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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 102 117 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 0.62% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 1.29% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £316 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £199 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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
1365 1392 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.22% 47.93% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 685 466
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 121 127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hertfordshire -11 9 £360 +29.72% 8
Cambridgeshire - 9 £314 - 3
Essex -8 4 £275 -29.03%
Bedfordshire +11 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £375 - 6
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (72.34%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (42.55%) F5
5 17 (36.17%) CCNP
6 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (29.79%) Wireless
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.53%) DHCP
8 12 (25.53%) DNS
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 12 (25.53%) Network Security
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) CCNA
9 11 (23.40%) VMware
10 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
10 10 (21.28%) VoIP
10 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (17.02%) WAN
12 8 (17.02%) ITIL
12 8 (17.02%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) HP
12 8 (17.02%) Citrix
13 7 (14.89%) Internet
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle
13 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
13 7 (14.89%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.64%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (29.79%) Wireless
4 12 (25.53%) DHCP
4 12 (25.53%) DNS
4 12 (25.53%) Network Security
5 10 (21.28%) VoIP
5 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (17.02%) WAN
7 7 (14.89%) Internet
8 6 (12.77%) BIG-IP
8 6 (12.77%) LAN
9 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.51%) SAN
11 3 (6.38%) OSPF
11 3 (6.38%) VLAN
11 3 (6.38%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Network Specialist
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) WCF
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Debian
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.26%) SIEM
7 2 (4.26%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.13%) CRM
8 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.13%) Information Security
8 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Data Security
8 1 (2.13%) High Availability
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) Python
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.17%) CCNP
3 11 (23.40%) CCNA
4 6 (12.77%) CCIE
5 5 (10.64%) CCSE
5 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (8.51%) HP ASE
6 4 (8.51%) HP MASE
6 4 (8.51%) JNCIP
6 4 (8.51%) JNCIE
6 4 (8.51%) CCDP
6 4 (8.51%) CCSP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
8 1 (2.13%) CISSP
8 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CISA
8 1 (2.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) vSphere
3 3 (6.38%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.26%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) F5
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.40%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) HP
5 8 (17.02%) Citrix
6 7 (14.89%) Oracle
6 7 (14.89%) Blue Coat
7 6 (12.77%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.64%) Symantec
8 5 (10.64%) Juniper
8 5 (10.64%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.51%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (8.51%) Infoblox
9 4 (8.51%) Mitel
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.51%) EMC
10 3 (6.38%) Sophos
10 3 (6.38%) Dell
10 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
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