Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 19 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 138 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 -54 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 42 25 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 0.62% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.25% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 71
Berkshire median daily rate £407 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.42% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £303 £384 £313
90th Percentile £525 £638 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
South East median hourly rate £26.21 - £41.00

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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,967 1,994 2,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.01% 49.26% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,022 1,124
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 85 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.59% +16.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.62 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.55 £39.90 £44.31
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.26% -14.32%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 20 £415 +15.28% 6
Bracknell -7 10 £355 -29.88% 2
Slough - 6 £321 -
Newbury -6 3 £413 -13.16%
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco
3 21 (50.00%) Juniper
4 19 (45.24%) VMware
5 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (26.19%) Network Security
7 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 9 (21.43%) DNS
8 9 (21.43%) WAN
9 8 (19.05%) LAN
9 8 (19.05%) CCNA
9 8 (19.05%) Internet
9 8 (19.05%) MPLS
9 8 (19.05%) F5
9 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
9 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
10 7 (16.67%) CCNP
10 7 (16.67%) NetScreen
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) VPN
11 6 (14.29%) WLAN
11 6 (14.29%) BGP
11 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (11.90%) Data Centre

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 11 (26.19%) Network Security
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (21.43%) DNS
4 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) Internet
5 8 (19.05%) LAN
5 8 (19.05%) MPLS
6 7 (16.67%) NetScreen
7 6 (14.29%) BGP
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (14.29%) WLAN
8 5 (11.90%) OSPF
8 5 (11.90%) SSL
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.52%) PBX
9 4 (9.52%) SMTP
9 4 (9.52%) SNMP
9 4 (9.52%) VoIP
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
6 6 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Domain Architect
7 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Firewall Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Digital Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Solaris
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) Project Governance
2 3 (7.14%) Use Case
3 2 (4.76%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.76%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (4.76%) Dependency Management
3 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (4.76%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.76%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCNA
3 7 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (9.52%) CCDA
5 4 (9.52%) CCIE
5 4 (9.52%) CCVP
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) CCSA
6 2 (4.76%) CCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.38%) CCDE
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.38%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) vRealize
3 1 (2.38%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Juniper
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) F5
4 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.52%) Avaya
5 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
5 4 (9.52%) Crossbeam
5 4 (9.52%) Dell
5 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.52%) NetApp
5 4 (9.52%) Nortel
5 4 (9.52%) Sun
6 3 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (4.76%) Tufin
8 1 (2.38%) AlgoSec
8 1 (2.38%) ArcSight