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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 85 72 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.82% 1.24% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 2.88% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 1
Average daily rate £320 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
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
668 626 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.09% 43.17% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 303 326
Average daily rate £350 £338 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 78
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 7 £235 -34.03% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £350 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (63.33%) Juniper
5 18 (60.00%) LAN
6 17 (56.67%) WAN
6 17 (56.67%) CCNP
6 17 (56.67%) F5
7 15 (50.00%) Network Security
8 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
9 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
10 12 (40.00%) CCSA
11 11 (36.67%) ITIL
12 10 (33.33%) Citrix
12 10 (33.33%) TACACS
12 10 (33.33%) Nokia
12 10 (33.33%) CCSE
13 7 (23.33%) CCNA
14 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 5 (16.67%) Windows
16 4 (13.33%) VPN
16 4 (13.33%) VMware
16 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
16 4 (13.33%) Network Design
17 3 (10.00%) Migration
17 3 (10.00%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
4 17 (56.67%) WAN
5 15 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (33.33%) TACACS
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 2 (6.67%) DMZ
9 2 (6.67%) Multicast
9 2 (6.67%) OSPF
9 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (6.67%) SAN
9 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) Wireless
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.33%) HSRP
10 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 12 (40.00%) CCSA
4 10 (33.33%) CCSE
5 7 (23.33%) CCNA
6 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) CISSP
8 2 (6.67%) CCSP
8 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) RSA enVision
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) Juniper
3 17 (56.67%) F5
4 14 (46.67%) Blue Coat
5 10 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (33.33%) Nokia
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) IronPort
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.33%) AirMagnet
8 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.33%) Lancope
8 1 (3.33%) Prolexic
8 1 (3.33%) Rapid7
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.33%) Tufin