Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 14 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 41 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 +20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.85% 2.07% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 4.72% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 26
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £363 £315 £347
90th Percentile £443 £435 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 - £41.00

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Southampton.

All Vendors
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 190 212 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 35.19% 43.98% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 118 173
Southampton median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £143
90th Percentile £575 £614 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 27
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £25.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.80% +96.15% -31.58%
10th Percentile £11.42 £18.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £18.75 £46.00 £16.55
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% - +8.11%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Southampton

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Southampton

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) CCSE
3 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (30.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) CCSA
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) BT
6 1 (10.00%) DataPower
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) IronPort
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) DSL
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DSL
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (10.00%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) IronPort