Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 71 138
Rank change year-on-year -27 +67 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 61 113 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.73% 2.90% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 5.26% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 86 46
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +13.14%
10th Percentile £317 £306 £210
90th Percentile £488 £500 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.09% -38.89%
South East median hourly rate - £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +5.13% -13.33%

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 1892 2149 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.72% 55.22% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1344 1331
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 113 121
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.29% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.41 £12.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +14.43%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 12 £463 -2.63% 1
Southampton -7 10 £375 -
Hook - 9 £400 -
Winchester +2 5 £400 -15.79%
Havant 0 4 £425 +95.40%
Farnborough +7 2 £450 +50.00%
Portsmouth -8 2 £285 -15.56%
Fareham - 2 £525 -
Fleet - 2 £330 -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 54 (88.52%) Cisco
2 51 (83.61%) Firewall
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (44.26%) CCNP
4 25 (40.98%) Network Security
5 23 (37.70%) Wireless
6 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) CCIE
7 17 (27.87%) Citrix
8 16 (26.23%) CCSA
9 15 (24.59%) F5
9 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
10 14 (22.95%) Juniper
11 13 (21.31%) WAN
11 13 (21.31%) CCSE
11 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.67%) Riverbed
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (19.67%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (19.67%) Extreme Networks
12 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
12 12 (19.67%) LAN
12 12 (19.67%) ITIL
12 12 (19.67%) CCDP
12 12 (19.67%) Dell
12 12 (19.67%) SSL
13 11 (18.03%) HP
14 10 (16.39%) DNS
14 10 (16.39%) Linux

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 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) CloudSense
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (83.61%) Firewall
2 25 (40.98%) Network Security
3 23 (37.70%) Wireless
4 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
5 13 (21.31%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (21.31%) WAN
6 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (19.67%) LAN
6 12 (19.67%) SSL
7 10 (16.39%) DNS
8 9 (14.75%) DHCP
8 9 (14.75%) Internet
9 8 (13.11%) BIG-IP
10 7 (11.48%) SNMP
11 3 (4.92%) BGP
11 3 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (4.92%) MPLS
11 3 (4.92%) OSPF
11 3 (4.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Security Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Network Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) DataPower
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) CentOS
2 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
1 12 (19.67%) Kalman Filter
1 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.39%) Email Filtering
3 9 (14.75%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (14.75%) Service Management
3 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (13.11%) ITSM
4 8 (13.11%) Network Design
5 7 (11.48%) Network Management
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security
6 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.28%) Security Management
8 2 (3.28%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) CCNP
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
3 17 (27.87%) CCIE
3 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
4 16 (26.23%) CCSA
5 13 (21.31%) CCSE
6 12 (19.67%) CCDP
7 9 (14.75%) CCIP
8 8 (13.11%) HP ASE
8 8 (13.11%) JNCIA
8 8 (13.11%) JNCIE
9 7 (11.48%) CCIE Service Provider
9 7 (11.48%) CCSP
9 7 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (11.48%) Degree
9 7 (11.48%) HP MASE
10 5 (8.20%) CCNA
11 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (3.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.64%) UAG
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.64%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (88.52%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) Citrix
3 15 (24.59%) F5
4 14 (22.95%) Juniper
5 12 (19.67%) Dell
5 12 (19.67%) Extreme Networks
5 12 (19.67%) Riverbed
6 11 (18.03%) HP
7 9 (14.75%) Fortinet
7 9 (14.75%) Palo Alto
8 8 (13.11%) Aruba
9 7 (11.48%) Foundry
10 3 (4.92%) IBM
10 3 (4.92%) IronPort
11 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.28%) BMC
11 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.28%) NetApp
11 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.28%) Varonis