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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 43 40 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 18 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.69% 2.17% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 4.44% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
Median daily rate £300 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £280 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.77%

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
275 315 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.11% 48.76% 59.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 220
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.90 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £8.90 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Stevenage +6 9 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 5 £488 +50.00%
St Albans +6 1 - -
Hatfield -8 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 32 (68.09%) F5
3 28 (59.57%) DNS
3 28 (59.57%) Blue Coat
4 27 (57.45%) Firewall
5 25 (53.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 18 (38.30%) Juniper
6 18 (38.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 18 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (36.17%) BIG-IP
8 15 (31.91%) Network Security
8 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
9 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
10 13 (27.66%) MPLS
11 10 (21.28%) Banking
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.02%) Remedy
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.89%) LAN
14 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
14 6 (12.77%) Wiki
15 5 (10.64%) DHCP
15 5 (10.64%) CCIE
15 5 (10.64%) CCNA
15 5 (10.64%) Law
16 4 (8.51%) Retail
17 3 (6.38%) Presales
17 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
17 3 (6.38%) Change Control
17 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) DNS
2 27 (57.45%) Firewall
3 25 (53.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (38.30%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (38.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (36.17%) BIG-IP
6 15 (31.91%) Network Security
7 13 (27.66%) MPLS
8 7 (14.89%) LAN
9 5 (10.64%) DHCP
10 3 (6.38%) ATM
11 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.26%) VPN
12 1 (2.13%) 2G
12 1 (2.13%) 3G
12 1 (2.13%) IPsec
12 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
12 1 (2.13%) SSH
12 1 (2.13%) SSL
12 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (21.28%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Law
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Network Specialist
3 5 (10.64%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Check Point Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Wiki
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.38%) Change Control
1 3 (6.38%) Change Management
1 3 (6.38%) Migration
1 3 (6.38%) Presales
1 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.13%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (2.13%) Information Security
3 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL
3 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
3 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.64%) CCIE
4 5 (10.64%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) APMG
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 32 (68.09%) F5
3 28 (59.57%) Blue Coat
4 18 (38.30%) Juniper
5 8 (17.02%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) Crossbeam
7 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia
7 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.13%) VMware