Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 16 December 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.

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

Palo Alto
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 133 165
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 +9
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 18 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.51% 0.98% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.76% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 21
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -13.16%
10th Percentile £248 £363 £381
90th Percentile £448 £446 £506
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1856 2105 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.34% 55.94% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1329 1315
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.86%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 99 120
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.96% -2.83% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £56.90 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.31 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.42% -16.67% +14.29%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Palo Alto as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Hampshire

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Palo Alto in Hampshire

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Palo Alto in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Palo Alto in Hampshire

Palo Alto
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Winchester +10 3 £318 -27.43% 1
Portsmouth - 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 £400 -
Havant - 2 - -
Fareham - 1 £243 -
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Palo Alto also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Network Security
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (27.78%) Foundry
7 5 (27.78%) Network Management
7 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 5 (27.78%) CCIE
7 5 (27.78%) CCSP
7 5 (27.78%) SNMP
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (27.78%) CCIE Service Provider
8 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (22.22%) Dell
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) Nessus
8 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) Change Management
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (27.78%) SNMP
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) Multicast
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.56%) IPv6
8 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
8 1 (5.56%) VSAN
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE Service Provider
3 5 (27.78%) CCSP
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) VCP6
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Foundry
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam