The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 79 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 -41  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.70% 0.65% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 1.29% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Median daily rate £385 £330 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -10.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £286 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £356 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.99 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +80.55% -10.00%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 267 465 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 50.57% 50.65% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 302 141
Median daily rate £420 £295 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -5.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £421 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +121.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £14.60 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £28.35 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 9 £385 +16.66%
CheckPoint
North East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Juniper
2 25 (96.15%) F5
3 24 (92.31%) FortiGate
3 24 (92.31%) JNCIA
3 24 (92.31%) Fortinet
3 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 24 (92.31%) Riverbed
3 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (92.31%) CCNP
3 24 (92.31%) ITIL
3 24 (92.31%) WAN
3 24 (92.31%) Wireless
4 23 (88.46%) CCSE
4 23 (88.46%) Service Management
4 23 (88.46%) Firewall
4 23 (88.46%) ITSM
4 23 (88.46%) CCSA
4 23 (88.46%) LAN
4 23 (88.46%) CCIP
4 23 (88.46%) CCDP
4 23 (88.46%) CCIE
4 23 (88.46%) JNCIE
5 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
6 17 (65.38%) HP ASE
6 17 (65.38%) HP MASE
6 17 (65.38%) Network Design
6 17 (65.38%) BIG-IP
7 14 (53.85%) Aruba

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) WAN
1 24 (92.31%) Wireless
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 23 (88.46%) LAN
3 17 (65.38%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) ITIL
2 23 (88.46%) ITSM
2 23 (88.46%) Service Management
3 17 (65.38%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) QMS
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) CCNP
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (92.31%) JNCIA
1 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (88.46%) CCDP
2 23 (88.46%) CCIE
2 23 (88.46%) CCIP
2 23 (88.46%) CCSA
2 23 (88.46%) CCSE
2 23 (88.46%) JNCIE
3 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 17 (65.38%) HP ASE
4 17 (65.38%) HP MASE
5 12 (46.15%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 24 (92.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) F5
2 25 (96.15%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Juniper
3 24 (92.31%) Fortinet
3 24 (92.31%) Riverbed
4 14 (53.85%) Aruba
5 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint