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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 73 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 0.19% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 0.46% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£265 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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
571 437 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.57% 41.86% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 217 151
Average daily rate £349 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £228 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £145.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
(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 - 11 £180 - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 23 (65.71%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (45.71%) F5
5 15 (42.86%) LAN
6 13 (37.14%) CCNP
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (37.14%) WAN
7 11 (31.43%) Juniper
8 10 (28.57%) Fault Management
9 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) Blue Coat
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) Nokia
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix
10 8 (22.86%) TACACS
10 8 (22.86%) CCSA
10 8 (22.86%) CCSE
11 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) Change Management
11 7 (20.00%) Project Management
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
12 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 5 (14.29%) CCNA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) WAN
5 8 (22.86%) TACACS
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (14.29%) Network Security
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 4 (11.43%) VoIP
7 4 (11.43%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
9 2 (5.71%) VLAN
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (5.71%) OSPF
9 2 (5.71%) BGP
9 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Network Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) e-Health
2 1 (2.86%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow Management
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Validation
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Logistics
8 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.86%) B2B
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) CCSA
4 8 (22.86%) CCSE
5 5 (14.29%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (5.71%) HNC
7 2 (5.71%) HND
7 2 (5.71%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
1 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.71%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 16 (45.71%) F5
3 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 9 (25.71%) Nokia
4 9 (25.71%) Blue Coat
5 8 (22.86%) Citrix
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Computacenter
8 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.71%) CA
10 1 (2.86%) VMware
10 1 (2.86%) HP
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle
10 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire