Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 140 144
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -55
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 35 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.61% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 13
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -12.63% +11.05%
10th Percentile £383 £309 £336
90th Percentile £560 £500 £518
South East median daily rate £416 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.06% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £19.39 £57.00
% change year-on-year - -65.99% +48.05%

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 2,104 1,864 1,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.32% 48.00% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 921 958
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 61 110
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £46.75 £40.23
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £16.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year +17.03% -5.61% +0.17%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -6 17 £450 +5.88% 5
Newbury +1 10 £425 +3.03%
Slough -3 2 £500 +55.64% 1
Bracknell -6 2 £495 +39.44%
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 24 (68.57%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (45.71%) WAN
4 15 (42.86%) ITIL
5 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (37.14%) Fortinet
6 13 (37.14%) LAN
7 11 (31.43%) SIEM
7 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (28.57%) CCNP
9 9 (25.71%) Wireless
9 9 (25.71%) MPLS
9 9 (25.71%) BGP
9 9 (25.71%) Aruba
9 9 (25.71%) F5
10 8 (22.86%) VPN
11 7 (20.00%) CCNA
11 7 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) Juniper
11 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (20.00%) Qualys
11 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 6 (17.14%) CyberArk
12 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (17.14%) Terraform
12 6 (17.14%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (17.14%) Trend Micro

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:

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) assyst
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (14.29%) AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Azure
3 4 (11.43%) GCP
3 4 (11.43%) IaaS
3 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 4 (11.43%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (37.14%) LAN
5 9 (25.71%) BGP
5 9 (25.71%) MPLS
5 9 (25.71%) Wireless
6 8 (22.86%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) Sourcefire
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (14.29%) DHCP
9 5 (14.29%) DNS
9 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (14.29%) Network Security
9 5 (14.29%) SSL
9 5 (14.29%) WLAN
10 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Support
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall Support
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) SIEM
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Network Design
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
4 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 5 (14.29%) DNA
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) DevSecOps
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Presales
8 1 (2.86%) Coaching
8 1 (2.86%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.86%) DevOps
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) CCNP
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 4 (11.43%) CCDA
6 3 (8.57%) CCDP
7 2 (5.71%) CCSA
7 2 (5.71%) CCSE
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) MCITP
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Terraform
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Fortinet
3 9 (25.71%) Aruba
3 9 (25.71%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 7 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (20.00%) Qualys
5 6 (17.14%) ArcSight
5 6 (17.14%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (17.14%) CyberArk
5 6 (17.14%) Splunk
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 6 (17.14%) Trend Micro
6 5 (14.29%) Remedy
6 5 (14.29%) Zscaler
7 3 (8.57%) BT
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) VMware