Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 178 104
Rank change year-on-year +18 -74 +45
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 48 29 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.59% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 1.34% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 61
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +13.64% -8.97%
10th Percentile £318 £225 £200
90th Percentile £565 £575 £535
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £10.50 - £37.50
90th Percentile £11.50 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.41 £57.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -69.46% +42.50% +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 2,380 2,166 2,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.34% 44.32% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,377 1,205 1,295
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £205
90th Percentile £576 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 134 188
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% -2.85% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £39.93 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +25 22 £488 +85.71% 4
Hertfordshire -7 11 £388 +3.33% 5
Bedfordshire +12 8 £369 -11.14% 1
Essex +1 4 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Suffolk -23 1 - - 2
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 41 (85.42%) Firewall
2 28 (58.33%) Cisco
3 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (39.58%) DNS
3 19 (39.58%) LAN
4 15 (31.25%) WAN
4 15 (31.25%) Network Security
5 13 (27.08%) CCNP
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (25.00%) Puppet
6 12 (25.00%) DevOps
6 12 (25.00%) Juniper
6 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 12 (25.00%) Python
6 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (25.00%) PKI
6 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (22.92%) LAMP
7 11 (22.92%) Ruby
7 11 (22.92%) CentOS
7 11 (22.92%) ZABBIX
7 11 (22.92%) nginx
7 11 (22.92%) Hadoop
7 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.92%) Perl
7 11 (22.92%) MySQL
7 11 (22.92%) Apache

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 11 (22.92%) Apache
1 11 (22.92%) nginx
1 11 (22.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 41 (85.42%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) DNS
2 19 (39.58%) LAN
3 15 (31.25%) Network Security
3 15 (31.25%) WAN
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.92%) BGP
6 11 (22.92%) OSPF
6 11 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (20.83%) VPN
8 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 8 (16.67%) Unicast
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.42%) FWSM
11 5 (10.42%) tcpdump
12 4 (8.33%) TACACS
12 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
12 4 (8.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Hadoop
1 11 (22.92%) MongoDB
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
1 11 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.92%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) LAMP
1 11 (22.92%) LAPP Stack
1 11 (22.92%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (14.58%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) PKI
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) CentOS
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) DevOps
2 9 (18.75%) Network Management
3 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) SDLC
5 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.17%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Python
2 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
2 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.92%) Perl
2 11 (22.92%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) CCNA
4 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.58%) CCSA
6 5 (10.42%) CCSE
7 4 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.25%) CCDP
9 2 (4.17%) CCIE
10 1 (2.08%) Degree
10 1 (2.08%) ISEB
10 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Docker
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (25.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.92%) Ansible
2 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
2 11 (22.92%) Nagios
2 11 (22.92%) Salt
2 11 (22.92%) Terraform
2 11 (22.92%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) QRadar
4 1 (2.08%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Juniper
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) NetApp
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Aruba
6 3 (6.25%) Nokia
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.25%) ShoreTel
7 2 (4.17%) Arista
7 2 (4.17%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.17%) Sophos
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) webMethods
8 1 (2.08%) Zscaler