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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 62 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 0.84% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 2.07% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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
357 242 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.54% 40.81% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 112 174
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £126 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 67
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 1 £325 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (84.62%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) EMC
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) MSMQ
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MOS
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Clearswift
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) F5
6 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
6 2 (15.38%) Nokia
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Remedy