Period
to 16 January 2019

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 6 months to 16 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 116 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 +34
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.00% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.94% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 14
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £391 £374 £369
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 - £55.00

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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,334 1,289 1,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.24% 46.60% 50.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 862 610
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.43% +0.06%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £175
90th Percentile £606 £575 £582
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 65
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -26.19% -
10th Percentile £15.01 £12.65 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.38 £25.00 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.97% -19.18%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Surrey

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +4 16 £425 -15.00%
Camberley - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £488 -
Guildford -17 1 £368 +5.00%
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Surrey region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 26 (83.87%) Juniper
2 25 (80.65%) Firewall
3 24 (77.42%) Palo Alto
4 20 (64.52%) Network Security
5 18 (58.06%) Blue Coat
5 18 (58.06%) F5
6 16 (51.61%) CCSE
6 16 (51.61%) CCSA
7 15 (48.39%) BIG-IP
8 14 (45.16%) Migration
8 14 (45.16%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (45.16%) CA
8 14 (45.16%) FortiGate
8 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (35.48%) Cisco
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
11 7 (22.58%) CCIE
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (19.35%) JNCIE
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) WAN
14 4 (12.90%) MPLS
14 4 (12.90%) Wiki
14 4 (12.90%) Information Security
14 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (12.90%) SIEM
14 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (12.90%) Presales

CheckPoint
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) Firewall
2 20 (64.52%) Network Security
3 15 (48.39%) BIG-IP
4 8 (25.81%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.90%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 3 (9.68%) VPN
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (9.68%) Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (6.45%) IPsec
9 2 (6.45%) LAN
9 2 (6.45%) NAS
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.23%) NX-OS
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Principal Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Wiki
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Migration
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Presales
2 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (12.90%) SIEM
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (9.68%) Service Design
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CCSA
1 16 (51.61%) CCSE
2 14 (45.16%) Check Point Certification
3 7 (22.58%) CCIE
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (19.35%) JNCIE
5 3 (9.68%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) CCDA
6 2 (6.45%) CCDP
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) QRadar
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Juniper
2 24 (77.42%) Palo Alto
3 18 (58.06%) Blue Coat
3 18 (58.06%) F5
4 14 (45.16%) CA
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Aruba
6 3 (9.68%) Qualys
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
7 2 (6.45%) VMware