Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 103 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 20 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.63% 0.71% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 1.89% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 35
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.81% -8.24%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £155
90th Percentile £494 £538 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -13.33%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 552 475 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 45.10% 37.64% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 302 384
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -4.24%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £180
90th Percentile £575 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% +11.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £23.68 £23.71 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Oxfordshire 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
Oxford +3 12 £425 -19.05%
Abingdon +4 4 £463 +54.17% 1
CheckPoint
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (45.00%) Juniper
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
6 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) CCNP
7 6 (30.00%) CCIE
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) BGP
7 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
8 5 (25.00%) Avaya
8 5 (25.00%) OSPF
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) PBX
9 4 (20.00%) FTP
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Symposium
9 4 (20.00%) Billing
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
3 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) FTP
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) PBX
8 4 (20.00%) Symposium
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
9 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (10.00%) MRTG
General
1 4 (20.00%) Billing
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) PBX Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (10.00%) Service Design
3 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
3 6 (30.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Qualys
7 1 (5.00%) Huawei