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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 196 230 226
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing Akamai 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £490 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 - -
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
2674 3407 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.39% 46.30% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 2376 2293
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (33.33%) SSL
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) nginx
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (33.33%) Maven
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (33.33%) Mockito
6 3 (33.33%) Hamcrest

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) CloudStack
4 1 (11.11%) TorqueBox
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) DB2
4 1 (11.11%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Mockito
1 3 (33.33%) Hamcrest
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) HATEOAS
4 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) OpenID
4 2 (22.22%) OAuth
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) CORBA
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Xerces
5 1 (11.11%) Xalan
5 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (11.11%) wxWidgets
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Lisp
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) C-shell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
1 1 (11.11%) qmail
1 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (11.11%) OpenSSH
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) collectd
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) Nagios
3 2 (22.22%) Opsview
4 1 (11.11%) Nessus
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) WSO2
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet