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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 28 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.77% 2.35% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 4.49% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £330 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +57.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
119 156 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.05% 52.35% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 100 136
Median daily rate £405 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 16
Median hourly rate £12.05 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.68 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +1 1 £330 -21.19% 1
Luton - 1 £175 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco
4 19 (57.58%) LAN
4 19 (57.58%) WAN
4 19 (57.58%) Network Security
5 17 (51.52%) CCNA
6 13 (39.39%) CCNP
6 13 (39.39%) CCSA
7 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
8 10 (30.30%) tcpdump
9 9 (27.27%) Network Management
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.21%) Juniper
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
11 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Nessus
11 7 (21.21%) Information Security
11 7 (21.21%) Splunk
11 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
11 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
11 7 (21.21%) LogRhythm
11 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS

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 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Network Security
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (30.30%) tcpdump
4 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.18%) OSPF
7 6 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
9 3 (9.09%) VLAN
10 2 (6.06%) DHCP
10 2 (6.06%) DNS
10 2 (6.06%) VoIP
10 2 (6.06%) Wireless
11 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
11 1 (3.03%) FTP
11 1 (3.03%) ISDN
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Security Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Security Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Management
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security
2 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (18.18%) SIEM
4 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
4 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Internal Audit
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (51.52%) CCNA
3 13 (39.39%) CCNP
3 13 (39.39%) CCSA
4 6 (18.18%) CISSP
5 3 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Nessus
2 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
3 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
3 7 (21.21%) LogLogic
3 7 (21.21%) LogRhythm
3 7 (21.21%) Splunk
4 6 (18.18%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) Tripwire
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Avaya
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Intel
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds