Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 57 85
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.31% 2.27% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 4.51% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% +21.21%
10th Percentile £300 £246 £336
90th Percentile £550 £535 £424
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £379
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.61% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 614 710 886
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 47.49% 50.39% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 360 435
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £200 £222 £250
90th Percentile £575 £532 £506
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 64
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -25.00% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £7.93 £8.83
90th Percentile £36.05 £35.45 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Hatfield -7 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 £550 +10.00%
Stevenage +2 2 £270 -
St Albans - 1 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) F5
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
5 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (64.71%) CCNP
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (58.82%) CCIE
6 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 10 (58.82%) CCSE
7 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
8 8 (47.06%) Nokia
8 8 (47.06%) LAN
9 7 (41.18%) WAN
9 7 (41.18%) Citrix
9 7 (41.18%) TACACS
9 7 (41.18%) CCSA
9 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
10 6 (35.29%) Computacenter
11 5 (29.41%) Network Security
12 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
12 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
12 4 (23.53%) SLA
12 4 (23.53%) ITIL
12 4 (23.53%) Service Design
13 3 (17.65%) Compliance Audit
13 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
13 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) TACACS
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.88%) 2G
8 1 (5.88%) 4G
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (5.88%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.88%) FCoE
8 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Check Point Support
6 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam Support
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNP
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) CCIE
2 10 (58.82%) CCSE
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) CCSA
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 3 (17.65%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) GPG13
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
1 14 (82.35%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) F5
3 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
4 8 (47.06%) Nokia
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) Computacenter
7 3 (17.65%) CyberArk
7 3 (17.65%) Forcepoint
7 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 3 (17.65%) Remedy
8 2 (11.76%) FireEye
8 2 (11.76%) McAfee
8 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec
9 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (5.88%) Brocade
9 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) VMware