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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 127 150 197
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +47
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 87 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.47% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 2.01% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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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
2573 2589 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.37% 44.01% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1908 1767 2219
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 113
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £34.50 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 121 (88.32%) Cisco
2 104 (75.91%) Firewall
3 65 (47.45%) WAN
3 65 (47.45%) LAN
4 59 (43.07%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (37.23%) F5
6 43 (31.39%) Juniper
7 42 (30.66%) Finance
8 41 (29.93%) OSPF
8 41 (29.93%) BGP
9 38 (27.74%) Windows
10 37 (27.01%) CCNP
11 34 (24.82%) ITIL
12 32 (23.36%) VPN
12 32 (23.36%) BIG-IP
13 31 (22.63%) DNS
13 31 (22.63%) MPLS
14 30 (21.90%) Wireless
15 29 (21.17%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
16 28 (20.44%) Blue Coat
16 28 (20.44%) Network Security
17 26 (18.98%) Banking
18 25 (18.25%) CCSA
19 23 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
20 22 (16.06%) DHCP
21 21 (15.33%) Citrix
21 21 (15.33%) Cisco IOS
22 20 (14.60%) Load Balancing
22 20 (14.60%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.49%) MS Exchange
1 13 (9.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Office
2 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.38%) MS Project
4 5 (3.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (75.91%) Firewall
2 65 (47.45%) LAN
2 65 (47.45%) WAN
3 41 (29.93%) OSPF
3 41 (29.93%) BGP
4 32 (23.36%) VPN
4 32 (23.36%) BIG-IP
5 31 (22.63%) DNS
5 31 (22.63%) MPLS
6 30 (21.90%) Wireless
7 29 (21.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (20.44%) Network Security
9 23 (16.79%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (16.06%) DHCP
11 21 (15.33%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (14.60%) HSRP
12 20 (14.60%) EIGRP
13 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.41%) SAN
14 17 (12.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.73%) DB2
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 26 (18.98%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Marketing
6 3 (2.19%) Retail
7 2 (1.46%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (37.96%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.33%) Analyst
3 17 (12.41%) Security Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (5.84%) Network Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Network Support
8 7 (5.11%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Consultant
10 5 (3.65%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Project Officer
10 5 (3.65%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.92%) Middleware
3 3 (2.19%) XMPP
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 2 (1.46%) Web Services
5 1 (0.73%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.49%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.03%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.38%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.38%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.46%) PMI
6 2 (1.46%) DTV
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.73%) e-Health
7 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.73%) NHS
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Windows
2 19 (13.87%) Linux
2 19 (13.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
4 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (8.76%) UNIX
5 10 (7.30%) Solaris
6 4 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.73%) SUSE
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.49%) Service Management
4 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
4 12 (8.76%) Project Management
5 11 (8.03%) Migration
6 9 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.57%) BCP
6 9 (6.57%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.57%) Programme Management
6 9 (6.57%) Performance Management
6 9 (6.57%) Network Management
6 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (5.84%) Change Control
8 7 (5.11%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.11%) Change Management
8 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) Perl
3 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.46%) VBScript
3 2 (1.46%) Python
3 2 (1.46%) Tcl
3 2 (1.46%) Lisp
3 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (43.07%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.01%) CCNP
3 25 (18.25%) CCSA
4 20 (14.60%) CCIE
5 17 (12.41%) CCNA
6 16 (11.68%) CCSE
7 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.19%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.19%) APMP
11 2 (1.46%) Degree
11 2 (1.46%) PMP
11 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.46%) CCDA
11 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.68%) ProxySG
3 10 (7.30%) NLBS
3 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.38%) XenApp
5 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.65%) Snort
6 4 (2.92%) Xen
7 3 (2.19%) vSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Squid
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.73%) vCloud
9 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) WSUS
2 8 (5.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.65%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.65%) Netcool
4 4 (2.92%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.92%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.19%) Control-M
5 3 (2.19%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (2.19%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.46%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.46%) OpenView
7 1 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 121 (88.32%) Cisco
2 51 (37.23%) F5
3 43 (31.39%) Juniper
4 28 (20.44%) Blue Coat
5 21 (15.33%) Citrix
6 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.68%) Nokia
7 16 (11.68%) VMware
8 12 (8.76%) Riverbed
8 12 (8.76%) Nortel
9 10 (7.30%) Fortinet
10 9 (6.57%) Oracle
11 8 (5.84%) IBM
11 8 (5.84%) Symantec
11 8 (5.84%) Avaya
11 8 (5.84%) McAfee
12 7 (5.11%) Sourcefire
12 7 (5.11%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.11%) CA
12 7 (5.11%) HP
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