The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 59 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 0.63% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 1.53% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Median daily rate £350 £488 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +143.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £438 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
393 391 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.51% 41.24% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 189 262
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 35
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.94 £8.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes +12 12 £350 -28.20%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (56.52%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) CCNP
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (52.17%) F5
5 11 (47.83%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) CCSA
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
7 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
8 8 (34.78%) Juniper
9 7 (30.43%) Citrix
9 7 (30.43%) Nokia
9 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 7 (30.43%) CCSE
9 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) TACACS
11 5 (21.74%) CCNA
11 5 (21.74%) VPN
11 5 (21.74%) Wireless
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
12 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (17.39%) Aruba
12 4 (17.39%) IPsec

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
5 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 6 (26.09%) TACACS
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) IPsec
8 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 3 (13.04%) MPLS
9 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
10 2 (8.70%) DHCP
10 2 (8.70%) DNS
10 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
2 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.35%) DNA
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Design
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCNP
3 10 (43.48%) CCSA
4 7 (30.43%) CCSE
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 2 (8.70%) CCDP
7 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) CCA
8 1 (4.35%) CCDA
8 1 (4.35%) CCVP
8 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (4.35%) MCSE
8 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) F5
3 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
4 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Nokia
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Aruba
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
9 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.35%) Dell
10 1 (4.35%) EMC
10 1 (4.35%) IBM
10 1 (4.35%) Intel
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle
10 1 (4.35%) Remedy
10 1 (4.35%) Symantec