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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 572 556 550
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Akamai 17 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.091% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 18
Average daily rate
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£470 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -
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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 28 August 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 +18 16 £475 +11.76% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (60.00%) Ruby
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) HTML
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 15 (42.86%) CSS
6 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 15 (42.86%) Sinatra
7 14 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (37.14%) Sass
8 13 (37.14%) Capybara
8 13 (37.14%) CSS3
8 13 (37.14%) HTML5
8 13 (37.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (37.14%) New Relic
8 13 (37.14%) Graylog
8 13 (37.14%) IntelliJ
8 13 (37.14%) DNS
8 13 (37.14%) Firewall
8 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
8 13 (37.14%) Web Design
9 12 (34.29%) Pair Programming
9 12 (34.29%) QA
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (37.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.29%) nginx
4 4 (11.43%) Jetty
5 3 (8.57%) JBoss
6 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (5.71%) WordPress
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) CMS
7 1 (2.86%) Drupal
7 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) DNS
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) DHCP
3 9 (25.71%) SNMP
3 9 (25.71%) SNA
3 9 (25.71%) OSPF
3 9 (25.71%) BGP
3 9 (25.71%) EIGRP
3 9 (25.71%) Network Security
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.71%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.57%) Redis
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 15 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 13 (37.14%) Capybara
2 13 (37.14%) TeamCity
2 13 (37.14%) IntelliJ
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.43%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
6 2 (5.71%) Hamcrest
7 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) CSS
2 15 (42.86%) Sinatra
3 13 (37.14%) CSS3
3 13 (37.14%) Sass
3 13 (37.14%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) XSL
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) Akka
5 2 (5.71%) Sensu
5 2 (5.71%) boto
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) Grails
5 2 (5.71%) GWT
5 2 (5.71%) OAuth
5 2 (5.71%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Debian
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 14 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (37.14%) Web Design
4 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (34.29%) Pair Programming
6 11 (31.43%) Open Source
7 10 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (11.43%) DevOps
9 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.57%) Network Management
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (8.57%) Security Hardening
10 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.71%) ITIL
11 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Ruby
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 18 (51.43%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Python
6 5 (14.29%) VBScript
6 5 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (11.43%) PHP
8 3 (8.57%) Tcl
9 2 (5.71%) Groovy
9 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.71%) Scala
9 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) CCDA
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCIE
2 9 (25.71%) CCNP
2 9 (25.71%) CCIP
3 8 (22.86%) CCSA
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Graylog
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) New Relic
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco
3 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
3 11 (31.43%) Radware
4 3 (8.57%) 3Com
4 3 (8.57%) Nortel
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) F5
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) Perforce
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