Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - +37 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.97% - 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Belfast median daily rate £500 - £430
County Antrim median daily rate £500 - £430
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £39.75 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £40.00 - -

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 153 209 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 45.40% 38.63% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 145 73
Belfast median daily rate £400 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £266 £265 £130
90th Percentile £513 £488 £436
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £413 £315
% change year-on-year -3.03% +30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 13
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.82% -1.92% -
10th Percentile £15.30 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.88 £28.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +158.82% -1.92% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Belfast

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (80.00%) Security Patching
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Threat Detection
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) A+ Certification
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) VLAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Implementation Specialist
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Security Patching
1 8 (80.00%) Threat Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) A+ Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper