Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.60% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 2.25% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £523 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.29% -16.17% +11.33%
10th Percentile £433 £218 £398
90th Percentile £540 £465 £493
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +34.97% +1.88%

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 1,029 887 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.73% 46.22% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 452 432
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +16.42%
10th Percentile £222 £236 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 31
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -14.06% +8.47%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.01 £10.24
90th Percentile £49.37 £38.18 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.72
% change year-on-year +12.90% -12.54% +5.12%

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 22 April 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 -20 13 £523 +46.56% 1
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Blue Coat
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) NetApp
4 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (61.54%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) XenApp
5 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (7.69%) DNS
8 1 (7.69%) Fortinet

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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Architect
1 12 (92.31%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (92.31%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 12 (92.31%) Technical Architect
1 12 (92.31%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
1 5 (38.46%) Network Design
1 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Blue Coat
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) NetApp
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet