The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 122 107
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.95% 1.12% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 2.47% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 33
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £313 £158 £176
90th Percentile £585 £438 £433
England median daily rate £401 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +0.19% +10.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
North West median hourly rate £65.00 £45.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +40.00%  
10th Percentile £49.40 £45.25 £22.75
90th Percentile £67.70 £45.75 £49.25
England median hourly rate £57.00 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +42.50% +39.13%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1334 1697 1698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.13% 45.14% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1724 1713
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £224 £263 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £555
England median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 111 162
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +8.95%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £68.00 £43.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +31 16 £393 +30.83% 1
Lancashire +8 5 £550 +33.33% 1
Manchester -9 5 £400 +6.66% 7
Cumbria +3 2 £363 -
CheckPoint
England

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

1 42 (82.35%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) Firewall
3 24 (47.06%) WAN
4 22 (43.14%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (41.18%) LAN
5 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (31.37%) F5
7 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) Juniper
9 14 (27.45%) VPN
10 13 (25.49%) Change Control
11 12 (23.53%) Wireless
12 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (21.57%) Forum Sentry
13 10 (19.61%) CCNP
13 10 (19.61%) CCNA
14 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
15 8 (15.69%) Network Design
15 8 (15.69%) VMware
15 8 (15.69%) MPLS
15 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
16 7 (13.73%) BGP
16 7 (13.73%) EIGRP
16 7 (13.73%) Finance
16 7 (13.73%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) WAN
3 22 (43.14%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (41.18%) LAN
5 14 (27.45%) VPN
6 12 (23.53%) Wireless
7 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (21.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.69%) MPLS
10 7 (13.73%) BGP
10 7 (13.73%) EIGRP
11 6 (11.76%) DNS
12 5 (9.80%) OSPF
13 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (5.88%) DMZ
13 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (5.88%) NX-OS
13 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 3 (5.88%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
1 4 (7.84%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Architect
3 11 (21.57%) Network Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 16 (31.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.88%) AIX
2 3 (5.88%) HPUX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Solaris
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Change Control
2 8 (15.69%) Network Design
3 7 (13.73%) High Availability
4 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.84%) Logistics
6 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Test Management
6 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.96%) ERP
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) CCNP
4 7 (13.73%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) CCDP
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.84%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Cisco
2 16 (31.37%) F5
3 14 (27.45%) Juniper
4 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
6 6 (11.76%) Aruba
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 4 (7.84%) Ericsson
7 4 (7.84%) Workday
8 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.96%) SAP
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