The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 29 27
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.43% 5.03% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 9.96% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 13
Median daily rate £380 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.59% +1.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.40% -22.10%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 143 271 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 30.62% 50.47% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 178 118
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.88 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Sheffield -20 1 - -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) F5
3 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (68.00%) Migration
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) Brocade
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) MS Office
6 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (28.00%) NX-OS
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (28.00%) FCoE
8 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Network Design
10 4 (16.00%) CCNA
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (12.00%) High Availability
11 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
12 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
12 2 (8.00%) Network Security
12 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (8.00%) BGP
12 2 (8.00%) Finance

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (28.00%) FCoE
4 7 (28.00%) NX-OS
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.00%) FWSM
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Designer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNA
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 21 (84.00%) F5
3 13 (52.00%) Brocade
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire