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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 568 540 532
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 19 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £270 £340
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
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
10697 8053 9145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.05% 17.08% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6060 4657 4862
Average daily rate £397 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 336 525
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
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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 - 10 £375 -
London +5 5 £400 +18.51% 1
South East -34 3 £368 +36.11% 2
South West - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 36 (81.82%) Cisco
3 34 (77.27%) Firewall
4 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (56.82%) Network Security
6 23 (52.27%) Juniper
7 21 (47.73%) VPN
8 17 (38.64%) OSPF
9 16 (36.36%) CCNP
10 15 (34.09%) CCIE
11 14 (31.82%) BGP
11 14 (31.82%) CISSP
11 14 (31.82%) CCSA
11 14 (31.82%) Blue Coat
11 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (31.82%) Network Management
12 13 (29.55%) Cisco PIX
12 13 (29.55%) IPsec
12 13 (29.55%) CCDP
13 12 (27.27%) SNMP
13 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
14 11 (25.00%) VoIP
14 11 (25.00%) CCSP
15 10 (22.73%) MPLS
16 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
16 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
16 9 (20.45%) Information Security
17 8 (18.18%) Nokia
17 8 (18.18%) F5

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (77.27%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) Network Security
3 21 (47.73%) VPN
4 17 (38.64%) OSPF
5 14 (31.82%) BGP
5 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (29.55%) IPsec
7 12 (27.27%) SNMP
8 11 (25.00%) VoIP
9 10 (22.73%) MPLS
10 8 (18.18%) FWSM
11 7 (15.91%) WAN
11 7 (15.91%) LAN
12 6 (13.64%) Internet
12 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (11.36%) Junos
13 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
14 4 (9.09%) Extranet
14 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Security Specialist
2 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Testing Specialist
2 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Design Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Trainer
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) SecurID
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Solaris
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Network Management
2 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 12 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Information Security
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 4 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) eTOM
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Tcl
1 5 (11.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (36.36%) CCNP
3 15 (34.09%) CCIE
4 14 (31.82%) CISSP
4 14 (31.82%) CCSA
5 13 (29.55%) CCDP
6 11 (25.00%) CCSP
7 8 (18.18%) CCSE
8 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) CCNA
11 2 (4.55%) Degree
12 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
12 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 36 (81.82%) Cisco
3 23 (52.27%) Juniper
4 14 (31.82%) Blue Coat
5 8 (18.18%) Nokia
5 8 (18.18%) F5
6 7 (15.91%) Redback
6 7 (15.91%) Radware
7 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) AlgoSec
9 1 (2.27%) Tufin
9 1 (2.27%) Huawei
9 1 (2.27%) Sun
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Ericsson