The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 1.20% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 3.36% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £448 £533
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 376 536 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.12% 35.78% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 364 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Leeds

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Leeds

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Leeds

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
4 4 (36.36%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) FCoE
6 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (18.18%) CatOS
6 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) SAP

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) FCoE
5 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CatOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Control
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCVP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet