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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 63 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 2.09% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 4.78% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -
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%
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
386 230 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 52.09% 43.73% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 119 162
Average daily rate £395 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £448 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 53
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £11.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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
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CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 3 (25.00%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Nokia