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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 104 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 1.13% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 2.24% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 14
Median daily rate £494 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.14% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £39.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +34.77%
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
1179 1383 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.77% 50.51% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 757 698
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 111 115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +6 11 £494 +37.22% 4
Essex +4 8 £550 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +6 3 £281 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £394 +25.49% 2
Suffolk -4 1 £500 +33.33% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 51 (89.47%) Cisco
2 30 (52.63%) Firewall
3 24 (42.11%) Finance
4 21 (36.84%) DNS
5 20 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (35.09%) F5
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (31.58%) MPLS
7 17 (29.82%) WAN
7 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
7 17 (29.82%) Blue Coat
8 15 (26.32%) VMware
8 15 (26.32%) CCNP
9 14 (24.56%) LAN
9 14 (24.56%) BIG-IP
9 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
10 13 (22.81%) HP
11 12 (21.05%) Windows
12 11 (19.30%) Banking
13 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
13 10 (17.54%) ITIL
13 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
13 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.79%) VLAN
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.79%) Citrix
15 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
15 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi

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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) Firewall
2 21 (36.84%) DNS
3 20 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (31.58%) MPLS
5 17 (29.82%) WAN
6 14 (24.56%) BIG-IP
6 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 14 (24.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 14 (24.56%) LAN
7 9 (15.79%) VLAN
8 8 (14.04%) NetScaler
8 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (12.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (10.53%) ATM
10 6 (10.53%) VPN
11 5 (8.77%) IP Telephony
11 5 (8.77%) Network Security
12 4 (7.02%) BGP
12 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
12 4 (7.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Architect
1 13 (22.81%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Network Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.77%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Network Design
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) CRM
7 1 (1.75%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) Line Management
7 1 (1.75%) Logistics
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) TDD
7 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C#
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNP
3 7 (12.28%) CCNA
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE
5 5 (8.77%) CCSA
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) CCDE
7 1 (1.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.75%) CIPD
7 1 (1.75%) CISA
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.75%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) COBIT
2 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) QRadar
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (89.47%) Cisco
2 20 (35.09%) F5
3 17 (29.82%) Blue Coat
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) VMware
5 13 (22.81%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) Citrix
7 7 (12.28%) Juniper
8 6 (10.53%) Nortel
9 5 (8.77%) Siemens
10 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
10 4 (7.02%) SunGard
11 3 (5.26%) Avaya
12 2 (3.51%) Aruba
12 2 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (3.51%) Dell
12 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
12 2 (3.51%) NetApp
12 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.51%) Symantec
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