The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 107 89 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 19 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 1.64% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 4.10% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 36
Median daily rate £388 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 770 1123 1108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.15% 40.05% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 711 682
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 56
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.38 £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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire 0 11 £425 -5.02% 3
North Yorkshire +14 7 £375 +7.14% 2
South Yorkshire -26 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 53 (91.38%) Cisco
2 39 (67.24%) F5
3 38 (65.52%) Firewall
4 30 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (34.48%) CCNA
7 19 (32.76%) Migration
8 16 (27.59%) CCNP
8 16 (27.59%) Brocade
9 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
9 15 (25.86%) ITIL
10 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
10 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
11 12 (20.69%) Wireless
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.97%) WAN
12 11 (18.97%) Juniper
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (18.97%) FCoE
13 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
13 10 (17.24%) Network Security
13 10 (17.24%) MS Office
13 10 (17.24%) VMware
14 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
14 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (15.52%) NX-OS
15 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.79%) CCSE
15 8 (13.79%) Network Design

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) Firewall
2 30 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (20.69%) Wireless
5 11 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (18.97%) FCoE
5 11 (18.97%) WAN
6 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
6 10 (17.24%) Network Security
7 9 (15.52%) NX-OS
8 7 (12.07%) BGP
9 6 (10.34%) LAN
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
10 5 (8.62%) Internet
10 5 (8.62%) IPsec
10 5 (8.62%) OSPF
11 4 (6.90%) VPN
11 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Network Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Network Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) CatOS
2 1 (1.72%) CentOS
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Migration
2 15 (25.86%) ITIL
3 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
4 8 (13.79%) Network Design
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) High Availability
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.45%) Facilities Management
8 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.45%) Network Management
8 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) Python
1 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNA
3 16 (27.59%) CCNP
4 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.79%) CCSE
5 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.34%) CCIE
6 6 (10.34%) CCSA
7 5 (8.62%) CCSP
7 5 (8.62%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.17%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Cisco
2 39 (67.24%) F5
3 16 (27.59%) Brocade
4 11 (18.97%) Juniper
4 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.24%) VMware
6 7 (12.07%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.62%) Aruba
7 5 (8.62%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (8.62%) Samsung
8 3 (5.17%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
8 3 (5.17%) Nortel
8 3 (5.17%) Red Box
8 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) Nokia
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.72%) Avaya