Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 135 139
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 +31
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 55 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.44% 0.73% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 1.33% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 38
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% -
10th Percentile £328 £280 £325
90th Percentile £564 £488 £438
South East median daily rate £439 £490 £400
% change year-on-year -10.46% +22.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.00 - £52.50
10th Percentile £52.00 - £51.25
90th Percentile £56.00 - £53.75
South East median hourly rate £54.00 - £52.50

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 2,024 2,027 2,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.87% 54.47% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,147 1,174 1,499
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £408 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +5.84% +2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £270
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £417 £400
% change year-on-year +1.83% +4.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 121
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.57 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.03% -6.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.93 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.30 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -2.84%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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
Farnborough - 10 £375 -
Fareham -1 4 £470 -
Southampton -5 4 £484 +34.38%
Winchester - 3 £325 - 2
Portsmouth -13 2 - - 1
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 34 (61.82%) Firewall
3 30 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 29 (52.73%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 23 (41.82%) Windows
7 22 (40.00%) VMware
8 21 (38.18%) Cisco ISE
9 18 (32.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (30.91%) NetApp
10 17 (30.91%) Network Security
11 16 (29.09%) vSphere
11 16 (29.09%) Sophos
11 16 (29.09%) Cisco Firepower
12 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
13 13 (23.64%) Infoblox
14 11 (20.00%) Linux
14 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 9 (16.36%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (16.36%) CCIE
15 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
16 8 (14.55%) CCNP
16 8 (14.55%) PKI
16 8 (14.55%) Web Filtering
17 7 (12.73%) Citrix
18 6 (10.91%) DNS
18 6 (10.91%) IBM
18 6 (10.91%) Microsoft

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 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco ISE
4 18 (32.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (30.91%) Network Security
6 16 (29.09%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (10.91%) DHCP
7 6 (10.91%) DNS
8 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
9 4 (7.27%) VPN
10 3 (5.45%) LAN
11 2 (3.64%) AMQP
11 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.64%) Internet
11 2 (3.64%) Multicast
11 2 (3.64%) NX-OS
11 2 (3.64%) WAN
12 1 (1.82%) OSPF
12 1 (1.82%) VoWiFi
12 1 (1.82%) VSAT
General
1 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
1 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Security Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Security Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
7 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
9 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.64%) Security Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.64%) RESTful
1 2 (3.64%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) BYOD
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) CCTV
4 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.82%) IPTV
4 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) AIX
4 6 (10.91%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (14.55%) Web Filtering
3 6 (10.91%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (10.91%) Security Hardening
3 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Defect Management
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
2 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 25 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (16.36%) CCIE
5 8 (14.55%) CCNP
6 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.82%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.82%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.82%) CCSP
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) vSphere
2 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) MaaS360
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
3 17 (30.91%) NetApp
4 16 (29.09%) Sophos
5 13 (23.64%) Infoblox
6 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
7 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 6 (10.91%) ArcSight
8 6 (10.91%) IBM
8 6 (10.91%) McAfee
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) Qualys
9 4 (7.27%) Dell
9 4 (7.27%) Splunk
10 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) Okta
11 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.82%) Varonis