Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -53 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 2.11% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 4.12% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 70 48
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £429 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.79% +10.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £384 £318 £253
90th Percentile £638 £508 £457
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.03% -
South East median hourly rate - £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +5.13% -13.33%

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 2026 2207 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.28% 51.09% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1149 1301
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 128 134
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £43.28 £46.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.57% -14.58% +15.27%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Bracknell -5 12 £506 +35.00% 3
Reading -24 5 £360 -20.00% 1
Newbury -4 2 £475 -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Juniper
4 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (44.00%) VPN
7 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (32.00%) Network Design
9 8 (32.00%) F5
10 7 (28.00%) IPsec
10 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
10 7 (28.00%) Network Security
11 6 (24.00%) Information Security
11 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
11 6 (24.00%) DAB
11 6 (24.00%) NX-OS
12 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
12 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 5 (20.00%) SSL
12 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
12 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
13 4 (16.00%) CCSE
13 4 (16.00%) DHCP
13 4 (16.00%) Python
13 4 (16.00%) ITIL

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 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (44.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) IPsec
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) DAB
5 6 (24.00%) NX-OS
6 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 5 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.00%) DNS
7 4 (16.00%) HTTP
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 3 (12.00%) LDAP
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Domain Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Network Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (32.00%) Network Design
3 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security
4 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) SIEM
8 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) C-shell
2 3 (12.00%) Korn
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CCSE
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) NFS
1 3 (12.00%) XenServer
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Openswan
2 1 (4.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (12.00%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (8.00%) Cacti
2 2 (8.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 13 (52.00%) Palo Alto
4 8 (32.00%) F5
5 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (12.00%) CA
6 3 (12.00%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (12.00%) Lancope
6 3 (12.00%) SonicWALL
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Lumension
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Radware
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds