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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Akamai
Rank 532 540 534
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Akamai 51 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.059% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 11 1
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£438 £435 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 18 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 30 January 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
England +20 51 £438 +0.57% 8
London +11 29 £470 +8.04% 5
East of England - 11 £425 -
South East - 11 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 10 £400 -
Brighton - 10 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 10 £425 -
City of London +17 6 £383 -23.50% 2
Luton - 3 £475 -
Staines - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 54 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (54.44%) Web Services
3 39 (43.33%) DevOps
4 37 (41.11%) Java
5 36 (40.00%) Windows
5 36 (40.00%) DNS
5 36 (40.00%) Ruby
6 35 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (35.56%) VMware
8 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
9 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
9 31 (34.44%) IIS
9 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 29 (32.22%) .NET
11 26 (28.89%) E-Commerce
12 25 (27.78%) SCCM
12 25 (27.78%) SCOM
13 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
14 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
15 20 (22.22%) Nagios
15 20 (22.22%) HTML
15 20 (22.22%) collectd
16 19 (21.11%) Cucumber
16 19 (21.11%) Python
17 18 (20.00%) Linux
17 18 (20.00%) Subversion
17 18 (20.00%) Puppet
17 18 (20.00%) Sinatra
17 18 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry

Akamai
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (34.44%) IIS
2 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
3 18 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (18.89%) Apache
5 12 (13.33%) nginx
6 6 (6.67%) Jetty
7 4 (4.44%) JBoss
8 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.33%) CloudStack
8 3 (3.33%) CMS
9 2 (2.22%) Node.js
10 1 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.22%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.22%) Heroku
6 2 (2.22%) Engine Yard
7 1 (1.11%) PaaS
7 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.00%) DNS
2 16 (17.78%) DHCP
3 15 (16.67%) FTP
3 15 (16.67%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.22%) VLAN
7 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.89%) MySQL
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.11%) Cucumber
3 18 (20.00%) Subversion
3 18 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (16.67%) Capybara
4 15 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 15 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 11 (12.22%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 4 (4.44%) Gradle
7 4 (4.44%) Mockito
7 4 (4.44%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.11%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) Developer
3 20 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (20.00%) Web Engineer
5 15 (16.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.44%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Integration Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.22%) Consultant
10 2 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.22%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (54.44%) Web Services
2 29 (32.22%) .NET
3 20 (22.22%) HTML
4 18 (20.00%) Sinatra
5 15 (16.67%) CSS3
5 15 (16.67%) HTML5
5 15 (16.67%) Sass
5 15 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (5.56%) Sensu
6 5 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (5.56%) Akka
6 5 (5.56%) OAuth
6 5 (5.56%) GWT
6 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.44%) Spring
7 4 (4.44%) JSON
7 4 (4.44%) Grails
7 4 (4.44%) JDBC
7 4 (4.44%) XML
8 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Open Source
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Linux
3 15 (16.67%) UNIX
4 6 (6.67%) Android
4 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) DevOps
2 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.89%) E-Commerce
4 18 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (17.78%) Scrum
6 15 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (16.67%) Web Design
7 13 (14.44%) TDD
8 9 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
9 7 (7.78%) Content Management
10 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.67%) ITIL
10 6 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.56%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (2.22%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) Java
2 36 (40.00%) Ruby
3 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) Python
5 17 (18.89%) Perl
6 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.56%) Scala
7 5 (5.56%) SQL
7 5 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) Korn
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) PHP5
9 1 (1.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) Docker
4 4 (4.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) SCCM
1 25 (27.78%) SCOM
2 20 (22.22%) Nagios
2 20 (22.22%) collectd
3 18 (20.00%) Puppet
3 18 (20.00%) Opsview
3 18 (20.00%) Graphite
4 15 (16.67%) Graylog2
5 8 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.44%) Icinga
7 3 (3.33%) Ansible
8 2 (2.22%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.11%) FreeIPA
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) VMware
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.67%) F5
2 15 (16.67%) New Relic
3 11 (12.22%) ForgeRock
3 11 (12.22%) Sitecore
4 9 (10.00%) Remedy
5 7 (7.78%) Oracle
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Zend
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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