Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 91 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -57 +27
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 9 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.59% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.15% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 41
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £454 £245
90th Percentile £478 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -22.73% +46.67% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £66.81 - £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 - £17.50

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 781 784 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 54.81% 51.61% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 376 355
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% -4.53%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £537
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 37
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.25 £9.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.38 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +3.03% -7.04% -15.50%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 - 9 £325 - 1
Watford +5 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £475 - 1
CheckPoint
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
2 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (64.71%) Blue Coat
4 11 (64.71%) ProxySG
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) FWSM
5 10 (58.82%) CCNP
5 10 (58.82%) BGP
5 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless
6 9 (52.94%) TACACS
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) LAN
6 9 (52.94%) WPA2
6 9 (52.94%) 802.1X
7 8 (47.06%) F5
8 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) SIEM
9 3 (17.65%) Project Management

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 Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (70.59%) OSPF
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) FWSM
3 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) TACACS
4 9 (52.94%) WPA2
5 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 2 (11.76%) RIP
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cutover Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Assistant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Cutover Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 11 (64.71%) Blue Coat
4 8 (47.06%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
6 2 (11.76%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Workday