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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 507 526 517
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Akamai 50 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.064% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 1
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£436 £435 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +30 28 £460 +5.74% 6
South East - 11 £400 - 1
East of England - 11 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 54 (60.67%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (55.06%) Web Services
3 39 (43.82%) DevOps
4 36 (40.45%) Java
4 36 (40.45%) Windows
4 36 (40.45%) DNS
5 35 (39.33%) Ruby
6 34 (38.20%) Git (software)
7 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
9 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
9 31 (34.83%) IIS
9 31 (34.83%) VMware
9 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (32.58%) .NET
11 26 (29.21%) E-Commerce
12 25 (28.09%) SCCM
12 25 (28.09%) SCOM
13 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
14 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
14 20 (22.47%) Nagios
14 20 (22.47%) collectd
15 19 (21.35%) HTML
15 19 (21.35%) Python
16 18 (20.22%) Linux
16 18 (20.22%) Subversion
16 18 (20.22%) Opsview
16 18 (20.22%) Graphite
16 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
16 18 (20.22%) Cucumber

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (34.83%) IIS
2 23 (25.84%) Tomcat
3 17 (19.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 17 (19.10%) Apache
4 12 (13.48%) nginx
5 6 (6.74%) Jetty
6 4 (4.49%) JBoss
7 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.37%) CloudStack
7 3 (3.37%) CMS
8 2 (2.25%) Node.js
9 1 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.67%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (34.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.62%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.25%) Heroku
6 2 (2.25%) Engine Yard
7 1 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.45%) DNS
2 16 (17.98%) DHCP
3 15 (16.85%) FTP
3 15 (16.85%) LDAP
4 4 (4.49%) SAN
5 3 (3.37%) Firewall
6 2 (2.25%) SSL
6 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.62%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) Subversion
2 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
3 14 (15.73%) Capybara
3 14 (15.73%) IntelliJ
3 14 (15.73%) TeamCity
4 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.62%) Maven
6 4 (4.49%) Gradle
6 4 (4.49%) Mockito
6 4 (4.49%) Hamcrest
7 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (5.62%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Retail
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (20.22%) Web Engineer
4 15 (16.85%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.48%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Scala Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.49%) Integration Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.25%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.06%) Web Services
2 29 (32.58%) .NET
3 19 (21.35%) HTML
4 17 (19.10%) Sinatra
5 14 (15.73%) CSS3
5 14 (15.73%) HTML5
5 14 (15.73%) Sass
5 14 (15.73%) CSS
6 5 (5.62%) Sensu
6 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.62%) Akka
6 5 (5.62%) OAuth
6 5 (5.62%) GWT
6 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.49%) JDBC
7 4 (4.49%) XML
7 4 (4.49%) Spring
7 4 (4.49%) JSON
7 4 (4.49%) Grails
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Open Source
2 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.45%) Windows
2 18 (20.22%) Linux
3 15 (16.85%) UNIX
4 6 (6.74%) Android
4 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) DevOps
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.21%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.98%) Scrum
6 14 (15.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (15.73%) Web Design
7 12 (13.48%) TDD
8 9 (10.11%) Project Management
9 8 (8.99%) Pair Programming
10 7 (7.87%) Content Management
11 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.74%) ITIL
11 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (5.62%) Software Architecture
12 5 (5.62%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.62%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Java
2 35 (39.33%) Ruby
3 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) Python
5 17 (19.10%) Perl
6 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.62%) Scala
7 5 (5.62%) Groovy
7 5 (5.62%) SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.25%) Korn
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) PHP5
9 1 (1.12%) VBScript
9 1 (1.12%) C#
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Docker
4 4 (4.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (28.09%) SCCM
1 25 (28.09%) SCOM
2 20 (22.47%) Nagios
2 20 (22.47%) collectd
3 18 (20.22%) Opsview
3 18 (20.22%) Graphite
3 18 (20.22%) Puppet
4 14 (15.73%) Graylog2
5 8 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.49%) Icinga
7 3 (3.37%) Ansible
8 2 (2.25%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.12%) FreeIPA
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.83%) VMware
3 15 (16.85%) F5
4 14 (15.73%) New Relic
5 11 (12.36%) ForgeRock
5 11 (12.36%) Sitecore
6 9 (10.11%) Remedy
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.12%) Zend
9 1 (1.12%) Adobe