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 3 months to 26 April 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 82 106
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.85% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 4.56% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 30
Median daily rate £375 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +80.55% -10.00%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1079 1207 1233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.04% 40.52% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 771 706
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 70 90
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.39 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.43% +1.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 15 £375 +7.14% 5
Wiltshire -12 6 £365 -2.66% 2
Somerset +12 3 £451 - 1
Dorset -1 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 34 (64.15%) Firewall
3 29 (54.72%) F5
4 24 (45.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (43.40%) Data Centre
6 21 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (32.08%) VPN
8 16 (30.19%) SLA
9 15 (28.30%) SolarWinds
10 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
10 14 (26.42%) Nokia
10 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) Network Security
11 13 (24.53%) Unified Communications
11 13 (24.53%) Proactive Monitoring
12 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
12 12 (22.64%) FWSM
12 12 (22.64%) Wireless
13 10 (18.87%) Citrix
14 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (16.98%) Juniper
14 9 (16.98%) MPLS
14 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
14 9 (16.98%) DNS
14 9 (16.98%) Windows
14 9 (16.98%) Demand Management
14 9 (16.98%) High Availability
15 8 (15.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP

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 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (39.62%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (32.08%) VPN
5 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (24.53%) Network Security
6 13 (24.53%) Unified Communications
7 12 (22.64%) FWSM
7 12 (22.64%) Wireless
8 9 (16.98%) DNS
8 9 (16.98%) MPLS
9 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.32%) LAN
10 6 (11.32%) SSL
10 6 (11.32%) WAN
11 5 (9.43%) BGP
11 5 (9.43%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (9.43%) Internet
11 5 (9.43%) IP Telephony
11 5 (9.43%) OSPF
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Electronics
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Network Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Check Point Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Signage
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Proactive Monitoring
2 9 (16.98%) Demand Management
2 9 (16.98%) High Availability
2 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.21%) Information Security
3 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
3 7 (13.21%) SIEM
4 5 (9.43%) Data Encryption
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.43%) Information Security Management
4 5 (9.43%) Network Management
4 5 (9.43%) Network Segmentation
4 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (9.43%) Security Management
5 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Java
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.43%) CCNP
4 5 (9.43%) SANS
5 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CCDP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) SLA
2 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) Snort
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.77%) Nessus
3 2 (3.77%) QRadar
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) Cisco
2 29 (54.72%) F5
3 15 (28.30%) SolarWinds
4 14 (26.42%) Nokia
5 10 (18.87%) Citrix
6 9 (16.98%) Juniper
7 8 (15.09%) Intel Security
7 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) Aruba
8 6 (11.32%) HP
8 6 (11.32%) IBM
9 5 (9.43%) CA
9 5 (9.43%) IronPort
10 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
10 4 (7.55%) Dell
11 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.66%) SAP
11 3 (5.66%) Symantec
11 3 (5.66%) VMware
12 2 (3.77%) Wyse
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