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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 189 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Akamai 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.084% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2309 2667 2893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.55% 44.61% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1881 2035
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 105
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Jetty
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (25.00%) Jetty
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
1 5 (62.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk