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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 116 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 1.03% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 2.21% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 16
Average daily rate
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£365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.97% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.28%
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
1413 1132 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.85% 46.68% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 532 660
Average daily rate £340 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £174 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 162 135
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 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 30 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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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 +11 11 £375 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 9 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 6 £275 -26.66% 4
Essex -19 3 £375 -3.22%
Bedfordshire -16 2 £304 -24.06% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (72.58%) Cisco
2 34 (54.84%) Firewall
3 29 (46.77%) Network Security
4 25 (40.32%) LAN
4 25 (40.32%) WAN
5 24 (38.71%) Windows
6 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
8 17 (27.42%) CCNP
9 15 (24.19%) CCSE
10 14 (22.58%) VPN
10 14 (22.58%) Check Point Certification
11 13 (20.97%) DNS
11 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.97%) CCSA
12 12 (19.35%) Wireless
13 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
14 10 (16.13%) Linux
14 10 (16.13%) SQL
14 10 (16.13%) Information Security
14 10 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (14.52%) VMware
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.52%) DHCP
15 9 (14.52%) CCDP
16 8 (12.90%) HP
16 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
17 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
17 7 (11.29%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (54.84%) Firewall
2 29 (46.77%) Network Security
3 25 (40.32%) LAN
3 25 (40.32%) WAN
4 14 (22.58%) VPN
5 13 (20.97%) DNS
5 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.35%) Wireless
7 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (14.52%) DHCP
8 6 (9.68%) BGP
9 5 (8.06%) IPsec
9 5 (8.06%) OSPF
9 5 (8.06%) VoIP
9 5 (8.06%) SAN
10 4 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.84%) SSL
11 3 (4.84%) SSH
11 3 (4.84%) BIG-IP
11 3 (4.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
1 1 (1.61%) Local Government
1 1 (1.61%) Banking
1 1 (1.61%) Retail
1 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Security Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Security Specialist
4 10 (16.13%) Testing Specialist
5 9 (14.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support
8 4 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Developer
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.84%) Network Specialist
10 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) WCF
2 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.06%) PKI
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) CLARiiON
2 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) SecurID
4 1 (1.61%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Information Security
1 10 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (11.29%) Network Management
3 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
4 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Security Testing
5 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (27.42%) CCNP
3 15 (24.19%) CCSE
4 14 (22.58%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (20.97%) CCSA
6 9 (14.52%) CCDP
7 4 (6.45%) CCNA
8 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.23%) MOS
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.23%) MCSE
9 2 (3.23%) MCSA
9 2 (3.23%) MCP
10 1 (1.61%) CISM
10 1 (1.61%) CISSP
10 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) Cisco
2 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) HP
5 7 (11.29%) F5
6 5 (8.06%) Sophos
7 4 (6.45%) Juniper
7 4 (6.45%) Nokia
7 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
8 3 (4.84%) Websense
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Dell
8 3 (4.84%) Apple
8 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.23%) Lumension
9 2 (3.23%) Remedy
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