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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 112 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 18 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.80% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.74% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 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 £388 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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
1278 1205 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.20% 45.83% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 613 475
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 94 128
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.28 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £42.25 £37.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 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 3 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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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 -7 6 £388 +4.72%
Essex +13 3 £400 - 2
Bedfordshire -5 3 £195 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 2 £420 +40.00% 5
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 14 (33.33%) Network Security
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (28.57%) F5
6 11 (26.19%) CCNP
6 11 (26.19%) Wireless
7 10 (23.81%) Windows
7 10 (23.81%) WAN
8 9 (21.43%) HP
8 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (21.43%) Information Security
9 8 (19.05%) Citrix
9 8 (19.05%) DNS
9 8 (19.05%) DHCP
9 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (16.67%) LAN
10 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) VMware
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) .NET
11 6 (14.29%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (11.90%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) Network Security
3 11 (26.19%) Wireless
4 10 (23.81%) WAN
5 8 (19.05%) DHCP
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (11.90%) VoIP
9 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
10 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
11 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (4.76%) SAN
11 2 (4.76%) Internet
11 2 (4.76%) MPLS
11 2 (4.76%) OSPF
11 2 (4.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) EDMS
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Security Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Testing Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Network Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) MSMQ
3 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.38%) CGI
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
1 3 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Information Security
2 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CCNP
3 7 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCSE
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
5 3 (7.14%) CCSA
6 2 (4.76%) CCSP
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIE
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) HP ASE
6 2 (4.76%) HP MASE
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) OpenView
3 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) F5
4 9 (21.43%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.90%) McAfee
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle
8 4 (9.52%) Juniper
9 3 (7.14%) Symantec
9 3 (7.14%) Sophos
9 3 (7.14%) Clearswift
9 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.76%) Aruba
10 2 (4.76%) Lumension
10 2 (4.76%) AlgoSec
10 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.76%) Dell