The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Colchester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 21 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.85% 21.74% 8.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.66% 25.64% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -41.37%
Vendors Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 67.95% 84.78% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 46
Average daily rate £388 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Colchester region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Fat Client
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Thin Client
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
5 5 (45.45%) CCSE
5 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
5 5 (45.45%) Imperva
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) WAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) OSPF
4 7 (63.64%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Security Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Fat Client
1 7 (63.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) CCSE
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCVP
4 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
3 5 (45.45%) Imperva
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper