The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 28 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.48% 0.68% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 1.38% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £550 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £371 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £424 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45%  

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 Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 151 217 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 44.81% 48.87% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 234 218
Median daily rate £450 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £13.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £39.10 £31.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -15 5 £550 +33.33%
CheckPoint
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) Change Control
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) Forum Sentry
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) HPUX
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Network Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) HPUX
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5