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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 39 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 97 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.72% 1.16% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 2.46% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
1247 1220 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.81% 47.12% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 600 413
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 68
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Reading +14 16 £375 +97.36% 6
Slough -2 8 £300 - 1
Bracknell +6 7 £300 - 1
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 129 (86.00%) Firewall
2 128 (85.33%) Cisco
3 76 (50.67%) Telecoms
4 75 (50.00%) OSPF
5 66 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (41.33%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (35.33%) Network Security
7 53 (35.33%) F5
8 49 (32.67%) VPN
9 48 (32.00%) Juniper
10 46 (30.67%) CCNP
11 41 (27.33%) BGP
12 35 (23.33%) RIP
13 33 (22.00%) CISSP
14 32 (21.33%) Linux
15 30 (20.00%) IPsec
16 29 (19.33%) DNS
16 29 (19.33%) Fortinet
17 28 (18.67%) Validation
18 26 (17.33%) MPLS
18 26 (17.33%) Internet
18 26 (17.33%) Network Design
19 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 25 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
20 23 (15.33%) Risk Assessment
21 22 (14.67%) Cisco PIX
22 20 (13.33%) Degree
22 20 (13.33%) VLAN
22 20 (13.33%) PCI DSS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) Apache
2 5 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 129 (86.00%) Firewall
2 75 (50.00%) OSPF
3 66 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (35.33%) Network Security
5 49 (32.67%) VPN
6 41 (27.33%) BGP
7 35 (23.33%) RIP
8 30 (20.00%) IPsec
9 29 (19.33%) DNS
10 26 (17.33%) MPLS
10 26 (17.33%) Internet
11 25 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (14.67%) Cisco PIX
13 20 (13.33%) VLAN
14 19 (12.67%) LAN
15 18 (12.00%) SSL
16 16 (10.67%) Cisco ISE
17 15 (10.00%) Wireless
17 15 (10.00%) WLAN
18 11 (7.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 76 (50.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.00%) Finance
3 5 (3.33%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Billing
5 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (42.67%) Design Engineer
2 59 (39.33%) IP Engineer
3 54 (36.00%) Network Engineer
4 46 (30.67%) Security Engineer
5 32 (21.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 21 (14.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Environment Manager
8 9 (6.00%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Data Network Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Test Environment Manager
10 4 (2.67%) Network Design Specialist
10 4 (2.67%) Designer
10 4 (2.67%) Network Security Specialist
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) WAP
2 5 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) SecurID
2 9 (6.00%) Smart Meter
3 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.33%) Linux
2 11 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.67%) UNIX
4 8 (5.33%) Windows
5 5 (3.33%) AIX
5 5 (3.33%) Solaris
5 5 (3.33%) SUSE
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.67%) Validation
2 26 (17.33%) Network Design
3 23 (15.33%) Risk Assessment
4 20 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 20 (13.33%) Change Management
5 18 (12.00%) ITIL
6 17 (11.33%) Project Management
6 17 (11.33%) eTOM
7 15 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.67%) Network Management
9 12 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
10 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.00%) Migration
12 9 (6.00%) Supplier Management
13 7 (4.67%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.67%) Change Control
14 6 (4.00%) Integration Testing
14 6 (4.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.33%) SQL
2 3 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 62 (41.33%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (30.67%) CCNP
3 33 (22.00%) CISSP
4 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (15.33%) SC Cleared
6 20 (13.33%) Degree
6 20 (13.33%) CCIE
7 13 (8.67%) CCSP
8 11 (7.33%) CCNA
9 9 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (5.33%) JNCIS
10 8 (5.33%) CCSE
11 7 (4.67%) CCSA
12 3 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.00%) CCDP
13 1 (0.67%) MCSA
13 1 (0.67%) CCIP
13 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.33%) vSphere
2 5 (3.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.00%) Netcool
2 6 (4.00%) OpenView
3 5 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 128 (85.33%) Cisco
2 53 (35.33%) F5
3 48 (32.00%) Juniper
4 29 (19.33%) Fortinet
5 19 (12.67%) Tufin
6 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.33%) CA
7 16 (10.67%) VMware
8 15 (10.00%) AlgoSec
9 14 (9.33%) Blue Coat
10 13 (8.67%) Citrix
10 13 (8.67%) HP
11 12 (8.00%) Crossbeam
11 12 (8.00%) Radware
12 11 (7.33%) Nokia
12 11 (7.33%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.00%) Redback
13 6 (4.00%) Nortel
14 5 (3.33%) Dell
14 5 (3.33%) Sun
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