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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / East of England
Rank 90 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 3.09% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £480 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
941 1067 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.32% 45.79% 50.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 607 680
Median daily rate £375 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 93 127
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £57.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +7 21 £450 +20.00% 2
Essex -2 6 £419 -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £400 +17.64%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £325 -16.12% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 52 (67.53%) Firewall
2 50 (64.94%) Cisco
3 37 (48.05%) F5
4 32 (41.56%) DNS
5 29 (37.66%) Blue Coat
6 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (33.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 25 (32.47%) Network Security
8 21 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (27.27%) Juniper
9 19 (24.68%) LAN
9 19 (24.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 18 (23.38%) BIG-IP
11 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.78%) MPLS
13 14 (18.18%) CCNA
13 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.88%) WAN
15 12 (15.58%) CCNP
16 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (12.99%) Banking
17 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
18 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
18 9 (11.69%) DHCP
18 9 (11.69%) Windows
19 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
19 8 (10.39%) Citrix
19 8 (10.39%) Remedy
19 8 (10.39%) Finance
19 8 (10.39%) VMware

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 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (67.53%) Firewall
2 32 (41.56%) DNS
3 26 (33.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (32.47%) Network Security
5 21 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (24.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (24.68%) LAN
7 18 (23.38%) BIG-IP
8 16 (20.78%) MPLS
9 13 (16.88%) WAN
10 9 (11.69%) DHCP
11 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (7.79%) VPN
13 6 (7.79%) Wireless
14 5 (6.49%) VLAN
15 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
16 3 (3.90%) ATM
16 3 (3.90%) OSPF
16 3 (3.90%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.99%) Banking
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Law
5 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.60%) German Language
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Local Government
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 11 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Security Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Check Point Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Network Support
7 4 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Wiki
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.09%) Information Security
2 5 (6.49%) SIEM
3 4 (5.19%) Change Control
3 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
3 4 (5.19%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.90%) Change Management
4 3 (3.90%) Network Management
5 2 (2.60%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.60%) Matrix Management
5 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.60%) People Management
5 2 (2.60%) Presales
5 2 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (33.77%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
3 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.58%) CCNP
5 7 (9.09%) CCSA
6 5 (6.49%) CCIE
7 2 (2.60%) CCSE
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) MCSA
7 2 (2.60%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.30%) APMG
8 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.90%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.60%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) NFS
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.90%) Nessus
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.30%) SCSM
Vendors
1 50 (64.94%) Cisco
2 37 (48.05%) F5
3 29 (37.66%) Blue Coat
4 21 (27.27%) Juniper
5 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.39%) Citrix
6 8 (10.39%) Remedy
6 8 (10.39%) VMware
7 5 (6.49%) Splunk
8 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.19%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.90%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.90%) LogLogic
9 3 (3.90%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.60%) Mitel
10 2 (2.60%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.60%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.30%) Intel