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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 96 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 34 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.57% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+40.49% +54.14%
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
1317 1341 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.58% 47.04% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 684 489
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 93 120
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 9 £388 +4.72% 3
Essex +7 6 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 6 £398 +47.22% 4
Bedfordshire -2 5 £195 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £650 -
Suffolk - 3 £400 - 7
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (69.23%) Cisco
2 30 (57.69%) Firewall
3 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (38.46%) CCNP
5 19 (36.54%) F5
6 18 (34.62%) Wireless
7 14 (26.92%) Network Security
8 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.00%) Citrix
8 13 (25.00%) VoIP
8 13 (25.00%) WAN
9 12 (23.08%) DHCP
9 12 (23.08%) DNS
10 11 (21.15%) Windows
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
11 10 (19.23%) LAN
11 10 (19.23%) HP
11 10 (19.23%) VMware
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.38%) CCNA
13 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
14 7 (13.46%) Fortinet
14 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
14 7 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) SQL
14 7 (13.46%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (57.69%) Firewall
2 18 (34.62%) Wireless
3 14 (26.92%) Network Security
4 13 (25.00%) VoIP
4 13 (25.00%) WAN
5 12 (23.08%) DHCP
5 12 (23.08%) DNS
6 11 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (19.23%) LAN
7 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (13.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (13.46%) Internet
9 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 6 (11.54%) BIG-IP
10 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
11 4 (7.69%) VPN
11 4 (7.69%) OSPF
12 3 (5.77%) VLAN
12 3 (5.77%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) EDMS
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Network Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Testing Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) WCF
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) MSMQ
3 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) PKI
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
1 7 (13.46%) ITIL
1 7 (13.46%) Project Planning
2 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.69%) TDD
3 4 (7.69%) Information Security
4 3 (5.77%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) SIEM
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (38.46%) CCNP
3 8 (15.38%) CCNA
4 6 (11.54%) CCIE
4 6 (11.54%) CCSE
5 5 (9.62%) Degree
6 4 (7.69%) HP ASE
6 4 (7.69%) HP MASE
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.69%) JNCIE
6 4 (7.69%) CCSP
6 4 (7.69%) CCDP
6 4 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.77%) CCSA
8 1 (1.92%) PMP
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) TickIT
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.77%) vSphere
2 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.77%) Nagios
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView
3 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Cisco
2 19 (36.54%) F5
3 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (19.23%) HP
4 10 (19.23%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 7 (13.46%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.54%) Juniper
8 5 (9.62%) McAfee
8 5 (9.62%) Riverbed
8 5 (9.62%) Mitel
9 4 (7.69%) Oracle
9 4 (7.69%) Symantec
10 3 (5.77%) Avaya
10 3 (5.77%) Sophos
10 3 (5.77%) Clearswift
10 3 (5.77%) Splunk
10 3 (5.77%) Infoblox
10 3 (5.77%) Lumension
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