Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 224 267
Rank change year-on-year +62 +43 -17
Contract jobs citing Splunk 252 465 463
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 2.88% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 327 300
Median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £400
90th Percentile £647 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £538 £513
% change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £22.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year +52.64% -42.68% -

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 6,242 16,164 18,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.85% 40.38% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,046 10,833 12,207
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £723 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 284 312
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.04 £13.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £58.38 £47.83
Median hourly rate £22.55 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.47% +5.72% +6.13%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +59 30 £463 -15.91% 8
South London +35 14 £288 -45.24% 2
West London +50 3 £630 +80.00% 1
East London +22 2 £475 -12.44% 1
Splunk
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 91 (36.11%) Linux
2 89 (35.32%) Python
3 86 (34.13%) Java
4 70 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (27.38%) Ansible
6 67 (26.59%) AWS
7 65 (25.79%) Windows
8 59 (23.41%) AppDynamics
9 56 (22.22%) Unix
10 55 (21.83%) JIRA
11 54 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 54 (21.43%) DevOps
12 52 (20.63%) Git (software)
13 50 (19.84%) SQL
13 50 (19.84%) Finance
14 47 (18.65%) Azure
15 46 (18.25%) Banking
16 45 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
17 42 (16.67%) ITIL
18 41 (16.27%) Oracle
18 41 (16.27%) Puppet
18 41 (16.27%) SIEM
19 40 (15.87%) Bash Shell
20 39 (15.48%) Performance Testing
20 39 (15.48%) Firewall
21 34 (13.49%) PowerShell
22 33 (13.10%) Security Cleared
22 33 (13.10%) Microsoft
23 32 (12.70%) Tomcat
23 32 (12.70%) Scrum

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 32 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 24 (9.52%) Confluence
3 22 (8.73%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (6.75%) Apache
5 12 (4.76%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.59%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.79%) JBoss
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.40%) Liferay
9 1 (0.40%) Luigi
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) nginx
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (26.59%) AWS
2 47 (18.65%) Azure
3 23 (9.13%) SaaS
4 21 (8.33%) PaaS
5 18 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 18 (7.14%) GCP
6 16 (6.35%) Datadog
7 15 (5.95%) IaaS
8 14 (5.56%) GitHub
9 11 (4.37%) Slack
10 10 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (3.17%) OpenShift
12 7 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (2.78%) Amazon S3
13 6 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.98%) Stackdriver
15 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (1.59%) Route 53
15 4 (1.59%) Serverless
16 3 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.48%) Firewall
2 30 (11.90%) DNS
3 19 (7.54%) HTTP
4 17 (6.75%) SSL
5 12 (4.76%) Network Security
5 12 (4.76%) VLAN
5 12 (4.76%) VPN
6 11 (4.37%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.98%) SNMP
8 4 (1.59%) SAN
9 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.19%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.79%) LAN
10 2 (0.79%) SMTP
10 2 (0.79%) WAN
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.13%) Big Data
2 20 (7.94%) MySQL
3 17 (6.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (4.37%) Data Mining
7 10 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.98%) Redis
10 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.59%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.79%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.79%) HBase
11 2 (0.79%) Impala
11 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (21.83%) JIRA
2 54 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 52 (20.63%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.94%) Bitbucket
5 18 (7.14%) JMeter
6 15 (5.95%) Artifactory
7 13 (5.16%) NeoLoad
8 11 (4.37%) eggPlant
8 11 (4.37%) LoadUI
8 11 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (4.37%) Subversion
9 10 (3.97%) Xcode
10 8 (3.17%) Maven
10 8 (3.17%) Selenium
11 7 (2.78%) GitLab
12 6 (2.38%) CocoaPods
12 6 (2.38%) JUnit
12 6 (2.38%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (19.84%) Finance
2 46 (18.25%) Banking
3 10 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.38%) Front Office
5 6 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.98%) French Language
7 4 (1.59%) Retail
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 3 (1.19%) Police
9 2 (0.79%) International Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Law
9 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (13.10%) Analyst
1 33 (13.10%) Developer
2 31 (12.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (8.73%) Support Engineer
4 17 (6.75%) Applications Support
5 16 (6.35%) Consultant
6 15 (5.95%) Applications Engineer
6 15 (5.95%) Applications Support Engineer
6 15 (5.95%) Architect
7 14 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 13 (5.16%) Test Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Splunk Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.97%) Performance Test Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Mobile Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (3.17%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.17%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.13%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (7.14%) LAMP
2 18 (7.14%) REST
3 16 (6.35%) Spring
3 16 (6.35%) Spring Boot
4 14 (5.56%) Hystrix
4 14 (5.56%) RxJava
5 12 (4.76%) Sensu
6 11 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (3.97%) RESTful
8 9 (3.57%) JSON
8 9 (3.57%) Web Services
9 8 (3.17%) Middleware
9 8 (3.17%) React
10 7 (2.78%) Kafka
11 6 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.38%) Memcached
11 6 (2.38%) Node.js
12 5 (1.98%) GraphQL
12 5 (1.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.54%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (4.76%) Clustering
4 12 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.76%) User Experience
5 11 (4.37%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.97%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.19%) FMCG
11 2 (0.79%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.79%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.11%) Linux
2 65 (25.79%) Windows
3 56 (22.22%) Unix
4 20 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 19 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (6.35%) Apple iOS
7 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (4.37%) CentOS
9 7 (2.78%) Android
9 7 (2.78%) Solaris
10 3 (1.19%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.40%) Debian
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.43%) DevOps
3 45 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 42 (16.67%) ITIL
5 41 (16.27%) SIEM
6 39 (15.48%) Performance Testing
7 32 (12.70%) Scrum
8 31 (12.30%) SDLC
9 28 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 27 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (10.32%) Microservices
11 26 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (8.73%) Security Operations
13 22 (8.73%) Software Engineering
14 21 (8.33%) Incident Management
15 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
15 20 (7.94%) Migration
16 18 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (6.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (35.32%) Python
2 86 (34.13%) Java
3 50 (19.84%) SQL
4 40 (15.87%) Bash Shell
5 34 (13.49%) PowerShell
6 29 (11.51%) Ruby
7 23 (9.13%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.14%) Kotlin
9 15 (5.95%) C++
10 14 (5.56%) Java 8
10 14 (5.56%) Perl
11 11 (4.37%) JavaScript
12 10 (3.97%) Apple Swift
12 10 (3.97%) Go
13 5 (1.98%) Scala
14 3 (1.19%) C#
15 2 (0.79%) Groovy
15 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 33 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.94%) Degree
4 13 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.57%) CISSP
6 6 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.38%) GIAC
6 6 (2.38%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.98%) GCED
7 5 (1.98%) GCIA
7 5 (1.98%) GCIH
7 5 (1.98%) GISF
7 5 (1.98%) GPPA
7 5 (1.98%) GSEC
8 4 (1.59%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.59%) CCNA
9 3 (1.19%) CCNP
9 3 (1.19%) GCUX
9 3 (1.19%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.35%) QA
2 15 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.95%) SLA
3 14 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (5.56%) GDPR
3 14 (5.56%) HIPAA
4 7 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.98%) PSD2
6 4 (1.59%) NCSC
7 3 (1.19%) NIST
8 2 (0.79%) COBIT
8 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.40%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (11.51%) Docker
2 17 (6.75%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.38%) Squid
6 4 (1.59%) HDFS
7 3 (1.19%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.19%) Gluster
7 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.79%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 69 (27.38%) Ansible
2 41 (16.27%) Puppet
3 30 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (11.51%) Nagios
5 28 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 25 (9.92%) Prometheus
7 23 (9.13%) Terraform
8 17 (6.75%) QRadar
9 15 (5.95%) SCOM
10 13 (5.16%) ZABBIX
11 11 (4.37%) Nessus
12 10 (3.97%) Kibana
13 9 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (2.38%) Cacti
14 6 (2.38%) Opsview
15 5 (1.98%) Consul
15 5 (1.98%) Grafana
15 5 (1.98%) Nmap
15 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
16 4 (1.59%) Graphite
Vendors
1 59 (23.41%) AppDynamics
2 41 (16.27%) Oracle
3 33 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.14%) Dynatrace
5 17 (6.75%) New Relic
6 16 (6.35%) MuleSoft
7 15 (5.95%) ArcSight
7 15 (5.95%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.56%) Cisco
9 13 (5.16%) IBM
9 13 (5.16%) Qualys
10 12 (4.76%) Google
11 11 (4.37%) ForeScout
11 11 (4.37%) Palo Alto
11 11 (4.37%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.37%) VMware
12 8 (3.17%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.17%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.17%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.78%) HP