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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 70 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 1.12% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 2.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £550 £190 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
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
409 538 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 41.91% 46.50% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 255 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 35
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 2 £550 +189.47%
Marlow - 1 - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) F5
5 10 (47.62%) CCNP
6 8 (38.10%) Juniper
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 7 (33.33%) CCSE
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 5 (23.81%) Internet
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (19.05%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) CCDP
10 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
11 3 (14.29%) Avaya
11 3 (14.29%) MPLS
11 3 (14.29%) OSPF
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 3 (14.29%) BGP
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
11 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ProjectWise
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) B2B
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Presales
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Transition Management
3 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCSE
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 2 (9.52%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Proventia
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) F5
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
5 3 (14.29%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) IronPort
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec