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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 592 579 550
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing Akamai 40 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.061% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 37
Average daily rate £520 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £357 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22471 22915 22510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.87% 45.33% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14021 13259 12931
Average daily rate £413 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 1002 995
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.58 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 37 £523 +11.17% 7
Yorkshire -8 3 £375 -16.66%
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (45.65%) Apache
4 20 (43.48%) Java
4 20 (43.48%) DevOps
5 19 (41.30%) Unix
6 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
6 18 (39.13%) Puppet
7 15 (32.61%) VMware
8 14 (30.43%) Nagios
8 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
8 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (30.43%) Docker
8 14 (30.43%) Splunk
8 14 (30.43%) Security Patching
9 13 (28.26%) Icinga
9 13 (28.26%) FreeIPA
9 13 (28.26%) Kubernetes
9 13 (28.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (28.26%) vSphere
9 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
9 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
9 13 (28.26%) DNS
10 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (23.91%) VPN
11 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (21.74%) REST
12 10 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (21.74%) DDoS Mitigation

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (45.65%) Apache
2 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) nginx
3 5 (10.87%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.70%) CloudFront
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (4.35%) Route 53
5 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) VPN
3 9 (19.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (19.57%) HTTP
4 8 (17.39%) BGP
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (17.39%) IOS XR
4 8 (17.39%) MPLS
4 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (15.22%) Big Data
3 4 (8.70%) Redis
4 3 (6.52%) Informix
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 18 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Spock
3 3 (6.52%) Grunt
3 3 (6.52%) gulp
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) REST
2 8 (17.39%) jQuery
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) jBPM
5 3 (6.52%) Sass
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 7 (15.22%) Streaming Media
3 6 (13.04%) MPEG
4 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (41.30%) Unix
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) DevOps
3 14 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 14 (30.43%) Security Patching
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (21.74%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (17.39%) Analytics
6 8 (17.39%) High Availability
6 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.22%) HOOD
8 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
10 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.70%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Scrum
10 4 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 8 (17.39%) PHP
4 7 (15.22%) Groovy
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Docker
1 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
2 13 (28.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Varnish
3 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Puppet
2 14 (30.43%) Nagios
3 13 (28.26%) FreeIPA
3 13 (28.26%) Icinga
3 13 (28.26%) Kubernetes
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (17.39%) SELinux
6 3 (6.52%) Ansible
7 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Splunk
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco
4 9 (19.57%) F5
5 8 (17.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (13.04%) Apple
6 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.04%) SevOne
7 3 (6.52%) SAP
8 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.17%) Adobe
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) Optimizely
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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