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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 40 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% - 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% - 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £295 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire

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
162 168 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.43% 53.67% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 100 73
Average daily rate £400 £438 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) CMDB
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
5 1 (12.50%) WAAS
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Network Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) VMware