Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.16% 1.97% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.38% 4.29% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 13
Southampton median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £348 £330 £306
90th Percentile £439 £394 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £388 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 - -

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 179 210 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.76% 45.85% 52.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 112 166
Southampton median daily rate £400 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -1.61% +6.90%
10th Percentile £228 £225 £126
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 22
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £20.06 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +53.13% -34.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £17.19 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £46.33 £16.31
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.25 £18.38 £19.44
% change year-on-year +10.20% -5.45% -23.78%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) CCSE
3 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) WLAN
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) CCSA
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) Network Management
7 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (6.67%) vSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
8 1 (6.67%) DataPower
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team

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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) WLAN
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) SMTP
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DataPower
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCSE
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) IronPort
6 1 (6.67%) VMware