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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 30 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 30 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.75% 2.76% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 4.93% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £475 £424 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% +21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £210 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £491 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 365 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.30% 56.07% 54.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 177 241
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +34.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £36.00 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 8 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 8 £463 -6.56%
Stevenage +6 5 £450 -
Welwyn - 5 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 45 (75.00%) Cisco
2 40 (66.67%) Firewall
3 36 (60.00%) DNS
4 30 (50.00%) Juniper
5 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (38.33%) F5
7 22 (36.67%) CCNA
8 17 (28.33%) Blue Coat
8 17 (28.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 16 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 15 (25.00%) Network Security
10 15 (25.00%) VPN
10 15 (25.00%) LAN
11 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (20.00%) CCNP
13 11 (18.33%) MPLS
13 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.33%) Banking
16 7 (11.67%) Retail
16 7 (11.67%) Local Government
16 7 (11.67%) WAN
16 7 (11.67%) DHCP
16 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
18 5 (8.33%) Law
19 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
20 3 (5.00%) VLAN

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 40 (66.67%) Firewall
2 36 (60.00%) DNS
3 17 (28.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 15 (25.00%) LAN
5 15 (25.00%) Network Security
5 15 (25.00%) VPN
6 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (18.33%) MPLS
8 7 (11.67%) DHCP
8 7 (11.67%) WAN
9 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.00%) VLAN
11 2 (3.33%) BGP
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.33%) OSPF
11 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 7 (11.67%) Local Government
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Network Support
4 5 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Check Point Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.00%) Change Control
3 3 (5.00%) Change Management
3 3 (5.00%) Presales
3 3 (5.00%) Project Management
3 3 (5.00%) SIEM
4 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.33%) Information Security
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL
4 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (3.33%) People Management
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.67%) Migration
5 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (36.67%) CCNA
3 12 (20.00%) CCNP
4 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) CCSA
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) APMG
8 1 (1.67%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCITP
8 1 (1.67%) MCTS
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) Juniper
3 23 (38.33%) F5
4 17 (28.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.33%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Aruba
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Nortel
7 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) Siemens