The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

CheckPoint
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.31% 0.31% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 0.54% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £463 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 241 184 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 63.25% 57.86% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 69 68
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £232 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -8.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Basingstoke

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Basingstoke

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Basingstoke

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

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) CCSE
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE Security
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 2 (22.22%) Arista
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) NetScout
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire