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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 125 144 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +44
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 66 61 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.02% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 2.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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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
2314 2656 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.84% 44.61% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1870 2091
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 103
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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.

1 104 (83.20%) Cisco
2 91 (72.80%) Firewall
3 62 (49.60%) F5
4 59 (47.20%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (38.40%) Juniper
6 44 (35.20%) CCNP
6 44 (35.20%) Blue Coat
7 42 (33.60%) LAN
8 41 (32.80%) Finance
9 39 (31.20%) OSPF
9 39 (31.20%) BGP
10 37 (29.60%) WAN
11 35 (28.00%) DNS
12 34 (27.20%) Network Security
13 33 (26.40%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (24.00%) Citrix
15 29 (23.20%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (21.60%) DHCP
16 27 (21.60%) Linux
17 26 (20.80%) Load Balancing
18 25 (20.00%) Windows
19 24 (19.20%) Cisco IOS
20 23 (18.40%) VMware
21 22 (17.60%) BIG-IP
21 22 (17.60%) ITIL
22 21 (16.80%) Banking
22 21 (16.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 20 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
24 19 (15.20%) CCSE
25 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (4.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) IIS
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.00%) MS Project
4 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (72.80%) Firewall
2 42 (33.60%) LAN
3 39 (31.20%) OSPF
3 39 (31.20%) BGP
4 37 (29.60%) WAN
5 35 (28.00%) DNS
6 34 (27.20%) Network Security
7 33 (26.40%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (23.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (21.60%) DHCP
10 24 (19.20%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (17.60%) BIG-IP
12 21 (16.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 20 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (14.40%) VPN
15 17 (13.60%) Wireless
16 16 (12.80%) NetScreen
17 15 (12.00%) EIGRP
18 13 (10.40%) DMVPN
19 12 (9.60%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.80%) DB2
3 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 41 (32.80%) Finance
2 21 (16.80%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.00%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (11.20%) Network Specialist
5 12 (9.60%) Network Security Specialist
5 12 (9.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Security Specialist
6 7 (5.60%) Consultant
6 7 (5.60%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (3.20%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) XML
2 1 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (12.00%) Fat Client
3 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) DTV
5 2 (1.60%) PMI
5 2 (1.60%) PKI
5 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Online Games
6 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) Linux
2 25 (20.00%) Windows
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.20%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.20%) Solaris
4 7 (5.60%) UNIX
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.80%) AIX
7 1 (0.80%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) Load Balancing
2 22 (17.60%) ITIL
3 15 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.60%) Migration
5 11 (8.80%) Network Management
6 9 (7.20%) Change Management
6 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.60%) Project Management
7 7 (5.60%) Low Latency
7 7 (5.60%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.80%) Line Management
8 6 (4.80%) SIEM
8 6 (4.80%) Network Design
8 6 (4.80%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.00%) Service Management
10 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) SQL
1 8 (6.40%) C
2 3 (2.40%) Perl
2 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.60%) Lisp
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) C#
4 1 (0.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (47.20%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (35.20%) CCNP
3 19 (15.20%) CCSE
4 14 (11.20%) CCNA
5 13 (10.40%) CCIE
6 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.40%) CCSA
8 4 (3.20%) CISSP
8 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.60%) CISM
10 2 (1.60%) PMP
10 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.60%) Degree
11 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.80%) APMP
11 1 (0.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.20%) ProxySG
3 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.20%) XenApp
4 4 (3.20%) NLBS
5 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.40%) vSphere
6 2 (1.60%) Xen
6 2 (1.60%) XenServer
6 2 (1.60%) Snort
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
7 1 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (4.80%) Netcool
2 3 (2.40%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.40%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (2.40%) WSUS
2 3 (2.40%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (2.40%) OpenView
3 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.80%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.80%) SCCM
4 1 (0.80%) WMI
4 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.80%) Control-M
4 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 104 (83.20%) Cisco
2 62 (49.60%) F5
3 48 (38.40%) Juniper
4 44 (35.20%) Blue Coat
5 30 (24.00%) Citrix
6 23 (18.40%) VMware
7 17 (13.60%) HP
7 17 (13.60%) Infoblox
8 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.40%) Imperva
8 13 (10.40%) Fortinet
8 13 (10.40%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.20%) McAfee
10 8 (6.40%) Oracle
10 8 (6.40%) IBM
11 7 (5.60%) Sourcefire
11 7 (5.60%) EMC
11 7 (5.60%) Nokia
12 6 (4.80%) Riverbed
13 5 (4.00%) Nortel
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 8 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + NEG
Posted: 20 days ago