The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 199 204 218
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Akamai 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.036% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £440 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2758 2795 3305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 44.53% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 1972 2224
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 95
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Akamai
London

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 24 April 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 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (50.00%) OpenID
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) KDB
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
1 1 (16.67%) Hamcrest
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) OAuth
2 3 (50.00%) OpenID
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) HATEOAS
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) wxWidgets
4 1 (16.67%) CORBA
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Xerces
4 1 (16.67%) Xalan
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) C-shell
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Lisp
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) qmail
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (16.67%) OpenSSH
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Nessus
3 1 (16.67%) collectd
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) WSO2
3 1 (16.67%) Tripwire
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys
3 1 (16.67%) Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec