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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 179 272 268
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 621 329 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.51% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 199 190
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -42.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £13.50 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £30.85 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +118 287 £400 - 47
South East +67 146 £374 -1.96% 23
Yorkshire +18 47 £401 +70.42% 7
North West -3 37 £360 -14.28% 4
South West -18 37 £225 +28.57% 10
East of England -18 21 £375 +15.38% 9
East Midlands +13 17 £300 +42.85% 1
West Midlands -28 15 £411 +20.07% 10
North East -17 11 £357 -
Midlands - 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 977 (80.54%) Cisco
2 958 (78.98%) Firewall
3 478 (39.41%) Cisco Certification
4 382 (31.49%) F5
5 364 (30.01%) Juniper
6 335 (27.62%) WAN
7 333 (27.45%) CCNP
8 332 (27.37%) Cisco ASA
9 331 (27.29%) LAN
10 329 (27.12%) Network Security
11 316 (26.05%) OSPF
12 281 (23.17%) BGP
13 265 (21.85%) VPN
14 245 (20.20%) Blue Coat
15 234 (19.29%) Windows
16 223 (18.38%) Finance
17 216 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 202 (16.65%) Load Balancing
19 200 (16.49%) DNS
20 198 (16.32%) ITIL
21 183 (15.09%) VMware
22 179 (14.76%) CCNA
23 177 (14.59%) MPLS
24 162 (13.36%) Telecoms
24 162 (13.36%) Microsoft
25 156 (12.86%) HP
26 142 (11.71%) Security Cleared
27 134 (11.05%) TCP/IP
28 128 (10.55%) SAN
29 126 (10.39%) Citrix

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 65 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 57 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.56%) IIS
4 28 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (1.81%) Lync
7 21 (1.73%) Apache
8 14 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.082%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.082%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.082%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.082%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.082%) OpenStack
Applications
1 75 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.63%) MS Office
3 31 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.15%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.25%) RMDS
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.082%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.33%) Office 365
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.16%) PaaS
2 2 (0.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.082%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 958 (78.98%) Firewall
2 335 (27.62%) WAN
3 332 (27.37%) Cisco ASA
4 331 (27.29%) LAN
5 329 (27.12%) Network Security
6 316 (26.05%) OSPF
7 281 (23.17%) BGP
8 265 (21.85%) VPN
9 216 (17.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 200 (16.49%) DNS
11 177 (14.59%) MPLS
12 134 (11.05%) TCP/IP
13 128 (10.55%) SAN
14 116 (9.56%) Wireless
15 115 (9.48%) EIGRP
16 113 (9.32%) Cisco PIX
17 112 (9.23%) Internet
18 109 (8.99%) DHCP
19 106 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 105 (8.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.40%) DB2
3 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.41%) MS Access
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.33%) MySQL
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.082%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.082%) OLTP
7 1 (0.082%) Big Data
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.082%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (0.58%) MSI
2 2 (0.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.082%) Introscope
General
1 223 (18.38%) Finance
2 162 (13.36%) Telecoms
3 110 (9.07%) Banking
4 38 (3.13%) Retail
5 37 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.24%) Legal
8 11 (0.91%) Back Office
9 10 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.58%) Advertising
10 7 (0.58%) Law
11 5 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.41%) Billing
11 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.16%) Local Government
12 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.082%) Publishing
13 1 (0.082%) French Language
Job Titles
1 453 (37.35%) Network Engineer
2 171 (14.10%) Security Engineer
3 128 (10.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 121 (9.98%) Analyst
5 93 (7.67%) Consultant
6 88 (7.25%) Design Engineer
7 75 (6.18%) Architect
8 67 (5.52%) Firewall Engineer
9 66 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
10 63 (5.19%) IP Engineer
11 56 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
12 50 (4.12%) Network Consultant
13 49 (4.04%) Network Analyst
14 45 (3.71%) Network Support
15 43 (3.54%) Security Consultant
15 43 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 43 (3.54%) Security Analyst
16 42 (3.46%) Support Engineer
17 40 (3.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 38 (3.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.39%) CSS
2 19 (1.57%) Regular Expression
3 12 (0.99%) .NET
4 10 (0.82%) WAP
5 8 (0.66%) Middleware
6 6 (0.49%) XML
7 4 (0.33%) WCF
7 4 (0.33%) CGI
7 4 (0.33%) SOAP
7 4 (0.33%) Web Services
8 3 (0.25%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.25%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.16%) WPF
9 2 (0.16%) LINQ
9 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.082%) XSD
10 1 (0.082%) WSDL
10 1 (0.082%) JSON
10 1 (0.082%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.082%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.04%) Thin Client
2 49 (4.04%) Fat Client
3 37 (3.05%) Blackberry
4 27 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.23%) Clustering
5 26 (2.14%) SecurID
6 23 (1.90%) PKI
7 17 (1.40%) NHS
8 13 (1.07%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.07%) User Experience
9 12 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.91%) Replication
11 10 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (0.82%) CESG
12 9 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.58%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 234 (19.29%) Windows
2 115 (9.48%) Linux
3 72 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (5.77%) UNIX
5 60 (4.95%) Solaris
6 54 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.64%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.73%) AIX
11 20 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (1.40%) SUSE
13 16 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 15 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.41%) VMS
17 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.16%) Android
19 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (16.65%) Load Balancing
2 198 (16.32%) ITIL
3 117 (9.65%) Network Design
4 112 (9.23%) Network Management
5 97 (8.00%) Migration
6 93 (7.67%) Project Management
7 85 (7.01%) Change Management
8 81 (6.68%) Change Control
9 67 (5.52%) Network Architecture
10 66 (5.44%) Service Management
11 64 (5.28%) Network Monitoring
12 54 (4.45%) Risk Management
13 50 (4.12%) Information Security
14 44 (3.63%) Service Delivery
15 42 (3.46%) PRINCE2
15 42 (3.46%) Dependency Management
16 41 (3.38%) Product Management
16 41 (3.38%) Programme Management
17 40 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
17 40 (3.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.86%) SQL
2 20 (1.65%) Perl
3 18 (1.48%) C
4 14 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 10 (0.82%) VBScript
6 8 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 8 (0.66%) Tcl
7 7 (0.58%) VB
8 6 (0.49%) C#
9 5 (0.41%) Java
10 1 (0.082%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 478 (39.41%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (27.45%) CCNP
3 179 (14.76%) CCNA
4 142 (11.71%) Security Cleared
5 121 (9.98%) CCSE
6 111 (9.15%) CCIE
7 103 (8.49%) SC Cleared
8 90 (7.42%) CISSP
9 86 (7.09%) CCSA
10 51 (4.20%) Degree
11 47 (3.87%) CCSP
12 39 (3.22%) Check Point Certification
13 32 (2.64%) CISM
14 30 (2.47%) CCDP
15 22 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 19 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (1.15%) CCVP
19 13 (1.07%) MCSE
19 13 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.79%) PCI DSS
2 43 (3.54%) SLA
3 23 (1.90%) QA
4 16 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.82%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.49%) GPG13
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.082%) BS15000
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 75 (6.18%) ProxySG
4 54 (4.45%) vSphere
5 44 (3.63%) Hyper-V
6 35 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (2.14%) XenApp
8 22 (1.81%) Snort
9 18 (1.48%) FreeRADIUS
10 16 (1.32%) VMware ESX
11 14 (1.15%) NLBS
11 14 (1.15%) Firmware
12 13 (1.07%) Xen
13 10 (0.82%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.58%) XenServer
16 5 (0.41%) Squid
17 4 (0.33%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.25%) vCloud
18 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (2.47%) FortiGate
1 30 (2.47%) SCCM
2 26 (2.14%) CA Spectrum
3 21 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
5 17 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
6 16 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
6 16 (1.32%) WSUS
7 13 (1.07%) OPNET
8 12 (0.99%) OpenView
8 12 (0.99%) Netcool
9 11 (0.91%) SCOM
10 10 (0.82%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
14 6 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.49%) EdgeSight
15 5 (0.41%) DatAdvantage
15 5 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 977 (80.54%) Cisco
2 382 (31.49%) F5
3 364 (30.01%) Juniper
4 245 (20.20%) Blue Coat
5 183 (15.09%) VMware
6 162 (13.36%) Microsoft
7 156 (12.86%) HP
8 126 (10.39%) Citrix
9 121 (9.98%) Nokia
10 111 (9.15%) Fortinet
11 63 (5.19%) SolarWinds
12 59 (4.86%) McAfee
13 53 (4.37%) Riverbed
14 51 (4.20%) Oracle
15 48 (3.96%) Nortel
16 40 (3.30%) Sourcefire
17 39 (3.22%) CA
18 36 (2.97%) IBM
18 36 (2.97%) TippingPoint
19 32 (2.64%) Tufin
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
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Surrey
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London
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Rate: £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £465 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Computer Futures
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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Computer Futures
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