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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 39 34 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.50% 1.44% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 3.25% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
CheckPoint
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
200 123 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.67% 44.40% 58.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 68 124
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 5 £319 +6.25%
Luton - - - - 1
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
3 12 (85.71%) LAN
4 10 (71.43%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) CCNP
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (64.29%) CCSA
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
7 7 (50.00%) CCSE
7 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
7 7 (50.00%) CCDP
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (50.00%) Network Management
8 4 (28.57%) BGP
8 4 (28.57%) Change Control
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (21.43%) OSPF
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
10 2 (14.29%) MS Office
10 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
10 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (14.29%) Time Management
11 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
11 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) BGP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 2 (14.29%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CCNP
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (64.29%) CCSA
2 7 (50.00%) CCSE
2 7 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Intel