Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 18 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 186 84
Rank change year-on-year +36 -102 +53
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 56 28 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.55% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 1.24% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 72
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -22.35%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £200
90th Percentile £539 £575 £525
England median daily rate £425 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 - £28.75
10th Percentile £10.50 - £19.50
90th Percentile £11.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.41 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -47.24% -17.50% +36.39%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,397 2,258 2,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.75% 44.12% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,400 1,218 1,327
East of England median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £207
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 158 184
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.47 £10.66
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.98 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the East of England

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the East of England

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the East of England

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the East of England

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Cambridgeshire +34 22 £463 +76.19% 13
Hertfordshire -5 12 £375 - 6
Bedfordshire +19 8 £363 -2.03% 5
Essex -13 8 £428 -
Suffolk -8 4 £350 -12.50%
Norfolk - 2 - -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 44 (78.57%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) Cisco
3 19 (33.93%) DNS
4 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (25.00%) LAN
6 14 (25.00%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) PKI
8 12 (21.43%) Ruby
8 12 (21.43%) Network Security
8 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.43%) CentOS
8 12 (21.43%) ZABBIX
8 12 (21.43%) nginx
8 12 (21.43%) LAMP
8 12 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (21.43%) VMware
8 12 (21.43%) Apache
8 12 (21.43%) Python
8 12 (21.43%) MySQL
8 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.43%) Perl
8 12 (21.43%) CCNP
8 12 (21.43%) NetApp
8 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
8 12 (21.43%) Nagios
8 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 12 (21.43%) nginx
1 12 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (78.57%) Firewall
2 19 (33.93%) DNS
3 16 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (25.00%) LAN
5 12 (21.43%) Network Security
6 11 (19.64%) OSPF
7 10 (17.86%) WAN
8 9 (16.07%) BGP
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.07%) Unicast
8 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (16.07%) Wireless
9 8 (14.29%) VPN
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (8.93%) FWSM
11 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
11 5 (8.93%) tcpdump
12 4 (7.14%) TACACS
12 4 (7.14%) WPA2
13 3 (5.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
1 12 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 12 (21.43%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Juniper Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Python Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) LAMP
1 12 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
1 12 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (10.71%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) PKI
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) CentOS
3 10 (17.86%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) DevOps
2 10 (17.86%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
4 7 (12.50%) Planning and Forecasting
4 7 (12.50%) SDLC
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) Coaching
5 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.71%) Test Management
5 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Network Management
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) FMEA
7 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.36%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 12 (21.43%) Perl
1 12 (21.43%) Python
1 12 (21.43%) Ruby
2 6 (10.71%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.43%) CCNP
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) CCNA
4 7 (12.50%) CCSA
5 6 (10.71%) CCSE
6 5 (8.93%) ISEB
6 5 (8.93%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CCIE
9 1 (1.79%) CCDP
9 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Docker
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Ansible
1 12 (21.43%) Kubernetes
1 12 (21.43%) Nagios
1 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
1 12 (21.43%) Salt
1 12 (21.43%) Terraform
1 12 (21.43%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) QRadar
2 1 (1.79%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (21.43%) NetApp
2 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Juniper
4 9 (16.07%) Oracle
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Blue Coat
6 6 (10.71%) F5
6 6 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 6 (10.71%) webMethods
7 5 (8.93%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) IBM
8 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) ShoreTel
8 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 2 (3.57%) Aruba
9 2 (3.57%) McAfee
9 2 (3.57%) Nokia