The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 63 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.23% 0.80% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.86% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £400 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +50.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £393 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £464 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 322 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 50.14% 42.82% 47.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 179 167
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +20.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.27 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) F5
4 11 (61.11%) CCNP
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
6 8 (44.44%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) WAN
7 7 (38.89%) Network Security
7 7 (38.89%) Wireless
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) Aruba
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) Nokia
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) VoIP
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (22.22%) CCSA
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) IPsec
10 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (22.22%) CCSE
10 4 (22.22%) OSPF
10 4 (22.22%) BGP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) Network Security
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (27.78%) VoIP
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) TACACS
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Network Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) DNA
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Service Design
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CCNP
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CCSA
3 4 (22.22%) CCSE
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) CCAA
5 1 (5.56%) CCDA
5 1 (5.56%) CCDP
5 1 (5.56%) CCVP
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) F5
3 8 (44.44%) Blue Coat
4 6 (33.33%) Aruba
4 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Nokia
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) NetApp
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
9 1 (5.56%) Dell
9 1 (5.56%) EMC
9 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.56%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) Intel
9 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
9 1 (5.56%) Remedy