The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 40 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.27% 1.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 192 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.86% 43.24% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 115 44
Average daily rate £300 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) TickIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft