The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 204 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Akamai 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.063% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Akamai
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2547 3184 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.74% 44.79% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 2246 1979
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 88 69
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Akamai across the City of London region.

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Akamai also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Akamai.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) nginx
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Opsview
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (40.00%) collectd
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) CloudStack
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Akamai also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Akamai. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) CloudStack
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Hamcrest
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) collectd
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opsview
2 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft