Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 692 822 841
Rank change year-on-year +130 +19 -15
Contract jobs citing Akamai 27 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.063% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.13% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 33
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +39.68%
10th Percentile £453 £373 £345
90th Percentile £610 £710 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 20,269 25,433 19,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.09% 25.88% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,728 17,537 13,471
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 308 250
UK median hourly rate £21.34 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.94% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £68.75 £55.75 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -1.82%

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 23 February 2020.

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 5 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 23 February 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
England +128 27 £525 -4.55% 10
UK excluding London +107 16 £475 -5.00% 5
London +117 11 £575 -6.12% 5
South East +64 8 £475 +5.56% 3
East of England +30 8 £500 -28.57% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for Akamai.

1 11 (40.74%) AWS
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) Terraform
5 6 (22.22%) Docker
5 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Python
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
6 5 (18.52%) JBoss
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Imperva
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (14.81%) Cloudflare
7 4 (14.81%) Ansible
7 4 (14.81%) Selenium
7 4 (14.81%) PKI
7 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (14.81%) Azure
7 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
7 4 (14.81%) Kanban
7 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security

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 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) WildFly
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Cloudflare
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.11%) Heroku
3 3 (11.11%) Serverless
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.41%) AWS CodeBuild
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Step Functions
4 2 (7.41%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (7.41%) GCP
4 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 2 (7.41%) Route 53
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Apigee
5 1 (3.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 3 (11.11%) SSH
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) X.509
5 2 (7.41%) Broadband
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
1 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mocha
3 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) CCTV Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.41%) Memcached
2 2 (7.41%) React
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) EJB
3 1 (3.70%) Jest
3 1 (3.70%) React Native
3 1 (3.70%) Redux
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) CCTV
4 2 (7.41%) IPTV
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Kanban
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (11.11%) Network Management
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) HIPAA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Terraform
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco CME
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.11%) Packer
4 2 (7.41%) Consul
4 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
4 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) F5
3 5 (18.52%) Imperva
4 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.11%) Prolexic
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Zscaler
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) Incapsula
6 2 (7.41%) Meraki
6 2 (7.41%) Neustar
6 2 (7.41%) Nokia
6 2 (7.41%) Sony