Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 17 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 2.49% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 4.81% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 20
Reading median daily rate £360 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £328 £355 £313
90th Percentile £392 £483 £453
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £429 £388
% change year-on-year +10.79% +10.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.22% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +41.03% -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 661 770 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.88% 51.92% 52.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 380 552
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.08% +4.25%
10th Percentile £276 £199 £228
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 60 80
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £44.45 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% -42.00% +23.14%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Reading

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Reading

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) C-shell
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IP Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C-shell
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCSA
1 1 (20.00%) CCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Meridio
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Radware
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Varonis