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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 2.95% -
As % of the Vendors category - 6.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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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
176 123 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 54.15% 45.39% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 75 81
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.38 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.68% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.45 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £43.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix