The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 66 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 24 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.60% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 1.55% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Average daily rate
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£445 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.57% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £261 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
676 709 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 45.19% 43.31% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 345 286
Average daily rate £383 £320 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% -0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £125 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 45 57
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the East Midlands region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +20 10 £450 +69.81%
Leicestershire - 4 £564 -
Northamptonshire +3 3 £450 -
Derbyshire +2 1 £388 +21.09%
Lincolnshire - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
4 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (34.38%) Network Security
5 10 (31.25%) CCNA
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) Wireless
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) CCNP
6 9 (28.13%) HP
7 8 (25.00%) Nortel
7 8 (25.00%) SAN
7 8 (25.00%) CCIE
7 8 (25.00%) ProxySG
7 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (25.00%) Nortel Contivity
7 8 (25.00%) NAS
7 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (25.00%) Change Control
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (21.88%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) VPN
10 4 (12.50%) WAN
10 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (34.38%) Network Security
3 9 (28.13%) Wireless
4 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 8 (25.00%) Nortel Contivity
4 8 (25.00%) NAS
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) LAN
7 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) HTTP
7 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.13%) Intranet
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) OSPF
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) CCNA
3 9 (28.13%) CCNP
4 8 (25.00%) CCIE
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCSA
6 1 (3.13%) CCSE
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) Blue Coat
3 9 (28.13%) HP
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Nortel
5 7 (21.88%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) AlgoSec
6 2 (6.25%) NetScout
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix