Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 July 2018 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 110 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 16 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.80% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 2.03% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £431 £317 £400
90th Percentile £539 £470 £465
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £57.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -65.99% +56.16% -6.41%

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 906 938 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.44% 45.14% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 414 470
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 40 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +26.92% +18.18%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.65
90th Percentile £42.50 £33.65 £25.15
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.91% -0.71%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Milton Keynes -2 16 £450 +12.50% 1
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Blue Coat
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (68.75%) VMware
6 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (56.25%) SAN
6 9 (56.25%) NetApp
6 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (56.25%) HP
7 8 (50.00%) Citrix
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
9 5 (31.25%) LAN
9 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
9 5 (31.25%) Network Design
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 3 (18.75%) Wireless
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) NX-OS
10 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
11 2 (12.50%) XenApp
11 2 (12.50%) HP Storage

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) NX-OS
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) HSRP
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Technical Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
1 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) HNC
1 1 (6.25%) HND
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Blue Coat
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) NetApp
5 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
7 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Riverbed