The table below looks at the statistics for Akamai skills 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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Akamai Technologies, Inc
UK
Rank 585 615 563
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -52
Contract jobs citing Akamai 9 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.16% 0.35% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 41
Median daily rate £560 £518 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £355 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £425
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 Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5636 3998 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.43% 7.69% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 2805 1617
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 62 89
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Akamai
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Akamai as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services 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 22 February 2017.

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 5 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +38 8 £560 +8.21% 1
London +18 7 £560 +8.21%
Yorkshire +16 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire +16 1 £375 -
Leeds +1 1 £375 -

Akamai
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (44.44%) F5
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
3 10 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (27.78%) Nagios
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) IPsec
4 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (25.00%) VLAN
4 9 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) SCOM
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) Kibana
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Sentry
7 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) IIS
7 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 6 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) Ajax

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 10 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Drupal
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) InfoPath
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) CloudFront
3 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
1 9 (25.00%) IPsec
1 9 (25.00%) VLAN
1 9 (25.00%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Design Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Voice Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Ajax
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
1 6 (16.67%) jQuery
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) Drush
4 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (8.33%) Kafka
4 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.33%) Sass
4 3 (8.33%) XSL
5 2 (5.56%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) CentOS
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Content Management
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (11.11%) Network Design
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Nagios
2 7 (19.44%) Kibana
2 7 (19.44%) SCOM
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Sentry
3 3 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (8.33%) FreeIPA
3 3 (8.33%) Marathon
3 3 (8.33%) Mesos
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) F5
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
3 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
4 6 (16.67%) Nimsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Meraki
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Perforce