop
13 5 (1.71%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 72 (24.66%) AppDynamics
2 44 (15.07%) Oracle
3 33 (11.30%) Microsoft
4 31 (10.62%) MuleSoft
5 20 (6.85%) Dynatrace
6 19 (6.51%) Cisco
7 18 (6.16%) ArcSight
8 14 (4.79%) New Relic
9 13 (4.45%) Palo Alto
10 11 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.77%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.42%) ForeScout
11 10 (3.42%) HP
12 9 (3.08%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.08%) IBM
13 8 (2.74%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.40%) CyberArk
14 7 (2.40%) F5
14 7 (2.40%) VMware
15 6 (2.05%) EMC