Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 59 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.75% 1.33% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.07% 3.23% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Southampton median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £359 £342 £314
90th Percentile £475 £435 £436
Hampshire median daily rate £394 £350 £410
% change year-on-year +12.57% -14.63% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £19.39 -

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 246 217 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 43.08% 41.25% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 109
Southampton median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £303 £209
90th Percentile £631 £600 £625
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Southampton median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -39.73% +110.58%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.23 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.90 £20.00 £46.30
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.12 £19.39 £23.14
% change year-on-year +29.58% -16.23% +2.84%

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 18 September 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
4 7 (70.00%) F5
5 6 (60.00%) CCNP
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (40.00%) MPLS
7 4 (40.00%) BGP
7 4 (40.00%) VoIP
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) DNS
7 4 (40.00%) VLAN
8 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) Juniper
8 3 (30.00%) Meraki
9 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (20.00%) Azure
9 2 (20.00%) AWS
9 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (20.00%) VXLAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) DSL
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCDA
2 2 (20.00%) CCDP
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto