Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Check Point Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Check Point Certification
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 803 831 819
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 -6
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 36 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
England median daily rate £425 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +18.62% +3.57%
10th Percentile £286 £400 £320
90th Percentile £470 £481 £396
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Check Point Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,538 17,485 18,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.21% 19.06% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,477 10,724 11,314
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £626 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 766 791
England median hourly rate £27.53 £23.88 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.31% -8.17% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.98 £25.94
% change year-on-year +10.09% -3.69% -5.68%

Check Point Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Check Point Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Check Point Certification in England

Check Point Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Check Point Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Check Point Certification in England

Check Point Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Check Point Certification in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Check Point Certification in England

Check Point Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Check Point Certification in England

Check Point Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
South East - 15 - -
London +24 11 £425 -1.16% 3
Midlands +3 5 £445 +4.71%
West Midlands -22 5 £445 +4.71%
North of England -10 3 £415 -
Yorkshire -10 2 £415 -
East of England - 2 £325 -
North West - 1 £353 -
Check Point Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification 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 England region with a requirement for Check Point Certification.

1 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 34 (94.44%) Firewall
3 30 (83.33%) Network Security
4 25 (69.44%) F5
5 24 (66.67%) CCSA
5 24 (66.67%) Blue Coat
6 23 (63.89%) CCSE
7 22 (61.11%) Palo Alto
8 21 (58.33%) Juniper
9 19 (52.78%) Migration
10 16 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (41.67%) FortiGate
11 15 (41.67%) BIG-IP
11 15 (41.67%) Cisco
11 15 (41.67%) CA
12 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (33.33%) WAN
13 12 (33.33%) CCNP
14 11 (30.56%) Internet
15 10 (27.78%) BGP
15 10 (27.78%) OSPF
15 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
16 9 (25.00%) McAfee
16 9 (25.00%) CCNA
16 9 (25.00%) CISSP
16 9 (25.00%) VPN
17 8 (22.22%) ITIL
18 7 (19.44%) MPLS
18 7 (19.44%) LAN
18 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection

Check Point Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) Firewall
2 30 (83.33%) Network Security
3 15 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 12 (33.33%) WAN
5 11 (30.56%) Internet
6 10 (27.78%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) OSPF
7 9 (25.00%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (19.44%) LAN
8 7 (19.44%) MPLS
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (11.11%) DSL
10 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 4 (11.11%) Junos
10 4 (11.11%) VPLS
10 4 (11.11%) X.509
11 3 (8.33%) NGN
11 3 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Network Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Support
6 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SOC Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Migration
2 16 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Coaching
5 5 (13.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (13.89%) Network Packet Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Contingency Planning
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) CCSA
2 23 (63.89%) CCSE
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (33.33%) CCNP
5 9 (25.00%) CCNA
5 9 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) CCIE
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (11.11%) JNCIP
7 4 (11.11%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.56%) CCMSE
8 2 (5.56%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (69.44%) F5
3 24 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 22 (61.11%) Palo Alto
5 21 (58.33%) Juniper
6 15 (41.67%) CA
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco
7 9 (25.00%) McAfee
8 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
9 5 (13.89%) BMC
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
10 2 (5.56%) CyberArk
10 2 (5.56%) FireEye
10 2 (5.56%) Lumension
10 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
10 2 (5.56%) Varonis
10 2 (5.56%) Zscaler
11 1 (2.78%) Citrix
11 1 (2.78%) HP