Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 6 months to 24 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 151 113
Rank change year-on-year +59 -38 -28
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.65% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 0.78% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
North East median daily rate £338 £363 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -22.29% +34.05%
10th Percentile £330 £353 £355
90th Percentile £397 £386 £533
England median daily rate £418 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.60% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.69% -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -19.51% +36.67% -10.45%

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 565 1547 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.24% 57.72% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 1022 451
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £257 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £500 £563
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 119 72
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%
10th Percentile £8.96 £10.94 £11.29
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the North East

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the North East

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the North East

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +58 5 £338 -7.53%
Durham +2 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) CCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) VRRP
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Project Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) QMS
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSE
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Security
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Aruba
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP