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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 112 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 32 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.13% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 2.43% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 17
Average daily rate
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£320 £413 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £297 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -40.54%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1392 1112 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.00% 46.49% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 496 659
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £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 158 122 139
Average hourly rate £23.43 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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 24 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 24 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 -9 12 £313 - 8
Essex -9 6 £388 -6.06%
Suffolk -17 6 £375 +66.66% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £278 -
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £118 -66.42% 1
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England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 39 (75.00%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) Firewall
3 28 (53.85%) Network Security
4 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (42.31%) LAN
6 21 (40.38%) WAN
7 20 (38.46%) CCNP
8 17 (32.69%) CCSE
8 17 (32.69%) Windows
8 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (23.08%) Linux
9 12 (23.08%) DNS
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.08%) BGP
9 12 (23.08%) CCSA
10 11 (21.15%) OSPF
10 11 (21.15%) VPN
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (21.15%) F5
11 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (17.31%) VMware
12 8 (15.38%) DHCP
12 8 (15.38%) CCDP
12 8 (15.38%) Citrix
12 8 (15.38%) Network Management
13 7 (13.46%) Infoblox
13 7 (13.46%) Fat Client
13 7 (13.46%) Thin Client
13 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
13 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 28 (53.85%) Network Security
3 22 (42.31%) LAN
4 21 (40.38%) WAN
5 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (23.08%) DNS
6 12 (23.08%) BGP
7 11 (21.15%) OSPF
7 11 (21.15%) VPN
7 11 (21.15%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (15.38%) DHCP
9 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
10 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (9.62%) DMVPN
11 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (9.62%) VoIP
11 5 (9.62%) NetScreen
11 5 (9.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 19 (36.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Specialist
5 6 (11.54%) Network Support
5 6 (11.54%) Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Network Security Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Network Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Security Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Developer
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.85%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.92%) WPF
3 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Fat Client
1 7 (13.46%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) Network Management
2 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Change Control
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Data Security
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) CRM
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.92%) MVVM
6 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (38.46%) CCNP
3 17 (32.69%) CCSE
4 12 (23.08%) CCSA
5 8 (15.38%) CCDP
6 4 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) A+ Certification
7 3 (5.77%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) CCIE
8 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.85%) CCVP
8 2 (3.85%) MOS
8 2 (3.85%) MCP
8 2 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (3.85%) MCSA
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.15%) F5
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) Citrix
6 7 (13.46%) Infoblox
7 6 (11.54%) Juniper
7 6 (11.54%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.62%) Imperva
9 4 (7.69%) Sophos
10 3 (5.77%) HP
11 2 (3.85%) Websense
11 2 (3.85%) Sourcefire
11 2 (3.85%) Symantec
11 2 (3.85%) Remedy
11 2 (3.85%) McAfee
11 2 (3.85%) Nokia
11 2 (3.85%) Apple
11 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.85%) Crossbeam
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