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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 611 588
Rank change year-on-year +37 -23  
Contract jobs citing Akamai 9 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.054% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.16% 0.69% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 32
Median daily rate £580 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £424 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £450
% change year-on-year - -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5662 4200 2719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.61% 7.89% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 2908 1739
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 101
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.47 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Akamai
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Akamai as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Akamai in the UK

Akamai
Top 3 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 9 £580 +10.47% 5
London +16 9 £580 +10.47% 4
City of London +3 2 - -

Akamai
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (51.61%) F5
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
5 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (29.03%) IPsec
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
8 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 6 (19.35%) Docker
9 5 (16.13%) Meraki
9 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 5 (16.13%) WAN
9 5 (16.13%) Wireless
9 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) InfoPath
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) CloudFront
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Route 53
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.23%) Bluemix
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
1 10 (32.26%) VPN
2 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 9 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (29.03%) IPsec
2 9 (29.03%) VLAN
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Wireless
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.45%) PowerPivot
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Grunt
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Design Specialist
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Voice Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) Ajax
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) XSL
4 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Drush
4 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (9.68%) Kafka
4 3 (9.68%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.45%) OSGi
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
2 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Network Design
5 5 (16.13%) Time Management
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (9.68%) API Integration
7 3 (9.68%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (9.68%) Content Management
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.68%) People Management
7 3 (9.68%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
1 5 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) FreeIPA
2 3 (9.68%) Marathon
2 3 (9.68%) Mesos
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) F5
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
3 5 (16.13%) Meraki
4 3 (9.68%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) New Relic
5 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £540.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago