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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 29 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 33 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.49% 1.32% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 8.15% 2.65% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 1
Median daily rate £320 £538 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.46% +95.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -17.55%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
405 377 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.10% 49.93% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 185 248
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.92% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 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
Watford - 17 £300 - 1
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 £450 -25.00%
Stevenage +6 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - - 1
St Albans 0 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 37 (82.22%) Cisco
2 34 (75.56%) Firewall
3 27 (60.00%) DNS
3 27 (60.00%) Juniper
4 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (46.67%) CCNA
6 15 (33.33%) F5
7 14 (31.11%) CCNP
7 14 (31.11%) VPN
7 14 (31.11%) LAN
8 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
9 10 (22.22%) BIG-IP
9 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (22.22%) MPLS
10 9 (20.00%) Network Security
11 8 (17.78%) WAN
11 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
12 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (15.56%) Local Government
12 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
13 6 (13.33%) Banking
13 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 6 (13.33%) BGP
14 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (11.11%) OSPF
14 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 5 (11.11%) Retail
15 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 34 (75.56%) Firewall
2 27 (60.00%) DNS
3 14 (31.11%) LAN
3 14 (31.11%) VPN
4 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (22.22%) MPLS
6 9 (20.00%) Network Security
7 8 (17.78%) WAN
8 6 (13.33%) BGP
9 5 (11.11%) OSPF
9 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (8.89%) DHCP
10 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.89%) Wireless
11 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (6.67%) FCoE
11 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.56%) Local Government
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Network Support
4 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.67%) Project Management
2 3 (6.67%) SIEM
3 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) People Management
4 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.22%) Network Design
4 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Presales
4 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (46.67%) CCNA
3 14 (31.11%) CCNP
4 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE
6 2 (4.44%) CCSA
6 2 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Juniper
3 15 (33.33%) F5
4 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.89%) Aruba
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
7 2 (4.44%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.44%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) Nortel
8 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.22%) Riverbed