Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 10 December 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 > Middlesex
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.56% 0.38% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £54.00 - £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 Middlesex.

All Vendors
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 85 120 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 48.02% 45.98% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 87 83
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £262 £246 £313
90th Percentile £686 £569 £528
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Middlesex median hourly rate £180.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £68.00 - £29.25
90th Percentile £185.00 - £42.15
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.31 £15.13
% change year-on-year -6.14% +14.46% -15.97%

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Profibus
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware