The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Akamai products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 611 587 572
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing Akamai 19 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.037% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.073% 0.081% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 18
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 -
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Akamai Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Akamai
Daily Rate Trend

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

Akamai Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Akamai within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Akamai Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Akamai
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Akamai Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Akamai
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
London -6 18 £475 +5.55% 5
England -8 18 £475 +35.71% 6
City of London +10 4 £420 -9.18% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £480 -

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) Ruby
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (44.74%) VMware
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 16 (42.11%) TDD
7 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
8 14 (36.84%) Sinatra
8 14 (36.84%) SQL
8 14 (36.84%) CSS
9 13 (34.21%) DNS
9 13 (34.21%) Firewall
9 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (34.21%) New Relic
10 12 (31.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 12 (31.58%) Graylog
10 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (31.58%) CSS3
10 12 (31.58%) Sass
10 12 (31.58%) Capybara
10 12 (31.58%) HTML5
10 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
10 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
10 12 (31.58%) Web Design
10 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ
11 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (31.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.79%) Jetty
4 5 (13.16%) nginx
4 5 (13.16%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
6 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.63%) CMS
7 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.68%) DHCP
3 9 (23.68%) SNMP
3 9 (23.68%) SNA
3 9 (23.68%) OSPF
3 9 (23.68%) BGP
3 9 (23.68%) EIGRP
3 9 (23.68%) Network Security
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) SAN
7 1 (2.63%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) Redis
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
3 12 (31.58%) Capybara
3 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
3 12 (31.58%) IntelliJ
4 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.53%) Gradle
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
6 3 (7.89%) Hamcrest
7 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) CSS
2 14 (36.84%) Sinatra
3 12 (31.58%) CSS3
3 12 (31.58%) Sass
3 12 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.53%) OAuth
5 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
5 4 (10.53%) Grails
5 4 (10.53%) Akka
5 4 (10.53%) Sensu
6 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.89%) GWT
6 3 (7.89%) JDBC
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) XSL
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Debian
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (31.58%) Pair Programming
4 12 (31.58%) Web Design
5 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 10 (26.32%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Network Management
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (7.89%) Security Hardening
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) Ruby
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Groovy
7 4 (10.53%) Scala
8 3 (7.89%) Tcl
9 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) CCDA
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCIE
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
2 9 (23.68%) CCIP
3 8 (21.05%) CCSA
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Graylog
2 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) New Relic
3 11 (28.95%) Radware
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) F5
6 3 (7.89%) 3Com
6 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.26%) Perforce
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
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