Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.39% 0.56% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.35% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Oxfordshire median daily rate £463 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £419 £329 £298
90th Percentile £516 £500 £484
South East median daily rate £430 £425 £485
% change year-on-year +1.18% -12.37% +25.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 288 518 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 37.16% 41.21% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 360 323
Oxfordshire median daily rate £414 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +5.88% +17.24%
10th Percentile £135 £250 £170
90th Percentile £588 £585 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 23
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £16.80 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.49% +13.13% +2.41%
10th Percentile £14.43 £10.88 £10.00
90th Percentile £25.97 £20.48 £34.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -8.57%

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

Palo Alto
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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
Banbury - 1 - -
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) LAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Meraki