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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 134 130 197
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +67
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 61 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.31% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 2.86% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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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
2300 2689 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.70% 45.72% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1870 2290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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.

1 120 (88.89%) Cisco
2 101 (74.81%) Firewall
3 65 (48.15%) WAN
4 64 (47.41%) LAN
5 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (36.30%) F5
7 43 (31.85%) Finance
8 41 (30.37%) OSPF
9 40 (29.63%) BGP
10 39 (28.89%) CCNP
11 38 (28.15%) Windows
12 37 (27.41%) Juniper
13 35 (25.93%) ITIL
14 33 (24.44%) MPLS
14 33 (24.44%) BIG-IP
15 30 (22.22%) VPN
16 28 (20.74%) Wireless
16 28 (20.74%) Network Security
16 28 (20.74%) Data Centre
17 27 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (20.00%) Blue Coat
17 27 (20.00%) DNS
18 26 (19.26%) CCSA
19 25 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
20 23 (17.04%) Banking
21 22 (16.30%) DHCP
21 22 (16.30%) EIGRP
22 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
22 20 (14.81%) Citrix
22 20 (14.81%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (9.63%) MS Exchange
1 13 (9.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Office
2 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (74.81%) Firewall
2 65 (48.15%) WAN
3 64 (47.41%) LAN
4 41 (30.37%) OSPF
5 40 (29.63%) BGP
6 33 (24.44%) MPLS
6 33 (24.44%) BIG-IP
7 30 (22.22%) VPN
8 28 (20.74%) Wireless
8 28 (20.74%) Network Security
9 27 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (20.00%) DNS
10 25 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (16.30%) EIGRP
11 22 (16.30%) DHCP
12 20 (14.81%) HSRP
12 20 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
14 18 (13.33%) IPsec
15 17 (12.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
5 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (1.48%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 16 (11.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.93%) Architect
6 8 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.19%) Network Support
7 7 (5.19%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Network Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Network Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
9 5 (3.70%) Project Officer
9 5 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.96%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.96%) Middleware
3 3 (2.22%) XMPP
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
4 2 (1.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.63%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.15%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.96%) PKI
6 3 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.48%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.74%) e-Health
8 1 (0.74%) PMI
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Online Games
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.15%) Windows
2 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.59%) Linux
4 14 (10.37%) Windows 7
5 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.15%) UNIX
7 10 (7.41%) Solaris
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2
3 13 (9.63%) Service Management
4 12 (8.89%) Project Management
5 10 (7.41%) Migration
5 10 (7.41%) Network Management
6 9 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 9 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 9 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.67%) BCP
6 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 8 (5.93%) Network Design
7 8 (5.93%) Change Control
8 7 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.19%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.19%) Change Management
9 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) Perl
3 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.48%) VBScript
3 2 (1.48%) Python
3 2 (1.48%) Tcl
3 2 (1.48%) Lisp
3 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (28.89%) CCNP
3 26 (19.26%) CCSA
4 19 (14.07%) CCIE
5 18 (13.33%) CCNA
6 16 (11.85%) CCSE
7 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.22%) APMP
11 2 (1.48%) Degree
11 2 (1.48%) CCDA
11 2 (1.48%) CISSP
11 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.48%) CCIP
12 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.37%) ProxySG
3 10 (7.41%) NLBS
4 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.19%) XenApp
6 5 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.96%) Snort
7 4 (2.96%) Xen
8 3 (2.22%) Squid
9 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.48%) vSphere
10 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) WSUS
2 8 (5.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (3.70%) Netcool
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.22%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.22%) Control-M
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.48%) OpenView
6 2 (1.48%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.74%) Nagios
7 1 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 120 (88.89%) Cisco
2 49 (36.30%) F5
3 37 (27.41%) Juniper
4 27 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.81%) Citrix
6 15 (11.11%) Nokia
7 14 (10.37%) VMware
8 13 (9.63%) Nortel
9 12 (8.89%) Riverbed
10 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.93%) Symantec
10 8 (5.93%) McAfee
10 8 (5.93%) Avaya
10 8 (5.93%) Oracle
11 7 (5.19%) IBM
11 7 (5.19%) Websense
11 7 (5.19%) CA
11 7 (5.19%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.70%) HP
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