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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Akamai
Rank 599 626 605
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing Akamai 28 11 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.020% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.047% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 38
Median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £350
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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 5 December 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 9 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 5 December 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 +18 28 £388 -8.82% 3
London +3 16 £388 -8.82% 2
Yorkshire - 9 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £375 -
Leeds - 7 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 -
East of England - 3 £388 -
Luton - 3 £388 -
City of London +5 2 £388 -8.82% 1

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 20 (40.00%) IIS
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (32.00%) F5
3 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 14 (28.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) CloudFront
5 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.00%) Palo Alto
7 10 (20.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) VPN
7 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (18.00%) XenApp
8 9 (18.00%) VLAN
8 9 (18.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) IPsec
8 9 (18.00%) Citrix
8 9 (18.00%) NetApp
8 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (16.00%) High Availability
9 8 (16.00%) Windows
9 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds

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 20 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (14.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.00%) Drupal
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (24.00%) CloudFront
3 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 4 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) VPN
3 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (18.00%) IPsec
3 9 (18.00%) VLAN
4 6 (12.00%) SSL
5 5 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (8.00%) LDAP
7 3 (6.00%) LAN
7 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.00%) DNS
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) PowerPivot
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Grunt
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Web Architect
4 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Web Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) Ajax
2 7 (14.00%) HTML
2 7 (14.00%) jQuery
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (8.00%) XSL
5 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) Drush
5 3 (6.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) RIA
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) High Availability
4 7 (14.00%) TDD
5 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (10.00%) DevOps
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Content Management
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) CCIE
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (18.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Kibana
1 7 (14.00%) Nagios
1 7 (14.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) F5
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) Palo Alto
5 10 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (18.00%) Citrix
6 9 (18.00%) NetApp
7 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.00%) Nimsoft
9 5 (10.00%) Dynatrace
10 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.00%) Meraki
12 1 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.00%) HP
12 1 (2.00%) Imperva