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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 197 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Akamai 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
4 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Android
4 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) nginx
3 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Jetty
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) CMS
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon S3
3 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSL
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (45.45%) Software Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Varnish
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Perforce
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle