The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 112 89 103
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.29% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.74% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 17
Average daily rate
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£316 £413 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £297 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -38.59%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1350 1095 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.15% 47.16% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 487 624
Average daily rate £350 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 134 127
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.92 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
CheckPoint
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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
Bedfordshire -5 11 £313 - 7
Hertfordshire +11 8 £299 - 3
Essex -11 5 £388 -6.06%
Suffolk -17 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 1 £120 -68.00% 4
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 31 (63.27%) Firewall
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (51.02%) Network Security
4 20 (40.82%) CCNP
5 19 (38.78%) LAN
6 18 (36.73%) WAN
7 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (28.57%) CCSE
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
9 12 (24.49%) DNS
9 12 (24.49%) VMware
10 11 (22.45%) BGP
10 11 (22.45%) Linux
10 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (22.45%) F5
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) OSPF
11 10 (20.41%) CCSA
12 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.33%) VPN
13 8 (16.33%) Citrix
13 8 (16.33%) CCDP
13 8 (16.33%) DHCP
14 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 7 (14.29%) Thin Client
14 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
14 7 (14.29%) Fat Client

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (63.27%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) Network Security
3 19 (38.78%) LAN
4 18 (36.73%) WAN
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (24.49%) DNS
7 11 (22.45%) BGP
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (20.41%) OSPF
9 8 (16.33%) VPN
9 8 (16.33%) DHCP
10 7 (14.29%) BIG-IP
11 6 (12.24%) SAN
12 5 (10.20%) DMVPN
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (10.20%) NetScreen
13 4 (8.16%) VoIP
14 3 (6.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Security Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Network Specialist
5 6 (12.24%) Network Support
5 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Security Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Network Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Security Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (10.20%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) WCF
2 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.04%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (2.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 7 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Network Management
2 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.16%) Change Control
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 2 (4.08%) Data Security
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) CRM
5 2 (4.08%) Time Management
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.04%) MVVM
6 1 (2.04%) SIEM
6 1 (2.04%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.04%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.82%) CCNP
3 14 (28.57%) CCSE
4 10 (20.41%) CCSA
5 8 (16.33%) CCDP
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
6 3 (6.12%) CCIE
6 3 (6.12%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CCVP
8 1 (2.04%) MOS
8 1 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (2.04%) MCSE
8 1 (2.04%) MCSA
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.16%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (81.63%) Cisco
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) F5
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) Infoblox
7 6 (12.24%) Juniper
7 6 (12.24%) HP
7 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.20%) Imperva
9 4 (8.16%) Sophos
10 3 (6.12%) NetApp
11 2 (4.08%) Websense
11 2 (4.08%) Crossbeam
11 2 (4.08%) SonicWALL
11 2 (4.08%) Lumension
11 2 (4.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.04%) TippingPoint
12 1 (2.04%) Trend Micro
12 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
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