Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 755 807 804
Rank change year-on-year +52 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing Akamai 29 71 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.075% 0.050%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 32
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +35.48%
10th Percentile £500 £358 £415
90th Percentile £590 £675 £648
UK median daily rate £525 £565 £525
% change year-on-year -7.08% +7.62% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £51.00
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year - -36.27% -

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 22,653 23,211 16,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.79% 24.42% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,546 16,219 11,412
England median daily rate £500 £483 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +2.60% +4.50%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 312 210
England median hourly rate £22.17 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +9.45%

Akamai
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akamai in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akamai in England

Akamai
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Akamai in England.

Contractor 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 16 November 2019. 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
East of England +33 11 £525 +55.56%
London +42 10 £550 -2.65% 9
North of England - 4 £500 - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
South East +28 2 - - 3
South West - 1 - -
North East - 1 £500 -
Akamai
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 20 (68.97%) AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Terraform
3 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Python
5 11 (37.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (34.48%) LDAP
6 10 (34.48%) JBoss
6 10 (34.48%) IBM
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) DevOps
9 5 (17.24%) F5
10 4 (13.79%) Docker
10 4 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 4 (13.79%) ITIL
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) JIRA
11 3 (10.34%) Maven
11 3 (10.34%) Subversion
11 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (6.90%) Azure
4 2 (6.90%) Serverless
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.45%) Apigee
5 1 (3.45%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (3.45%) GitHub
5 1 (3.45%) Heroku
5 1 (3.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (6.90%) Broadband
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) 802.11
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) DWDM
5 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.45%) IGRP
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Endeca
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Operations
6 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) React
3 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Jest
3 1 (3.45%) React Native
3 1 (3.45%) Redux
3 1 (3.45%) Sass
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) IPTV
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) OWASP
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (6.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.45%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) ES6
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Terraform
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Packer
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CME
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
4 3 (10.34%) Imperva
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Incapsula
5 2 (6.90%) Nokia
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Zscaler
6 1 (3.45%) Arista
6 1 (3.45%) Openreach
6 1 (3.45%) Ping Identity
6 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk