The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 77 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.47% 0.40% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.93% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £307 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -42.10%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
549 432 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.76% 43.03% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 200 186
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 34
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.70 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CheckPoint
South East

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
High Wycombe - 4 £300 -
Milton Keynes 0 2 - - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (27.78%) OSPF
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
6 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (22.22%) DSL
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (22.22%) DSL
5 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.11%) HSRP
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Budget Control
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Xen
2 4 (22.22%) NLBS
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenServer
4 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
4 2 (11.11%) Snort
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
2 3 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) F5
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (11.11%) Draytek
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) AppSense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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