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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 65 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+50 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 69 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.83% 1.01% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 5.72% 2.25% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 26
Median daily rate £328 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £339 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%
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
1206 1290 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.43% 45.03% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 694 787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 112 143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.53 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -10.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 33 £320 -32.63% 5
Bedfordshire +20 28 £330 -2.22% 2
Essex +3 3 £413 -1.78% 1
Suffolk -3 3 £420 -2.04% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 2 £450 +2.85% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 73 (78.49%) Firewall
2 58 (62.37%) Cisco
3 51 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (43.01%) Juniper
5 39 (41.94%) CCNA
6 36 (38.71%) LAN
7 33 (35.48%) Network Security
8 30 (32.26%) WAN
8 30 (32.26%) DNS
9 27 (29.03%) CCNP
10 23 (24.73%) VPN
11 21 (22.58%) F5
12 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (18.28%) Windows
14 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
16 14 (15.05%) CCSA
17 13 (13.98%) Information Security
17 13 (13.98%) Blue Coat
17 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
18 12 (12.90%) OSPF
18 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
18 12 (12.90%) Load Balancing
18 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
18 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 11 (11.83%) BGP
19 11 (11.83%) VMware
20 10 (10.75%) BIG-IP
20 10 (10.75%) MPLS

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 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (78.49%) Firewall
2 36 (38.71%) LAN
3 33 (35.48%) Network Security
4 30 (32.26%) DNS
4 30 (32.26%) WAN
5 23 (24.73%) VPN
6 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 12 (12.90%) OSPF
9 11 (11.83%) BGP
9 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (10.75%) BIG-IP
10 10 (10.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (10.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (10.75%) MPLS
10 10 (10.75%) tcpdump
10 10 (10.75%) Wireshark
11 8 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (7.53%) DHCP
12 7 (7.53%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
1 9 (9.68%) Local Government
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (56.99%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) Consultant
5 11 (11.83%) Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Security Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Security Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Support
8 4 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.30%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.30%) EMV
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.38%) Linux
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Information Security
2 12 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 12 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 10 (10.75%) SIEM
4 8 (8.60%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.53%) Network Management
6 6 (6.45%) Migration
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.38%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.30%) CRM
8 4 (4.30%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.30%) TDD
9 3 (3.23%) Change Control
9 3 (3.23%) Data Privacy
10 2 (2.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (41.94%) CCNA
3 27 (29.03%) CCNP
4 14 (15.05%) CCSA
5 7 (7.53%) Degree
6 6 (6.45%) CISSP
6 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) MCITP
7 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.30%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.23%) CCIE
10 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.08%) MCTS
10 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.38%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Nessus
2 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.38%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) QRadar
4 1 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Cisco
2 40 (43.01%) Juniper
3 21 (22.58%) F5
4 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
5 13 (13.98%) Blue Coat
6 11 (11.83%) VMware
7 10 (10.75%) HP
7 10 (10.75%) Splunk
8 9 (9.68%) Citrix
8 9 (9.68%) Fortinet
9 8 (8.60%) LogRhythm
9 8 (8.60%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.53%) ArcSight
10 7 (7.53%) LogLogic
11 6 (6.45%) Avaya
11 6 (6.45%) Tripwire
12 5 (5.38%) Dell
12 5 (5.38%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.30%) Aruba
14 3 (3.23%) Kaspersky