Period
to 18 April 2019

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 18 April 2019 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 84 81
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.85% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.21% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Reading median daily rate £375 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £300 £320 £300
90th Percentile £480 £598 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £500 £413
% change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21% -1.20%
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 711 663 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 46.56% 51.40% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 401 323
Reading median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -2.74%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £221
90th Percentile £619 £613 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 64
Reading median hourly rate £33.25 £17.80 £13.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.77% +32.73% -25.49%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.85 £55.46
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -14.85% +22.22% -10.00%

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 18 April 2019.

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 18 April 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) BGP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (30.77%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) Aruba
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (23.08%) McAfee
7 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) SNMP
8 2 (15.38%) CCIE
8 2 (15.38%) PBX
8 2 (15.38%) CISSP
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) CCDA
8 2 (15.38%) Nortel

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 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) NetScreen
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) PBX
6 2 (15.38%) SNMP
6 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
6 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SCADA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) SCADA
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Control
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Network Design
1 2 (15.38%) Presales
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCSA
4 2 (15.38%) CCSE
4 2 (15.38%) CCVP
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) CCDE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE Security
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) GIAC
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
3 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Aruba
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 2 (15.38%) FireEye
6 2 (15.38%) IronPort
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
6 2 (15.38%) Qualys
6 2 (15.38%) Zscaler
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) VMware