Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 149 90
Rank change year-on-year +19 -59 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 42 29 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.01% 0.71% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 1.45% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 64
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £296 £347 £319
90th Percentile £530 £640 £575
South East median daily rate £394 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -7.35% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
South East median hourly rate £27.50 - £55.00

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 1,979 2,005 1,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.83% 49.32% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1,039 1,021
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 71 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £10.79 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.50 £39.75 £49.13
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.43% -20.86%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -2 14 £375 -6.37% 9
Bracknell -8 14 - -
Slough -3 7 £321 -24.41%
Newbury +1 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £388 - 1
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 24 (57.14%) Cisco
3 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (23.81%) Network Security
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) DNS
8 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
8 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
9 7 (16.67%) F5
9 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) LAN
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) CCNA
10 6 (14.29%) Citrix
10 6 (14.29%) Internet
10 6 (14.29%) MPLS
11 5 (11.90%) NetScreen
11 5 (11.90%) CCNP
11 5 (11.90%) WLAN
11 5 (11.90%) Network Design
12 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (23.81%) Network Security
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.67%) WAN
6 6 (14.29%) Internet
6 6 (14.29%) LAN
6 6 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (11.90%) NetScreen
7 5 (11.90%) WLAN
8 4 (9.52%) SSL
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
9 3 (7.14%) VoIP
9 3 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (4.76%) NAS
10 2 (4.76%) PBX
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Domain Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Solaris
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Network Design
2 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
2 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.76%) Dependency Management
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
5 3 (7.14%) CISA
5 3 (7.14%) CISM
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) CCDA
6 2 (4.76%) CCVP
6 2 (4.76%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.38%) CCDE
7 1 (2.38%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
4 7 (16.67%) F5
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 4 (9.52%) Crossbeam
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) Sun
7 3 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) Avaya
8 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.76%) Meraki
8 2 (4.76%) Nortel
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) Tufin