Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 178 147
Rank change year-on-year -3 -31 -44
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 49 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 1.55% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 32
South West median daily rate £375 £331 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £207 £342
90th Percentile £500 £488 £426
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.41 £57.00
% change year-on-year +72.31% -69.46% +56.16%

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 2,629 2,063 2,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.36% 37.47% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,581 1,242 1,355
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £225
90th Percentile £625 £550 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £439
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.51% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 119 118
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +48.94%
10th Percentile £12.51 £11.18 £12.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.10 £52.88
England median hourly rate £19.46 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.20% +2.94% -2.58%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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
Bristol +15 16 £409 +21.11% 3
Wiltshire -40 11 £413 +22.22% 1
Cornwall - 9 £350 -
Dorset +4 7 £300 -20.00% 4
Devon - 3 £265 - 3
Somerset +1 1 £350 +7.69%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 South West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 32 (65.31%) Cisco
2 31 (63.27%) Firewall
3 17 (34.69%) VPN
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
4 16 (32.65%) WAN
4 16 (32.65%) LAN
4 16 (32.65%) Juniper
5 14 (28.57%) ITIL
6 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (26.53%) F5
7 12 (24.49%) HP
7 12 (24.49%) VoIP
8 9 (18.37%) CCNP
8 9 (18.37%) CCNA
8 9 (18.37%) Service Management
8 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
8 9 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (18.37%) Aruba
8 9 (18.37%) Web Filtering
9 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
9 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 8 (16.33%) Wireless
9 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.29%) CISSP
10 7 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 6 (12.24%) NAS
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus

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 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (8.16%) IIS
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) Firewall
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (34.69%) VPN
3 16 (32.65%) LAN
3 16 (32.65%) WAN
4 12 (24.49%) VoIP
5 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.33%) Wireless
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
6 6 (12.24%) DNS
6 6 (12.24%) NAS
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (10.20%) Network Security
7 5 (10.20%) SAN
8 4 (8.16%) BIG-IP
9 3 (6.12%) FabricPath
9 3 (6.12%) HTTP
9 3 (6.12%) OSPF
9 3 (6.12%) SSL
General
1 5 (10.20%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Network Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Security Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Technician
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
2 9 (18.37%) Web Filtering
3 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (12.24%) Information Security
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Network Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) SIEM
7 3 (6.12%) Change Control
7 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.37%) CCNA
2 9 (18.37%) CCNP
3 7 (14.29%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) CISM
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CCIE
7 1 (2.04%) CCSA
7 1 (2.04%) CCSE
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) GPG13
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
1 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.04%) Samba
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.08%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Cisco
2 16 (32.65%) Juniper
3 13 (26.53%) F5
4 12 (24.49%) HP
5 9 (18.37%) Aruba
5 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
6 8 (16.33%) Palo Alto
6 8 (16.33%) VMware
7 6 (12.24%) NetApp
8 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.16%) Dell
9 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.16%) Sophos
9 4 (8.16%) Splunk
10 3 (6.12%) Symantec
11 2 (4.08%) IronPort
11 2 (4.08%) McAfee
11 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
12 1 (2.04%) Meraki