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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 63 90 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.33% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 0.71% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
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 £170 £178 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £242 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
597 702 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.10% 46.55% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 247
Average daily rate £341 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.11% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 106
Average hourly rate £16.80 £13.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -55.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £9.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +4 10 £313 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £313 -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (94.29%) Cisco
2 32 (91.43%) Firewall
3 26 (74.29%) Blue Coat
4 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (68.57%) CCNP
6 21 (60.00%) CCNA
7 19 (54.29%) Wireless
8 17 (48.57%) VMware
8 17 (48.57%) ProxySG
8 17 (48.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (45.71%) Nortel
10 15 (42.86%) SAN
10 15 (42.86%) CCIE
10 15 (42.86%) HP
10 15 (42.86%) ITIL
10 15 (42.86%) Nortel Contivity
10 15 (42.86%) Load Balancing
10 15 (42.86%) NAS
10 15 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (40.00%) Change Control
12 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (31.43%) LAN
13 11 (31.43%) WAN
14 10 (28.57%) VPN
15 9 (25.71%) F5
16 8 (22.86%) Degree
17 6 (17.14%) Network Management
18 5 (14.29%) Network Security
18 5 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
18 5 (14.29%) Finance

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) Wireless
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (42.86%) SAN
4 15 (42.86%) Nortel Contivity
4 15 (42.86%) NAS
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (31.43%) LAN
6 11 (31.43%) WAN
7 10 (28.57%) VPN
8 5 (14.29%) Network Security
8 5 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (5.71%) PBX
9 2 (5.71%) MD110
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.86%) WLAN
10 1 (2.86%) OSPF
10 1 (2.86%) BGP
10 1 (2.86%) MGCP
10 1 (2.86%) TACACS
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Network Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
1 15 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 14 (40.00%) Change Control
3 6 (17.14%) Network Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Coaching
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (68.57%) CCNP
3 21 (60.00%) CCNA
4 15 (42.86%) CCIE
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) CCSA
8 1 (2.86%) CCSE
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) ProxySG
2 15 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) Blue Coat
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) Nortel
5 15 (42.86%) HP
6 9 (25.71%) F5
7 4 (11.43%) Juniper
7 4 (11.43%) Nokia
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) Aastra
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) Tufin
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Websense
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp