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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 77 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 48 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 2.06% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.97% 4.24% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 24
Median daily rate £408 £370 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £398 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £25.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +54.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £39.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +34.77%
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
1210 1251 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.31% 48.71% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 621 566
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +20.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +3 17 £450 +56.52% 4
Bracknell -1 13 £315 -
Slough +7 1 £125 -56.14%
Windsor +5 1 - -
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £400 - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 74 (87.06%) Cisco
2 65 (76.47%) Firewall
3 46 (54.12%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (42.35%) Network Security
5 32 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (32.94%) F5
7 27 (31.76%) Juniper
8 23 (27.06%) CCNP
9 22 (25.88%) Cisco PIX
10 21 (24.71%) LAN
11 20 (23.53%) BGP
11 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
13 17 (20.00%) CCSE
13 17 (20.00%) OSPF
13 17 (20.00%) VPN
14 16 (18.82%) CCIE
14 16 (18.82%) WAN
14 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (18.82%) FortiGate
15 15 (17.65%) Fortinet
16 14 (16.47%) Network Design
16 14 (16.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
17 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
17 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
17 12 (14.12%) CCSA
18 11 (12.94%) ProxySG
19 10 (11.76%) Wireshark

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 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.18%) IIS
1 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (76.47%) Firewall
2 46 (54.12%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (42.35%) Network Security
4 22 (25.88%) Cisco PIX
5 21 (24.71%) LAN
6 20 (23.53%) BGP
7 17 (20.00%) OSPF
7 17 (20.00%) VPN
8 16 (18.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (18.82%) WAN
9 14 (16.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.76%) EIGRP
11 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
12 9 (10.59%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (10.59%) Wireless
13 8 (9.41%) FWSM
14 7 (8.24%) DNS
15 6 (7.06%) Broadband
15 6 (7.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Billing
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Network Engineer
2 28 (32.94%) Security Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) IP Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) IP Security Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Network Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Network Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Check Point Expert
10 5 (5.88%) Designer
10 5 (5.88%) IP Expert
10 5 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Senior IP Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Design Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Network Design
2 8 (9.41%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (9.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (9.41%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.24%) Migration
4 5 (5.88%) CRM
4 5 (5.88%) High Availability
4 5 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (5.88%) Network Management
4 5 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (3.53%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.53%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 2 (2.35%) Change Control
6 2 (2.35%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL
6 2 (2.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.35%) Process Improvement
6 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (27.06%) CCNP
3 17 (20.00%) CCSE
4 16 (18.82%) CCIE
5 12 (14.12%) CCSA
5 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
5 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) CISSP
7 4 (4.71%) CCDP
8 3 (3.53%) CCNA
8 3 (3.53%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.53%) Degree
9 1 (1.18%) CCVP
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.53%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (3.53%) OPNET
3 1 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 74 (87.06%) Cisco
2 28 (32.94%) F5
3 27 (31.76%) Juniper
4 19 (22.35%) Blue Coat
5 15 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 8 (9.41%) Nokia
7 6 (7.06%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.53%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 3 (3.53%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.53%) Symantec
9 3 (3.53%) Trustwave
10 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.35%) HP
10 2 (2.35%) Remedy
11 1 (1.18%) Avaya
11 1 (1.18%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
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