Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 91 114
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 -32
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 0.55% 0.048%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Cheshire median daily rate £393 £294 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.62% -30.88% +34.92%
10th Percentile £313 £160 £388
90th Percentile £488 £463 £463
North West median daily rate £390 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +11.43% +1.45% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £20.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +92.96% -7.87% -29.13%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 569 653 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.94% 44.60% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 459
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £252 £263 £249
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 39
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% -1.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.82
90th Percentile £32.70 £22.20 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Warrington +27 10 £425 +136.11%
Chester +15 4 £356 +50.00%
CheckPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (20.00%) Logistics
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) ADSL

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) ADSL
5 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) ISDN
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) Junos
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 3 (20.00%) Runbook
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle