Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 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.

Check Point Certification
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 840 839
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 50 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.078% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 32
England median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £400 £305
90th Percentile £476 £488 £399
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -
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 17,688 17,907 20,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 18.94% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,475 10,984 12,686
England median daily rate £450 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +0.24% +6.13%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 841 780
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.69 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +0.75% +10.87%
10th Percentile £12.69 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.92% +6.93%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 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
South East - 18 £438 -
London +14 12 £428 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 10 £415 -
North of England -14 10 £415 -
Midlands -18 6 £448 +5.29%
West Midlands -23 6 £448 +5.29%
East of England - 4 £325 - 4
Check Point Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 50 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 49 (98.00%) Firewall
3 38 (76.00%) Network Security
4 35 (70.00%) CCSA
5 30 (60.00%) CCSE
6 28 (56.00%) Palo Alto
7 27 (54.00%) F5
7 27 (54.00%) Blue Coat
8 25 (50.00%) Cisco
9 22 (44.00%) Juniper
10 19 (38.00%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (36.00%) FortiGate
11 18 (36.00%) Migration
12 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (34.00%) BIG-IP
13 16 (32.00%) WAN
13 16 (32.00%) CCNP
14 15 (30.00%) VPN
14 15 (30.00%) CA
14 15 (30.00%) Internet
15 14 (28.00%) OSPF
15 14 (28.00%) BGP
16 12 (24.00%) CISSP
16 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
17 11 (22.00%) McAfee
18 10 (20.00%) CCNA
18 10 (20.00%) ITIL
19 9 (18.00%) IPsec
20 8 (16.00%) Wireless
20 8 (16.00%) LAN

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 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) Firewall
2 38 (76.00%) Network Security
3 17 (34.00%) BIG-IP
4 16 (32.00%) WAN
5 15 (30.00%) Internet
5 15 (30.00%) VPN
6 14 (28.00%) BGP
6 14 (28.00%) OSPF
7 9 (18.00%) IPsec
8 8 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (16.00%) LAN
8 8 (16.00%) Wireless
9 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (12.00%) MPLS
10 4 (8.00%) DSL
10 4 (8.00%) NGN
10 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.00%) VPLS
10 4 (8.00%) X.509
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Security Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Support
7 2 (4.00%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Juniper Support
7 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
1 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (36.00%) Migration
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Coaching
5 6 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Network Management
7 4 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineering
9 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
9 2 (4.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) CCSA
2 30 (60.00%) CCSE
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.00%) CCNP
5 12 (24.00%) CISSP
6 10 (20.00%) CCNA
7 5 (10.00%) CCIE
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.00%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.00%) CCDP
9 2 (4.00%) CCMSE
9 2 (4.00%) CCSM
10 1 (2.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (36.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (56.00%) Palo Alto
3 27 (54.00%) Blue Coat
3 27 (54.00%) F5
4 25 (50.00%) Cisco
5 22 (44.00%) Juniper
6 15 (30.00%) CA
7 11 (22.00%) McAfee
8 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (12.00%) BMC
9 6 (12.00%) IBM
10 3 (6.00%) FireEye
10 3 (6.00%) Zscaler
11 2 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (4.00%) CyberArk
11 2 (4.00%) Infoblox
11 2 (4.00%) Lumension
11 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.00%) Varonis