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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 119 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 27 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.31% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 2.97% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 12
Average daily rate
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£444 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.67% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £148 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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
1423 1382 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.16% 44.04% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 786 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Suffolk +3 9 £463 +23.33%
Hertfordshire +2 6 £600 +118.18% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 5 £370 +79.39% 1
Essex -5 4 £475 +50.79%
Bedfordshire +4 3 £338 +3.84% 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 35 (62.50%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (30.36%) F5
6 16 (28.57%) Windows
7 15 (26.79%) CCNA
8 14 (25.00%) CCNP
8 14 (25.00%) VMware
9 13 (23.21%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.64%) WAN
10 11 (19.64%) DHCP
10 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (19.64%) DNS
11 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.86%) Citrix
11 10 (17.86%) LAN
11 10 (17.86%) VoIP
11 10 (17.86%) Linux
11 10 (17.86%) Wireless
11 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
11 10 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.07%) Change Management
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) SQL
12 9 (16.07%) Juniper
12 9 (16.07%) HP
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (19.64%) WAN
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 11 (19.64%) DNS
4 10 (17.86%) LAN
4 10 (17.86%) VoIP
4 10 (17.86%) Wireless
4 10 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (14.29%) Network Security
6 7 (12.50%) VPN
7 6 (10.71%) NetScaler
7 6 (10.71%) OSPF
8 5 (8.93%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.93%) SAN
8 5 (8.93%) Internet
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (8.93%) VLAN
9 4 (7.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) EDMS
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Local Government
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Consultant
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
1 6 (10.71%) WCF
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) REST
3 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.36%) SecurID
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.93%) Debian
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.07%) Change Management
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 7 (12.50%) SIEM
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
8 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Build Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Network Design
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNA
3 14 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (10.71%) CISSP
4 6 (10.71%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (7.14%) HP ASE
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) CCDP
7 3 (5.36%) CISA
7 3 (5.36%) CISM
7 3 (5.36%) GIAC
7 3 (5.36%) CCSE
7 3 (5.36%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.36%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.36%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.57%) HP MASE
8 2 (3.57%) CCSP
9 1 (1.79%) MCP
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Cisco
2 17 (30.36%) F5
3 14 (25.00%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 9 (16.07%) HP
6 9 (16.07%) Juniper
7 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 7 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.93%) Symantec
10 5 (8.93%) Mitel
10 5 (8.93%) EMC
10 5 (8.93%) Brocade
10 5 (8.93%) Riverbed
11 4 (7.14%) Websense
11 4 (7.14%) Dell
11 4 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
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