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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 13 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.02% 0.58% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 1.34% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 7
Median daily rate £330 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £363 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.50%
CheckPoint
East of England

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
168 149 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.14% 43.31% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 147
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £33.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +92.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford - 18 £330 - 2
Luton -6 2 £241 -33.44% 1
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (61.29%) Cisco
4 18 (58.06%) LAN
4 18 (58.06%) WAN
4 18 (58.06%) Network Security
5 17 (54.84%) CCNA
6 13 (41.94%) CCNP
7 12 (38.71%) CCSA
8 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) tcpdump
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
11 7 (22.58%) OSPF
11 7 (22.58%) Juniper
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
11 7 (22.58%) Nessus
11 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
11 7 (22.58%) Information Security
11 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 7 (22.58%) Network Management
11 7 (22.58%) Splunk
11 7 (22.58%) ArcSight
11 7 (22.58%) LogLogic

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 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) Network Security
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) tcpdump
3 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
4 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 6 (19.35%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 3 (9.68%) VLAN
9 2 (6.45%) DHCP
9 2 (6.45%) DNS
9 2 (6.45%) VoIP
9 2 (6.45%) VRRP
10 1 (3.23%) DMZ
10 1 (3.23%) SNA
10 1 (3.23%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Security Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Security Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Information Security
1 7 (22.58%) Network Management
1 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (19.35%) SIEM
3 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCNA
3 13 (41.94%) CCNP
4 12 (38.71%) CCSA
5 6 (19.35%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nessus
2 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) ArcSight
3 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
3 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 7 (22.58%) LogLogic
3 7 (22.58%) LogRhythm
3 7 (22.58%) Splunk
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Tripwire
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) Dell
5 5 (16.13%) F5
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.23%) Riverbed