The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 548 538 546
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 26 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.072% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9219 8298 9066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.68% 17.81% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5254 4509 4772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 562
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Check Point Certification
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
South East - 14 £300 -
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
East of England - 4 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £400 - 1
London - - - - 1
Check Point Certification
UK

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 36 (92.31%) Firewall
3 30 (76.92%) Cisco
4 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (64.10%) Juniper
6 22 (56.41%) OSPF
7 21 (53.85%) CCNP
8 20 (51.28%) CCDP
8 20 (51.28%) VPN
8 20 (51.28%) CISSP
8 20 (51.28%) Network Management
9 19 (48.72%) CCIE
10 18 (46.15%) BGP
10 18 (46.15%) CCSA
10 18 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (43.59%) SNMP
11 17 (43.59%) VoIP
12 15 (38.46%) CCSP
12 15 (38.46%) IPsec
12 15 (38.46%) PCI DSS
13 14 (35.90%) Network Security
13 14 (35.90%) MPLS
14 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (33.33%) F5
14 13 (33.33%) FWSM
15 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (30.77%) FortiGate
16 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
16 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (28.21%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) Firewall
2 22 (56.41%) OSPF
3 20 (51.28%) VPN
4 18 (46.15%) BGP
4 18 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
4 18 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (43.59%) SNMP
5 17 (43.59%) VoIP
6 15 (38.46%) IPsec
7 14 (35.90%) Network Security
7 14 (35.90%) MPLS
8 13 (33.33%) FWSM
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (28.21%) BIG-IP
11 7 (17.95%) WAN
11 7 (17.95%) DNS
11 7 (17.95%) LAN
12 5 (12.82%) Junos
12 5 (12.82%) Internet
13 3 (7.69%) Extranet
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) IP Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Design Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Network Support
7 3 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) SecurID
2 1 (2.56%) PKI
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Solaris
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Network Management
2 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Change Control
4 4 (10.26%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.56%) eTOM
7 1 (2.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
1 4 (10.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (53.85%) CCNP
3 20 (51.28%) CCDP
3 20 (51.28%) CISSP
4 19 (48.72%) CCIE
5 18 (46.15%) CCSA
6 15 (38.46%) CCSP
7 8 (20.51%) CCSE
8 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.13%) Degree
11 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
11 1 (2.56%) CCIP
11 1 (2.56%) CCNA
11 1 (2.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (76.92%) Cisco
3 25 (64.10%) Juniper
4 13 (33.33%) F5
5 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.95%) Nokia
7 6 (15.38%) Radware
7 6 (15.38%) Redback
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard
9 3 (7.69%) Kaspersky
10 2 (5.13%) Ericsson
10 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.56%) Tufin
11 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec
11 1 (2.56%) Sun
11 1 (2.56%) HP
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