Period
to 17 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 17 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 88 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing Palo Alto 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.35% 0.59% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
West Sussex median daily rate £513 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +75.00% -17.81%
10th Percentile £501 £430 £275
90th Percentile £534 £563 £335
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £480
% change year-on-year +1.91% -11.46% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex 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 West Sussex.

All Vendors
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 419 485 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 48.27% 40.86% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 262 291
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £280
90th Percentile £589 £565 £541
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +4.48% -5.49%
10th Percentile £8.88 £14.20 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £54.18
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.19% +7.03% -8.57%

Palo Alto
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Palo Alto in West Sussex

Palo Alto
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Palo Alto in West Sussex

Palo Alto
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Gatwick +1 1 - -
Crawley -3 1 £525 +19.32%
Palo Alto
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Palo Alto.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki

Palo Alto
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Cylance
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless