Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 -13
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.092% 0.33% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.75% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £413 £433 £291
90th Percentile £438 £498 £438
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
Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 436 535 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 40.04% 44.25% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 418 318
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £199 £257 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -5.34% +5.65%
10th Percentile £15.44 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £42.50 £22.97
South East median hourly rate £16.05 £17.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.96% +15.00% -16.67%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Oxfordshire

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Palo Alto in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper