The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 611 613 586
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Akamai 24 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.068% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 19
Median daily rate £388 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £319
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Akamai
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22756 23435 23317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 44.22% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14118 14144 13284
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 754 1003 1033
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Akamai as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in England

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in England

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akamai across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in England

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the England region.

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in England

Akamai
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 13 £450 -4.25% 2
East of England - 7 £388 -
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Akamai also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Akamai.

1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 19 (32.20%) Apache
3 19 (32.20%) DevOps
4 18 (30.51%) VMware
5 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
6 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
6 16 (27.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (27.12%) DDoS Mitigation
6 16 (27.12%) Unix
7 15 (25.42%) IIS
8 14 (23.73%) Windows
8 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (23.73%) Puppet
9 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (22.03%) High Availability
9 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.34%) VPN
10 12 (20.34%) DNS
10 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
11 11 (18.64%) Splunk
11 11 (18.64%) Docker
12 10 (16.95%) vSphere
12 10 (16.95%) Security Patching
12 10 (16.95%) Icinga
12 10 (16.95%) FreeIPA
12 10 (16.95%) Kubernetes
12 10 (16.95%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (32.20%) Apache
2 15 (25.42%) IIS
3 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) nginx
4 3 (5.08%) WordPress
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP hybris
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.25%) CloudFront
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.39%) Route 53
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Office 365
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DNS
1 12 (20.34%) VPN
2 10 (16.95%) Firewall
3 9 (15.25%) HTTP
4 8 (13.56%) BGP
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (13.56%) IOS XR
4 8 (13.56%) MPLS
4 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (10.17%) SSL
7 5 (8.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) LDAP
8 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.78%) Big Data
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Redis
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (27.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Spock
3 2 (3.39%) Grunt
3 2 (3.39%) gulp
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (10.17%) Security Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Web Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Web Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) jQuery
2 6 (10.17%) REST
3 5 (8.47%) Spring
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) Sass
5 2 (3.39%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) .NET
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.69%) Middleware
6 1 (1.69%) OSGi
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) Symfony
6 1 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Streaming Media
3 6 (10.17%) MPEG
4 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.78%) RIA
5 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 16 (27.12%) Unix
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) DevOps
2 16 (27.12%) DDoS Mitigation
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) High Availability
5 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
6 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.95%) Security Patching
6 10 (16.95%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.86%) HOOD
8 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
10 5 (8.47%) Analytics
10 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) Security Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Multivariate Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.86%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) Perl
4 4 (6.78%) Groovy
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) Ruby
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CCIE
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) Docker
3 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
3 10 (16.95%) vSphere
4 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
5 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) FreeIPA
2 10 (16.95%) Icinga
2 10 (16.95%) Kubernetes
2 10 (16.95%) Nagios
3 8 (13.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (10.17%) SELinux
5 3 (5.08%) Ansible
6 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.39%) Terraform
7 1 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) VMware
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Splunk
4 10 (16.95%) Cisco
5 9 (15.25%) F5
6 8 (13.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (10.17%) Apple
7 6 (10.17%) Citrix
7 6 (10.17%) NetApp
7 6 (10.17%) SevOne
8 5 (8.47%) Dynatrace
9 4 (6.78%) SAP
10 3 (5.08%) hybris
11 2 (3.39%) Adobe
11 2 (3.39%) Oracle
12 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.69%) Omniture
12 1 (1.69%) Optimizely
12 1 (1.69%) Riverbed