Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.32% 1.14% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 3.01% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Dorset median daily rate £273 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.44% +80.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £271 £387 £225
90th Percentile £396 £475 £275
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year - +9.49% +71.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £41.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year - +25.56% -14.19%

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 Dorset.

All Vendors
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 126 166 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 41.58% 37.99% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 82
Dorset median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £225 £182 £120
90th Percentile £509 £538 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 22
Dorset median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -65.06% +86.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £43.15 £23.95 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +33.72% -17.31% +29.61%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Dorset

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Dorset

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Dorset

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bournemouth +11 4 £273 -39.44%
CheckPoint
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Dorset region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Samba
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Icinga
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Meraki
1 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware