The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 30 March 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 / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% - 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -12.94%  

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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 85 119 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 59.44% 55.09% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 86
Median daily rate £415 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Slough

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Slough

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Infovista
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Infovista
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed