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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 197 206 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 664 580 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.12% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 2.54% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 379 278
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £19.85 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £39.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
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
22436 22831 22227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.16% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13975 13789 12565
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 1001 1012
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 252 £475 +11.76% 38
South East +21 171 £375 -4.76% 34
South West +39 62 £369 +9.25% 7
West Midlands -21 48 £356 +10.38% 7
North West +23 39 £338 +12.50% 4
East of England +38 38 £305 -18.12% 10
Yorkshire +9 38 £400 +14.20% 9
East Midlands -6 12 £305 -2.40% 1
North East -38 2 £420 +34.94% 1
Midlands -4 1 £375 +17.18%
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 951 (80.87%) Cisco
2 918 (78.06%) Firewall
3 476 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
4 418 (35.54%) Cisco ASA
5 369 (31.38%) Network Security
6 364 (30.95%) Juniper
7 356 (30.27%) CCNP
8 346 (29.42%) WAN
9 338 (28.74%) LAN
10 293 (24.91%) F5
11 246 (20.92%) VPN
12 227 (19.30%) Security Cleared
13 223 (18.96%) CCNA
14 221 (18.79%) Wireless
15 205 (17.43%) Finance
16 192 (16.33%) SC Cleared
17 191 (16.24%) Windows
18 187 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
19 184 (15.65%) Data Centre
20 183 (15.56%) BGP
21 180 (15.31%) TCP/IP
22 171 (14.54%) Microsoft
22 171 (14.54%) Palo Alto
23 170 (14.46%) ITIL
24 168 (14.29%) DNS
25 164 (13.95%) OSPF
26 150 (12.76%) Fortinet
27 145 (12.33%) VMware
28 140 (11.90%) Blue Coat
29 128 (10.88%) 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 54 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 26 (2.21%) Skype for Business
3 17 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.28%) MQSeries
5 12 (1.02%) IIS
5 12 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.94%) SAS
7 8 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.51%) JBoss
8 6 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.34%) iPlanet
9 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.26%) Apache
10 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.085%) nginx
12 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.32%) MS Visio
3 37 (3.15%) MS Office
4 10 (0.85%) MS Project
5 8 (0.68%) ProjectWise
6 7 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) BusinessWare
3 4 (0.34%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.085%) Summit
5 1 (0.085%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.19%) Office 365
4 8 (0.68%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.51%) Trello
6 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.43%) IaaS
7 4 (0.34%) SaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.085%) PaaS
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 918 (78.06%) Firewall
2 418 (35.54%) Cisco ASA
3 369 (31.38%) Network Security
4 346 (29.42%) WAN
5 338 (28.74%) LAN
6 246 (20.92%) VPN
7 221 (18.79%) Wireless
8 187 (15.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 183 (15.56%) BGP
10 180 (15.31%) TCP/IP
11 168 (14.29%) DNS
12 164 (13.95%) OSPF
13 127 (10.80%) VoIP
14 124 (10.54%) MPLS
15 122 (10.37%) SSL
16 115 (9.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 96 (8.16%) BIG-IP
18 95 (8.08%) DHCP
19 79 (6.72%) Internet
20 67 (5.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.43%) DB2
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.34%) Data Mart
5 4 (0.34%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.085%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.085%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.085%) MySQL
8 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.085%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.085%) JIRA
3 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio
General
1 205 (17.43%) Finance
2 63 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 47 (4.00%) Banking
4 33 (2.81%) Retail
5 24 (2.04%) Legal
6 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.60%) Local Government
7 7 (0.60%) Marketing
8 6 (0.51%) Advertising
8 6 (0.51%) Billing
9 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Law
10 4 (0.34%) Military
10 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) Electronics
11 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.26%) Games
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 510 (43.37%) Network Engineer
2 163 (13.86%) Security Engineer
3 131 (11.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 124 (10.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 115 (9.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 107 (9.10%) Architect
7 106 (9.01%) Analyst
8 90 (7.65%) Senior Network Engineer
9 82 (6.97%) Firewall Engineer
10 81 (6.89%) Consultant
11 66 (5.61%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 62 (5.27%) Network Analyst
13 52 (4.42%) Security Analyst
14 50 (4.25%) Designer
15 44 (3.74%) Support Engineer
16 43 (3.66%) Network Architect
17 42 (3.57%) Network Support
18 41 (3.49%) Network Consultant
19 40 (3.40%) Security Consultant
20 34 (2.89%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.81%) 802.1X
2 25 (2.13%) CSS
3 18 (1.53%) Regular Expression
4 14 (1.19%) Middleware
5 13 (1.11%) J2EE
6 10 (0.85%) SAML
7 6 (0.51%) Web Services
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.34%) .NET
9 4 (0.34%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.34%) OCX
10 3 (0.26%) WAP
10 3 (0.26%) XML
11 1 (0.085%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.085%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 184 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 43 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (1.96%) PKI
6 19 (1.62%) RSA SecurID
7 16 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.28%) CESG
8 15 (1.28%) iPad
9 13 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (1.02%) User Experience
11 8 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.51%) Clustering
13 6 (0.51%) FMCG
13 6 (0.51%) NHS
13 6 (0.51%) VCE vBlock
14 5 (0.43%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.43%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 191 (16.24%) Windows
2 128 (10.88%) Linux
3 94 (7.99%) Windows Server
4 51 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.40%) Unix
6 39 (3.32%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 24 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.45%) Solaris
10 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.60%) AIX
12 7 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.34%) zOS
14 1 (0.085%) Debian
14 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.085%) SUSE
14 1 (0.085%) VMS
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (14.46%) ITIL
2 106 (9.01%) Load Balancing
3 88 (7.48%) Project Management
4 84 (7.14%) Network Design
5 75 (6.38%) Change Control
6 67 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
7 63 (5.36%) Migration
8 62 (5.27%) Information Security
9 59 (5.02%) Network Management
10 57 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
11 55 (4.68%) SIEM
12 54 (4.59%) Change Management
13 53 (4.51%) Service Management
14 49 (4.17%) PRINCE2
15 45 (3.83%) Network Architecture
16 38 (3.23%) Service Delivery
17 37 (3.15%) ITIL V3
17 37 (3.15%) Risk Management
18 33 (2.81%) Programme Management
18 33 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (4.68%) SQL
2 39 (3.32%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.55%) Java
4 28 (2.38%) Python
5 25 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 23 (1.96%) Perl
7 12 (1.02%) VB
8 8 (0.68%) C#
9 6 (0.51%) VBScript
10 4 (0.34%) C
11 2 (0.17%) Lisp
11 2 (0.17%) Tcl
12 1 (0.085%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.085%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.085%) Korn
12 1 (0.085%) PHP
12 1 (0.085%) Ruby
12 1 (0.085%) VBA
Qualifications
1 476 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (30.27%) CCNP
3 227 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 223 (18.96%) CCNA
5 192 (16.33%) SC Cleared
6 99 (8.42%) CCSE
7 90 (7.65%) CCIE
8 69 (5.87%) CCSA
9 64 (5.44%) CISSP
10 57 (4.85%) CCDP
11 55 (4.68%) Degree
12 43 (3.66%) CISM
13 42 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
14 28 (2.38%) CCSP
15 18 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.53%) JNCIA
16 17 (1.45%) JNCIS
17 16 (1.36%) CCDA
17 16 (1.36%) JNCIP
18 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (3.74%) SLA
3 25 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.36%) QA
5 13 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.43%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.085%) GPG13
System Software
1 102 (8.67%) Active Directory
1 102 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.40%) VMware ESX
3 26 (2.21%) vSphere
4 21 (1.79%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.94%) Samba
8 10 (0.85%) XenApp
9 9 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.77%) XenServer
10 8 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.60%) UAG
12 6 (0.51%) Firmware
12 6 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.34%) ClearTrust
13 4 (0.34%) Snort
14 2 (0.17%) Squid
14 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (6.55%) FortiGate
2 42 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 34 (2.89%) SCCM
4 24 (2.04%) Nagios
5 19 (1.62%) OPNET
6 13 (1.11%) SmoothWall
7 12 (1.02%) Puppet
8 10 (0.85%) Cacti
9 9 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.77%) SmokePing
10 8 (0.68%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.68%) Nessus
10 8 (0.68%) OpenView
11 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.60%) QRadar
11 7 (0.60%) TrustSec
12 6 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
12 6 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 951 (80.87%) Cisco
2 364 (30.95%) Juniper
3 293 (24.91%) F5
4 171 (14.54%) Microsoft
4 171 (14.54%) Palo Alto
5 150 (12.76%) Fortinet
6 145 (12.33%) VMware
7 140 (11.90%) Blue Coat
8 93 (7.91%) SolarWinds
9 91 (7.74%) Citrix
10 79 (6.72%) HP
11 71 (6.04%) Nokia
12 66 (5.61%) Aruba
13 63 (5.36%) Riverbed
14 53 (4.51%) Oracle
15 52 (4.42%) Intel Security
16 35 (2.98%) Dell
17 30 (2.55%) Extreme Networks
18 29 (2.47%) Avaya
19 28 (2.38%) CA
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day £400-500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago