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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 83 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 35 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 1.94% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 3.87% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 22
Median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £208 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.55% +5.33%
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
1077 1239 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.45% 50.04% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 663 503
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 £255 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 58 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.67% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 0 12 £470 +21.29% 4
Bracknell -1 9 £375 - 1
Maidenhead -7 2 £450 +56.52%
Ascot - 2 £488 -
Newbury +4 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 77 (79.38%) Cisco
2 67 (69.07%) Firewall
3 52 (53.61%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (44.33%) Network Security
5 31 (31.96%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (30.93%) F5
7 28 (28.87%) LAN
7 28 (28.87%) CCSE
8 25 (25.77%) Juniper
9 24 (24.74%) CCSA
10 23 (23.71%) Fortinet
11 22 (22.68%) BGP
11 22 (22.68%) VPN
11 22 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (21.65%) Palo Alto
13 20 (20.62%) Network Design
14 19 (19.59%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (18.56%) CCNP
16 17 (17.53%) FortiGate
17 16 (16.49%) OSPF
18 15 (15.46%) CCIE
18 15 (15.46%) WAN
18 15 (15.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 13 (13.40%) MPLS
19 13 (13.40%) Wireless
19 13 (13.40%) Data Centre
20 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
20 12 (12.37%) Check Point Certification
21 11 (11.34%) Blue Coat
21 11 (11.34%) FWSM

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 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.07%) Firewall
2 52 (53.61%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (44.33%) Network Security
4 28 (28.87%) LAN
5 22 (22.68%) BGP
5 22 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (22.68%) VPN
6 19 (19.59%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (16.49%) OSPF
8 15 (15.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (15.46%) WAN
9 13 (13.40%) MPLS
9 13 (13.40%) Wireless
10 11 (11.34%) FWSM
11 10 (10.31%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (9.28%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (9.28%) DNS
12 9 (9.28%) EIGRP
12 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
13 8 (8.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Finance
4 5 (5.15%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Network Engineer
2 24 (24.74%) Security Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) IP Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Network Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Architect
6 12 (12.37%) IP Security Engineer
7 10 (10.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Consultant
8 8 (8.25%) Network Consultant
8 8 (8.25%) Security Architect
9 7 (7.22%) Network Architect
10 6 (6.19%) Check Point Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Firewall Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Network Security Architect
13 3 (3.09%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Network Design
2 9 (9.28%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (9.28%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (8.25%) High Availability
4 7 (7.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.22%) Network Management
5 6 (6.19%) Migration
5 6 (6.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (6.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.15%) CRM
7 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.06%) Business Development
8 2 (2.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.06%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.06%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.06%) Marketing Strategy
8 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) Perl
1 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (31.96%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (28.87%) CCSE
3 24 (24.74%) CCSA
4 18 (18.56%) CCNP
5 15 (15.46%) CCIE
6 12 (12.37%) Check Point Certification
7 9 (9.28%) Degree
8 6 (6.19%) CISSP
9 5 (5.15%) CCNA
9 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.09%) CISMP
10 3 (3.09%) CRISC
10 3 (3.09%) MCSA
10 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.06%) MCSE
12 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.09%) vCloud
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) UAG
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.03%) OPNET
Vendors
1 77 (79.38%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) F5
3 25 (25.77%) Juniper
4 23 (23.71%) Fortinet
5 21 (21.65%) Palo Alto
6 11 (11.34%) Blue Coat
7 9 (9.28%) Nokia
8 4 (4.12%) HP
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle
9 3 (3.09%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.09%) VMware
10 2 (2.06%) Aruba
11 1 (1.03%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.03%) BT
11 1 (1.03%) Foundry
11 1 (1.03%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.03%) Sophos
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