The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 1.53% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 3.65% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £295 £425 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +117.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 137 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.33% 42.02% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 85 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 1 £175 -41.66%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) Network Security
4 18 (60.00%) WAN
4 18 (60.00%) LAN
5 15 (50.00%) CCNA
6 13 (43.33%) CCSA
7 12 (40.00%) CCNP
8 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
9 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 10 (33.33%) tcpdump
10 9 (30.00%) Network Management
10 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
12 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
12 7 (23.33%) Splunk
12 7 (23.33%) ArcSight
12 7 (23.33%) LogLogic
12 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
12 7 (23.33%) Nessus
12 7 (23.33%) Information Security
12 7 (23.33%) Juniper
13 6 (20.00%) Tripwire
13 6 (20.00%) Windows
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Network Security
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
3 18 (60.00%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (16.67%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) OSPF
10 2 (6.67%) VLAN
11 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
11 1 (3.33%) DNS
11 1 (3.33%) H.323
11 1 (3.33%) IPsec
11 1 (3.33%) SNA
11 1 (3.33%) VPN
11 1 (3.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Security Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Network Management
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (20.00%) SIEM
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Internal Audit
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (50.00%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCSA
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nessus
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) ArcSight
3 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
3 7 (23.33%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) LogLogic
3 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
3 7 (23.33%) Splunk
4 6 (20.00%) F5
4 6 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 4 (13.33%) Avaya
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Intel
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.33%) Mitel
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds