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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 144 150 174
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 49 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.00% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 2.25% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 13
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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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 2750 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.00% 44.43% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1690 1935 1942
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 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 6 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 99 (82.50%) Cisco
2 88 (73.33%) Firewall
3 60 (50.00%) F5
4 56 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (38.33%) Blue Coat
6 41 (34.17%) CCNP
7 39 (32.50%) Juniper
8 38 (31.67%) LAN
8 38 (31.67%) Network Security
9 37 (30.83%) OSPF
10 36 (30.00%) BGP
10 36 (30.00%) Finance
11 35 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (29.17%) WAN
11 35 (29.17%) DNS
12 30 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 29 (24.17%) Windows
14 27 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (21.67%) Linux
15 26 (21.67%) DHCP
16 25 (20.83%) Citrix
17 23 (19.17%) VMware
18 22 (18.33%) BIG-IP
18 22 (18.33%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (17.50%) Banking
19 21 (17.50%) ITIL
19 21 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 20 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 20 (16.67%) CCSE
21 19 (15.83%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Office
2 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) RMDS
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (73.33%) Firewall
2 38 (31.67%) LAN
2 38 (31.67%) Network Security
3 37 (30.83%) OSPF
4 36 (30.00%) BGP
5 35 (29.17%) WAN
5 35 (29.17%) DNS
5 35 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 26 (21.67%) DHCP
8 22 (18.33%) BIG-IP
8 22 (18.33%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 20 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 18 (15.00%) Wireless
11 18 (15.00%) VPN
12 16 (13.33%) NetScreen
13 12 (10.00%) DMVPN
13 12 (10.00%) MPLS
13 12 (10.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MSI
1 1 (0.83%) Introscope
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 21 (17.50%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.50%) Security Engineer
3 17 (14.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 11 (9.17%) Network Security Specialist
6 11 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Security Specialist
7 8 (6.67%) Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.33%) Architect
9 4 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
9 4 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
1 1 (0.83%) XML
1 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
1 1 (0.83%) Middleware
1 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Thin Client
1 14 (11.67%) Fat Client
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Online Games
5 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Linux
3 8 (6.67%) Solaris
4 7 (5.83%) UNIX
4 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) SUSE
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 21 (17.50%) ITIL
3 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.17%) Migration
4 11 (9.17%) Network Management
5 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.50%) Change Management
6 8 (6.67%) Project Management
6 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.83%) Service Management
7 7 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.83%) Low Latency
8 6 (5.00%) SIEM
8 6 (5.00%) Network Design
9 5 (4.17%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.17%) Line Management
10 4 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.33%) Investment Management
10 4 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
1 8 (6.67%) C
2 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) C#
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
3 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.83%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 56 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (34.17%) CCNP
3 20 (16.67%) CCSE
4 13 (10.83%) CCNA
4 13 (10.83%) CCIE
5 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.50%) CCSA
7 6 (5.00%) CISSP
8 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.50%) CCSP
9 3 (2.50%) CISM
9 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.67%) Degree
10 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) CISMP
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
System Software
1 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.83%) ProxySG
3 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.33%) NLBS
5 3 (2.50%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.67%) XenApp
6 2 (1.67%) XenServer
6 2 (1.67%) Snort
6 2 (1.67%) Xen
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Netcool
1 6 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.33%) DatAdvantage
2 4 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.50%) OpenView
3 3 (2.50%) WSUS
4 2 (1.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) Cacti
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Control-M
5 1 (0.83%) WMI
5 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 99 (82.50%) Cisco
2 60 (50.00%) F5
3 46 (38.33%) Blue Coat
4 39 (32.50%) Juniper
5 25 (20.83%) Citrix
6 23 (19.17%) VMware
7 19 (15.83%) HP
8 16 (13.33%) Infoblox
9 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.83%) Fortinet
10 12 (10.00%) Imperva
10 12 (10.00%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.50%) McAfee
11 9 (7.50%) IBM
12 8 (6.67%) Oracle
13 7 (5.83%) EMC
14 6 (5.00%) Nokia
14 6 (5.00%) Sourcefire
14 6 (5.00%) Varonis
14 6 (5.00%) LogRhythm
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