The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 66 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 42 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.14% 1.62% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 4.22% 3.33% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 22
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
995 1232 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.61% 48.56% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 603 666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £261 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 82 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 15 £400 -9.03% 8
Bracknell +3 13 £469 -1.31% 1
Ascot - 3 £488 -
Maidenhead +2 2 £535 +86.08%
Slough - 1 £315 - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 69 (78.41%) Cisco
2 59 (67.05%) Firewall
3 40 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (40.91%) Palo Alto
5 34 (38.64%) Network Security
6 31 (35.23%) LAN
7 23 (26.14%) VPN
8 22 (25.00%) CCSE
9 21 (23.86%) Juniper
9 21 (23.86%) F5
10 20 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (22.73%) WAN
10 20 (22.73%) Network Design
11 19 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
12 17 (19.32%) MPLS
13 14 (15.91%) NetScaler
14 13 (14.77%) CCSA
14 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
15 12 (13.64%) Check Point Certification
15 12 (13.64%) CCIE
16 11 (12.50%) Oracle
16 11 (12.50%) BGP
17 10 (11.36%) Fortinet
18 9 (10.23%) Degree
18 9 (10.23%) Retail
18 9 (10.23%) CISMP
18 9 (10.23%) SAML
18 9 (10.23%) SAN
18 9 (10.23%) SSL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (67.05%) Firewall
2 40 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (38.64%) Network Security
4 31 (35.23%) LAN
5 23 (26.14%) VPN
6 20 (22.73%) WAN
7 19 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (19.32%) MPLS
9 14 (15.91%) NetScaler
10 11 (12.50%) BGP
11 9 (10.23%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (10.23%) SAN
11 9 (10.23%) SSL
12 8 (9.09%) Wireless
13 6 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.82%) WLAN
14 5 (5.68%) BIG-IP
14 5 (5.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (10.23%) Retail
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Security Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Network Consultant
7 8 (9.09%) Network Architect
8 7 (7.95%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Check Point Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Firewall Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Network Security Architect
11 4 (4.55%) Technical Leader
12 3 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
12 3 (3.41%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Solaris
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Network Design
2 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 6 (6.82%) Network Management
4 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.55%) Migration
5 4 (4.55%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.41%) Change Management
6 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.41%) High Availability
6 3 (3.41%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.27%) Business Development
7 2 (2.27%) Information Security
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL
7 2 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.27%) Marketing Strategy
7 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.27%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) Perl
1 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) CCSE
2 20 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (14.77%) CCSA
4 12 (13.64%) CCIE
4 12 (13.64%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (10.23%) CISMP
5 9 (10.23%) CRISC
5 9 (10.23%) Degree
6 7 (7.95%) CCNP
7 6 (6.82%) CCNA
8 3 (3.41%) MCSA
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
10 1 (1.14%) CCDA
10 1 (1.14%) CCVP
10 1 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (1.14%) MCP
10 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) vCloud
3 4 (4.55%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.41%) OPNET
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) vMotion
5 1 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 69 (78.41%) Cisco
2 36 (40.91%) Palo Alto
3 21 (23.86%) F5
3 21 (23.86%) Juniper
4 11 (12.50%) Oracle
5 10 (11.36%) Fortinet
6 5 (5.68%) Blue Coat
6 5 (5.68%) VMware
7 4 (4.55%) Aruba
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) NetApp
10 1 (1.14%) BT
10 1 (1.14%) HP
10 1 (1.14%) Infovista
10 1 (1.14%) Nokia
10 1 (1.14%) Sophos
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