Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 115 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +104
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.75% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 -
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -
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 734 781 613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 50.24% 46.68% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 366 341
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £195
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 49 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.33 £16.92 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.16% +53.82% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.78 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.60 £28.30 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.97 £11.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +47.52% -4.17%

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 24 September 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 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (63.64%) Internet
3 7 (63.64%) SSL
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Aruba
3 7 (63.64%) Network Management
3 7 (63.64%) Telepresence
3 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) 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 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 7 (63.64%) Telepresence
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) ICMP
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Support
2 5 (45.45%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Specialist
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 5 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) Aruba
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) VMware