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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 84 86 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 43 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 1.73% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 3.66% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 15
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
1117 1230 1346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.03% 47.25% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 657 827
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 146 113
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.05 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +13 30 £475 +12.09% 1
Bedfordshire +2 5 £330 -22.35% 2
Essex -1 3 £319 -23.42%
Suffolk -5 3 £350 -41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - - 5
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 83 (74.11%) Firewall
2 70 (62.50%) Cisco
3 57 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (37.50%) Juniper
5 41 (36.61%) CCNA
6 39 (34.82%) DNS
7 38 (33.93%) LAN
8 37 (33.04%) Network Security
9 29 (25.89%) F5
9 29 (25.89%) WAN
10 28 (25.00%) CCNP
11 23 (20.54%) VPN
11 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 19 (16.96%) Windows
14 18 (16.07%) Blue Coat
15 17 (15.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
16 16 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 15 (13.39%) BIG-IP
17 15 (13.39%) CCSA
17 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
18 14 (12.50%) Information Security
19 12 (10.71%) VMware
19 12 (10.71%) MPLS
19 12 (10.71%) PCI DSS
19 12 (10.71%) Data Centre
19 12 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
20 11 (9.82%) Load Balancing

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 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (74.11%) Firewall
2 39 (34.82%) DNS
3 38 (33.93%) LAN
4 37 (33.04%) Network Security
5 29 (25.89%) WAN
6 23 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (20.54%) VPN
7 17 (15.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
8 16 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 15 (13.39%) BIG-IP
10 12 (10.71%) MPLS
11 10 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (8.93%) DHCP
11 10 (8.93%) tcpdump
11 10 (8.93%) Wireshark
12 8 (7.14%) OSPF
12 8 (7.14%) VLAN
13 7 (6.25%) BGP
14 6 (5.36%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
2 8 (7.14%) Local Government
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Law
5 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) German Language
7 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.54%) Security Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Consultant
5 14 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Network Specialist
9 6 (5.36%) Network Support
9 6 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Security Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.57%) EMV
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.36%) Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.50%) Information Security
2 12 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 11 (9.82%) Load Balancing
4 9 (8.04%) Network Management
4 9 (8.04%) SIEM
5 8 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.36%) Change Control
8 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.46%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.46%) Migration
8 5 (4.46%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
9 4 (3.57%) CRM
9 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.57%) TDD
10 3 (2.68%) Change Management
10 3 (2.68%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (50.89%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (36.61%) CCNA
3 28 (25.00%) CCNP
4 15 (13.39%) CCSA
5 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.25%) Degree
7 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.36%) CISSP
9 5 (4.46%) CCIE
9 5 (4.46%) MCITP
10 3 (2.68%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.79%) MCSA
11 2 (1.79%) MCSE
12 1 (0.89%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.89%) CCSE
12 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.89%) MCTS
12 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Nessus
2 6 (5.36%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.89%) SCSM
5 1 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 70 (62.50%) Cisco
2 42 (37.50%) Juniper
3 29 (25.89%) F5
4 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (16.07%) Blue Coat
6 12 (10.71%) VMware
7 10 (8.93%) Citrix
7 10 (8.93%) Fortinet
7 10 (8.93%) HP
7 10 (8.93%) Splunk
8 9 (8.04%) Palo Alto
9 7 (6.25%) ArcSight
9 7 (6.25%) LogLogic
9 7 (6.25%) LogRhythm
10 6 (5.36%) Tripwire
11 5 (4.46%) Avaya
11 5 (4.46%) Dell
12 3 (2.68%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks