Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 76 118
Rank change year-on-year -30 +42 +26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 55 99 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.58% 2.74% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 4.95% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 69 56
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £243 £300 £170
90th Percentile £469 £500 £459
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -

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 1,805 1,998 2,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.84% 55.21% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 1,256 1,255
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £253 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 112
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 £19.44 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -23.78% +75.86%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.88 £12.55
90th Percentile £45.00 £54.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year +12.90% -18.49% +18.84%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Basingstoke -14 11 £463 -2.63%
Winchester +1 9 £393 -17.37%
Southampton -6 9 £363 -9.38% 1
Portsmouth -1 5 £285 -15.56%
Fleet - 4 £330 -
Fareham - 3 £150 - 1
Hook -1 2 £410 -2.38%
Farnborough +4 1 £450 -
Havant -5 1 £425 +95.40%
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 49 (89.09%) Cisco
2 45 (81.82%) Firewall
3 29 (52.73%) Network Security
4 23 (41.82%) Citrix
5 21 (38.18%) NetScaler
6 19 (34.55%) Dell
6 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
7 17 (30.91%) Extreme Networks
8 16 (29.09%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (29.09%) Wireless
9 14 (25.45%) DNS
9 14 (25.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (23.64%) SSL
10 13 (23.64%) DHCP
11 11 (20.00%) ITIL
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) CCNP
11 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (20.00%) Internet
11 11 (20.00%) Regular Expression
11 11 (20.00%) Email Filtering
12 10 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (18.18%) CCSA
13 9 (16.36%) Information Security
13 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (16.36%) CentOS
13 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (16.36%) HP
14 8 (14.55%) Juniper

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 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) CloudSense
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (81.82%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) Network Security
3 21 (38.18%) NetScaler
4 19 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (29.09%) Wireless
6 14 (25.45%) DNS
7 13 (23.64%) DHCP
7 13 (23.64%) SSL
8 11 (20.00%) Internet
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (12.73%) VPN
10 6 (10.91%) DMZ
11 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (7.27%) SMTP
13 3 (5.45%) BGP
13 3 (5.45%) LAN
13 3 (5.45%) OSPF
13 3 (5.45%) SMS
13 3 (5.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) IT Architect
6 5 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Implementation Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) DataPower
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) CentOS
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Load Balancing
2 16 (29.09%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (25.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (20.00%) Email Filtering
4 11 (20.00%) ITIL
5 10 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (16.36%) Information Security
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
8 6 (10.91%) Web Filtering
9 5 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (9.09%) Server Hardening
10 4 (7.27%) SIEM
11 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (3.64%) Analytics
12 2 (3.64%) Behavioural Analytics
12 2 (3.64%) Change Control
12 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.64%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) CCNP
1 11 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) CCSA
3 7 (12.73%) CCSE
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (3.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.45%) SLA
4 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.82%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) UAG
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Cisco
2 23 (41.82%) Citrix
3 19 (34.55%) Dell
4 17 (30.91%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (16.36%) HP
6 8 (14.55%) Juniper
7 7 (12.73%) F5
7 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) IBM
8 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
8 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.27%) IronPort
10 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.45%) Symantec
10 3 (5.45%) VMware
11 2 (3.64%) EMC
11 2 (3.64%) Foundry
11 2 (3.64%) NetApp
11 2 (3.64%) Oracle
11 2 (3.64%) Veritas