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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 77 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 1.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£520 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +47.45%
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
525 521 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.64% 42.32% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 266 186
Average daily rate £329 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 22 May 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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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 0 7 £520 +30.00% 2
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (81.82%) Cisco
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) F5
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) Wireless
9 5 (22.73%) OSPF
9 5 (22.73%) BGP
9 5 (22.73%) VoIP
9 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
9 5 (22.73%) VLAN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
9 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
10 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (18.18%) HSRP
10 4 (18.18%) Snort
10 4 (18.18%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 8 (36.36%) VPN
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) OSPF
7 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) VoIP
7 5 (22.73%) VLAN
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
8 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (18.18%) HSRP
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) VRRP
9 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (13.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) e-Health
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) CCTV
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Fault Management
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Logistics
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) CCSE
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) APMP
6 2 (9.09%) HNC
6 2 (9.09%) HND
6 2 (9.09%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) TickIT
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Snort
2 1 (4.55%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) F5
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) Blue Coat
5 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
6 3 (13.64%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
7 2 (9.09%) Nokia
8 1 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
8 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) Crossbeam
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds