Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 138 149
Rank change year-on-year +47 +11 -30
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 27 40 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.98% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 2.03% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 11
Median daily rate £413 £428 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.68% -9.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £361 £368
90th Percentile £650 £503 £575
South East median daily rate £395 £411 £431
% change year-on-year -3.95% -4.64% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.41 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.93% - -

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 1,063 1,972 1,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.79% 48.40% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 936 981
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £213 £258 £258
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.05 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.23% -14.85% +22.22%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.00 £43.45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CheckPoint in Berkshire.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +38 7 £376 -12.80%
Reading +10 6 £600 +60.00%
Newbury 0 5 - -
Maidenhead +16 3 £413 -
Slough +12 2 £350 -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (29.63%) Azure
3 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
4 7 (25.93%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Network Design
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 5 (18.52%) Sprint Retrospective
6 5 (18.52%) Sprint Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Sprint Review
6 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
6 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) CRM
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
6 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.81%) Windows

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (7.41%) Akamai
3 2 (7.41%) AWS
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) LAN
2 6 (22.22%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) NetScaler
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (11.11%) FWSM
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security
5 3 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) IPsec
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) SNMP
7 1 (3.70%) RIP
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Billing
4 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) CCTV Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) Angular 2
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) LESS
3 2 (7.41%) React
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) CCTV
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.41%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
1 7 (25.93%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) CRM
2 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
2 5 (18.52%) Sprint Planning
2 5 (18.52%) Sprint Retrospective
2 5 (18.52%) Sprint Review
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (7.41%) DevSecOps
5 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.11%) Python
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CCSE
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCSA
5 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCDA
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCITP
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware NSX
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CME
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (7.41%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) OPNET
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.11%) Redback
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Zscaler
7 2 (7.41%) ArcSight
7 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (7.41%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (7.41%) CyberArk
7 2 (7.41%) Nokia
7 2 (7.41%) Prolexic
7 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro