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 23 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 63 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.68% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 1.42% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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
550 422 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.96% 42.50% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 198 214
Average daily rate £335 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 41
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £8.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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
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 23 October 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +5 19 £373 -17.22%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Iver - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 13 (48.15%) F5
5 11 (40.74%) Citrix
6 10 (37.04%) Juniper
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
7 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (29.63%) CCNP
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) CCSE
9 7 (25.93%) CCSA
10 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (22.22%) Fault Management
10 6 (22.22%) TACACS
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
10 6 (22.22%) Nokia
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (18.52%) VPN
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) LAN
2 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) TACACS
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
6 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
6 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 4 (14.81%) MPLS
6 4 (14.81%) OSPF
6 4 (14.81%) BGP
6 4 (14.81%) DSL
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) HSRP
7 3 (11.11%) VRRP
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
1 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Fault Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) CCNP
4 7 (25.93%) CCSE
4 7 (25.93%) CCSA
5 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) CCNA
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (7.41%) HNC
8 2 (7.41%) HND
9 1 (3.70%) MCSE
9 1 (3.70%) MCSA
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) BS15000
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Xen
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) NLBS
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Snort
4 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
2 3 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (7.41%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) F5
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Juniper
5 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 6 (22.22%) Nokia
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) NetApp
9 3 (11.11%) Symantec
9 3 (11.11%) Computacenter
9 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
10 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
11 1 (3.70%) HP
11 1 (3.70%) Veeam