Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +27
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.14% 0.48% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.91% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Reading median daily rate - £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.25% +7.78%
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 665 657 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.33% 52.02% 52.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 341 376
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £185 £275 £188
90th Percentile £575 £581 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 59
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.32% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.03 £45.93 £45.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -42.00%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in Reading

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Palo Alto in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper