Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 154 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 61 29 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.65% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 1.64% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 44
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +9.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £309 £315 £175
90th Percentile £438 £554 £645
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £18.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.82% - -
England median hourly rate £22.15 £33.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -32.89% -20.96% +21.01%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,892 1,763 2,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.89% 39.57% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,188 1,080 1,322
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £254 £213 £250
90th Percentile £556 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 89 106
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +1.17% +6.51%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.69
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £24.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +6 38 £400 - 9
North Yorkshire +6 12 £414 +8.52% 1
South Yorkshire -4 11 £423 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 55 (90.16%) Cisco
2 50 (81.97%) Firewall
3 29 (47.54%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (44.26%) CCNP
5 25 (40.98%) VPN
6 22 (36.07%) WAN
7 20 (32.79%) OSPF
7 20 (32.79%) F5
8 19 (31.15%) LAN
8 19 (31.15%) CCNA
8 19 (31.15%) Finance
9 18 (29.51%) Network Security
10 17 (27.87%) CCSA
11 16 (26.23%) BGP
11 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
12 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (21.31%) Wireless
13 13 (21.31%) IPsec
14 12 (19.67%) ITIL
15 11 (18.03%) Blue Coat
15 11 (18.03%) MPLS
15 11 (18.03%) SolarWinds
15 11 (18.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
16 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
16 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (16.39%) Banking
17 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
17 9 (14.75%) CCSE
17 9 (14.75%) DNS

CheckPoint
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.56%) IaaS
3 4 (6.56%) PaaS
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (81.97%) Firewall
2 25 (40.98%) VPN
3 22 (36.07%) WAN
4 20 (32.79%) OSPF
5 19 (31.15%) LAN
6 18 (29.51%) Network Security
7 16 (26.23%) BGP
8 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (21.31%) IPsec
9 13 (21.31%) Wireless
10 11 (18.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (18.03%) MPLS
11 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (14.75%) DNS
13 8 (13.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (11.48%) SSL
14 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
15 6 (9.84%) Internet
16 5 (8.20%) Cisco Wireless
16 5 (8.20%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Writer
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Check Point GAiA
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.20%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (8.20%) High Availability
3 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
3 5 (8.20%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (8.20%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Network Architecture
4 4 (6.56%) Network Design
4 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Network Security Management
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) Security Management
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.28%) Python
1 2 (3.28%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (44.26%) CCNP
3 19 (31.15%) CCNA
4 17 (27.87%) CCSA
5 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
6 9 (14.75%) CCSE
6 9 (14.75%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (11.48%) CCIE
8 6 (9.84%) Degree
9 5 (8.20%) CCDP
10 4 (6.56%) CISSP
10 4 (6.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (6.56%) GSEC
11 3 (4.92%) MCSE
11 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.64%) CCSM
12 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.92%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 55 (90.16%) Cisco
2 20 (32.79%) F5
3 11 (18.03%) Blue Coat
3 11 (18.03%) SolarWinds
4 6 (9.84%) Infoblox
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) Meraki
5 5 (8.20%) Palo Alto
6 4 (6.56%) Aruba
6 4 (6.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (6.56%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.92%) VMware
8 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
9 1 (1.64%) NetApp