The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 117 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 0.60% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£253 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £265 £340
% change year-on-year
+35.37% -22.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Check Point Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
698 665 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.55% 26.29% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 270 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
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Check Point Certification
South East

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CCIE
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) Juniper
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco PIX
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (89.47%) Network Management
3 17 (89.47%) SNMP
3 17 (89.47%) VoIP
4 15 (78.95%) CCSP
4 15 (78.95%) CCDP
4 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
5 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 14 (73.68%) BGP
5 14 (73.68%) IPsec
5 14 (73.68%) MPLS
6 13 (68.42%) FWSM
7 12 (63.16%) F5
8 11 (57.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (57.89%) FortiGate
8 11 (57.89%) BIG-IP
8 11 (57.89%) CCNP
8 11 (57.89%) Apache
9 10 (52.63%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
10 7 (36.84%) DNS

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco PIX
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
3 17 (89.47%) VoIP
3 17 (89.47%) SNMP
4 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 14 (73.68%) BGP
4 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 14 (73.68%) IPsec
5 13 (68.42%) FWSM
6 11 (57.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (57.89%) BIG-IP
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) Internet
9 1 (5.26%) RIP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) IP Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Design Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Consultant
5 4 (21.05%) Network Consultant
5 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Network Management
2 10 (52.63%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
5 4 (21.05%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) eTOM
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) CCIE
2 15 (78.95%) CCSP
2 15 (78.95%) CCDP
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Juniper
2 12 (63.16%) F5
3 6 (31.58%) Radware
3 6 (31.58%) Redback
3 6 (31.58%) Nokia
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Tufin