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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 102 95 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.26% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 2.51% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 15
Median daily rate £485 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
1181 1392 1469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.72% 50.16% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 743 726
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 113 94
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 10 £491 +30.86% 3
Essex +15 9 £550 +100.00% 1
Bedfordshire +3 5 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £394 +1.61% 4
Suffolk +2 1 £500 +25.00%
Norfolk -5 1 £370 -43.07%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 37 (55.22%) Firewall
3 27 (40.30%) Finance
4 25 (37.31%) F5
5 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (32.84%) CCNP
6 22 (32.84%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (31.34%) DNS
8 20 (29.85%) WAN
9 18 (26.87%) Blue Coat
9 18 (26.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
10 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
10 17 (25.37%) MPLS
11 15 (22.39%) LAN
11 15 (22.39%) BIG-IP
11 15 (22.39%) VMware
11 15 (22.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (20.90%) HP
13 11 (16.42%) Windows
13 11 (16.42%) ITIL
13 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
14 10 (14.93%) CCNA
14 10 (14.93%) CCSA
14 10 (14.93%) Banking
15 9 (13.43%) Citrix
15 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.43%) Network Security

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (55.22%) Firewall
2 22 (32.84%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (31.34%) DNS
4 20 (29.85%) WAN
5 18 (26.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (25.37%) MPLS
7 15 (22.39%) BIG-IP
7 15 (22.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (22.39%) LAN
8 9 (13.43%) Network Security
9 8 (11.94%) VLAN
9 8 (11.94%) VPN
9 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (10.45%) NetScaler
11 6 (8.96%) ATM
11 6 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (7.46%) IP Telephony
12 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
13 4 (5.97%) BGP
13 4 (5.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (40.30%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Network Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Network Specialist
5 7 (10.45%) Team Leader
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.96%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) CMDB
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Project Management
3 5 (7.46%) SIEM
4 4 (5.97%) Migration
4 4 (5.97%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.99%) Change Management
6 2 (2.99%) CRM
6 2 (2.99%) Information Security
6 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) Network Design
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.49%) Line Management
7 1 (1.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C#
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (32.84%) CCNP
3 10 (14.93%) CCNA
3 10 (14.93%) CCSA
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.46%) CCIE
5 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) CCSE
6 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 3 (4.48%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CEH
8 1 (1.49%) CIPD
8 1 (1.49%) CISA
8 1 (1.49%) CISM
8 1 (1.49%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (5.97%) Nessus
3 2 (2.99%) QRadar
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (86.57%) Cisco
2 25 (37.31%) F5
3 18 (26.87%) Blue Coat
4 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.39%) VMware
6 14 (20.90%) HP
7 9 (13.43%) Citrix
8 7 (10.45%) Juniper
9 6 (8.96%) Nortel
10 5 (7.46%) Siemens
11 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.97%) SunGard
12 3 (4.48%) Aruba
12 3 (4.48%) Avaya
12 3 (4.48%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.99%) Dell
13 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.99%) NetApp
13 2 (2.99%) Symantec