Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 89 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 20 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 0.47% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 0.90% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 22
Reading median daily rate £415 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -28.89% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £170 £323
90th Percentile £525 £384 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £404 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -10.22% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 711 670 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.09% 52.47% 52.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 368 374
Reading median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -5.66%
10th Percentile £188 £271 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 55
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £17.48 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.43% +41.83% -42.81%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £64.35 £47.50 £50.31
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +31.03% +11.54% -33.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Reading over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) Juniper
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Internet
6 6 (30.00%) NetScreen
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) MPLS
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) WLAN
8 4 (20.00%) SNMP
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) Avaya
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) CCDA
8 4 (20.00%) Nortel
8 4 (20.00%) SMTP
8 4 (20.00%) PBX
8 4 (20.00%) OSPF
8 4 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (20.00%) CCVP
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) NetScreen
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) MPLS
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) WLAN
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) PBX
5 4 (20.00%) SMTP
5 4 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) FTP
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (15.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (15.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCDA
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) CCVP
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCDE
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) CISA
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 4 (20.00%) Nortel
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) Okta
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Tufin
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Zscaler