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 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
South East > Hampshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 62 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +38  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 34 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.89% 2.63% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 4.76% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 17
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £319 £300 £302
90th Percentile £485 £514 £415
South East median daily rate £425 £388 £398
% change year-on-year +9.67% -2.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +84.61%  
South East median hourly rate £57.00 £38.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1010 1092 1011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 56.11% 55.26% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 1242 1236
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -1.03%  
10th Percentile £250 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 140 111
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.75 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.26% +136.66%  
10th Percentile £10.13 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £43.90 £53.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £19.61 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.40% +3.21%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Southampton -2 8 £388 +3.33%
Hook - 6 £455 -
Basingstoke -9 5 £463 +54.16%
Winchester +9 3 £425 +6.25%
Portsmouth -11 3 £375 -
Havant - 3 - -
Farnborough 0 1 - -
Fareham -4 1 - -
CheckPoint
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 80 (94.12%) Cisco
2 77 (90.59%) Firewall
3 57 (67.06%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (62.35%) CCNP
5 45 (52.94%) Wireless
6 44 (51.76%) WAN
7 42 (49.41%) Security Cleared
8 41 (48.24%) LAN
9 39 (45.88%) SC Cleared
10 35 (41.18%) CCDP
11 31 (36.47%) CCIE
12 30 (35.29%) CCSE
12 30 (35.29%) Fortinet
13 29 (34.12%) F5
13 29 (34.12%) CCSA
13 29 (34.12%) HP
14 28 (32.94%) Juniper
14 28 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (31.76%) Riverbed
15 27 (31.76%) ITIL
15 27 (31.76%) Network Design
16 25 (29.41%) CCIP
16 25 (29.41%) Network Security
16 25 (29.41%) JNCIA
16 25 (29.41%) JNCIE
16 25 (29.41%) FortiGate
17 24 (28.24%) ITSM
17 24 (28.24%) Service Management
18 23 (27.06%) Aruba
19 22 (25.88%) BIG-IP

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 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (90.59%) Firewall
2 45 (52.94%) Wireless
3 44 (51.76%) WAN
4 41 (48.24%) LAN
5 28 (32.94%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (29.41%) Network Security
7 22 (25.88%) BIG-IP
8 16 (18.82%) DNS
9 12 (14.12%) NetScaler
10 11 (12.94%) SSL
10 11 (12.94%) VoIP
11 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (8.24%) BGP
12 7 (8.24%) OSPF
12 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
13 5 (5.88%) DHCP
13 5 (5.88%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.88%) MPLS
13 5 (5.88%) VPN
14 4 (4.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Consultant
3 9 (10.59%) Security Consultant
4 8 (9.41%) Security Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.18%) REST
2 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) FlexPod
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.18%) CMDB
4 1 (1.18%) DataPower
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) ITIL
1 27 (31.76%) Network Design
2 24 (28.24%) ITSM
2 24 (28.24%) Service Management
3 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.94%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (9.41%) Email Filtering
5 8 (9.41%) Web Filtering
6 7 (8.24%) Information Security
7 6 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (7.06%) ISMS
7 6 (7.06%) Network Management
7 6 (7.06%) SIEM
8 5 (5.88%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) Information Security Management
9 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Security Management
10 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C#
1 1 (1.18%) Perl
1 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (67.06%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (62.35%) CCNP
3 42 (49.41%) Security Cleared
4 39 (45.88%) SC Cleared
5 35 (41.18%) CCDP
6 31 (36.47%) CCIE
7 30 (35.29%) CCSE
8 29 (34.12%) CCSA
9 25 (29.41%) CCIP
9 25 (29.41%) JNCIA
9 25 (29.41%) JNCIE
10 21 (24.71%) Degree
10 21 (24.71%) HP ASE
10 21 (24.71%) HP MASE
11 19 (22.35%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (11.76%) CCSP
13 6 (7.06%) CCNA
13 6 (7.06%) CISM
13 6 (7.06%) CISSP
14 4 (4.71%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.35%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.35%) RMADS
5 1 (1.18%) PMO
5 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.18%) Docker
3 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (94.12%) Cisco
2 30 (35.29%) Fortinet
3 29 (34.12%) F5
3 29 (34.12%) HP
4 28 (32.94%) Juniper
5 27 (31.76%) Riverbed
6 23 (27.06%) Aruba
7 17 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 13 (15.29%) Citrix
9 9 (10.59%) Dell
9 9 (10.59%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (5.88%) Foundry
11 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.71%) ProCurve
12 3 (3.53%) IBM
12 3 (3.53%) Infoblox
12 3 (3.53%) Remedy
13 2 (2.35%) Arista
13 2 (2.35%) NetApp
13 2 (2.35%) VMware