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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 257 364
Rank change year-on-year +19 +107  
Contract jobs citing Splunk 182 187 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.81% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 1.97% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 123 56
Median daily rate £500 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -0.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £295
% change year-on-year +11.11% +52.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £26.00

Splunk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8553 9482 9916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.55% 41.21% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6410 6398
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 220
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.05% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.59 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Splunk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Splunk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 28 £533 +1.42% 11
Canary Wharf +2 2 £463 -7.50%
Hammersmith - 2 £518 -
Docklands, London - 1 £560 -
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Splunk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Splunk.

1 130 (36.01%) Python
2 129 (35.73%) Linux
3 120 (33.24%) DevOps
4 118 (32.69%) Java
5 103 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
6 102 (28.25%) Finance
7 98 (27.15%) Jenkins
8 83 (22.99%) Banking
9 82 (22.71%) Ansible
10 80 (22.16%) Unix
11 79 (21.88%) Puppet
12 78 (21.61%) Perl
12 78 (21.61%) Git (software)
13 74 (20.50%) Windows
14 70 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
15 61 (16.90%) Configuration Management
16 60 (16.62%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (15.79%) JIRA
17 57 (15.79%) SQL
18 56 (15.51%) Firewall
18 56 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (15.24%) Docker
19 55 (15.24%) AppDynamics
20 54 (14.96%) Bash Shell
20 54 (14.96%) Ruby
21 49 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
21 49 (13.57%) Cloud Foundry
22 47 (13.02%) SIEM
23 43 (11.91%) Cucumber

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 49 (13.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 34 (9.42%) Confluence
3 25 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (6.09%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.05%) IIS
5 11 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.77%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.22%) Anypoint
7 8 (2.22%) JBoss
8 7 (1.94%) Apache
9 6 (1.66%) Mule
9 6 (1.66%) nginx
9 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.39%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.55%) CICS
13 2 (0.55%) CMS
13 2 (0.55%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.83%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 102 (28.25%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (16.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.53%) PaaS
4 34 (9.42%) GitHub
5 16 (4.43%) Bluemix
5 16 (4.43%) IBM Cloud
6 14 (3.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.77%) OpenShift
9 9 (2.49%) SaaS
10 7 (1.94%) Mimecast
11 6 (1.66%) SoftLayer
12 5 (1.39%) Akamai
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.39%) Office 365
13 4 (1.11%) Heroku
13 4 (1.11%) IaaS
14 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.55%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.51%) Firewall
2 26 (7.20%) HTTP
3 25 (6.93%) DNS
4 16 (4.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (3.88%) Network Security
6 12 (3.32%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (3.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (2.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (2.49%) Ethernet
8 9 (2.49%) VPN
9 8 (2.22%) LDAP
9 8 (2.22%) SSL
10 7 (1.94%) NX-OS
11 6 (1.66%) IPsec
11 6 (1.66%) WAN
12 5 (1.39%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.39%) SAN
12 5 (1.39%) TACACS
13 4 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.80%) Big Data
1 39 (10.80%) MongoDB
2 30 (8.31%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.65%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.60%) MySQL
5 13 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.32%) Apache Hive
6 12 (3.32%) Redis
7 10 (2.77%) HBase
8 9 (2.49%) Neo4j
9 8 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.11%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.83%) DB2
13 3 (0.83%) DocumentDB
13 3 (0.83%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.83%) KDB
Development Applications
1 98 (27.15%) Jenkins
2 78 (21.61%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.79%) JIRA
4 43 (11.91%) Cucumber
5 35 (9.70%) Selenium
6 33 (9.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 30 (8.31%) Maven
8 26 (7.20%) Subversion
9 21 (5.82%) Gradle
10 19 (5.26%) TeamCity
11 16 (4.43%) JUnit
12 15 (4.16%) gulp
13 13 (3.60%) JMeter
14 10 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (2.22%) Ant
15 8 (2.22%) Mockito
16 7 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.94%) Visual Studio
17 6 (1.66%) GoCD
17 6 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 102 (28.25%) Finance
2 83 (22.99%) Banking
3 27 (7.48%) Retail
4 16 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.88%) Legal
6 12 (3.32%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.22%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Electronics
9 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.83%) Front Office
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (20.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (11.36%) Analyst
3 39 (10.80%) Architect
4 32 (8.86%) Developer
5 31 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (8.03%) Consultant
7 26 (7.20%) Splunk Engineer
8 22 (6.09%) Administrator
8 22 (6.09%) Security Analyst
9 18 (4.99%) Operations Engineer
9 18 (4.99%) Platform Engineer
10 15 (4.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (4.16%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.88%) Security Engineer
12 13 (3.60%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.60%) IT Engineer
12 13 (3.60%) Linux Scripter
12 13 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 12 (3.32%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.86%) Middleware
2 26 (7.20%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (6.93%) REST
3 25 (6.93%) Web Services
4 22 (6.09%) Spring
5 21 (5.82%) Node.js
6 20 (5.54%) RESTful
6 20 (5.54%) Spring Boot
7 17 (4.71%) Regular Expression
8 15 (4.16%) .NET
8 15 (4.16%) Browserify
8 15 (4.16%) J2EE
9 12 (3.32%) OpenID
10 11 (3.05%) JSON
11 10 (2.77%) XML
12 9 (2.49%) SOAP
12 9 (2.49%) Spring Cloud
13 8 (2.22%) Kafka
13 8 (2.22%) OAuth2
13 8 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.82%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.99%) Public Cloud
5 15 (4.16%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (3.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.22%) iPad
7 8 (2.22%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.94%) Clustering
9 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.11%) User Experience
11 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 129 (35.73%) Linux
2 80 (22.16%) Unix
3 74 (20.50%) Windows
4 42 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.37%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.71%) CentOS
7 16 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.60%) Solaris
9 5 (1.39%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (1.11%) AIX
10 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.83%) Android
11 3 (0.83%) Debian
11 3 (0.83%) HPUX
11 3 (0.83%) SUSE
11 3 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) zOS
13 1 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.24%) DevOps
2 103 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (16.90%) Configuration Management
4 56 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 47 (13.02%) SIEM
7 41 (11.36%) Microservices
8 35 (9.70%) Scrum
9 32 (8.86%) Information Security
10 31 (8.59%) ITIL
10 31 (8.59%) Open Source
11 26 (7.20%) Migration
12 24 (6.65%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.65%) Security Operations
12 24 (6.65%) TDD
13 23 (6.37%) Analytics
13 23 (6.37%) Kanban
14 22 (6.09%) Incident Management
15 20 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (5.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (36.01%) Python
2 118 (32.69%) Java
3 78 (21.61%) Perl
4 57 (15.79%) SQL
5 54 (14.96%) Bash Shell
5 54 (14.96%) Ruby
6 42 (11.63%) PowerShell
7 28 (7.76%) Shell Script
8 19 (5.26%) C#
9 16 (4.43%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.60%) Scala
11 11 (3.05%) Korn
12 9 (2.49%) PHP
13 7 (1.94%) C++
14 6 (1.66%) Groovy
14 6 (1.66%) R
15 4 (1.11%) Clojure
16 3 (0.83%) C
16 3 (0.83%) Go
16 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (9.70%) Degree
2 26 (7.20%) CISSP
3 19 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.49%) CISM
6 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.94%) ISSAP
7 7 (1.94%) SANS
7 7 (1.94%) SSCP
8 6 (1.66%) CCNA
8 6 (1.66%) MCP
8 6 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.39%) CEH
10 4 (1.11%) CCIE
11 3 (0.83%) CCNP
11 3 (0.83%) CISMP
11 3 (0.83%) GIAC
11 3 (0.83%) PhD
12 2 (0.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.43%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.32%) QA
4 9 (2.49%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.94%) COBIT
5 7 (1.94%) GDPR
6 4 (1.11%) GPG13
7 3 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 55 (15.24%) Docker
2 14 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.05%) LXC
3 11 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.66%) GPFS
4 6 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.39%) NFS
5 5 (1.39%) Snort
5 5 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.11%) vCloud
6 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.11%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) Ceph
8 1 (0.28%) Gluster
8 1 (0.28%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 82 (22.71%) Ansible
2 79 (21.88%) Puppet
3 70 (19.39%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (11.36%) Nagios
5 24 (6.65%) Kibana
6 23 (6.37%) logstash
7 22 (6.09%) ZABBIX
8 19 (5.26%) Grafana
9 18 (4.99%) Graphite
9 18 (4.99%) QRadar
10 11 (3.05%) ITRS Geneos
10 11 (3.05%) Salt
11 8 (2.22%) rkt
12 6 (1.66%) Kubernetes
12 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.66%) PowerCLI
12 6 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (1.39%) Pingdom
13 5 (1.39%) Rsyslog
13 5 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (15.24%) AppDynamics
2 41 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 36 (9.97%) New Relic
4 35 (9.70%) Cisco
5 28 (7.76%) IBM
6 25 (6.93%) Oracle
7 22 (6.09%) VMware
8 17 (4.71%) ArcSight
8 17 (4.71%) CyberArk
8 17 (4.71%) F5
9 14 (3.88%) HP
10 13 (3.60%) MuleSoft
10 13 (3.60%) Qualys
10 13 (3.60%) Symantec
11 12 (3.32%) ServiceNow
12 11 (3.05%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.05%) Cloudera
12 11 (3.05%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.05%) Tufin
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