Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 141 71
Rank change year-on-year +63 -70 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.78% 0.36% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 0.61% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £346 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.97% -5.78% +5.38%
10th Percentile £322 £283 £340
90th Percentile £488 £413 £540
North East median daily rate £360 £346 £368
% change year-on-year +3.97% -5.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.00 £16.99 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +37.52% -
10th Percentile £16.50 £16.99 £11.68
90th Percentile £17.50 £16.99 £13.57
North East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.99 £12.36
% change year-on-year +0.06% +37.52% -

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 491 1303 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.52% 58.09% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 858 268
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £306 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.55% -2.86% +12.30%
10th Percentile £256 £210 £200
90th Percentile £536 £475 £508
North East median daily rate £360 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +16.13% -4.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 99 48
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +115.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £9.50 £13.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £36.00 £29.50
North East median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.79% +115.38% -8.77%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 17 £360 +3.97%
CheckPoint
North East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
1 13 (76.47%) F5
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Wireless
4 10 (58.82%) Service Management
4 10 (58.82%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) CCSA
4 10 (58.82%) CCIE
4 10 (58.82%) Riverbed
4 10 (58.82%) CCSE
4 10 (58.82%) FortiGate
5 9 (52.94%) JNCIA
5 9 (52.94%) JNCIE
5 9 (52.94%) CCIP
5 9 (52.94%) CCDP
5 9 (52.94%) ITSM
6 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
8 6 (35.29%) Network Design
8 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
9 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) HP ASE

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) BIG-IP
5 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.88%) BGP
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (5.88%) OSPF
8 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) VRRP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 9 (52.94%) ITSM
4 6 (35.29%) Network Design
5 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.88%) Escalation Management
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) QMS
7 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 10 (58.82%) CCIE
3 10 (58.82%) CCSA
3 10 (58.82%) CCSE
4 9 (52.94%) CCDP
4 9 (52.94%) CCIP
4 9 (52.94%) JNCIA
4 9 (52.94%) JNCIE
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) HP ASE
6 5 (29.41%) HP MASE
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA
8 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
9 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) F5
2 12 (70.59%) Juniper
3 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
4 10 (58.82%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) Riverbed
5 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
6 5 (29.41%) Aruba
7 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam
8 1 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (5.88%) VMware