The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 86 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.58% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 1.50% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £375 £301 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.79% -24.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £465 £430
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 the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 690 599 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 44.95% 38.85% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 613 699
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 51
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £17.18 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £350 -27.46%
Leicestershire -7 2 £450 +5.88%
Derbyshire -13 2 £300 +9.09%
Northamptonshire - 1 £250 -
CheckPoint
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (8.33%) NGN
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) SNMP
6 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) VXLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia