The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 25 April 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.33% 1.53% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 2.94% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £37.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +74.49% -6.87%  

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 Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 138 170 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 44.95% 52.15% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 119
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £589 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.10% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware