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 25 June 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.

CheckPoint
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 74 71
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.00% 1.61% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 3.02% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Median daily rate £525 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.36% +2.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

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 618 662 627
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.33% 53.22% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 437 359
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +46.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Staines +8 3 £475 +31.94%
Tadworth -3 1 £525 -
Redhill - 1 - -
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 12 (63.16%) F5
3 12 (63.16%) Palo Alto
4 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (36.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
7 7 (36.84%) Skype
7 7 (36.84%) ProxySG
8 6 (31.58%) Network Security
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) Wireless
10 3 (15.79%) IPsec
10 3 (15.79%) BGP
10 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing

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 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (36.84%) Skype
4 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 3 (15.79%) IPsec
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.53%) WAAS
8 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) HTTP
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Check Point Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Design
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Product Management
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE Security
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 12 (63.16%) F5
2 12 (63.16%) Palo Alto
3 11 (57.89%) Blue Coat
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba
5 2 (10.53%) LogLogic
5 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) TippingPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.26%) FireEye
6 1 (5.26%) Radianz
6 1 (5.26%) Tufin
6 1 (5.26%) VMware