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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 572 542 526
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £255 £330
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -
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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
10205 8433 7980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.58% 18.01% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 4791 4216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.21 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 24 December 2014. 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
East of England -7 4 £375 - 1
London +14 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (83.78%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) Firewall
4 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (56.76%) VPN
6 20 (54.05%) Network Security
7 17 (45.95%) Juniper
8 14 (37.84%) BGP
8 14 (37.84%) CCSA
9 13 (35.14%) OSPF
9 13 (35.14%) CCNP
10 11 (29.73%) CCSP
10 11 (29.73%) IPsec
10 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (27.03%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (27.03%) CCDP
12 9 (24.32%) CCIE
12 9 (24.32%) Information Security
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (24.32%) Blue Coat
12 9 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (24.32%) FWSM
13 8 (21.62%) Network Management
13 8 (21.62%) CISSP
13 8 (21.62%) MPLS
14 7 (18.92%) Nokia
14 7 (18.92%) SNMP
14 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
15 6 (16.22%) CCSE

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) VPN
3 20 (54.05%) Network Security
4 14 (37.84%) BGP
5 13 (35.14%) OSPF
6 11 (29.73%) IPsec
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (24.32%) FWSM
9 8 (21.62%) MPLS
10 7 (18.92%) SNMP
11 6 (16.22%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) VoIP
11 6 (16.22%) WAN
12 5 (13.51%) Internet
12 5 (13.51%) Junos
13 4 (10.81%) Extranet
13 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
14 3 (8.11%) SSL
15 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Security Specialist
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Testing Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) IP Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Trainer
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
1 4 (10.81%) Solaris
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.03%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (24.32%) Information Security
3 9 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Network Management
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) ITSM
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Demand Forecasting
8 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
1 5 (13.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCSA
3 13 (35.14%) CCNP
4 11 (29.73%) CCSP
5 10 (27.03%) CCDP
6 9 (24.32%) CCIE
7 8 (21.62%) CISSP
8 6 (16.22%) CCSE
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) CCNA
12 2 (5.41%) CCVP
13 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
13 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
13 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (83.78%) Cisco
3 17 (45.95%) Juniper
4 9 (24.32%) Blue Coat
5 7 (18.92%) Nokia
6 6 (16.22%) Radware
6 6 (16.22%) Redback
7 3 (8.11%) F5
7 3 (8.11%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.70%) Huawei
9 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Sun
9 1 (2.70%) HP