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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 512 508 491
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Akamai 53 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.069% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.15% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £385 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-19.04% -
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21036 20430 18658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.48% 45.47% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 11437 10212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 893 1121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £39.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 28 £473 +11.17% 3
South East - 14 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 1
East of England +18 4 £425 -5.55%
Akamai
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 52 (54.74%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (52.63%) Web Services
3 43 (45.26%) Java
3 43 (45.26%) Ruby
3 43 (45.26%) DevOps
4 39 (41.05%) Git (software)
4 39 (41.05%) DNS
5 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (38.95%) VMware
7 33 (34.74%) Windows
8 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
9 29 (30.53%) .NET
10 26 (27.37%) IIS
10 26 (27.37%) Tomcat
10 26 (27.37%) E-Commerce
10 26 (27.37%) Active Directory
10 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (25.26%) collectd
12 24 (25.26%) Nagios
13 23 (24.21%) Linux
13 23 (24.21%) Python
13 23 (24.21%) Jenkins
14 22 (23.16%) Puppet
14 22 (23.16%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (23.16%) HTML
14 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
14 22 (23.16%) Subversion
15 21 (22.11%) SCCM
15 21 (22.11%) SCOM

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (27.37%) IIS
1 26 (27.37%) Tomcat
2 22 (23.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (21.05%) Apache
4 15 (15.79%) nginx
5 6 (6.32%) Jetty
6 5 (5.26%) JBoss
6 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.21%) Node.js
8 3 (3.16%) CloudStack
9 2 (2.11%) CMS
10 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 52 (54.74%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (27.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.58%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (7.37%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon S3
6 5 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (4.21%) Heroku
7 4 (4.21%) Engine Yard
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.05%) PaaS
8 1 (1.05%) ElastiCache
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) DNS
2 17 (17.89%) LDAP
3 14 (14.74%) DHCP
4 13 (13.68%) FTP
5 5 (5.26%) Firewall
6 4 (4.21%) SSL
6 4 (4.21%) SAN
6 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.21%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) VPN
7 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) MySQL
2 14 (14.74%) MongoDB
2 14 (14.74%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (41.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.21%) Jenkins
3 22 (23.16%) Subversion
4 21 (22.11%) Cucumber
5 16 (16.84%) Capybara
5 16 (16.84%) IntelliJ
5 16 (16.84%) TeamCity
6 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.32%) Maven
8 5 (5.26%) Gradle
8 5 (5.26%) Mockito
8 5 (5.26%) Hamcrest
9 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 24 (25.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (23.16%) Developer
3 18 (18.95%) Web Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (14.74%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.21%) Integration Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) Web Services
2 29 (30.53%) .NET
3 22 (23.16%) HTML
4 20 (21.05%) Sinatra
5 16 (16.84%) CSS3
5 16 (16.84%) Sass
5 16 (16.84%) HTML5
5 16 (16.84%) CSS
6 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.32%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (6.32%) GWT
6 6 (6.32%) OAuth
6 6 (6.32%) Akka
6 6 (6.32%) Sensu
7 5 (5.26%) JSON
7 5 (5.26%) Grails
7 5 (5.26%) Spring
7 5 (5.26%) XML
7 5 (5.26%) JDBC
8 4 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Open Source
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Clustering
4 6 (6.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.21%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.05%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 23 (24.21%) Linux
3 17 (17.89%) UNIX
4 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.32%) Android
5 4 (4.21%) CentOS
5 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (45.26%) DevOps
2 38 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (27.37%) E-Commerce
4 25 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (20.00%) TDD
6 16 (16.84%) Scrum
6 16 (16.84%) Web Design
6 16 (16.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (14.74%) Pair Programming
8 7 (7.37%) Content Management
8 7 (7.37%) Project Management
8 7 (7.37%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.32%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.32%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) Java
1 43 (45.26%) Ruby
2 23 (24.21%) Python
3 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.11%) Perl
5 10 (10.53%) SQL
6 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.32%) Scala
7 6 (6.32%) Groovy
8 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) Korn
8 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) C#
9 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) Docker
4 4 (4.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (25.26%) Nagios
1 24 (25.26%) collectd
2 22 (23.16%) Puppet
3 21 (22.11%) SCCM
3 21 (22.11%) SCOM
4 20 (21.05%) Opsview
4 20 (21.05%) Graphite
5 16 (16.84%) Graylog
6 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.21%) Cobbler
7 4 (4.21%) Ansible
7 4 (4.21%) Icinga
8 1 (1.05%) FreeIPA
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 37 (38.95%) VMware
2 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.89%) F5
4 16 (16.84%) New Relic
5 14 (14.74%) Oracle
6 11 (11.58%) Sitecore
6 11 (11.58%) ForgeRock
7 9 (9.47%) Remedy
8 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.21%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe