The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certification
Rank 581 588 573
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.052% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -
Check Point Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Check Point Certification across the England region.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

Check Point Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the England region.

Check Point Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

Check Point Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 1
South East +15 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 £450 - 1
London +7 1 £425 - 2
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £313 -
Check Point Certification
UK

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 26 (68.42%) CCSA
3 26 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (55.26%) CCNP
4 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (47.37%) Network Security
6 17 (44.74%) LAN
6 17 (44.74%) CCSE
7 16 (42.11%) F5
8 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
8 13 (34.21%) VPN
9 12 (31.58%) Juniper
10 10 (26.32%) CCNA
10 10 (26.32%) Degree
11 9 (23.68%) Network Design
11 9 (23.68%) BGP
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) WAN
12 8 (21.05%) SSL
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
14 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
14 6 (15.79%) OSPF
14 6 (15.79%) Internet
15 5 (13.16%) DNS
15 5 (13.16%) VMware
15 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Firewall
2 26 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (47.37%) Network Security
4 17 (44.74%) LAN
5 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
5 13 (34.21%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) BGP
7 8 (21.05%) SSL
7 8 (21.05%) WAN
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) OSPF
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
11 4 (10.53%) DHCP
11 4 (10.53%) FTP
11 4 (10.53%) SMTP
11 4 (10.53%) tcpdump
11 4 (10.53%) Wireshark
12 3 (7.89%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Check Point Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Check Point Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Check Point Support
6 4 (10.53%) Firewall Support
6 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Network Support
6 4 (10.53%) Network Support Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) Network Design
2 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Network Management
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (7.89%) SIEM
3 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Presales
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) CCSA
2 21 (55.26%) CCNP
2 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (44.74%) CCSE
4 10 (26.32%) CCNA
4 10 (26.32%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) CCENT
6 2 (5.26%) CCDP
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
6 2 (5.26%) CCSP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) CISSP
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Proventia
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) F5
3 12 (31.58%) Juniper
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Aruba
5 4 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Akamai
7 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.63%) Imperva
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire