Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 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.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 108 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -34 +23
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 61 55 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.58% 1.52% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 2.91% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 69
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -10.59% +9.68%
10th Percentile £297 £243 £283
90th Percentile £449 £488 £503
South East median daily rate £388 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -8.82% +0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 - £55.00

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1,909 1,893 1,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 49.42% 52.28% 54.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,209 1,064 1,251
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £292 £213 £261
90th Percentile £586 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 81 89
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -2.78% -16.76%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £12.40
90th Percentile £54.57 £46.00 £55.60
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £15.36
% change year-on-year -4.98% +13.09% -19.18%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 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
Southampton -2 17 £375 +3.45%
Portsmouth -21 8 £433 +51.75%
Winchester -3 6 £388 -1.27%
Hook +2 5 £370 -9.76%
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Fareham -8 2 £318 +111.67% 1
Fleet -23 2 £310 -6.06% 1
Andover - 2 - -
Havant +3 1 £418 -1.76%
Basingstoke -10 1 £450 -2.70% 2
Farnborough - 1 £270 -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 51 (83.61%) Firewall
2 44 (72.13%) Cisco
3 27 (44.26%) Migration
4 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (34.43%) Network Security
5 21 (34.43%) Palo Alto
6 19 (31.15%) Citrix
7 17 (27.87%) NetScaler
8 16 (26.23%) CCNP
8 16 (26.23%) WAN
8 16 (26.23%) Wireless
9 15 (24.59%) LAN
10 12 (19.67%) ITIL
10 12 (19.67%) Linux
10 12 (19.67%) MPLS
10 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
11 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
11 10 (16.39%) McAfee
11 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
11 10 (16.39%) CCNA
11 10 (16.39%) Dell
11 10 (16.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (14.75%) OSPF
12 9 (14.75%) Change Management
12 9 (14.75%) Qualys
12 9 (14.75%) Nessus
13 8 (13.11%) Network Management

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 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (83.61%) Firewall
2 21 (34.43%) Network Security
3 17 (27.87%) NetScaler
4 16 (26.23%) WAN
4 16 (26.23%) Wireless
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
6 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (19.67%) MPLS
7 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.75%) OSPF
9 8 (13.11%) BGP
9 8 (13.11%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (11.48%) VoIP
10 7 (11.48%) WLAN
11 6 (9.84%) SSL
11 6 (9.84%) VPN
12 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
12 5 (8.20%) FCoE
12 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (1.64%) Electronics
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Support
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Support
7 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) DataPower
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Migration
2 12 (19.67%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) Load Balancing
3 10 (16.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 9 (14.75%) Change Management
5 8 (13.11%) Network Management
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) Security Management
8 4 (6.56%) Network Security Management
9 3 (4.92%) Dependency Management
9 3 (4.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.92%) Programme Governance
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.92%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (26.23%) CCNP
3 10 (16.39%) CCNA
4 7 (11.48%) CCSA
4 7 (11.48%) CCSE
5 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) vSphere
2 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Nessus
2 7 (11.48%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Palo Alto
3 19 (31.15%) Citrix
4 10 (16.39%) Dell
4 10 (16.39%) McAfee
4 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
5 9 (14.75%) Qualys
6 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (11.48%) VMware
7 6 (9.84%) F5
7 6 (9.84%) Juniper
8 4 (6.56%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.56%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) BT
10 2 (3.28%) IBM
10 2 (3.28%) IronPort
10 2 (3.28%) Meraki
10 2 (3.28%) Splunk
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec