Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Akamai skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Akamai over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 650 774 811
Rank change year-on-year +124 +37 -14
Contract jobs citing Akamai 23 62 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.070% 0.049%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 33
Median daily rate £500 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% -6.31%
10th Percentile £448 £400 £338
90th Percentile £683 £745 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £550 £520
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Akamai is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,386 24,319 19,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.60% 27.51% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,784 16,932 13,186
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 276 234
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.58% -8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.06 £11.40
90th Percentile £56.75 £58.75 £48.03
Median hourly rate £23.19 £18.66 £18.95
% change year-on-year +24.28% -1.50% +5.25%

Akamai
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Akamai as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Akamai in England.

Daily rate trend for Akamai in England

Akamai
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Akamai in England over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Akamai in England.

Hourly rate trend for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai within the England region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +136 9 £600 +6.67% 6
South East +99 7 £475 +2.70% 1
East of England +34 7 £488 -30.36%
Akamai
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Akamai also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Akamai.

1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) AWS
2 8 (34.78%) F5
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) Docker
5 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
5 5 (21.74%) Network Management
5 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
5 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX
5 5 (21.74%) Zscaler
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) PKI
6 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)

Akamai
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) nginx
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (17.39%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Cloudflare
2 4 (17.39%) Serverless
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (13.04%) GCP
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (8.70%) AWS CodeBuild
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Step Functions
4 2 (8.70%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (8.70%) Heroku
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365
4 2 (8.70%) Route 53
5 1 (4.35%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.35%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 5 (21.74%) NetScaler
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (13.04%) tcpdump
4 3 (13.04%) X.509
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
5 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.70%) GLBP
5 2 (8.70%) IGRP
5 2 (8.70%) Multicast
5 2 (8.70%) SSH
5 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.70%) Mocha
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) CCTV Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.70%) Memcached
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) PKI
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) CCTV
4 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.35%) FMCG
5 1 (4.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 4 (17.39%) Kanban
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Terraform
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco CME
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.04%) Packer
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) Consul
3 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
3 2 (8.70%) vRealize
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) F5
3 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Zscaler
4 4 (17.39%) Meraki
4 4 (17.39%) Splunk
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Imperva
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Prolexic
5 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.70%) Google
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.70%) Sony