Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 15 October 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.28% - 6.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Watford median daily rate - - £293
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 191 212 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 52.76% 50.96% 56.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 99 78
Watford median daily rate £420 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +28.91% -17.95%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £200
90th Percentile £550 £540 £516
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +12.73% +3.77%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.60 £12.22
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.50 £15.73
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.79% -30.74%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Watford

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Watford

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec