Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Check Point Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Check Point Certification
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 852 844
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 14 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 27
UK median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £305 £250
90th Percentile £488 £399 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +21.43% +1.45% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

Check Point Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

Check Point Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Check Point Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Check Point Certification in the UK

Check Point Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Check Point Certification.

Contractor daily rate trend for Check Point Certification in the UK

Check Point Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Check Point Certification in the UK

Check Point Certification
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England +5 14 £438 +25.00% 1
UK excluding London +22 8 £425 +21.43% 1
London -23 6 £475 +26.67%
Midlands - 6 £425 -
West Midlands - 6 £425 -
North of England +57 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Check Point Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Internet
4 8 (57.14%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) McAfee
5 7 (50.00%) CISSP
5 7 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) BMC
6 6 (42.86%) Wireless
6 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
6 6 (42.86%) CCSE
6 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
6 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (42.86%) Network Packet Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
8 4 (28.57%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) BGP
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS
8 4 (28.57%) OSPF

Check Point Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (14.29%) Junos
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Expert
3 2 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Expert
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
1 6 (42.86%) Network Packet Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Attack Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) CCIE
3 6 (42.86%) CCSE
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) CCSA
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) CEH
6 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 7 (50.00%) McAfee
5 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 6 (42.86%) BMC
5 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.14%) Qualys
7 1 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) Trend Micro