Period
to 22 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

CheckPoint
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 104 75
Rank change year-on-year -44 -29 +65
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 26 57 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.71% 1.60% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 3.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 84
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +9.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £306
90th Percentile £419 £488 £496
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.79% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 - £36.00
10th Percentile £17.50 - £27.00
90th Percentile £21.27 - £53.75
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £57.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -65.99% +48.05% -1.28%

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,880 1,897 2,158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.31% 53.17% 55.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 1,106 1,329
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 84 128
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.06 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% -13.72% +35.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.89
90th Percentile £54.09 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -2.86%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Havant -7 5 - -
Southampton -33 5 £388 - 1
Portsmouth -19 3 £325 -18.75%
Basingstoke +8 2 £394 -14.86% 3
Fareham +3 2 £238 -
Fleet - 2 - - 2
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (30.77%) Juniper
6 7 (26.92%) OSPF
6 7 (26.92%) Wireless
6 7 (26.92%) Unix
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) LAN
6 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 7 (26.92%) F5
7 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (23.08%) SSL
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) Check Point GAiA
8 5 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (19.23%) FTP
8 5 (19.23%) HTTP
8 5 (19.23%) IBM
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Citrix
8 5 (19.23%) SMTP
8 5 (19.23%) Apache

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) OSPF
4 7 (26.92%) Wireless
5 6 (23.08%) SSL
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) FTP
6 5 (19.23%) HTTP
6 5 (19.23%) SMTP
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 4 (15.38%) WAN
8 3 (11.54%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Author
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) DataPower
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Check Point GAiA
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
1 5 (19.23%) SIEM
1 5 (19.23%) Time Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) CCSE
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (11.54%) CCNA
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
7 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) ProxySG
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
1 5 (19.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 5 (19.23%) IronPort
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Infoblox
6 3 (11.54%) Micro Focus
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.54%) Splunk
7 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) Aruba
8 1 (3.85%) Meraki
8 1 (3.85%) ProCurve