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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 618 629 607
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Akamai 20 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.025% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 24
Median daily rate £519 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £318 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Akamai as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 20 £519 +22.05% 2
London +2 16 £520 +48.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 -
Luton - 2 £388 -
East of England - 2 £388 -
Hounslow - 1 £535 -
Chiswick - 1 £565 -

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Akamai also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Akamai.

1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) Unix
5 18 (33.96%) Apache
5 18 (33.96%) Puppet
5 18 (33.96%) DevOps
6 17 (32.08%) VMware
7 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
7 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
8 14 (26.42%) Docker
8 14 (26.42%) Splunk
8 14 (26.42%) Nagios
8 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
9 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
9 13 (24.53%) DNS
9 13 (24.53%) VMware ESX
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (24.53%) vSphere
9 13 (24.53%) Icinga
9 13 (24.53%) FreeIPA
9 13 (24.53%) Kubernetes
9 13 (24.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 13 (24.53%) DDoS Mitigation
9 13 (24.53%) Security Patching
9 13 (24.53%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 11 (20.75%) VPN

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (33.96%) Apache
2 13 (24.53%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) WordPress
4 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.77%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) CloudFront
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) Route 53
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) VPN
3 9 (16.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (16.98%) HTTP
4 8 (15.09%) BGP
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (15.09%) IOS XR
4 8 (15.09%) MPLS
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) Firewall
6 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.66%) Informix
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Redis
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) Spock
3 3 (5.66%) Grunt
3 3 (5.66%) gulp
4 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (15.09%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (15.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.66%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Broadcast Architect
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) REST
2 8 (15.09%) jQuery
2 8 (15.09%) Spring
3 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 3 (5.66%) jBPM
4 3 (5.66%) Sass
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) OSGi
6 1 (1.89%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) Symfony
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
3 7 (13.21%) Streaming Media
4 6 (11.32%) MPEG
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.89%) RIA
6 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) DevOps
3 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (24.53%) DDoS Mitigation
4 13 (24.53%) Security Patching
4 13 (24.53%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (16.98%) Analytics
6 8 (15.09%) High Availability
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) HOOD
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Kanban
10 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.55%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
2 7 (13.21%) Groovy
2 7 (13.21%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) Perl
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) PHP
4 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) Docker
3 13 (24.53%) VMware ESX
3 13 (24.53%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
2 14 (26.42%) Nagios
3 13 (24.53%) FreeIPA
3 13 (24.53%) Icinga
3 13 (24.53%) Kubernetes
4 11 (20.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (15.09%) SELinux
6 3 (5.66%) Ansible
7 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) VMware
2 14 (26.42%) Splunk
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) F5
5 8 (15.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.32%) Apple
6 6 (11.32%) SevOne
7 5 (9.43%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) Adobe
8 3 (5.66%) Aspera
8 3 (5.66%) hybris
8 3 (5.66%) Signiant
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.89%) Omniture
10 1 (1.89%) Optimizely
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat