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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 112 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 37 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.11% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 2.41% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.25 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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
1390 1081 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.10% 46.08% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 480 645
Average daily rate £350 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 122 136
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Bedfordshire -7 12 £338 +12.50% 2
Suffolk +2 8 £375 +36.36% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £281 -13.46% 1
Hertfordshire -22 6 £275 -26.66% 4
Essex -12 3 £345 -10.96%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 46 (74.19%) Cisco
2 36 (58.06%) Firewall
3 31 (50.00%) Network Security
4 27 (43.55%) LAN
5 26 (41.94%) WAN
6 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (35.48%) Windows
8 19 (30.65%) CCNP
9 18 (29.03%) CCSE
10 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (22.58%) CCSA
13 13 (20.97%) DNS
13 13 (20.97%) Linux
14 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
14 12 (19.35%) VPN
15 10 (16.13%) Wireless
15 10 (16.13%) F5
16 9 (14.52%) Network Management
16 9 (14.52%) DHCP
16 9 (14.52%) CCDP
16 9 (14.52%) Check Point Certification
17 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
17 8 (12.90%) BGP
17 8 (12.90%) VMware
18 7 (11.29%) OSPF
18 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
18 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
18 7 (11.29%) SQL
19 6 (9.68%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (58.06%) Firewall
2 31 (50.00%) Network Security
3 27 (43.55%) LAN
4 26 (41.94%) WAN
5 15 (24.19%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (20.97%) DNS
7 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 12 (19.35%) VPN
8 10 (16.13%) Wireless
9 9 (14.52%) DHCP
10 8 (12.90%) BGP
11 7 (11.29%) OSPF
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (8.06%) IPsec
13 5 (8.06%) BIG-IP
13 5 (8.06%) SAN
13 5 (8.06%) VoIP
14 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.61%) Banking
1 1 (1.61%) Retail
1 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
1 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Network Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Security Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Security Specialist
4 7 (11.29%) Network Support
4 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Security Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) Network Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) Testing Specialist
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.84%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.84%) PKI
2 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) e-Health
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Network Management
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 5 (8.06%) Information Security
3 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
4 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) Line Management
5 3 (4.84%) Security Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Time Management
6 2 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) CCNP
3 18 (29.03%) CCSE
4 14 (22.58%) CCSA
5 9 (14.52%) Check Point Certification
5 9 (14.52%) CCDP
6 5 (8.06%) CCNA
7 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.23%) MCP
8 2 (3.23%) MCSE
8 2 (3.23%) MCSA
8 2 (3.23%) CCIE
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.23%) MOS
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) F5
4 8 (12.90%) VMware
5 5 (8.06%) Infoblox
5 5 (8.06%) Sophos
6 4 (6.45%) Juniper
6 4 (6.45%) Nokia
6 4 (6.45%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.84%) Imperva
7 3 (4.84%) EMC
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
7 3 (4.84%) Apple
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) Websense
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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