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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 67 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 27 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.97% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 4.34% 1.55% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £358 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.86% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £324 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £392 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
622 516 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.47% 43.29% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 262 207
Average daily rate £388 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Milton Keynes -1 14 £400 +11.88% 2
High Wycombe +8 10 £480 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (64.71%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 19 (55.88%) CCNP
4 18 (52.94%) LAN
5 15 (44.12%) F5
6 14 (41.18%) WAN
7 13 (38.24%) OSPF
7 13 (38.24%) BGP
7 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
8 12 (35.29%) Finance
9 11 (32.35%) MPLS
9 11 (32.35%) Avaya
9 11 (32.35%) Juniper
10 10 (29.41%) Internet
10 10 (29.41%) DHCP
10 10 (29.41%) DNS
10 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
11 9 (26.47%) CCNA
12 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
14 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (17.65%) VMware
15 5 (14.71%) CCSE
15 5 (14.71%) Network Security
15 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
4 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) OSPF
5 13 (38.24%) BGP
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
7 10 (29.41%) BIG-IP
7 10 (29.41%) Internet
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) Unified Communications
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (14.71%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (14.71%) Wireless
12 4 (11.76%) SNMP
12 4 (11.76%) DSL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Network Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Security Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Specialist
9 1 (2.94%) Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) e-Health
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) CCTV
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Information Governance
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Logistics
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (55.88%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CCSE
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) APMP
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
7 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.82%) Snort
3 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) Avaya
3 11 (32.35%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Blue Coat
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
6 4 (11.76%) CA
7 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) ION Trading