The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 24 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.74% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 1.14% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 88 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.63% 53.33% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 53
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £316 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £568 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £25.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -60.52%
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 Middlesex

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
4 10 (66.67%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) CCVP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (33.33%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
8 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (73.33%) SSL
4 10 (66.67%) VoIP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (66.67%) Security Engineer
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (53.33%) Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 8 (53.33%) Network Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Firewall Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security Administrator
6 7 (46.67%) Security Administrator
7 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
7 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCVP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.67%) VMware