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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 134 114 158
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +44
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 19 75 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 1.46% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 3.32% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 59 28
Average daily rate £409 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
CheckPoint
London

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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) WAN
4 20 (43.48%) LAN
5 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (39.13%) F5
7 17 (36.96%) OSPF
7 17 (36.96%) BGP
7 17 (36.96%) Finance
8 16 (34.78%) CCNP
9 15 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (30.43%) VPN
11 13 (28.26%) Juniper
11 13 (28.26%) Network Security
12 12 (26.09%) Riverbed
12 12 (26.09%) Wireless
13 11 (23.91%) DHCP
13 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (23.91%) Blue Coat
14 10 (21.74%) Banking
15 9 (19.57%) DNS
15 9 (19.57%) MPLS
15 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
16 8 (17.39%) BIG-IP
16 8 (17.39%) VLAN
16 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
17 7 (15.22%) CCIE
17 7 (15.22%) CCSE
17 7 (15.22%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.17%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) WAN
3 20 (43.48%) LAN
4 17 (36.96%) BGP
4 17 (36.96%) OSPF
5 15 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (30.43%) VPN
7 13 (28.26%) Network Security
8 12 (26.09%) Wireless
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (23.91%) DHCP
10 9 (19.57%) DNS
10 9 (19.57%) MPLS
11 8 (17.39%) BIG-IP
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) VLAN
12 7 (15.22%) HSRP
12 7 (15.22%) NX-OS
13 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.35%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Network Support
7 4 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (8.70%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.70%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.52%) PMI
4 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Change Management
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
1 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
1 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 5 (10.87%) Project Management
2 5 (10.87%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
3 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.52%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.52%) Line Management
4 3 (6.52%) Network Design
4 3 (6.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.35%) E-Discovery
5 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C#
1 2 (4.35%) Java
1 2 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (34.78%) CCNP
3 7 (15.22%) CCIE
3 7 (15.22%) CCSE
4 6 (13.04%) CCNA
4 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) CCSA
5 5 (10.87%) CISSP
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (6.52%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (6.52%) ISEB
7 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CISM
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) GIAC
9 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Snort
3 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.70%) Proventia
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.17%) Control-M
3 1 (2.17%) EnCase
3 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 18 (39.13%) F5
3 13 (28.26%) Juniper
4 12 (26.09%) Riverbed
5 11 (23.91%) Blue Coat
6 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
7 6 (13.04%) Infoblox
7 6 (13.04%) VMware
8 4 (8.70%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.52%) Imperva
9 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.52%) Polycom
10 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.35%) HP
10 2 (4.35%) Nokia
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.17%) Axway
11 1 (2.17%) Brocade
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