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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 77 90 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.38% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 0.76% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £210 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £178 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £242 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.57 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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
721 787 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.91% 49.37% 51.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 366 283
Average daily rate £350 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 73 102
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +15 11 £306 +22.50%
Northamptonshire -13 2 £148 -
Leicestershire - 1 £313 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 37 (88.10%) Firewall
3 26 (61.90%) Blue Coat
4 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (52.38%) CCNP
6 19 (45.24%) CCNA
7 18 (42.86%) Wireless
8 17 (40.48%) ProxySG
8 17 (40.48%) VMware
8 17 (40.48%) ITIL
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (38.10%) Nortel
10 15 (35.71%) CCIE
10 15 (35.71%) HP
10 15 (35.71%) SAN
10 15 (35.71%) Nortel Contivity
10 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
10 15 (35.71%) NAS
10 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (33.33%) Change Control
12 12 (28.57%) WAN
13 11 (26.19%) VPN
13 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (23.81%) Network Security
14 10 (23.81%) LAN
15 9 (21.43%) Degree
16 7 (16.67%) F5
16 7 (16.67%) Juniper
17 6 (14.29%) Finance
18 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) Firewall
2 18 (42.86%) Wireless
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (35.71%) SAN
4 15 (35.71%) Nortel Contivity
4 15 (35.71%) NAS
5 12 (28.57%) WAN
6 11 (26.19%) VPN
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.81%) Network Security
7 10 (23.81%) LAN
8 3 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.76%) MD110
9 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.76%) PBX
10 1 (2.38%) Intranet
10 1 (2.38%) Internet
10 1 (2.38%) OSPF
10 1 (2.38%) BGP
10 1 (2.38%) MGCP
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Network Support
2 4 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 3 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) WAP
2 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 14 (33.33%) Change Control
4 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.38%) CAD
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Coaching
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (52.38%) CCNP
3 19 (45.24%) CCNA
4 15 (35.71%) CCIE
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) CCSE
8 2 (4.76%) CCSA
9 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) ProxySG
2 15 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCOM
1 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Blue Coat
3 17 (40.48%) VMware
4 16 (38.10%) Nortel
5 15 (35.71%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) F5
6 7 (16.67%) Juniper
7 4 (9.52%) Nokia
8 2 (4.76%) NetScout
8 2 (4.76%) Aastra
8 2 (4.76%) AlgoSec
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Websense
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.38%) Tufin