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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 91 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 37 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 1.62% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
Median daily rate £305 £383 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.26% +19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £313 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £600 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
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
1253 1484 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.16% 47.64% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 862 731
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 136 150
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +30 18 £305 -49.16% 5
Essex +4 7 £175 -56.25% 1
Bedfordshire +7 5 - - 6
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £450 +43.42% 2
Suffolk -6 3 £420 -10.40%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 35 (53.85%) Firewall
3 21 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (30.77%) DNS
4 20 (30.77%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) Juniper
5 19 (29.23%) Finance
6 18 (27.69%) VMware
6 18 (27.69%) F5
7 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
8 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.08%) VPN
9 15 (23.08%) LAN
9 15 (23.08%) HP
10 14 (21.54%) MPLS
10 14 (21.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (20.00%) CCNP
11 13 (20.00%) CCNA
11 13 (20.00%) BIG-IP
12 12 (18.46%) WAN
13 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.38%) Network Security
14 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 10 (15.38%) Banking
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) SAS
3 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.85%) Firewall
2 20 (30.77%) DNS
3 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (23.08%) LAN
4 15 (23.08%) VPN
5 14 (21.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (21.54%) MPLS
6 13 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 13 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (18.46%) WAN
8 10 (15.38%) Network Security
9 8 (12.31%) OSPF
10 7 (10.77%) ATM
10 7 (10.77%) BGP
11 6 (9.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 5 (7.69%) VLAN
12 5 (7.69%) VoIP
12 5 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.15%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Local Government
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Architect
2 10 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Network Consultant
4 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) CRM Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) EMV
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) Migration
2 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (7.69%) CRM
2 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 5 (7.69%) Information Security
2 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 5 (7.69%) TDD
3 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (4.62%) Data Privacy
4 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.62%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.08%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.54%) Operations Management
6 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C#
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.00%) CCNA
2 13 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (12.31%) Degree
4 5 (7.69%) CCIE
4 5 (7.69%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) CCDE
6 1 (1.54%) CEH
6 1 (1.54%) CIPD
6 1 (1.54%) CISA
6 1 (1.54%) CISM
6 1 (1.54%) CISSP
6 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) QRadar
3 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Juniper
3 18 (27.69%) F5
3 18 (27.69%) VMware
4 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
5 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.15%) SunGard
9 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 3 (4.62%) Aruba
10 3 (4.62%) Avaya
10 3 (4.62%) Brocade
10 3 (4.62%) Citrix
10 3 (4.62%) Kaspersky
10 3 (4.62%) Nokia
11 2 (3.08%) Dell
11 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
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