The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 34 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 22 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.74% 3.26% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% 5.79% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
253 328 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.95% 56.26% 57.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 162 203
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £36.00 £34.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £488 +18.90%
Stevenage 0 6 £300 - 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 45 (72.58%) Cisco
2 41 (66.13%) Firewall
3 39 (62.90%) DNS
4 30 (48.39%) F5
5 28 (45.16%) Juniper
6 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (37.10%) Blue Coat
8 22 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 18 (29.03%) CCNA
10 17 (27.42%) BIG-IP
10 17 (27.42%) Network Security
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (20.97%) MPLS
12 13 (20.97%) VPN
13 12 (19.35%) LAN
13 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
16 9 (14.52%) CCNP
16 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
17 7 (11.29%) Retail
18 6 (9.68%) Local Government
18 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
18 6 (9.68%) WAN
18 6 (9.68%) DHCP
19 5 (8.06%) Law
19 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
20 4 (6.45%) Wiki
20 4 (6.45%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 41 (66.13%) Firewall
2 39 (62.90%) DNS
3 22 (35.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (27.42%) BIG-IP
5 17 (27.42%) Network Security
6 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (20.97%) MPLS
7 13 (20.97%) VPN
8 12 (19.35%) LAN
9 6 (9.68%) DHCP
9 6 (9.68%) WAN
10 3 (4.84%) ATM
10 3 (4.84%) VLAN
10 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (3.23%) BGP
11 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.23%) OSPF
11 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.61%) SSL
General
1 10 (16.13%) Banking
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Local Government
4 5 (8.06%) Law
5 3 (4.84%) Finance
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Network Specialist
3 7 (11.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Network Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Check Point Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support
6 4 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Wiki
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.84%) Change Control
3 3 (4.84%) Change Management
3 3 (4.84%) Presales
3 3 (4.84%) Project Management
3 3 (4.84%) SIEM
4 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.23%) Information Security
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL
4 2 (3.23%) Matrix Management
4 2 (3.23%) People Management
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.61%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.61%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.03%) CCNA
3 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (14.52%) CCNP
6 4 (6.45%) CCIE
7 2 (3.23%) CCSA
8 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.61%) APMG
8 1 (1.61%) Degree
8 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) Cisco
2 30 (48.39%) F5
3 28 (45.16%) Juniper
4 23 (37.10%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.45%) Remedy
6 3 (4.84%) VMware
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix
7 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.23%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.61%) Aruba
8 1 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Nortel
8 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.61%) Siemens
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