Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 76 71
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 11 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 1.56% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 3.17% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £369 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +17.06% +0.80%
10th Percentile £290 £197 £278
90th Percentile £442 £489 £377
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £315
% change year-on-year +6.25% +26.98% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.50 -

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 673 756 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.87% 49.19% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 452 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £214 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 40
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.61
90th Percentile £20.88 £19.13 £34.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (27.27%) SIEM
6 3 (27.27%) Akamai
6 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Akamai
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
4 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) Junos
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat