The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 6 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 235 195 225
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 532 609 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.20% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 2.65% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 349 286
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.37% +43.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
CheckPoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22449 22964 22346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.04% 45.26% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14040 13341 12911
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 1017 1010
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in England

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in England

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in England

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in England

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 173 £450 +24.13% 45
South East -2 143 £400 +6.66% 29
South West +24 62 £375 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +21 43 £375 -3.22% 8
North West -48 33 £377 +15.84% 7
West Midlands -60 29 £375 +10.29% 8
East of England +1 27 £488 +21.87% 8
East Midlands -1 10 £300 -25.00% 2
North East -45 6 £330 -10.20% 2
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 797 (81.91%) Cisco
2 703 (72.25%) Firewall
3 380 (39.05%) Cisco Certification
4 333 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
5 314 (32.27%) WAN
6 294 (30.22%) CCNP
7 289 (29.70%) LAN
8 284 (29.19%) F5
9 271 (27.85%) Juniper
10 267 (27.44%) Network Security
11 188 (19.32%) Security Cleared
11 188 (19.32%) VPN
12 184 (18.91%) Finance
13 165 (16.96%) Wireless
14 163 (16.75%) Data Centre
15 159 (16.34%) SC Cleared
16 157 (16.14%) CCNA
16 157 (16.14%) Blue Coat
17 153 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 142 (14.59%) Windows
19 137 (14.08%) BGP
20 136 (13.98%) ITIL
21 131 (13.46%) TCP/IP
22 130 (13.36%) MPLS
22 130 (13.36%) VMware
23 129 (13.26%) DNS
24 128 (13.16%) Microsoft
25 120 (12.33%) OSPF
26 98 (10.07%) Palo Alto
27 97 (9.97%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (5.14%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.57%) Skype for Business
3 15 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (1.54%) IIS
4 14 (1.44%) MQSeries
4 14 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.03%) SAS
7 7 (0.72%) JBoss
7 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.62%) Apache
8 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.62%) iPlanet
8 6 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) Confluence
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.44%) MS Office
3 11 (1.13%) ProjectWise
4 10 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.92%) MS Project
6 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.62%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.62%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.13%) Office 365
4 6 (0.62%) IaaS
5 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.21%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 703 (72.25%) Firewall
2 333 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
3 314 (32.27%) WAN
4 289 (29.70%) LAN
5 267 (27.44%) Network Security
6 188 (19.32%) VPN
7 165 (16.96%) Wireless
8 153 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 137 (14.08%) BGP
10 131 (13.46%) TCP/IP
11 130 (13.36%) MPLS
12 129 (13.26%) DNS
13 120 (12.33%) OSPF
14 89 (9.15%) VoIP
15 85 (8.74%) SSL
16 75 (7.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 70 (7.19%) DHCP
17 70 (7.19%) EIGRP
18 62 (6.37%) BIG-IP
19 59 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.72%) DB2
4 6 (0.62%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.41%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.41%) MySQL
7 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.10%) Big Data
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 184 (18.91%) Finance
2 54 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.34%) Banking
4 29 (2.98%) Retail
5 14 (1.44%) Legal
6 9 (0.92%) Advertising
7 8 (0.82%) Billing
7 8 (0.82%) Law
7 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.51%) Front Office
9 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.41%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Electronics
10 4 (0.41%) Games
10 4 (0.41%) Marketing
10 4 (0.41%) Military
10 4 (0.41%) Publishing
11 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 411 (42.24%) Network Engineer
2 139 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 109 (11.20%) Analyst
3 109 (11.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 109 (11.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 101 (10.38%) Architect
5 94 (9.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 69 (7.09%) Network Analyst
7 59 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 50 (5.14%) Security Analyst
9 49 (5.04%) Consultant
10 48 (4.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 47 (4.83%) Network Architect
12 44 (4.52%) Designer
13 40 (4.11%) Network Support
14 36 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
15 35 (3.60%) Network Specialist
16 34 (3.49%) Network Security Analyst
17 30 (3.08%) Cisco Analyst
17 30 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.47%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.03%) J2EE
3 9 (0.92%) CSS
3 9 (0.92%) Middleware
3 9 (0.92%) Web Services
4 6 (0.62%) MSMQ
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.41%) WAP
7 3 (0.31%) OCX
7 3 (0.31%) XML
8 2 (0.21%) .NET
8 2 (0.21%) XMPP
9 1 (0.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 163 (16.75%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (1.85%) PKI
6 11 (1.13%) Fat Client
6 11 (1.13%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
8 9 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.92%) iPad
8 9 (0.92%) iSeries
9 8 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.62%) AS400
10 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.62%) Clustering
10 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.62%) FMCG
10 6 (0.62%) NHS
10 6 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 142 (14.59%) Windows
2 97 (9.97%) Linux
3 50 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 42 (4.32%) Unix
6 39 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 19 (1.95%) AIX
10 17 (1.75%) Solaris
11 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.62%) VMS
14 6 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.62%) zOS
15 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.41%) Android
17 3 (0.31%) CentOS
18 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (13.98%) ITIL
2 74 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 67 (6.89%) Project Management
4 66 (6.78%) Network Design
5 63 (6.47%) Migration
6 48 (4.93%) Change Management
7 45 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 42 (4.32%) SIEM
9 40 (4.11%) PRINCE2
10 38 (3.91%) Change Control
10 38 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
10 38 (3.91%) Service Delivery
11 32 (3.29%) Network Management
11 32 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (3.08%) Service Management
13 29 (2.98%) Information Security
14 28 (2.88%) Risk Management
15 26 (2.67%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.67%) Programme Management
16 24 (2.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.39%) SQL
2 19 (1.95%) Python
3 18 (1.85%) Java
4 13 (1.34%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.13%) Perl
6 9 (0.92%) Lisp
7 8 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.62%) C
9 5 (0.51%) C#
10 4 (0.41%) VBScript
11 3 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.21%) Tcl
13 1 (0.10%) Korn
13 1 (0.10%) Ruby
13 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 380 (39.05%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (30.22%) CCNP
3 188 (19.32%) Security Cleared
4 159 (16.34%) SC Cleared
5 157 (16.14%) CCNA
6 82 (8.43%) CCIE
7 78 (8.02%) CCSE
8 66 (6.78%) CCSA
9 52 (5.34%) CISSP
10 42 (4.32%) Degree
11 37 (3.80%) Check Point Certification
12 35 (3.60%) CISM
13 31 (3.19%) CCDP
14 16 (1.64%) CCSP
14 16 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.54%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.03%) ISEB
17 9 (0.92%) CCDA
17 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (0.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.42%) SLA
2 27 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.13%) QA
5 6 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.41%) COBIT
7 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 92 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (7.71%) Active Directory
3 36 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 24 (2.47%) ProxySG
5 20 (2.06%) vSphere
6 11 (1.13%) XenApp
7 9 (0.92%) Snort
8 8 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.82%) Samba
9 7 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.62%) ClearTrust
11 5 (0.51%) UAG
12 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.31%) Firmware
13 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.31%) XenServer
14 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (5.24%) FortiGate
2 36 (3.70%) SCCM
3 13 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.13%) Nessus
5 11 (1.13%) QRadar
6 10 (1.03%) Nagios
6 10 (1.03%) Puppet
7 8 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
7 8 (0.82%) SmoothWall
8 7 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.72%) Proventia
9 6 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.62%) OPNET
9 6 (0.62%) vRealize
9 6 (0.62%) WSUS
10 5 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 797 (81.91%) Cisco
2 284 (29.19%) F5
3 271 (27.85%) Juniper
4 157 (16.14%) Blue Coat
5 130 (13.36%) VMware
6 128 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 98 (10.07%) Palo Alto
8 82 (8.43%) Fortinet
9 71 (7.30%) Nokia
10 69 (7.09%) HP
11 68 (6.99%) Citrix
12 64 (6.58%) SolarWinds
13 48 (4.93%) Oracle
14 41 (4.21%) IBM
15 38 (3.91%) Intel Security
16 36 (3.70%) Riverbed
17 32 (3.29%) Avaya
18 30 (3.08%) CA
19 29 (2.98%) NetApp
20 27 (2.77%) Aruba
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Experis Ltd
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Connectus
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Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
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Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
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Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
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Bracknell
Volt
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Alderbridge Network Recruitment
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Elevate Direct
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Swindon
TDA Group
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CPS Group Limited
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
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