The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Akamai skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Akamai over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Akamai Technologies, Inc
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 - 201
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Akamai 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% - 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.92% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £485 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +22.58% -13.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Akamai is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 436 382 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.36% 11.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 561 418
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -20.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £18.50 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.14 £24.80 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

Akamai
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Akamai as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Akamai in the City of London

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Akamai in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Akamai in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Akamai.

1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) nginx
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSL
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Perforce
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Build Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

Akamai
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) nginx
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Build Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Rundeck
3 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Perforce
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic