Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 September 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 169 108
Rank change year-on-year -6 -61 +45
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 35 40 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 0.73% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.76% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 83
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £218 £347 £272
90th Percentile £488 £422 £438
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median hourly rate - - £41.75
England median hourly rate £17.41 £57.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -69.46% +42.50% +36.39%

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 the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,240 2,269 2,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.47% 41.33% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 1,360 1,554
South West median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £230 £219 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 99 145
South West median hourly rate £38.14 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.98% +52.17% +13.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.90 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the South West

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in the South West

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in the South West

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in the South West

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +7 20 £380 -5.00% 6
Bristol -26 9 £338 -10.00% 1
Somerset +4 2 £325 - 2
Dorset -2 2 £388 -7.19% 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 South West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) Juniper
4 14 (40.00%) VPN
5 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 10 (28.57%) LAN
7 9 (25.71%) MPLS
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (20.00%) BGP
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) CCNP
9 7 (20.00%) Wireless
9 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) OSPF
11 5 (14.29%) VoIP
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
11 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
11 5 (14.29%) Junos
12 4 (11.43%) F5
12 4 (11.43%) VMware
12 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
12 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
12 4 (11.43%) CCNA
13 3 (8.57%) EIGRP

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) VPN
3 13 (37.14%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 9 (25.71%) MPLS
6 7 (20.00%) BGP
6 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.14%) OSPF
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Junos
8 5 (14.29%) VoIP
9 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (11.43%) iSCSI
10 3 (8.57%) ADSL
10 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
10 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
10 3 (8.57%) SMTP
10 3 (8.57%) SSH
10 3 (8.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Juniper Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Adaptive Security
3 2 (5.71%) Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.71%) Dependency Management
3 2 (5.71%) DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (5.71%) Product Management
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Security Management
3 2 (5.71%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (5.71%) Security Operations
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCSA
4 2 (5.71%) CCSE
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCDP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) GIAC
5 1 (2.86%) HND
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) MCT
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
1 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Snort
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.71%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 4 (11.43%) F5
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Aruba
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.71%) McAfee
6 2 (5.71%) Meraki
6 2 (5.71%) Qualys
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Capita
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard