The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 1.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 2.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 191 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.03% 49.48% 38.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 88
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed