The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% 1.05% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 2.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Essex median daily rate £550 £175 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -54.09%  
10th Percentile £525 £163 £331
90th Percentile £575 £354 £523
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 214 236 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.31% 49.37% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 232 308
Essex median daily rate £500 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.93% -12.85%  
10th Percentile £281 £225 £203
90th Percentile £619 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 87 40
Essex median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
10th Percentile £10.76 £15.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £28.20 £40.00 £46.15
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Essex

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Essex

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Imperva
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Check Point Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Imperva
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft