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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 191 240 283
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +43
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 574 418 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.87% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 1.93% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 265 123
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £20.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.92 £17.70 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London +31 217 £375 -6.25% 50
South East -5 114 £390 +11.42% 36
West Midlands +30 72 £340 -2.85% 13
North West +35 59 £325 +44.44% 8
South West +12 31 £300 -7.69% 7
East of England +15 29 £350 +10.67% 17
North East +14 22 £368 +8.88%
East Midlands +8 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -29 13 £420 +4.93% 9
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CheckPoint 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 CheckPoint.

1 980 (84.05%) Cisco
2 849 (72.81%) Firewall
3 465 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
4 409 (35.08%) F5
5 403 (34.56%) Juniper
6 378 (32.42%) Cisco ASA
7 377 (32.33%) CCNP
8 345 (29.59%) WAN
9 319 (27.36%) LAN
10 315 (27.02%) Network Security
11 282 (24.19%) Blue Coat
12 269 (23.07%) OSPF
13 247 (21.18%) VPN
14 245 (21.01%) Windows
15 233 (19.98%) BGP
16 227 (19.47%) DNS
17 225 (19.30%) VMware
18 209 (17.92%) Data Centre
19 205 (17.58%) Finance
20 194 (16.64%) MPLS
21 184 (15.78%) Cisco Nexus
22 176 (15.09%) ITIL
23 170 (14.58%) Load Balancing
24 169 (14.49%) Security Cleared
24 169 (14.49%) Linux
25 168 (14.41%) Citrix
26 164 (14.07%) CCNA
27 153 (13.12%) Wireless
28 151 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
29 144 (12.35%) SSL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CheckPoint 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 CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (3.34%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.83%) IIS
3 16 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (1.29%) Apache
5 14 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.51%) Lync
11 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.26%) SAS
12 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.086%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.086%) JBoss
13 1 (0.086%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 38 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.26%) MS Office
3 16 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.03%) MS Project
5 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.37%) RMDS
2 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.086%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.43%) SaaS
2 5 (0.43%) PaaS
3 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.086%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 849 (72.81%) Firewall
2 378 (32.42%) Cisco ASA
3 345 (29.59%) WAN
4 319 (27.36%) LAN
5 315 (27.02%) Network Security
6 269 (23.07%) OSPF
7 247 (21.18%) VPN
8 233 (19.98%) BGP
9 227 (19.47%) DNS
10 194 (16.64%) MPLS
11 184 (15.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 153 (13.12%) Wireless
13 144 (12.35%) SSL
14 140 (12.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 134 (11.49%) DHCP
16 123 (10.55%) BIG-IP
17 113 (9.69%) Cisco IOS
18 109 (9.35%) TCP/IP
19 108 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 89 (7.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.60%) MySQL
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (0.60%) Big Data
5 4 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.34%) DB2
6 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) EDMS
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.17%) OLTP
8 1 (0.086%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.086%) DataStage
8 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (0.60%) ERwin
2 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.17%) MSI
3 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 205 (17.58%) Finance
2 103 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 68 (5.83%) Banking
4 24 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.63%) Retail
6 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.86%) Marketing
8 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.60%) Advertising
10 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.51%) Law
11 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.34%) Local Government
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
12 4 (0.34%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Games
15 1 (0.086%) French Language
Job Titles
1 417 (35.76%) Network Engineer
2 162 (13.89%) Security Engineer
3 160 (13.72%) Analyst
4 113 (9.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 97 (8.32%) Consultant
6 94 (8.06%) Architect
7 78 (6.69%) Network Analyst
8 63 (5.40%) Security Analyst
9 57 (4.89%) Network Specialist
10 53 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
11 52 (4.46%) Design Engineer
12 49 (4.20%) Network Consultant
13 48 (4.12%) Network Support
14 47 (4.03%) Security Specialist
14 47 (4.03%) Support Engineer
15 43 (3.69%) Firewall Engineer
16 42 (3.60%) Network Security Specialist
17 41 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 39 (3.34%) IP Engineer
19 38 (3.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.63%) Web Services
2 18 (1.54%) CSS
3 16 (1.37%) Rendezvous
4 10 (0.86%) Regular Expression
4 10 (0.86%) Middleware
4 10 (0.86%) XML
5 9 (0.77%) SOAP
6 8 (0.69%) WCF
7 6 (0.51%) .NET
8 4 (0.34%) WAP
9 3 (0.26%) JSON
9 3 (0.26%) Java EE
9 3 (0.26%) XSD
9 3 (0.26%) WSDL
9 3 (0.26%) REST
10 2 (0.17%) JSP
10 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.086%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.086%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.03%) Thin Client
3 47 (4.03%) Fat Client
4 44 (3.77%) PKI
5 34 (2.92%) Clustering
6 27 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.63%) SecurID
8 19 (1.63%) NHS
9 14 (1.20%) Replication
10 11 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.77%) Celerra
12 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.51%) User Experience
13 6 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.51%) Life Science
14 5 (0.43%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 245 (21.01%) Windows
2 169 (14.49%) Linux
3 61 (5.23%) UNIX
4 53 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 45 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (3.52%) Solaris
7 22 (1.89%) VMS
8 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.51%) AIX
12 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.34%) Debian
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.17%) SUSE
16 1 (0.086%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.09%) ITIL
2 170 (14.58%) Load Balancing
3 96 (8.23%) Project Management
3 96 (8.23%) Migration
4 73 (6.26%) Network Design
5 70 (6.00%) Change Management
6 61 (5.23%) E-Commerce
6 61 (5.23%) Kalman Filter
7 58 (4.97%) Network Management
8 53 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 50 (4.29%) Service Management
10 48 (4.12%) PRINCE2
11 47 (4.03%) Network Monitoring
12 45 (3.86%) SIEM
13 44 (3.77%) Change Control
14 42 (3.60%) Network Architecture
15 37 (3.17%) Information Security
16 33 (2.83%) Validation
17 32 (2.74%) Mentoring
18 31 (2.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (4.63%) SQL
2 27 (2.32%) C
3 17 (1.46%) Perl
4 10 (0.86%) Python
5 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.69%) C#
7 7 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.43%) PHP
10 3 (0.26%) Java
10 3 (0.26%) Tcl
10 3 (0.26%) Lisp
11 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.17%) VBScript
12 1 (0.086%) Ruby
12 1 (0.086%) VB
12 1 (0.086%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.086%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.086%) R
Qualifications
1 465 (39.88%) Cisco Certification
2 377 (32.33%) CCNP
3 169 (14.49%) Security Cleared
4 164 (14.07%) CCNA
5 127 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 118 (10.12%) CCSE
7 88 (7.55%) CISSP
8 77 (6.60%) CCIE
9 58 (4.97%) CCSA
10 36 (3.09%) Degree
11 28 (2.40%) CISM
12 26 (2.23%) CISMP
13 23 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
15 21 (1.80%) CCDP
16 20 (1.72%) CCSP
17 18 (1.54%) JNCIS
18 16 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 15 (1.29%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 40 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.74%) QA
4 25 (2.14%) SLA
5 15 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.60%) GPG13
7 6 (0.51%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.086%) TickIT
9 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
System Software
1 151 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (10.55%) Active Directory
3 76 (6.52%) vSphere
4 45 (3.86%) ProxySG
5 41 (3.52%) Hyper-V
6 34 (2.92%) XenApp
7 31 (2.66%) XenServer
8 20 (1.72%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.20%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.20%) Snort
10 12 (1.03%) NLBS
11 11 (0.94%) Xen
11 11 (0.94%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.94%) vCloud
12 8 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.51%) Squid
13 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
2 28 (2.40%) FortiGate
3 20 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (1.54%) SCCM
5 16 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (1.37%) OpenView
6 15 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
7 13 (1.11%) WSUS
8 10 (0.86%) TrustSec
8 10 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.86%) Netcool
9 7 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.60%) Nagios
9 7 (0.60%) Control-M
9 7 (0.60%) Cacti
10 6 (0.51%) SCOM
10 6 (0.51%) OPNET
11 5 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 980 (84.05%) Cisco
2 409 (35.08%) F5
3 403 (34.56%) Juniper
4 282 (24.19%) Blue Coat
5 225 (19.30%) VMware
6 168 (14.41%) Citrix
7 119 (10.21%) HP
8 116 (9.95%) Microsoft
9 111 (9.52%) SolarWinds
10 92 (7.89%) Fortinet
11 77 (6.60%) Nokia
12 74 (6.35%) McAfee
12 74 (6.35%) Infoblox
13 57 (4.89%) Riverbed
14 47 (4.03%) Oracle
14 47 (4.03%) IBM
15 44 (3.77%) CA
16 43 (3.69%) Imperva
17 42 (3.60%) Tufin
17 42 (3.60%) TippingPoint
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago