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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South East / Middlesex
Rank 17 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.10% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £404 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
78 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 60.47% 56.86% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 41
Median daily rate £375 £385 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) CCVP
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Internet

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper