Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 162 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -47 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 46 31 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.09% 0.66% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.42% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 47
East of England median daily rate £400 £355 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -14.46% +0.61%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 - £17.50
England median hourly rate £36.25 - £48.75

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 2,000 2,179 2,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.31% 46.35% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,231 1,165
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 160
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.66 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.25 £43.69
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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +12 19 £400 -5.88% 8
Cambridgeshire +26 12 £334 -20.06% 4
Essex -17 5 £428 +26.67%
Bedfordshire +15 4 £375 +15.38% 4
Suffolk +1 4 £350 -36.36% 1
Norfolk - 2 £500 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 39 (84.78%) Firewall
2 34 (73.91%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) Juniper
3 19 (41.30%) DNS
3 19 (41.30%) F5
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (34.78%) OSPF
5 16 (34.78%) CCNP
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
6 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
6 15 (32.61%) LAN
7 14 (30.43%) BGP
8 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (28.26%) Wireless
8 13 (28.26%) VPN
8 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
10 11 (23.91%) ProxySG
10 11 (23.91%) 802.1X
11 10 (21.74%) Palo Alto
11 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
11 10 (21.74%) FWSM
11 10 (21.74%) WPA2
11 10 (21.74%) TACACS
12 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
13 8 (17.39%) Network Security
14 7 (15.22%) ITIL

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 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) nginx
2 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 19 (41.30%) DNS
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (34.78%) OSPF
4 15 (32.61%) LAN
5 14 (30.43%) BGP
6 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 13 (28.26%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (28.26%) Wireless
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (21.74%) FWSM
7 10 (21.74%) TACACS
7 10 (21.74%) WPA2
8 8 (17.39%) Network Security
9 6 (13.04%) WAN
10 4 (8.70%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.70%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) 802.1X
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
3 3 (6.52%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (6.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Coaching
5 4 (8.70%) FMEA
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 4 (8.70%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Test Management
5 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 3 (6.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Java
1 4 (8.70%) Python
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) CCNP
3 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) ISEB
5 4 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CCSA
6 3 (6.52%) CCSE
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE
7 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.52%) Docker
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.52%) Nagios
2 3 (6.52%) Salt
2 3 (6.52%) Terraform
2 3 (6.52%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) QRadar
3 1 (2.17%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco
2 19 (41.30%) F5
2 19 (41.30%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
4 10 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
6 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle
7 5 (10.87%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) IBM
8 4 (8.70%) webMethods
9 3 (6.52%) NetApp
9 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 3 (6.52%) VMware
10 2 (4.35%) McAfee
11 1 (2.17%) AlgoSec
11 1 (2.17%) Nokia
11 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds