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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 541 547 527
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Contract jobs citing Akamai 48 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.055% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£436 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - -
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
East of England - 20 £350 - 1
London +21 18 £500 +14.94% 4
South East - 10 £400 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 45 (60.81%) Web Services
2 43 (58.11%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (47.30%) Windows
4 33 (44.59%) DevOps
5 32 (43.24%) DNS
6 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
7 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
7 30 (40.54%) IIS
7 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (37.84%) Ruby
9 28 (37.84%) Java
9 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
10 26 (35.14%) .NET
11 25 (33.78%) E-Commerce
11 25 (33.78%) VMware
12 24 (32.43%) SCCM
12 24 (32.43%) SCOM
13 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
14 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
14 17 (22.97%) DHCP
14 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
14 17 (22.97%) Python
15 16 (21.62%) Nagios
15 16 (21.62%) FTP
15 16 (21.62%) HTML
15 16 (21.62%) Scrum
15 16 (21.62%) collectd
16 15 (20.27%) Opsview
16 15 (20.27%) Cucumber

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (40.54%) IIS
2 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
3 15 (20.27%) Apache
4 14 (18.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (14.86%) nginx
6 4 (5.41%) Jetty
7 3 (4.05%) CloudStack
7 3 (4.05%) CMS
8 2 (2.70%) JBoss
8 2 (2.70%) WordPress
8 2 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (2.70%) Node.js
9 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (58.11%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Heroku
5 1 (1.35%) Engine Yard
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) DNS
2 17 (22.97%) DHCP
3 16 (21.62%) FTP
4 13 (17.57%) LDAP
5 3 (4.05%) SAN
6 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.35%) VLAN
6 1 (1.35%) Firewall
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) MySQL
1 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.27%) Cucumber
3 14 (18.92%) Subversion
3 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 13 (17.57%) Capybara
5 12 (16.22%) IntelliJ
5 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
6 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.05%) Maven
8 2 (2.70%) Gradle
8 2 (2.70%) Mockito
8 2 (2.70%) Hamcrest
8 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.35%) Selenium
9 1 (1.35%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.35%) JMeter
9 1 (1.35%) JUnit
9 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (9.46%) Publishing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Developer
3 16 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Web Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.70%) Web Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Scala Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Web Support Analyst
11 1 (1.35%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) Web Services
2 26 (35.14%) .NET
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) CSS
5 13 (17.57%) CSS3
5 13 (17.57%) Sass
5 13 (17.57%) Sinatra
5 13 (17.57%) HTML5
6 3 (4.05%) RESTful
6 3 (4.05%) OAuth
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
6 3 (4.05%) JSON
6 3 (4.05%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) JDBC
7 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.70%) GWT
7 2 (2.70%) YUI
7 2 (2.70%) Symfony
7 2 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.35%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.35%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.59%) DevOps
2 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) E-Commerce
4 16 (21.62%) Scrum
5 13 (17.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (16.22%) Web Design
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (14.86%) Project Management
8 8 (10.81%) TDD
9 7 (9.46%) ITIL
10 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.76%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (6.76%) Content Management
11 5 (6.76%) Pair Programming
12 3 (4.05%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.05%) OO
13 2 (2.70%) OOP
13 2 (2.70%) MVC
13 2 (2.70%) Web Development
13 2 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Ruby
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 13 (17.57%) Perl
5 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
7 2 (2.70%) PHP5
7 2 (2.70%) Groovy
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Korn
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) XQuery
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) NFS
4 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (1.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (32.43%) SCCM
1 24 (32.43%) SCOM
2 16 (21.62%) Nagios
2 16 (21.62%) collectd
3 15 (20.27%) Opsview
3 15 (20.27%) Graphite
4 13 (17.57%) Puppet
5 12 (16.22%) Graylog2
6 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.05%) Icinga
7 3 (4.05%) Ansible
8 1 (1.35%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 12 (16.22%) F5
3 12 (16.22%) New Relic
4 9 (12.16%) ForgeRock
4 9 (12.16%) Sitecore
5 8 (10.81%) Remedy
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Zend
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago