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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 74 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.64% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.56% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £248 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.61% -28.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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
517 450 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.34% 41.32% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 219 253
Average daily rate £348 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.75 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 -3 5 £400 +66.66% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Iver - - - - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) OSPF
4 7 (35.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) MPLS
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) F5
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) CCNP
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) Blackberry

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
1 13 (65.00%) WAN
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) DSL
6 4 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) HSRP
7 3 (15.00%) NAS
7 3 (15.00%) VRRP
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support
7 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CCSA
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) CCIP
5 1 (5.00%) HNC
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) Xen
2 4 (20.00%) NLBS
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Snort
4 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
2 3 (15.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) F5
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (10.00%) Draytek
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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