Period
to 21 July 2019

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 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 812 810 822
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +37
Contract jobs citing Akamai 37 87 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.084% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.14% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 26
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.77% -
10th Percentile £400 £415 £415
90th Percentile £750 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +5.77% +9.47% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 26,130 22,521 13,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.28% 21.62% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,921 15,414 9,541
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 329 201
UK median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% - -
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.83 £10.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £59.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% - +9.38%

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 July 2019.

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 11 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 July 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
England +17 36 £550 - 5
UK excluding London +16 27 £550 +5.77% 4
North of England - 11 £500 - 4
London +14 9 £550 - 1
South East +6 8 £550 -
East of England +8 6 £700 +34.62%
Yorkshire - 6 - - 3
North West - 4 - - 1
Scotland +27 1 £200 -
North East - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 with a requirement for Akamai.

1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Firewall
5 13 (35.14%) DNS
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 13 (35.14%) DevOps
5 13 (35.14%) Palo Alto
6 11 (29.73%) F5
7 10 (27.03%) Puppet
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
8 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
8 9 (24.32%) Node.js
8 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (24.32%) Terraform
9 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
9 8 (21.62%) Arista
9 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
9 8 (21.62%) VMware
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
9 8 (21.62%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) HTML
10 7 (18.92%) MySQL
10 7 (18.92%) DHCP
10 7 (18.92%) Apache
10 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.92%) Retail
10 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing

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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) MODX
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.70%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) DHCP
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) BGP
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.41%) DMVPN
7 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) GLBP
7 2 (5.41%) IGRP
7 2 (5.41%) IPsec
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) Multicast
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
7 2 (5.41%) OSPF
7 2 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
1 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Lead Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Network Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Node.js
2 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 6 (16.22%) Ajax
4 6 (16.22%) GraphQL
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) LAMP
6 1 (2.70%) Sensu
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.22%) EMC VNX
1 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
1 6 (16.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Blog
2 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Android
2 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) DC/OS
6 1 (2.70%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) DevOps
3 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.92%) Architectural Design
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) Analytics
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
8 3 (8.11%) ISMS
8 3 (8.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 4 (10.81%) Go
4 4 (10.81%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) Squid
2 6 (16.22%) Varnish
2 6 (16.22%) vSphere
3 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (24.32%) Terraform
3 7 (18.92%) vCenter Server
4 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.81%) Ansible
6 2 (5.41%) Packer
7 1 (2.70%) Kibana
7 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco
1 13 (35.14%) Palo Alto
2 11 (29.73%) F5
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) Arista
4 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Riverbed
6 6 (16.22%) EMC
6 6 (16.22%) Micro Focus
6 6 (16.22%) Unisys
7 5 (13.51%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) AppDynamics
9 3 (8.11%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (8.11%) Sony
10 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) Tufin
10 2 (5.41%) Zscaler
11 1 (2.70%) New Relic