The first table below looks at the demand for Check Point Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Check Point Certification 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 Qualifications for the Berkshire 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 123 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.041% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.18% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 564 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 22.95% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 208 294
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Check Point Certification
South East

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Berkshire region.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Check Point Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Berkshire region.

Check Point Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) CCSP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCDP
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) SNMP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) IPsec
1 6 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) FWSM
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IP Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior IP Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCIE
1 6 (100.00%) CCSP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCDP
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Ericsson