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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 108 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.97% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 2.14% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £259 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
1290 1026 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.19% 45.20% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 534 519
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £150 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 114 132
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.16 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Essex +5 4 £400 +3.22% 2
Bedfordshire -11 4 £195 -51.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -19 3 £325 -12.16%
Hertfordshire -2 2 £350 -3.44%
Suffolk - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 30 (68.18%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 15 (34.09%) Network Security
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) WAN
4 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (25.00%) LAN
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Wireless
6 10 (22.73%) Information Security
6 10 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
7 9 (20.45%) DNS
7 9 (20.45%) DHCP
8 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 8 (18.18%) CCNP
9 7 (15.91%) HP
9 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
9 7 (15.91%) F5
10 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (11.36%) VoIP
11 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
11 5 (11.36%) Citrix
11 5 (11.36%) CCSA

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 15 (34.09%) Network Security
3 12 (27.27%) WAN
4 11 (25.00%) LAN
4 11 (25.00%) Wireless
5 9 (20.45%) DNS
5 9 (20.45%) DHCP
6 8 (18.18%) VPN
7 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.36%) VoIP
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.09%) SAN
11 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
12 2 (4.55%) IPsec
12 2 (4.55%) BGP
12 2 (4.55%) OSPF
12 2 (4.55%) Internet
13 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Security Specialist
2 11 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Testing Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) PKI
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.82%) CLARiiON
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) e-Health
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Debian
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Information Security
1 10 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
4 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) Network Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.73%) Check Point Certification
3 8 (18.18%) CCNP
4 5 (11.36%) CCSA
5 4 (9.09%) CCSE
5 4 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) ISEB
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
7 1 (2.27%) PMP
7 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CISM
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.82%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Cisco
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) F5
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) McAfee
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Juniper
6 3 (6.82%) Dell
6 3 (6.82%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) Nokia
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) Lotus