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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Palo Alto products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Palo Alto over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Palo Alto Networks.

Palo Alto
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 53 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +46
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 11 7 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 1.12% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 3.76% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
10th Percentile £500 - £314
25th Percentile £603 £475 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £500 £349
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% +43.37% +39.50%
75th Percentile £722 £525 £377
90th Percentile £725 - £391
East of England median daily rate £550 £500 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +37.93% -1.69%

Palo Alto is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cambridgeshire.

All Vendors
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 278 186 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.87% 29.81% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 90 93
10th Percentile £187 £143 £210
25th Percentile £313 £193 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £445
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -21.35% +2.89%
75th Percentile £566 £505 £550
90th Percentile £675 £575 £616
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £416
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 8
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.15 £13.08
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -6.90% -17.14%
75th Percentile £20.56 £14.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £34.13 £20.00 £49.38
East of England median hourly rate £19.81 £15.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +32.07% -30.46% +33.15%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Cambridgeshire

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Palo Alto in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Palo Alto in Cambridgeshire

Palo Alto
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Palo Alto in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Palo Alto in Cambridgeshire

Palo Alto
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Palo Alto within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough - 5 £650 - 2
Palo Alto
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Palo Alto 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 7 (63.64%) Internet
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
1 7 (63.64%) NIST
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (54.55%) Zscaler
2 6 (54.55%) FireEye
2 6 (54.55%) Mimecast
2 6 (54.55%) SaaS
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) ISACA
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (54.55%) Proofpoint
2 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) ISMS
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Response
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Legal
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Mimecast
1 6 (54.55%) SaaS
2 4 (36.36%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) SD-WAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
1 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Head of Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Design Authority
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Information
2 3 (27.27%) Head of Security
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Strategy Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Response
2 6 (54.55%) Information Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) ISMS
2 6 (54.55%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) Presales
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
1 6 (54.55%) ISACA
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) NIST
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Observium
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) FireEye
1 6 (54.55%) Proofpoint
1 6 (54.55%) Symantec
1 6 (54.55%) Zscaler
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds