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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 127 147 170
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 59 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.82% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.91% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 22
Average daily rate
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£413 £355 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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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
2182 2507 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.61% 42.72% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1603 1722 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 63
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 March 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 March 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.

1 122 (80.26%) Cisco
2 116 (76.32%) Firewall
3 70 (46.05%) F5
4 65 (42.76%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (37.50%) Network Security
6 54 (35.53%) Blue Coat
7 53 (34.87%) Juniper
8 51 (33.55%) BGP
8 51 (33.55%) OSPF
9 50 (32.89%) Finance
10 49 (32.24%) LAN
11 46 (30.26%) CCNP
12 44 (28.95%) WAN
13 38 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (23.68%) DNS
15 32 (21.05%) Banking
16 30 (19.74%) CCSE
16 30 (19.74%) Cisco IOS
17 28 (18.42%) DHCP
17 28 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (17.76%) Load Balancing
19 23 (15.13%) Windows
20 22 (14.47%) VPN
21 21 (13.82%) Citrix
21 21 (13.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 20 (13.16%) HP
22 20 (13.16%) CCIE
22 20 (13.16%) EIGRP
23 19 (12.50%) Linux
23 19 (12.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.66%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Office
2 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) RMDS
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 116 (76.32%) Firewall
2 57 (37.50%) Network Security
3 51 (33.55%) OSPF
3 51 (33.55%) BGP
4 49 (32.24%) LAN
5 44 (28.95%) WAN
6 38 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (23.68%) DNS
8 30 (19.74%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (18.42%) DHCP
10 22 (14.47%) VPN
11 21 (13.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (13.16%) EIGRP
13 19 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (11.84%) NetScreen
15 17 (11.18%) Wireless
15 17 (11.18%) BIG-IP
16 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
17 15 (9.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) DB2
2 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.66%) Introscope
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 32 (21.05%) Banking
3 18 (11.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.61%) Retail
6 5 (3.29%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.63%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) French Language
9 1 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (34.87%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.39%) Security Engineer
3 24 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (9.21%) Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Security Specialist
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
6 11 (7.24%) Network Specialist
6 11 (7.24%) Network Security Specialist
7 10 (6.58%) Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) Security Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.29%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.63%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.66%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) CSS
2 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.21%) Fat Client
2 14 (9.21%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.63%) PKI
4 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) SecurID
6 1 (0.66%) e-Health
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
6 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.13%) Windows
2 19 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (4.61%) UNIX
4 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.63%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.66%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
8 1 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.84%) Network Architecture
3 17 (11.18%) Network Design
3 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.87%) ITIL
5 13 (8.55%) E-Commerce
5 13 (8.55%) Project Management
5 13 (8.55%) Migration
6 9 (5.92%) Investment Management
7 8 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 7 (4.61%) Network Management
8 7 (4.61%) Project Planning
9 6 (3.95%) SIEM
9 6 (3.95%) Security Architecture
10 5 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.29%) Line Management
10 5 (3.29%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.29%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.29%) Service Management
11 4 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.26%) C
2 5 (3.29%) SQL
2 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.66%) VBScript
4 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 65 (42.76%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (30.26%) CCNP
3 30 (19.74%) CCSE
4 20 (13.16%) CCIE
5 16 (10.53%) CCSA
6 15 (9.87%) CCNA
7 11 (7.24%) CISSP
8 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.29%) CISM
10 5 (3.29%) CCSP
11 2 (1.32%) MCSE
11 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.32%) MCITP
11 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.66%) Degree
12 1 (0.66%) CISMP
12 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) ProxySG
2 13 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) vSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) Snort
5 1 (0.66%) Xen
5 1 (0.66%) NLBS
5 1 (0.66%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.66%) XenServer
5 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.66%) Firmware
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (2.63%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Cacti
3 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.66%) Netcool
3 1 (0.66%) WMI
3 1 (0.66%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.66%) OpenView
Vendors
1 122 (80.26%) Cisco
2 70 (46.05%) F5
3 54 (35.53%) Blue Coat
4 53 (34.87%) Juniper
5 21 (13.82%) Citrix
6 20 (13.16%) HP
7 19 (12.50%) VMware
8 17 (11.18%) Fortinet
9 16 (10.53%) Infoblox
10 12 (7.89%) Imperva
10 12 (7.89%) SolarWinds
11 10 (6.58%) Sourcefire
11 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (4.61%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.95%) Varonis
13 6 (3.95%) LogRhythm
14 5 (3.29%) Tufin
14 5 (3.29%) McAfee
14 5 (3.29%) Brocade
14 5 (3.29%) Nokia
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