The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 54 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.24% 0.42% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 0.84% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+32.23% +54.14%
CheckPoint
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
375 357 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 51.80% 49.45% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 162 132
Average daily rate £325 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £524 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 40
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Cambridge +8 6 £388 +4.72% 2
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless
1 9 (75.00%) F5
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) HP ASE
5 4 (33.33%) HP MASE
5 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
5 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) CCSE
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) CCDP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCIE
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCSE
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 4 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 4 (33.33%) HP ASE
2 4 (33.33%) HP MASE
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) F5
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Clearswift