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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 42 51
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% 2.00% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 4.55% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £413 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £550 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -12.94%  

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 244 198 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.95% 44.00% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 89 112
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -48.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 2 £394 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
CheckPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PMI
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) German Language
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) German Language
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Check Point Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless Product Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) PMI
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Imperva
2 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
2 1 (14.29%) VMware