Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 234 311
Rank change year-on-year +31 +77 +52
Contract jobs citing Splunk 621 521 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 2.80% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 363 239
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £381 £380
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £75.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 18,392 18,578 18,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.77% 40.83% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,463 12,606 12,610
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 262 277
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +37 142 £525 +5.00% 28
East London +11 47 £550 +10.00% 1
South London -21 17 £513 +24.24% 2
West London -22 14 £558 +3.24% 15
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 280 (45.09%) Python
2 265 (42.67%) DevOps
3 256 (41.22%) Amazon AWS
4 240 (38.65%) Linux
5 205 (33.01%) Ansible
6 189 (30.43%) Finance
7 170 (27.38%) Jenkins
8 162 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 145 (23.35%) Docker
10 139 (22.38%) Java
11 130 (20.93%) Windows
12 126 (20.29%) Unix
13 124 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 100 (16.10%) Kubernetes
14 100 (16.10%) Terraform
15 99 (15.94%) Elasticsearch
16 97 (15.62%) Bash Shell
17 94 (15.14%) Git (software)
17 94 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
18 92 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
18 92 (14.81%) Banking
18 92 (14.81%) SQL
19 91 (14.65%) Configuration Management
19 91 (14.65%) Puppet
20 87 (14.01%) PowerShell
21 84 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
21 84 (13.53%) VMware
22 76 (12.24%) Analytics
23 73 (11.76%) Firewall
24 71 (11.43%) Security Cleared

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 99 (15.94%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (10.63%) IIS
3 58 (9.34%) Apache
4 53 (8.53%) Apache Spark
5 33 (5.31%) Tomcat
6 26 (4.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (3.70%) nginx
8 18 (2.90%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.25%) Confluence
10 13 (2.09%) Gunicorn
11 12 (1.93%) Jetty
11 12 (1.93%) Mongrel
11 12 (1.93%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.64%) CMS
13 4 (0.64%) Mule
13 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.48%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.48%) JBoss
15 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.48%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 256 (41.22%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (19.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 65 (10.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 60 (9.66%) Amazon EC2
6 52 (8.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 36 (5.80%) PaaS
8 31 (4.99%) OpenShift
9 28 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (4.51%) IaaS
9 28 (4.51%) Serverless
10 25 (4.03%) Amazon S3
10 25 (4.03%) Datadog
10 25 (4.03%) SaaS
11 24 (3.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 21 (3.38%) GitHub
13 19 (3.06%) Sumo Logic
14 15 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (2.25%) Amazon Glacier
16 13 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.76%) Firewall
2 47 (7.57%) SSL
3 45 (7.25%) HTTP
4 27 (4.35%) Internet
5 19 (3.06%) BIG-IP
6 16 (2.58%) SSH
6 16 (2.58%) VPN
7 15 (2.42%) Intranet
7 15 (2.42%) WAN
8 14 (2.25%) DNS
9 12 (1.93%) LAN
10 11 (1.77%) Network Security
10 11 (1.77%) SAN
10 11 (1.77%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.45%) DMZ
12 8 (1.29%) WLAN
13 7 (1.13%) VLAN
13 7 (1.13%) Wireless
14 6 (0.97%) BGP
15 4 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.82%) Big Data
2 34 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 33 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 29 (4.67%) MySQL
5 20 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.22%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.74%) SQL Server
7 15 (2.42%) Amazon Aurora
7 15 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.93%) Redis
8 12 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.45%) HBase
10 9 (1.45%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.29%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.13%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 170 (27.38%) Jenkins
2 94 (15.14%) Git (software)
3 45 (7.25%) JIRA
4 36 (5.80%) Selenium
5 35 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 34 (5.48%) Bitbucket
6 34 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.99%) Artifactory
7 31 (4.99%) Maven
7 31 (4.99%) TeamCity
7 31 (4.99%) Travis CI
8 29 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (3.86%) JUnit
9 24 (3.86%) Vagrant
10 21 (3.38%) IBM UrbanCode
11 18 (2.90%) Ant
12 16 (2.58%) CruiseControl
13 15 (2.42%) Gatling
14 14 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (2.25%) Robot Framework
General
1 189 (30.43%) Finance
2 92 (14.81%) Banking
3 18 (2.90%) Retail
4 17 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.81%) International Banking
6 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.64%) Legal
7 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (27.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 116 (18.68%) Developer
3 65 (10.47%) AWS Engineer
4 54 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
5 51 (8.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 50 (8.05%) Operations Engineer
7 47 (7.57%) Python Developer
8 42 (6.76%) Architect
9 35 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (4.83%) Azure Engineer
11 29 (4.67%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.51%) Splunk Engineer
13 25 (4.03%) Consultant
14 24 (3.86%) Azure DevOps
14 24 (3.86%) Technical Leader
15 23 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 22 (3.54%) Analyst
16 22 (3.54%) Apache Spark Developer
16 22 (3.54%) Elasticsearch Developer
17 21 (3.38%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.66%) Elastic Stack
2 59 (9.50%) .NET
3 58 (9.34%) Web Services
4 40 (6.44%) HTML
5 39 (6.28%) NumPy
5 39 (6.28%) Pandas
5 39 (6.28%) PySpark
5 39 (6.28%) Spring
6 35 (5.64%) CSS
6 35 (5.64%) Node.js
7 32 (5.15%) JSON
8 28 (4.51%) CGI
8 28 (4.51%) FastCGI
8 28 (4.51%) REST
9 25 (4.03%) Kafka
10 20 (3.22%) Spring Boot
11 18 (2.90%) LAMP
12 15 (2.42%) Django
13 14 (2.25%) HTML5
13 14 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.09%) Linux Command Line
3 39 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (4.19%) Public Cloud
5 21 (3.38%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.06%) User Experience
7 17 (2.74%) Fintech
8 15 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.93%) PKI
11 11 (1.77%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.77%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.45%) Clustering
14 8 (1.29%) Cloud Native
14 8 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 240 (38.65%) Linux
2 130 (20.93%) Windows
3 126 (20.29%) Unix
4 59 (9.50%) Windows Server
5 57 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (6.76%) CentOS
7 33 (5.31%) Ubuntu
8 20 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (2.58%) Debian
10 14 (2.25%) Windows 10
11 12 (1.93%) Fedora
12 9 (1.45%) Solaris
12 9 (1.45%) SUSE
12 9 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.97%) DC/OS
15 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.48%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (42.67%) DevOps
2 162 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (14.65%) Configuration Management
4 84 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (12.24%) Analytics
6 61 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 54 (8.70%) Microservices
8 50 (8.05%) SIEM
9 49 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 48 (7.73%) TDD
11 45 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (6.92%) Build Automation
13 42 (6.76%) BDD
14 41 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (6.12%) ITIL
16 36 (5.80%) Scrum
17 35 (5.64%) Unit Testing
18 34 (5.48%) Information Security
18 34 (5.48%) Open Source
19 31 (4.99%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (45.09%) Python
2 139 (22.38%) Java
3 97 (15.62%) Bash Shell
4 92 (14.81%) SQL
5 87 (14.01%) PowerShell
6 71 (11.43%) Ruby
7 66 (10.63%) Perl
8 63 (10.14%) Shell Script
9 61 (9.82%) JavaScript
10 48 (7.73%) Go
11 26 (4.19%) C
11 26 (4.19%) Groovy
12 21 (3.38%) C#
13 20 (3.22%) Scala
14 15 (2.42%) Java 8
15 14 (2.25%) ES6
15 14 (2.25%) PHP
16 10 (1.61%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.64%) C++
18 3 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 71 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 47 (7.57%) CISSP
4 34 (5.48%) CISM
5 33 (5.31%) Degree
6 28 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.06%) CCNA
8 19 (3.06%) CISA
9 18 (2.90%) AWS Certification
10 16 (2.58%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.45%) CCSA
11 9 (1.45%) CEH
12 8 (1.29%) ISSMP
13 7 (1.13%) CSSLP
13 7 (1.13%) ISSAP
13 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.97%) CCIE
14 6 (0.97%) MCSE
14 6 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.90%) HIPAA
3 16 (2.58%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.25%) QA
5 7 (1.13%) FedRAMP
6 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.81%) SLA
7 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.64%) PSD2
8 3 (0.48%) GDPR
9 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.32%) PMO
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) SAS 70
System Software
1 145 (23.35%) Docker
2 59 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (4.51%) Active Directory
5 26 (4.19%) Hyper-V
6 23 (3.70%) VirtualBox
7 16 (2.58%) NFS
7 16 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.29%) Xen
9 7 (1.13%) GPFS
10 6 (0.97%) LXC
11 5 (0.81%) HDFS
11 5 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.64%) XenApp
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.32%) KVM
13 2 (0.32%) vSphere
13 2 (0.32%) XenServer
14 1 (0.16%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 205 (33.01%) Ansible
2 100 (16.10%) Kubernetes
2 100 (16.10%) Terraform
3 94 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (14.65%) Puppet
5 42 (6.76%) Nagios
6 35 (5.64%) Packer
7 32 (5.15%) Kibana
8 30 (4.83%) logstash
9 28 (4.51%) ITRS Geneos
10 27 (4.35%) Grafana
11 22 (3.54%) Rancher
12 19 (3.06%) Docker Swarm
13 17 (2.74%) BladeLogic
14 15 (2.42%) vCenter Server
15 13 (2.09%) Mesos
15 13 (2.09%) Prometheus
15 13 (2.09%) Salt
16 12 (1.93%) Graylog
16 12 (1.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (13.53%) VMware
2 70 (11.27%) AppDynamics
3 53 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 53 (8.53%) New Relic
4 48 (7.73%) Google
5 44 (7.09%) Red Hat
6 32 (5.15%) IBM
7 30 (4.83%) F5
7 30 (4.83%) Oracle
8 29 (4.67%) NetApp
9 28 (4.51%) CyberArk
10 27 (4.35%) Cisco
10 27 (4.35%) Cloudera
11 24 (3.86%) Citrix
12 21 (3.38%) Hortonworks
12 21 (3.38%) McAfee
13 18 (2.90%) Dell
14 17 (2.74%) ServiceNow
15 14 (2.25%) EMC
15 14 (2.25%) Qualys