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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 114 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.00% 0.99% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 2.15% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £26.63
% change year-on-year
+33.92% +5.16%
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
1415 1114 1426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.85% 46.11% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 517 657
Average daily rate £343 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 147 135
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.70 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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
Suffolk +10 12 £375 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 6 £275 -26.66% 2
Essex -16 3 £345 -10.96%
Bedfordshire -18 1 £338 +12.50% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 34 (55.74%) Firewall
3 30 (49.18%) Network Security
4 25 (40.98%) LAN
5 24 (39.34%) WAN
6 23 (37.70%) Windows
7 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (29.51%) CCNP
8 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.23%) CCSE
10 14 (22.95%) Check Point Certification
11 13 (21.31%) VPN
11 13 (21.31%) DNS
11 13 (21.31%) CCSA
12 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
13 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Wireless
14 10 (16.39%) Information Security
14 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
14 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (14.75%) CCDP
15 9 (14.75%) SQL
15 9 (14.75%) DHCP
15 9 (14.75%) VMware
16 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
16 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
16 7 (11.48%) .NET
16 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
16 7 (11.48%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (55.74%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) Network Security
3 25 (40.98%) LAN
4 24 (39.34%) WAN
5 13 (21.31%) VPN
5 13 (21.31%) DNS
6 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (18.03%) Wireless
8 10 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (14.75%) DHCP
10 6 (9.84%) BGP
11 5 (8.20%) OSPF
11 5 (8.20%) IPsec
11 5 (8.20%) SAN
12 4 (6.56%) VoIP
12 4 (6.56%) BIG-IP
12 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (4.92%) SSH
13 3 (4.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Retail
1 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Security Specialist
2 13 (21.31%) Security Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Testing Specialist
4 9 (14.75%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Network Support
7 4 (6.56%) Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.28%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.64%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.20%) PKI
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.92%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) e-Health
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Information Security
1 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (11.48%) Network Management
3 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.56%) Change Control
4 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Security Testing
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
5 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.28%) Data Security
6 2 (3.28%) CRM
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
6 2 (3.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.51%) CCNP
3 16 (26.23%) CCSE
4 14 (22.95%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (21.31%) CCSA
6 9 (14.75%) CCDP
7 4 (6.56%) CCNA
8 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.28%) MCP
9 2 (3.28%) MCSE
9 2 (3.28%) MCSA
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.28%) MOS
9 2 (3.28%) Degree
9 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) CISM
10 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) vSphere
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 7 (11.48%) F5
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Sophos
7 4 (6.56%) Nokia
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) Apple
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.28%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.28%) Imperva
9 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
9 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.28%) Lumension
9 2 (3.28%) Remedy
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