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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Akamai
Rank 550 542 541
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Akamai 42 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 0
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£450 £404 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
23219 21845 22662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.07% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 12723 12037
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1099 1284
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 £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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 +16 24 £500 +23.83% 3
East of England - 16 £350 - 1
South East - 2 £350 -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Akamai
UK

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 35 (54.69%) Web Services
2 34 (53.13%) Java
3 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (48.44%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (45.31%) Ruby
5 29 (45.31%) DNS
6 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
7 26 (40.63%) Windows
8 25 (39.06%) IIS
9 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 24 (37.50%) VMware
9 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (37.50%) DevOps
10 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
10 21 (32.81%) E-Commerce
11 20 (31.25%) .NET
12 19 (29.69%) Tomcat
12 19 (29.69%) SCCM
12 19 (29.69%) SCOM
13 18 (28.13%) Scrum
13 18 (28.13%) Nagios
13 18 (28.13%) Apache
13 18 (28.13%) collectd
14 17 (26.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (26.56%) Opsview
14 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
14 17 (26.56%) Linux
14 17 (26.56%) HTML
15 16 (25.00%) Python

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 25 (39.06%) IIS
2 19 (29.69%) Tomcat
3 18 (28.13%) Apache
4 17 (26.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (23.44%) nginx
6 6 (9.38%) CloudStack
7 5 (7.81%) Node.js
8 3 (4.69%) CMS
8 3 (4.69%) Jetty
8 3 (4.69%) WordPress
9 2 (3.13%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.56%) JBoss
10 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
4 1 (1.56%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) DNS
2 13 (20.31%) DHCP
2 13 (20.31%) FTP
3 12 (18.75%) LDAP
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
3 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.88%) Subversion
4 13 (20.31%) Capybara
5 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 12 (18.75%) IntelliJ
6 5 (7.81%) Maven
7 4 (6.25%) Mockito
7 4 (6.25%) Hamcrest
8 2 (3.13%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.56%) Hudson
9 1 (1.56%) Gradle
9 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.56%) JUnit
9 1 (1.56%) JMeter
9 1 (1.56%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Developer
3 18 (28.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Ruby Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Web Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Build Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Scala Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) Web Services
2 20 (31.25%) .NET
3 17 (26.56%) HTML
4 14 (21.88%) CSS
5 13 (20.31%) Sass
5 13 (20.31%) CSS3
5 13 (20.31%) HTML5
6 12 (18.75%) Sinatra
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) Spring
7 4 (6.25%) RESTful
7 4 (6.25%) XML
8 3 (4.69%) Sensu
8 3 (4.69%) JDBC
8 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.69%) Grails
8 3 (4.69%) GWT
9 2 (3.13%) YUI
9 2 (3.13%) Symfony
9 2 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) MPEG
3 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Linux
3 15 (23.44%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.56%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) DevOps
3 21 (32.81%) E-Commerce
4 18 (28.13%) Scrum
5 15 (23.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (20.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (18.75%) Web Design
8 10 (15.63%) TDD
9 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.94%) Project Management
9 7 (10.94%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (6.25%) Security Management
12 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.69%) OO
12 3 (4.69%) Release Management
13 2 (3.13%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.13%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Ruby
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.00%) Python
5 12 (18.75%) Perl
6 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.81%) SQL
8 4 (6.25%) PHP
9 3 (4.69%) Groovy
10 2 (3.13%) PHP5
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) VBScript
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.56%) XQuery
11 1 (1.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) NFS
3 2 (3.13%) Varnish
4 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) SCCM
1 19 (29.69%) SCOM
2 18 (28.13%) Nagios
2 18 (28.13%) collectd
3 17 (26.56%) Opsview
4 13 (20.31%) Puppet
5 12 (18.75%) Graylog2
6 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (9.38%) Ansible
8 2 (3.13%) Icinga
9 1 (1.56%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 24 (37.50%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) New Relic
3 11 (17.19%) F5
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Zend
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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