The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 105 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 11 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.78% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 2.46% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 13
Median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £445 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 502 733 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.60% 35.72% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 495 549
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £531 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 31
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Leeds +10 6 £400 - 1
Halifax - 2 £391 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Network Security
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (31.82%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 5 (22.73%) CCSA
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) vSphere
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 4 (18.18%) OSPF
9 4 (18.18%) Juniper
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) VPN
10 3 (13.64%) VoIP
10 3 (13.64%) CCNP
10 3 (13.64%) IPsec
10 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) Network Design
10 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Change Control
11 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) OSPF
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 2 (9.09%) FCoE
6 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) TACACS
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) CatOS
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCSA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCVP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Nokia
4 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) 3Com
5 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire