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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 396 389 407
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Akamai 11 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.081% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.18% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 7
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
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
10259 10432 10971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.54% 44.23% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6817 6561 6953
Average daily rate £425 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 223 286
Average hourly rate £18.71 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.40 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
City of London -9 5 £375 -17.80%
Akamai
England

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (64.00%) DNS
2 15 (60.00%) Ruby
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Python
4 13 (52.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (48.00%) Apache
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) DevOps
7 10 (40.00%) nginx
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (40.00%) MySQL
8 9 (36.00%) Perl
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) Firewall
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (32.00%) Puppet
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 6 (24.00%) HTML
11 6 (24.00%) UNIX
11 6 (24.00%) Nagios
11 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (24.00%) collectd
11 6 (24.00%) Ansible

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 10 (40.00%) nginx
3 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (16.00%) Jetty
6 3 (12.00%) JBoss
7 2 (8.00%) WordPress
7 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (8.00%) IIS
8 1 (4.00%) CMS
8 1 (4.00%) Drupal
8 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
8 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) Heroku
4 2 (8.00%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) DNS
2 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) SNA
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) SNMP
3 5 (20.00%) OSPF
3 5 (20.00%) BGP
3 5 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) HTTP
5 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) Redis
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) Mockito
5 2 (8.00%) Hamcrest
5 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.00%) Capybara
5 2 (8.00%) Gradle
5 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) Sinatra
3 3 (12.00%) Memcached
3 3 (12.00%) boto
4 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) Sass
4 2 (8.00%) MCollective
4 2 (8.00%) Akka
4 2 (8.00%) Sensu
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Grails
4 2 (8.00%) GWT
4 2 (8.00%) OAuth
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) XSL
4 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.00%) CentOS
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (8.00%) Security Hardening
8 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.00%) Network Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Ruby
2 14 (56.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) Perl
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) VBScript
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.00%) Korn
8 2 (8.00%) Groovy
8 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (8.00%) Scala
8 2 (8.00%) Tcl
8 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCIE
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) CCIP
1 5 (20.00%) CCDA
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.00%) CCSA
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Nagios
2 6 (24.00%) collectd
2 6 (24.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.00%) Opsview
4 4 (16.00%) Graphite
5 2 (8.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (8.00%) Graylog
5 2 (8.00%) SCOM
5 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
6 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) F5
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.00%) Radware
3 2 (8.00%) 3Com
3 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Nortel
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) New Relic
3 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
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