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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 92 109
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 11 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.79% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 2.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Median daily rate £425 £448 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +13.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £478 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -6.04% -21.57%  

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 493 681 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.76% 35.77% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 436 428
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 28
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -14.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -2 5 £500 +11.11% 4
Halifax - 3 £388 -
Bradford - 1 - -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (63.33%) F5
4 18 (60.00%) Firewall
5 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) CCNP
7 11 (36.67%) Juniper
8 10 (33.33%) CCNA
8 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (30.00%) FCoE
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
11 7 (23.33%) Brocade
11 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
11 7 (23.33%) NX-OS
11 7 (23.33%) Wireless
11 7 (23.33%) Migration
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) MS Office
12 6 (20.00%) ITIL
12 6 (20.00%) CCIE
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
13 5 (16.67%) Change Management
13 5 (16.67%) CCSP
13 5 (16.67%) WAN

CheckPoint
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (30.00%) FCoE
5 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (23.33%) NX-OS
5 7 (23.33%) Wireless
6 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (13.33%) VPN
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.67%) Internet
9 2 (6.67%) MPLS
9 2 (6.67%) TACACS
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) CatOS
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Information Security
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Network Management
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) CCIE
6 5 (16.67%) CCSE
6 5 (16.67%) CCSP
6 5 (16.67%) JNCIP
7 3 (10.00%) CCSA
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) F5
3 11 (36.67%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Brocade
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Aruba
6 5 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (16.67%) Samsung
7 3 (10.00%) Nortel
8 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.67%) Nokia
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
9 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) Ubiquiti