Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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 of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 92 153
Rank change year-on-year -90 +61 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 106 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 2.17% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 4.47% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 66 34
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £298
90th Percentile £575 £530 £593
England median daily rate £423 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.05% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £48.50 £40.00 £28.66
% change year-on-year +21.25% +39.59% -0.33%

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 2239 2369 2825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.11% 48.53% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1297 1571
East of England median daily rate £425 £380 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +0.70% +4.10%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 185 266
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £42.10 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 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
Hertfordshire -46 11 £375 +3.45% 2
Suffolk +18 9 £250 -40.48%
Essex -27 5 £550 +214.29% 1
Bedfordshire -34 2 £415 +25.76%
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £263 -41.67%
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 of England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 24 (85.71%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) LAN
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (50.00%) WAN
5 14 (50.00%) CCNP
6 13 (46.43%) F5
6 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
7 12 (42.86%) Juniper
7 12 (42.86%) CCIE
8 11 (39.29%) CCSE
9 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
10 8 (28.57%) CCSA
10 8 (28.57%) Nokia
10 8 (28.57%) TACACS
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 7 (25.00%) McAfee
12 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) Computacenter
12 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
12 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
13 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (17.86%) Network Security
13 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (14.29%) Finance

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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (53.57%) LAN
3 14 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) TACACS
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.86%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.71%) Wireless
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) FTP
8 2 (7.14%) MRTG
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.57%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Specialist
6 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Security Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Design
4 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Presales
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Operations
4 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.71%) Threat Detection
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (50.00%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
4 11 (39.29%) CCSE
5 8 (28.57%) CCSA
5 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) CCDP
6 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CISA
8 1 (3.57%) CISM
8 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.29%) SLA
4 3 (10.71%) GDPR
4 3 (10.71%) GPG13
4 3 (10.71%) PMO
4 3 (10.71%) QA
5 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) Cacti
2 2 (7.14%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) F5
3 12 (42.86%) Juniper
4 9 (32.14%) Blue Coat
5 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) Nokia
6 7 (25.00%) McAfee
7 6 (21.43%) Computacenter
7 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) CyberArk
9 3 (10.71%) Darktrace
9 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
10 2 (7.14%) Aruba
10 2 (7.14%) FireEye
10 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 2 (7.14%) Meraki
10 2 (7.14%) Polycom
10 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
10 2 (7.14%) Symantec