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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Rank 83 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.49% 0.86% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 2.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +13.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% -21.57%  

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 354 477 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.84% 34.22% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 321 313
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £10.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Leeds

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (60.00%) FCoE
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) Migration
5 7 (46.67%) Brocade
5 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) High Availability
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) OSPF
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) Network Design
10 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

CheckPoint
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (60.00%) FCoE
4 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
4 7 (46.67%) NX-OS
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) BGP
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) IPsec
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (6.67%) LAN
9 1 (6.67%) MPLS
9 1 (6.67%) Network Security
9 1 (6.67%) TACACS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CatOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Brocade
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto