The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 121 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 18 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.90% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.93% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1432 1344 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.38% 46.59% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 693 483
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 143 130
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £37.78 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £314 +161.45% 4
Suffolk +16 4 £500 - 4
Essex -10 4 £381 -1.61%
Hertfordshire -9 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire -3 1 £313 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 41 (77.36%) Cisco
2 32 (60.38%) Firewall
3 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (41.51%) F5
5 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (33.96%) CCNP
7 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) Wireless
9 13 (24.53%) DHCP
9 13 (24.53%) DNS
9 13 (24.53%) CCNA
10 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 12 (22.64%) Linux
10 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
10 12 (22.64%) VMware
10 12 (22.64%) Network Security
11 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (20.75%) ITIL
11 11 (20.75%) VoIP
11 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.98%) HP
14 8 (15.09%) Citrix
14 8 (15.09%) WAN
14 8 (15.09%) SQL
14 8 (15.09%) Oracle
14 8 (15.09%) Change Management
14 8 (15.09%) vSphere
14 8 (15.09%) Project Planning

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (28.30%) Wireless
4 13 (24.53%) DHCP
4 13 (24.53%) DNS
5 12 (22.64%) Network Security
6 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (20.75%) VoIP
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (15.09%) WAN
9 7 (13.21%) Internet
9 7 (13.21%) BIG-IP
10 6 (11.32%) LAN
11 5 (9.43%) SAN
11 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
12 3 (5.66%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (5.66%) VLAN
12 3 (5.66%) OSPF
13 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Network Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Network Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
1 5 (9.43%) WCF
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) XML
3 3 (5.66%) REST
3 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
3 3 (5.66%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) CLARiiON
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) SecurID
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
5 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Debian
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Change Management
2 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
3 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) SIEM
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
7 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.77%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
9 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.89%) Data Security
9 1 (1.89%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) Python
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.96%) CCNP
3 13 (24.53%) CCNA
4 6 (11.32%) CCIE
4 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (9.43%) CCSE
6 4 (7.55%) CCDP
6 4 (7.55%) CCSP
6 4 (7.55%) HP ASE
6 4 (7.55%) HP MASE
6 4 (7.55%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.55%) JNCIE
7 3 (5.66%) CISA
7 3 (5.66%) CISM
7 3 (5.66%) GIAC
8 2 (3.77%) CCSA
9 1 (1.89%) MOS
9 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) vSphere
3 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.77%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Cisco
2 22 (41.51%) F5
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) VMware
4 9 (16.98%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Oracle
5 8 (15.09%) Citrix
6 7 (13.21%) Symantec
6 7 (13.21%) Blue Coat
7 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.32%) Juniper
7 6 (11.32%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.43%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.43%) EMC
9 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.55%) Infoblox
9 4 (7.55%) Mitel
9 4 (7.55%) Dell
9 4 (7.55%) Dell Compellent
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