The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 51 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 0.99% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£314 £118 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+167.02% -66.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £116 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £120 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
225 203 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.91% 43.10% 48.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 133 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cambridge region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cambridge region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) CCIE
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) CCDP
7 4 (33.33%) CCSP
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCSP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 4 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 4 (33.33%) HP MASE
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (33.33%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MOS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia
7 1 (8.33%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy