Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 89 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +99
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 10 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.65% 1.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £525 £260
% change year-on-year -26.67% +101.92% -42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 751 732 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 48.70% 49.66% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 366 329
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £270 £233
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 21 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.00 £11.53 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.08% +2.49% +0.90%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.63 £18.70 £21.54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.25% +18.00% -12.28%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Milton Keynes

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Palo Alto in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 10 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL V3
2 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) Change Management
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) ICMP
3 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (70.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Service Management
5 5 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (50.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) BGP
2 9 (90.00%) ICMP
2 9 (90.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Team Leader
1 6 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 10 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (90.00%) Change Management
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL V3
2 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Aruba