Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 November 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
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 831 855
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 -38
Contract jobs citing Akamai 46 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.048% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 29
UK median daily rate £525 £388 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -16.67% +9.41%
10th Percentile £415 £364 £315
90th Percentile £650 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +38.71% -13.89% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16750 12357 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.24% 11.80% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11614 8496 5010
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 185 116
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% -14.02% +19.83%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.58% -24.18% +28.57%

Akamai
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Akamai in the UK

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Akamai in the UK

Akamai
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Akamai over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Akamai in the UK

Akamai
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Akamai in the UK

Akamai
Top 8 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +12 46 £525 +35.48% 8
London -12 36 £525 +20.00% 4
UK excluding London +10 10 £538 +38.71% 4
South East - 4 £550 - 1
North of England +48 3 £430 +10.97%
Yorkshire +18 3 £430 +10.97%
Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (47.83%) DevOps
3 21 (45.65%) Docker
4 20 (43.48%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) GitHub
6 14 (30.43%) Python
6 14 (30.43%) Firewall
7 12 (26.09%) Splunk
7 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 12 (26.09%) JIRA
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 10 (21.74%) Cisco
8 10 (21.74%) Web Services
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) Nagios
10 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 8 (17.39%) HTML
10 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.39%) nginx
10 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
10 8 (17.39%) Puppet
10 8 (17.39%) Ansible
10 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.22%) Network Security
11 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
11 7 (15.22%) Apache

Akamai
Co-occurring 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 8 (17.39%) nginx
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) Confluence
4 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
4 5 (10.87%) WordPress
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) Drupal
6 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (32.61%) GitHub
3 8 (17.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (15.22%) Serverless
5 6 (13.04%) Fastly
5 6 (13.04%) Heroku
6 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) npm
9 2 (4.35%) SaaS
9 2 (4.35%) Slack
10 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
10 1 (2.17%) Cloudflare
10 1 (2.17%) PaaS
10 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.04%) VPN
5 4 (8.70%) BGP
5 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) MPLS
5 4 (8.70%) OSPF
5 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) SSL
5 4 (8.70%) WAN
6 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.52%) Junos
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
6 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 12 (26.09%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 5 (10.87%) CircleCI
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.17%) git-flow
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Economy
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Build Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Web Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 6 (13.04%) CSS
4 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 5 (10.87%) Symfony
5 3 (6.52%) .NET
5 3 (6.52%) Express
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) Google Maps API
6 2 (4.35%) React
6 2 (4.35%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Handlebars
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) Java EE
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) Preactjs
7 1 (2.17%) Ramda
7 1 (2.17%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) DevOps
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) Go
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCIE
2 5 (10.87%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) CISSP
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) CCDP
4 2 (4.35%) CEH
4 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) CISM
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.17%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Docker
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Nagios
2 8 (17.39%) Ansible
2 8 (17.39%) Puppet
3 5 (10.87%) Grafana
4 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 3 (6.52%) Terraform
6 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.17%) FreeIPA
7 1 (2.17%) Marathon
7 1 (2.17%) Mesos
7 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Splunk
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.04%) New Relic
5 5 (10.87%) F5
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 4 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.70%) Rackspace
7 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.52%) Juniper
7 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Imperva
9 1 (2.17%) Prolexic
9 1 (2.17%) SevOne