The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Check Point Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Check Point Certification
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 256
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.067% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £315 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £315 £295
% change year-on-year - +6.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

Check Point Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1871 2528 2322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.13% 28.11% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1481 1310
Median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 100 118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.18 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Check Point Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Check Point Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Check Point Certification in the South East

Check Point Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Check Point Certification in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Check Point Certification in the South East

Check Point Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Check Point Certification in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for Check Point Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

Check Point Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper