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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 640 633 613
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Akamai 21 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.086% 0.064% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 18
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +50.00%
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
24309 25081 24678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.14% 43.92% 45.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14782 13627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 814 1091 1074
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 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 10 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 29 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 +3 21 £388 -13.88% 5
London -1 11 £544 +22.19% 3
East of England - 6 £388 -
Luton - 5 £388 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £388 -
City of London +43 1 - -
Leeds +4 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (31.67%) Unix
4 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (28.33%) Puppet
5 17 (28.33%) DevOps
5 17 (28.33%) Apache
6 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 16 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (23.33%) Docker
8 14 (23.33%) Splunk
9 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (21.67%) vSphere
9 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
9 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
9 13 (21.67%) Icinga
9 13 (21.67%) FreeIPA
9 13 (21.67%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
9 13 (21.67%) DNS
9 13 (21.67%) Nagios
9 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
9 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
10 12 (20.00%) VPN
11 11 (18.33%) Cisco

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 17 (28.33%) Apache
2 13 (21.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.67%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 3 (5.00%) WordPress
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.33%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.67%) CloudFront
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.33%) Route 53
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) DNS
2 12 (20.00%) VPN
3 10 (16.67%) Firewall
4 9 (15.00%) HTTP
5 8 (13.33%) BGP
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (13.33%) IOS XR
5 8 (13.33%) MPLS
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.00%) Informix
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) Redis
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 7 (11.67%) Spock
4 2 (3.33%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.67%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) REST
2 8 (13.33%) jQuery
2 8 (13.33%) Spring
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) jBPM
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.33%) Sass
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) JSR 170
6 1 (1.67%) Middleware
6 1 (1.67%) OSGi
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
6 1 (1.67%) Symfony
6 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.67%) Streaming Media
4 6 (10.00%) MPEG
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) RIA
5 2 (3.33%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Unix
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) DevOps
3 16 (26.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
4 13 (21.67%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (18.33%) High Availability
6 8 (13.33%) Analytics
6 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.67%) HOOD
7 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) Kanban
9 4 (6.67%) Multivariate Testing
10 3 (5.00%) B2B
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.67%) Groovy
2 7 (11.67%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) Perl
3 6 (10.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) CCIE
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (23.33%) Docker
3 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
3 13 (21.67%) vSphere
4 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (1.67%) vCloud
6 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Puppet
2 13 (21.67%) FreeIPA
2 13 (21.67%) Icinga
2 13 (21.67%) Kubernetes
2 13 (21.67%) Nagios
3 11 (18.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 8 (13.33%) SELinux
5 3 (5.00%) Ansible
6 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) Terraform
7 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) VMware
2 14 (23.33%) Splunk
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.00%) F5
6 8 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (10.00%) Apple
7 6 (10.00%) SevOne
8 5 (8.33%) SAP
9 4 (6.67%) Citrix
9 4 (6.67%) NetApp
10 3 (5.00%) Aspera
10 3 (5.00%) hybris
10 3 (5.00%) Signiant
11 2 (3.33%) Adobe
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle
12 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.67%) Omniture
12 1 (1.67%) Optimizely
12 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
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