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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
UK / England
Rank 215 232 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 457 489 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.03% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.39% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 281 368
Median daily rate £400 £398 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
18552 20482 21459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.35% 42.94% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11656 12435 12578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 793 895
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £55.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +13 172 £450 +5.88% 38
South East +14 121 £410 +2.50% 16
South West -7 31 £375 +5.63% 5
West Midlands +17 30 £375 +1.69% 8
East of England -3 29 £413 +10.00% 7
North West +29 27 £513 +2.50% 4
North East +8 22 £360 - 1
Yorkshire -21 19 £394 +5.00% 7
East Midlands -6 7 £400 +29.03%
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 772 (78.06%) Cisco
2 723 (73.10%) Firewall
3 366 (37.01%) Cisco Certification
4 322 (32.56%) Juniper
5 320 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
6 319 (32.25%) F5
7 283 (28.61%) LAN
8 276 (27.91%) WAN
9 273 (27.60%) Network Security
10 253 (25.58%) CCNP
11 225 (22.75%) Wireless
12 217 (21.94%) Security Cleared
13 209 (21.13%) Finance
14 199 (20.12%) Palo Alto
15 188 (19.01%) VPN
16 180 (18.20%) Data Centre
17 172 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 169 (17.09%) SC Cleared
19 167 (16.89%) ITIL
20 154 (15.57%) CCNA
21 148 (14.96%) Blue Coat
21 148 (14.96%) Fortinet
22 142 (14.36%) VMware
23 139 (14.05%) OSPF
24 138 (13.95%) DNS
25 136 (13.75%) Windows
26 134 (13.55%) Microsoft
27 123 (12.44%) CCIE
28 121 (12.23%) Network Design
29 119 (12.03%) TCP/IP

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 17 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 17 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.42%) Skype for Business
3 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (0.91%) IIS
4 6 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.51%) Apache
5 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.20%) JBoss
7 2 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.22%) MS Office
3 20 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.31%) MS Project
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.30%) assyst
2 3 (0.30%) Primavera
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.03%) IaaS
4 22 (2.22%) Office 365
5 18 (1.82%) SaaS
6 9 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.51%) PaaS
8 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 723 (73.10%) Firewall
2 320 (32.36%) Cisco ASA
3 283 (28.61%) LAN
4 276 (27.91%) WAN
5 273 (27.60%) Network Security
6 225 (22.75%) Wireless
7 188 (19.01%) VPN
8 172 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
9 139 (14.05%) OSPF
10 138 (13.95%) DNS
11 119 (12.03%) TCP/IP
12 116 (11.73%) MPLS
13 111 (11.22%) BGP
14 86 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 84 (8.49%) DHCP
16 83 (8.39%) NetScaler
17 80 (8.09%) BIG-IP
18 75 (7.58%) VoIP
19 70 (7.08%) SSL
20 63 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.81%) MySQL
2 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 6 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.20%) Redis
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.10%) Big Data
6 1 (0.10%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.10%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.61%) JIRA
2 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.30%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.20%) GoCD
5 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 209 (21.13%) Finance
2 62 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.86%) Banking
4 28 (2.83%) Retail
5 11 (1.11%) Marketing
6 7 (0.71%) Advertising
6 7 (0.71%) Legal
7 6 (0.61%) Local Government
7 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.51%) Law
9 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.20%) Billing
10 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.20%) Electronics
10 2 (0.20%) Games
10 2 (0.20%) German Language
10 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 430 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 137 (13.85%) Security Engineer
3 133 (13.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 120 (12.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 113 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 105 (10.62%) Architect
7 101 (10.21%) Analyst
8 68 (6.88%) Firewall Engineer
9 65 (6.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 59 (5.97%) Network Analyst
11 57 (5.76%) Consultant
12 42 (4.25%) Network Architect
13 41 (4.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 40 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 39 (3.94%) Network Specialist
15 39 (3.94%) Network Support
16 37 (3.74%) Support Engineer
17 36 (3.64%) Network Consultant
18 35 (3.54%) Project Manager
18 35 (3.54%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.43%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.62%) SAML
3 10 (1.01%) Regular Expression
4 9 (0.91%) CSS
5 8 (0.81%) .NET
6 7 (0.71%) Middleware
7 6 (0.61%) XML
8 4 (0.40%) Web Services
8 4 (0.40%) XMPP
9 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.30%) SOAP
9 3 (0.30%) Velocity
9 3 (0.30%) WAP
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.10%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.10%) OAuth
11 1 (0.10%) OpenID
11 1 (0.10%) REST
11 1 (0.10%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 180 (18.20%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 29 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.72%) CMDB
7 14 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (1.21%) PKI
9 11 (1.11%) Clustering
9 11 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 9 (0.91%) PMI
11 8 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
11 8 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.81%) Wiki
12 7 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.75%) Windows
2 94 (9.50%) Linux
3 62 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.45%) Unix
5 40 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.01%) Solaris
9 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.20%) Android
12 2 (0.20%) CatOS
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (16.89%) ITIL
2 121 (12.23%) Network Design
3 86 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 75 (7.58%) Service Management
5 73 (7.38%) Migration
6 71 (7.18%) Project Management
7 64 (6.47%) Network Management
8 61 (6.17%) SIEM
9 60 (6.07%) Information Security
10 51 (5.16%) Change Management
11 41 (4.15%) PRINCE2
12 40 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
13 39 (3.94%) Change Control
13 39 (3.94%) Network Architecture
14 36 (3.64%) ITSM
14 36 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
15 34 (3.44%) Incident Management
16 32 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
17 30 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (3.84%) SQL
2 31 (3.13%) Python
3 30 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 24 (2.43%) Java
5 10 (1.01%) C#
6 7 (0.71%) Perl
7 5 (0.51%) C
8 4 (0.40%) VB
9 3 (0.30%) Go
9 3 (0.30%) PHP
9 3 (0.30%) Ruby
10 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.20%) Lisp
10 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.10%) Prolog
11 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 366 (37.01%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (25.58%) CCNP
3 217 (21.94%) Security Cleared
4 169 (17.09%) SC Cleared
5 154 (15.57%) CCNA
6 123 (12.44%) CCIE
7 109 (11.02%) CCSE
8 102 (10.31%) CCSA
9 60 (6.07%) CCDP
10 52 (5.26%) Degree
11 38 (3.84%) CISSP
11 38 (3.84%) JNCIA
12 34 (3.44%) CCIP
12 34 (3.44%) JNCIE
13 30 (3.03%) CCSP
13 30 (3.03%) DV Cleared
14 26 (2.63%) HP ASE
14 26 (2.63%) HP MASE
15 21 (2.12%) JNCIP
16 19 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 28 (2.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (0.40%) QA
5 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.20%) GPG13
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) BS7799
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 100 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 89 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.33%) XenServer
5 20 (2.02%) XenDesktop
6 19 (1.92%) ProxySG
7 17 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.42%) vCloud
8 14 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.31%) XenApp
10 10 (1.01%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.91%) vSphere
12 8 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.81%) Snort
13 7 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.40%) Firmware
16 2 (0.20%) BIND 9
17 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 83 (8.39%) FortiGate
2 29 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (2.02%) Nagios
4 17 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (1.72%) Nessus
5 15 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (1.52%) SCCM
6 13 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (1.21%) Forum Sentry
8 10 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 10 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
10 7 (0.71%) OPNET
11 6 (0.61%) EnCase
11 6 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.51%) OpenView
12 5 (0.51%) WSUS
13 4 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 772 (78.06%) Cisco
2 322 (32.56%) Juniper
3 319 (32.25%) F5
4 199 (20.12%) Palo Alto
5 148 (14.96%) Blue Coat
5 148 (14.96%) Fortinet
6 142 (14.36%) VMware
7 134 (13.55%) Microsoft
8 117 (11.83%) Citrix
9 100 (10.11%) HP
10 93 (9.40%) Aruba
11 75 (7.58%) Riverbed
12 68 (6.88%) SolarWinds
13 42 (4.25%) Brocade
14 41 (4.15%) Oracle
15 40 (4.04%) Nokia
16 31 (3.13%) Dell
16 31 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
17 27 (2.73%) Intel Security
17 27 (2.73%) Symantec
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