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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 239 173 271
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +98
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 457 604 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 1.29% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.81% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 379 208
Average daily rate £375 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
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
20147 21530 20522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.67% 45.84% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12197 12717 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 925 915
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -45 155 £411 +2.81% 51
South East -40 126 £400 +6.66% 29
Yorkshire -17 59 £375 -6.36% 6
South West +7 40 £350 -6.66% 4
East of England +21 38 £375 -6.25% 20
North West -37 17 £400 -7.51% 4
West Midlands -13 14 £369 -10.60% 10
East Midlands -13 13 £320 +2.40% 4
North East -31 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 763 (82.49%) Cisco
2 663 (71.68%) Firewall
3 376 (40.65%) Cisco Certification
4 345 (37.30%) WAN
5 336 (36.32%) LAN
6 330 (35.68%) Juniper
7 325 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
8 303 (32.76%) CCNP
9 282 (30.49%) F5
10 259 (28.00%) Network Security
11 235 (25.41%) VPN
12 184 (19.89%) Data Centre
13 176 (19.03%) BGP
14 164 (17.73%) OSPF
15 162 (17.51%) Blue Coat
16 156 (16.86%) Finance
17 155 (16.76%) MPLS
18 153 (16.54%) ITIL
18 153 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
19 147 (15.89%) Windows
20 145 (15.68%) CCNA
20 145 (15.68%) Security Cleared
21 136 (14.70%) TCP/IP
22 133 (14.38%) DNS
23 127 (13.73%) Wireless
24 113 (12.22%) Linux
24 113 (12.22%) SC Cleared
25 112 (12.11%) Microsoft
26 110 (11.89%) CCSE
27 104 (11.24%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.38%) IIS
3 15 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (1.41%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.19%) MQSeries
6 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.97%) iPlanet
7 9 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.54%) Apache
8 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.22%) Confluence
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.51%) MS Office
5 6 (0.65%) MS Project
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) BusinessWare
1 9 (0.97%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.43%) Relativity
3 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.86%) Office 365
4 7 (0.76%) IaaS
5 5 (0.54%) PaaS
6 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 663 (71.68%) Firewall
2 345 (37.30%) WAN
3 336 (36.32%) LAN
4 325 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
5 259 (28.00%) Network Security
6 235 (25.41%) VPN
7 176 (19.03%) BGP
8 164 (17.73%) OSPF
9 155 (16.76%) MPLS
10 153 (16.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 136 (14.70%) TCP/IP
12 133 (14.38%) DNS
13 127 (13.73%) Wireless
14 104 (11.24%) DHCP
15 94 (10.16%) SSL
16 92 (9.95%) VLAN
17 80 (8.65%) EIGRP
18 75 (8.11%) VoIP
19 70 (7.57%) IPsec
20 69 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.97%) DB2
2 9 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (0.65%) Big Data
3 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.32%) MySQL
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.11%) OLTP
6 1 (0.11%) QlikView
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 156 (16.86%) Finance
2 76 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.30%) Banking
4 13 (1.41%) Legal
4 13 (1.41%) Retail
5 12 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.19%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.08%) Advertising
8 8 (0.86%) Local Government
8 8 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.65%) Law
10 5 (0.54%) Games
10 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.43%) Front Office
11 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.43%) Publishing
12 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.32%) Billing
12 3 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 395 (42.70%) Network Engineer
2 141 (15.24%) Security Engineer
3 129 (13.95%) Analyst
4 112 (12.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 98 (10.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 87 (9.41%) Architect
7 86 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 82 (8.86%) Network Analyst
9 61 (6.59%) Consultant
10 57 (6.16%) Security Analyst
10 57 (6.16%) Senior Network Engineer
11 55 (5.95%) Network Architect
12 49 (5.30%) Firewall Engineer
13 45 (4.86%) Network Support
14 40 (4.32%) Network Security Analyst
15 39 (4.22%) Network Specialist
16 35 (3.78%) Support Engineer
17 32 (3.46%) Security Architect
18 31 (3.35%) Design Engineer
18 31 (3.35%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.62%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.41%) Web Services
3 9 (0.97%) MSMQ
4 6 (0.65%) CSS
5 4 (0.43%) Middleware
5 4 (0.43%) XMPP
6 3 (0.32%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) WAP
7 2 (0.22%) .NET
8 1 (0.11%) COM
8 1 (0.11%) Java EE
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
8 1 (0.11%) OCX
8 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.11%) REST
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) WSDL
8 1 (0.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 184 (19.89%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.38%) PKI
5 19 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (2.05%) Fat Client
5 19 (2.05%) SecurID
5 19 (2.05%) Thin Client
6 13 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (0.97%) AS400
7 9 (0.97%) Clustering
7 9 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 9 (0.97%) iSeries
7 9 (0.97%) NHS
8 8 (0.86%) FMCG
8 8 (0.86%) Smart Meter
9 7 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 147 (15.89%) Windows
2 113 (12.22%) Linux
3 40 (4.32%) Windows 7
3 40 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.57%) Unix
6 24 (2.59%) AIX
7 22 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.73%) Solaris
9 14 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.97%) Android
10 9 (0.97%) VMS
10 9 (0.97%) zOS
11 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.22%) CatOS
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (16.54%) ITIL
2 104 (11.24%) Load Balancing
3 99 (10.70%) Network Design
4 65 (7.03%) Project Management
5 64 (6.92%) Migration
6 58 (6.27%) Information Security
7 46 (4.97%) Change Management
8 45 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
9 42 (4.54%) SIEM
10 39 (4.22%) PRINCE2
11 34 (3.68%) Mentoring
12 32 (3.46%) Change Control
12 32 (3.46%) Service Delivery
13 31 (3.35%) Network Management
14 26 (2.81%) ITSM
15 25 (2.70%) Incident Management
16 24 (2.59%) Risk Management
17 22 (2.38%) High Availability
17 22 (2.38%) TOGAF
18 21 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (2.92%) SQL
2 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 9 (0.97%) Lisp
4 7 (0.76%) Python
5 6 (0.65%) C
5 6 (0.65%) Java
6 4 (0.43%) C#
6 4 (0.43%) Perl
6 4 (0.43%) VB
7 3 (0.32%) C++
8 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 376 (40.65%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (32.76%) CCNP
3 145 (15.68%) CCNA
3 145 (15.68%) Security Cleared
4 113 (12.22%) SC Cleared
5 110 (11.89%) CCSE
6 96 (10.38%) CCSA
7 80 (8.65%) CCIE
8 75 (8.11%) CISSP
9 52 (5.62%) Degree
10 39 (4.22%) Check Point Certification
11 34 (3.68%) CISM
12 25 (2.70%) CCDP
13 20 (2.16%) CCSP
14 15 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (1.51%) DV Cleared
16 11 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 10 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 10 (1.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.22%) SLA
2 27 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.86%) QA
6 6 (0.65%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.54%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.43%) COBIT
8 4 (0.43%) GPG13
9 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 98 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 76 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.49%) ProxySG
4 23 (2.49%) vSphere
5 21 (2.27%) Snort
6 13 (1.41%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.30%) XenServer
8 10 (1.08%) XenApp
9 9 (0.97%) ClearTrust
10 7 (0.76%) Firmware
11 5 (0.54%) vCloud
12 4 (0.43%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.32%) NFS
13 3 (0.32%) Squid
14 2 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.22%) NLBS
14 2 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (4.32%) FortiGate
2 21 (2.27%) Proventia
3 20 (2.16%) QRadar
4 18 (1.95%) SCCM
5 16 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
7 10 (1.08%) Nexpose
8 9 (0.97%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.86%) WSUS
10 7 (0.76%) Nagios
10 7 (0.76%) Nessus
10 7 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (0.65%) vRealize
12 5 (0.54%) OPNET
12 5 (0.54%) SmoothWall
13 4 (0.43%) EnCase
13 4 (0.43%) SCOM
14 3 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 763 (82.49%) Cisco
2 330 (35.68%) Juniper
3 282 (30.49%) F5
4 162 (17.51%) Blue Coat
5 112 (12.11%) Microsoft
6 103 (11.14%) VMware
7 102 (11.03%) Palo Alto
8 99 (10.70%) Citrix
9 69 (7.46%) Nokia
10 63 (6.81%) HP
11 48 (5.19%) IBM
11 48 (5.19%) Intel Security
12 46 (4.97%) SolarWinds
13 40 (4.32%) Fortinet
14 38 (4.11%) Riverbed
15 31 (3.35%) Sourcefire
16 30 (3.24%) Aruba
17 29 (3.14%) Avaya
18 28 (3.03%) CA
18 28 (3.03%) Oracle
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