The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 29 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.

CheckPoint
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.40% 0.64% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -12.94%  

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 Middlesex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 66 81 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 52.80% 51.59% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 41
Median daily rate £376 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Middlesex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
7 1 (14.29%) CCVP
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Internet

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) HP