The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South East / Surrey
Rank 82 77 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 24 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.60% 1.87% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 3.36% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 14
Median daily rate £550 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +26.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £337 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% -21.57%  

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 Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 614 714 653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 52.52% 55.56% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 438 363
Median daily rate £430 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 68 29
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +173.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £47.50
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Surrey

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Surrey

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
Guildford +4 2 £600 +23.07%
Staines -4 2 - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Blue Coat
2 14 (63.64%) Juniper
3 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Network Security
4 11 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Service Management
5 10 (45.45%) Project Management
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
7 8 (36.36%) Network Architecture
7 8 (36.36%) F5
8 7 (31.82%) CCIE
8 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (31.82%) Change Management
9 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
9 6 (27.27%) FireEye
10 5 (22.73%) CCSP
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) Wireless
11 4 (18.18%) Service Design
11 4 (18.18%) People Management
11 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (13.64%) Aruba
12 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.09%) PABX
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) LAN
7 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Designer
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) CISSP Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) Network Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) People Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Design
6 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.55%) Data Security
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCIE
3 5 (22.73%) CCSP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CISA
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Blue Coat
1 14 (63.64%) Juniper
2 11 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) TippingPoint
4 8 (36.36%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) FireEye
6 3 (13.64%) Aruba
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (4.55%) LogLogic
8 1 (4.55%) Nokia
8 1 (4.55%) Radianz
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Tufin