The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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 65 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 1.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £370 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
356 306 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.38% 51.00% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 126 172
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 47
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £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
East of England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 2 £370 - 1
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) IIS
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
4 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) FTP
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) XenApp
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (27.27%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Dell
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) SQL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Documentum
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) FTP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) VMS
2 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
1 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Nortel