The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 374 366 367
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Akamai 28 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 7
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£470 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Akamai
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9530 9875 9410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.57% 44.07% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6223 6354 6044
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 222 227
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in London

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Akamai across the London region.

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in London

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akamai across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in London

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Akamai across the London region.

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in London

Akamai
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
City of London +18 6 £383 -11.04% 3
Isleworth - - - -
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 34 (73.91%) Ruby
2 33 (71.74%) Java
3 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Git (software)
4 27 (58.70%) VMware
5 26 (56.52%) DevOps
6 25 (54.35%) DNS
7 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
9 21 (45.65%) collectd
9 21 (45.65%) Python
9 21 (45.65%) Linux
9 21 (45.65%) Nagios
9 21 (45.65%) Puppet
10 20 (43.48%) Subversion
11 19 (41.30%) Perl
12 18 (39.13%) Apache
12 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (36.96%) Opsview
13 17 (36.96%) Graphite
14 15 (32.61%) F5
14 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
14 15 (32.61%) LDAP
14 15 (32.61%) UNIX
14 15 (32.61%) Scrum
15 14 (30.43%) nginx
16 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
16 13 (28.26%) HTML
16 13 (28.26%) Cloud Foundry

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (39.13%) Apache
3 14 (30.43%) nginx
4 13 (28.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (13.04%) Jetty
6 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
6 5 (10.87%) JBoss
7 2 (4.35%) IIS
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.17%) CMS
8 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (10.87%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (8.70%) Heroku
5 4 (8.70%) Engine Yard
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.17%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.17%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.17%) ElastiCache
7 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) DNS
2 15 (32.61%) LDAP
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) VLAN
4 4 (8.70%) SSL
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) FTP
5 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.91%) MySQL
3 10 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
3 20 (43.48%) Subversion
4 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 7 (15.22%) Capybara
5 7 (15.22%) IntelliJ
5 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
7 5 (10.87%) Mockito
7 5 (10.87%) Hamcrest
7 5 (10.87%) Gradle
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.17%) JIRA
9 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.17%) Advertising
1 1 (2.17%) Publishing
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Scala Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Integration Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) Sinatra
3 10 (21.74%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) CSS3
4 7 (15.22%) Sass
4 7 (15.22%) CSS
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
5 6 (13.04%) Akka
5 6 (13.04%) Sensu
5 6 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.04%) GWT
5 6 (13.04%) OAuth
6 5 (10.87%) XML
6 5 (10.87%) Spring
6 5 (10.87%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) Grails
6 5 (10.87%) JDBC
7 4 (8.70%) MCollective
8 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Open Source
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Android
3 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) DevOps
3 18 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (32.61%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Web Design
6 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.35%) Security Management
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Content Management
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Ruby
2 33 (71.74%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) Python
4 19 (41.30%) Perl
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Groovy
6 6 (13.04%) Scala
6 6 (13.04%) SQL
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (8.70%) Korn
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) Docker
3 4 (8.70%) NFS
4 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Nagios
1 21 (45.65%) Puppet
1 21 (45.65%) collectd
2 17 (36.96%) Opsview
2 17 (36.96%) Graphite
3 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (15.22%) Graylog
5 4 (8.70%) Cobbler
5 4 (8.70%) Icinga
6 3 (6.52%) Ansible
7 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.17%) SCCM
7 1 (2.17%) SCOM
7 1 (2.17%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) F5
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) New Relic
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
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