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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 119 210 181
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -29
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 84 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 0.51% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £256 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £447 £493
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 £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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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
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 117 (82.39%) Cisco
2 109 (76.76%) Firewall
3 67 (47.18%) Finance
4 58 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (35.92%) Juniper
6 49 (34.51%) CCNP
7 48 (33.80%) F5
8 46 (32.39%) WAN
9 45 (31.69%) LAN
10 43 (30.28%) Network Security
11 37 (26.06%) Banking
12 34 (23.94%) VPN
13 32 (22.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (21.83%) BGP
15 30 (21.13%) OSPF
15 30 (21.13%) VLAN
16 29 (20.42%) Blue Coat
17 26 (18.31%) ITIL
17 26 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (17.61%) EIGRP
18 25 (17.61%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (16.90%) Windows
20 22 (15.49%) CCSE
21 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
21 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
22 19 (13.38%) Citrix
22 19 (13.38%) Mentoring
23 18 (12.68%) Service Management
24 17 (11.97%) Load Balancing
25 16 (11.27%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (2.11%) Lync
4 3 (2.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.15%) MS Office
2 4 (2.82%) MS Project
3 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (76.76%) Firewall
2 46 (32.39%) WAN
3 45 (31.69%) LAN
4 43 (30.28%) Network Security
5 34 (23.94%) VPN
6 32 (22.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (21.83%) BGP
8 30 (21.13%) OSPF
8 30 (21.13%) VLAN
9 26 (18.31%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (17.61%) EIGRP
10 25 (17.61%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.27%) DNS
12 16 (11.27%) VoIP
13 15 (10.56%) MPLS
14 14 (9.86%) Internet
14 14 (9.86%) SSL
14 14 (9.86%) HSRP
15 12 (8.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) DB2
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (47.18%) Finance
2 37 (26.06%) Banking
3 11 (7.75%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.04%) Retail
5 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.11%) International Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (34.51%) Network Engineer
2 32 (22.54%) Security Engineer
3 24 (16.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (14.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (10.56%) Analyst
5 15 (10.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Telephony Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Architect
9 8 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Network Consultant
12 4 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.82%) Network Security Specialist
12 4 (2.82%) Security Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.93%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.93%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) PKI
4 5 (3.52%) SecurID
5 3 (2.11%) Firmware
6 2 (1.41%) e-Health
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.90%) Windows
2 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.93%) Linux
5 6 (4.23%) UNIX
6 4 (2.82%) AIX
6 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.11%) SUSE
7 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.31%) ITIL
2 19 (13.38%) Mentoring
3 18 (12.68%) Service Management
4 17 (11.97%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.45%) Project Management
6 9 (6.34%) Network Design
7 7 (4.93%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.93%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.23%) Migration
8 6 (4.23%) Low Latency
9 5 (3.52%) Security Architecture
9 5 (3.52%) Line Management
9 5 (3.52%) Change Control
9 5 (3.52%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.82%) Change Management
10 4 (2.82%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.34%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) VBScript
2 1 (0.70%) C
2 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (34.51%) CCNP
3 22 (15.49%) CCSE
4 15 (10.56%) CCIE
5 13 (9.15%) CCVP
6 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.75%) CISSP
8 9 (6.34%) CCSA
9 7 (4.93%) CCNA
10 6 (4.23%) CISM
11 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (3.52%) CCSP
12 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.11%) JNCIS
14 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.41%) MCSE
14 2 (1.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (2.11%) COBIT
3 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.34%) ProxySG
3 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.93%) NLBS
5 6 (4.23%) Xen
5 6 (4.23%) Snort
5 6 (4.23%) XenApp
6 3 (2.11%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.11%) vSphere
6 3 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (9.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (9.15%) Cisco UCCE
3 8 (5.63%) WSUS
4 3 (2.11%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.11%) SCCM
5 2 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.70%) OVSD
6 1 (0.70%) DameWare
6 1 (0.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 117 (82.39%) Cisco
2 51 (35.92%) Juniper
3 48 (33.80%) F5
4 29 (20.42%) Blue Coat
5 20 (14.08%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.38%) Citrix
7 14 (9.86%) VMware
8 10 (7.04%) Sourcefire
8 10 (7.04%) Nokia
8 10 (7.04%) McAfee
9 6 (4.23%) HP
10 5 (3.52%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.52%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.82%) Avaya
11 4 (2.82%) Websense
11 4 (2.82%) IBM
11 4 (2.82%) Nortel
11 4 (2.82%) Oracle
11 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.11%) Cyber-Ark
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