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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 78 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.05% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.37% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £355 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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
724 584 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.86% 38.70% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 245 220
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 63
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £56.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 - 6 £350 -
Leicestershire +6 5 £400 -
Derbyshire +1 5 £343 -2.14% 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 27 (90.00%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (56.67%) LAN
4 17 (56.67%) CCNP
5 15 (50.00%) WAN
6 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (40.00%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) CCNA
8 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
9 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) F5
10 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Network Security
12 6 (20.00%) Citrix
13 5 (16.67%) Juniper
13 5 (16.67%) DNS
13 5 (16.67%) Windows
13 5 (16.67%) CCSE
13 5 (16.67%) Network Management
13 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 4 (13.33%) Network Design
14 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (13.33%) Linux
14 4 (13.33%) ITIL
14 4 (13.33%) WAP
14 4 (13.33%) CCIE
14 4 (13.33%) Nokia
14 4 (13.33%) CCSA
15 3 (10.00%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) LAN
3 15 (50.00%) WAN
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (40.00%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 4 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) MPLS
9 3 (10.00%) TACACS
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (6.67%) SNMP
11 1 (3.33%) ATM
11 1 (3.33%) ISDN
11 1 (3.33%) IPX
11 1 (3.33%) RIP
11 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.33%) PBX
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Support
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) WAP
2 2 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Network Management
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 11 (36.67%) CCNA
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) CCSE
7 4 (13.33%) CCIE
7 4 (13.33%) CCSA
8 2 (6.67%) CCDA
9 1 (3.33%) CCDP
9 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) XenServer
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
3 10 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 4 (13.33%) Nokia
7 2 (6.67%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Compaq
8 1 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) Aastra