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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.76% 7.39% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 16.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Median daily rate - £393 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 73 113 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 55.30% 43.97% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 75 40
Median daily rate £400 £393 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +21.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £147 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% +27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £43.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5