The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 116 154 162
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 83 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 1.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £374 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £298 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 131 (79.39%) Cisco
2 121 (73.33%) Firewall
3 70 (42.42%) F5
4 64 (38.79%) Finance
5 63 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (36.36%) Network Security
7 55 (33.33%) Juniper
7 55 (33.33%) LAN
8 48 (29.09%) WAN
8 48 (29.09%) CCNP
8 48 (29.09%) OSPF
8 48 (29.09%) BGP
9 46 (27.88%) Blue Coat
10 42 (25.45%) Banking
11 35 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (18.79%) VPN
14 29 (17.58%) Windows
15 27 (16.36%) EIGRP
15 27 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (15.76%) Load Balancing
17 25 (15.15%) DNS
18 24 (14.55%) CCSE
19 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
20 21 (12.73%) Internet
21 20 (12.12%) VLAN
22 19 (11.52%) ITIL
22 19 (11.52%) Network Architecture
23 18 (10.91%) Mentoring
23 18 (10.91%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.03%) IIS
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Office
2 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) RMDS
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (73.33%) Firewall
2 60 (36.36%) Network Security
3 55 (33.33%) LAN
4 48 (29.09%) WAN
4 48 (29.09%) OSPF
4 48 (29.09%) BGP
5 35 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (18.79%) VPN
8 27 (16.36%) EIGRP
8 27 (16.36%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (15.15%) DNS
10 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
11 21 (12.73%) Internet
12 20 (12.12%) VLAN
13 18 (10.91%) DHCP
14 16 (9.70%) MPLS
15 15 (9.09%) SSL
15 15 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 15 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.82%) DB2
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.61%) MSI
2 1 (0.61%) Introscope
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 64 (38.79%) Finance
2 42 (25.45%) Banking
3 18 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.27%) Retail
6 5 (3.03%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (37.58%) Network Engineer
2 45 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (10.91%) Analyst
5 14 (8.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.88%) Architect
6 13 (7.88%) Senior Security Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.45%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) Telephony Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Security Specialist
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Network Security Architect
11 5 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Network Analyst
12 4 (2.42%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.21%) CSS
2 2 (1.21%) XML
2 2 (1.21%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) PKI
2 7 (4.24%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.24%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.42%) SecurID
5 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Replication
6 2 (1.21%) Clustering
6 2 (1.21%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.58%) Windows
2 9 (5.45%) Linux
3 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (4.24%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.24%) UNIX
4 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.42%) AIX
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.82%) SUSE
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.61%) Solaris
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.76%) Load Balancing
2 19 (11.52%) ITIL
2 19 (11.52%) Network Architecture
3 18 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 17 (10.30%) Network Design
5 15 (9.09%) Migration
6 14 (8.48%) Project Management
7 10 (6.06%) Service Management
7 10 (6.06%) Network Management
8 9 (5.45%) Investment Management
9 7 (4.24%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.64%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.64%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.64%) SIEM
10 6 (3.64%) Low Latency
11 5 (3.03%) Dependency Management
11 5 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.03%) Change Control
11 5 (3.03%) Change Management
11 5 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.85%) SQL
2 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.42%) Perl
4 3 (1.82%) C
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (38.18%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (29.09%) CCNP
3 24 (14.55%) CCSE
4 16 (9.70%) CCIE
4 16 (9.70%) CCSA
5 12 (7.27%) CCNA
6 11 (6.67%) CISSP
7 7 (4.24%) CCSP
8 6 (3.64%) CCVP
8 6 (3.64%) CISM
9 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.61%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.61%) MCSE
12 1 (0.61%) CCDP
12 1 (0.61%) ISEB
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) ProxySG
2 10 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.42%) Snort
5 3 (1.82%) Firmware
5 3 (1.82%) NLBS
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
5 3 (1.82%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.21%) XenApp
6 2 (1.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.42%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.82%) WSUS
5 2 (1.21%) SCCM
5 2 (1.21%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.61%) Cacti
6 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.61%) Netcool
6 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 131 (79.39%) Cisco
2 70 (42.42%) F5
3 55 (33.33%) Juniper
4 46 (27.88%) Blue Coat
5 15 (9.09%) Citrix
6 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.27%) HP
7 12 (7.27%) Sourcefire
8 10 (6.06%) VMware
8 10 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.45%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.24%) Infoblox
10 7 (4.24%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.64%) Tufin
11 6 (3.64%) Varonis
11 6 (3.64%) LogRhythm
11 6 (3.64%) Nokia
11 6 (3.64%) McAfee
12 5 (3.03%) Brocade
12 5 (3.03%) IBM
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