Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 118 100
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18 +22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 42 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.30% 0.97% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 1.94% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 15
Surrey median daily rate £475 £500 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +22.25% +2.25%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £355
90th Percentile £564 £538 £540
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £136.25 - £26.25
90th Percentile £158.75 - £28.75
South East median hourly rate £32.19 - £41.00

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 1,380 1,390 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.57% 49.77% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 929 730
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £182
90th Percentile £600 £572 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Surrey median hourly rate £20.75 £15.78 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.54% -42.37% +54.23%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £29.35 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.85% +13.33% -16.67%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 21 £438 -12.50%
Camberley - 4 - -
Epsom - 3 - -
Guildford -22 2 £368 +5.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £488 - 1
Egham - 2 - - 1
Tadworth - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £450 - 2
CheckPoint
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 36 (85.71%) Firewall
2 34 (80.95%) Juniper
2 34 (80.95%) Palo Alto
3 26 (61.90%) Network Security
4 24 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 20 (47.62%) F5
5 20 (47.62%) FortiGate
6 19 (45.24%) CCSE
6 19 (45.24%) CCSA
7 18 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
7 18 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (40.48%) Migration
9 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
10 15 (35.71%) CA
10 15 (35.71%) Cisco
11 11 (26.19%) Finance
11 11 (26.19%) Internet
12 8 (19.05%) WAN
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (19.05%) Aruba
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (14.29%) SSL
14 6 (14.29%) VPN
14 6 (14.29%) Qualys
15 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
15 5 (11.90%) CCIE
15 5 (11.90%) LAN
15 5 (11.90%) ITIL

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) Firewall
2 26 (61.90%) Network Security
3 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
4 11 (26.19%) Internet
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.29%) SSL
7 6 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (11.90%) IPsec
8 5 (11.90%) LAN
9 4 (9.52%) Wireless
10 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.76%) BGP
11 2 (4.76%) DHCP
11 2 (4.76%) DNS
11 2 (4.76%) MPLS
11 2 (4.76%) NAS
11 2 (4.76%) OSPF
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Firewall Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Security Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Wiki
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (40.48%) Migration
3 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Security
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Presales
4 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (9.52%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (7.14%) Service Design
5 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CCSA
1 19 (45.24%) CCSE
2 18 (42.86%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (11.90%) CCIE
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.90%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) CCDA
4 1 (2.38%) CCDP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) NIST 800
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) QRadar
2 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Juniper
1 34 (80.95%) Palo Alto
2 24 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 20 (47.62%) F5
4 15 (35.71%) CA
4 15 (35.71%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) Aruba
6 6 (14.29%) Qualys
7 3 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Zscaler