Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -51 +37
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 11 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.73% 0.70% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.40% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 39
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £313 £347 £245
90th Percentile £478 £468 £525
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 - £28.75

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 852 786 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.17% 50.32% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 388 389
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £175 £184 £219
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £407 £375
% change year-on-year +4.36% +8.60% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +15.90% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.42 £9.20
90th Percentile £44.15 £46.50 £43.84
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £16.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.95% -0.42% -19.51%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Stevenage - 4 £325 -
Watford -1 2 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £475 -17.39%
CheckPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
5 5 (41.67%) FWSM
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) TACACS
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WPA2
6 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
7 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) SIEM
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (58.33%) OSPF
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) FWSM
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) TACACS
4 4 (33.33%) WPA2
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cutover Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Assistant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Cutover Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Workday