The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.45% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.00% 47.64% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CheckPoint
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 - -
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee