The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley - - 2.75%
As % of the Vendors category - - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 41.81% 45.38% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) FTP
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) CCENT
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (77.78%) Aruba
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) CCSA
3 5 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 4 (44.44%) HSRP
4 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (44.44%) CCSE
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
4 4 (44.44%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) FTP
1 9 (100.00%) SMTP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) HSRP
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) SNMP
2 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) VRRP
2 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Check Point Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Check Point Support
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall Support
1 5 (55.56%) Network Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Network Support
1 5 (55.56%) Network Support Specialist
1 5 (55.56%) Support Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCENT
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCSA
3 5 (55.56%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CCSE
5 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Aruba
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Qualys
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds