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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 217 256 201
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -55
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 535 443 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.88% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 2.08% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 282 367
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
21364 21269 23061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.37% 42.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13155 12664 13871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 808 898 1139
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +30 209 £475 +11.76% 34
South East +13 127 £425 +9.67% 15
West Midlands +10 52 £450 +26.31% 9
East of England +4 41 £450 +2.85% 10
Yorkshire +12 38 £300 -9.43% 3
South West +10 24 £363 +4.31% 8
North West +7 15 £450 +21.62% 6
North East -26 13 £363 +18.85%
East Midlands -15 9 £331 -17.18% 2
Midlands +7 5 £475 -
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 923 (78.35%) Cisco
2 893 (75.81%) Firewall
3 444 (37.69%) Cisco Certification
4 380 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
5 365 (30.98%) Juniper
6 361 (30.65%) Network Security
7 305 (25.89%) LAN
8 301 (25.55%) CCNP
9 293 (24.87%) WAN
10 281 (23.85%) F5
11 243 (20.63%) VPN
12 238 (20.20%) Finance
13 235 (19.95%) CCNA
14 219 (18.59%) Palo Alto
15 211 (17.91%) Security Cleared
16 201 (17.06%) Data Centre
17 197 (16.72%) Windows
18 193 (16.38%) Microsoft
19 192 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
20 182 (15.45%) Wireless
21 165 (14.01%) SC Cleared
22 163 (13.84%) DNS
23 159 (13.50%) ITIL
24 157 (13.33%) OSPF
25 155 (13.16%) VMware
26 154 (13.07%) Fortinet
27 147 (12.48%) BGP
28 137 (11.63%) TCP/IP
29 132 (11.21%) Blue Coat
29 132 (11.21%) Active Directory

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 48 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 19 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (1.61%) Skype for Business
3 11 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.59%) IIS
5 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.085%) Apache
10 1 (0.085%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.085%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.085%) JBoss
10 1 (0.085%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.90%) MS Office
3 36 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (1.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) SAP hybris
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) assyst
3 2 (0.17%) Primavera
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.04%) IaaS
4 21 (1.78%) Office 365
5 14 (1.19%) SaaS
6 7 (0.59%) G Suite
6 7 (0.59%) Trello
7 3 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.085%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 893 (75.81%) Firewall
2 380 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
3 361 (30.65%) Network Security
4 305 (25.89%) LAN
5 293 (24.87%) WAN
6 243 (20.63%) VPN
7 192 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 182 (15.45%) Wireless
9 163 (13.84%) DNS
10 157 (13.33%) OSPF
11 147 (12.48%) BGP
12 137 (11.63%) TCP/IP
13 112 (9.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 105 (8.91%) VoIP
15 93 (7.89%) DHCP
16 90 (7.64%) SSL
17 89 (7.56%) MPLS
18 83 (7.05%) NetScaler
19 79 (6.71%) BIG-IP
20 77 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.85%) MySQL
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.34%) Redis
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (0.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) GoCD
2 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio
General
1 238 (20.20%) Finance
2 61 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 56 (4.75%) Banking
4 27 (2.29%) Retail
5 18 (1.53%) Legal
6 13 (1.10%) Local Government
6 13 (1.10%) Marketing
7 9 (0.76%) Advertising
7 9 (0.76%) Law
8 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.34%) Billing
10 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.085%) Electronics
12 1 (0.085%) Front Office
12 1 (0.085%) Games
12 1 (0.085%) Publishing
12 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 507 (43.04%) Network Engineer
2 181 (15.37%) Security Engineer
3 152 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 151 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 134 (11.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 108 (9.17%) Architect
7 96 (8.15%) Consultant
8 90 (7.64%) Analyst
9 87 (7.39%) Senior Network Engineer
10 84 (7.13%) Firewall Engineer
11 59 (5.01%) Support Engineer
12 56 (4.75%) Network Support
13 51 (4.33%) Network Support Engineer
14 50 (4.24%) Network Consultant
15 48 (4.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 47 (3.99%) Security Consultant
17 45 (3.82%) Network Analyst
18 44 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 42 (3.57%) Administrator
20 40 (3.40%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.95%) CSS
2 17 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.44%) Regular Expression
3 14 (1.19%) SAML
4 10 (0.85%) .NET
5 5 (0.42%) Middleware
5 5 (0.42%) XML
6 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.25%) Velocity
7 2 (0.17%) SOAP
7 2 (0.17%) WAP
7 2 (0.17%) XMPP
8 1 (0.085%) CGI
8 1 (0.085%) J2EE
8 1 (0.085%) Java EE
8 1 (0.085%) JSON
8 1 (0.085%) LAMP
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.085%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 201 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 53 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.95%) PKI
6 16 (1.36%) CMDB
6 16 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.19%) CESG
7 14 (1.19%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (0.93%) PMI
9 11 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
10 10 (0.85%) Clustering
10 10 (0.85%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
11 8 (0.68%) User Experience
12 7 (0.59%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 197 (16.72%) Windows
2 107 (9.08%) Linux
2 107 (9.08%) Windows Server
3 60 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (3.82%) Unix
5 44 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.76%) Solaris
9 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.25%) SUSE
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.085%) AIX
13 1 (0.085%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.085%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (13.50%) ITIL
2 116 (9.85%) Load Balancing
3 96 (8.15%) Network Management
4 95 (8.06%) Project Management
5 94 (7.98%) Network Design
6 89 (7.56%) SIEM
7 83 (7.05%) Migration
8 75 (6.37%) Information Security
9 71 (6.03%) Change Control
10 58 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (4.75%) Change Management
11 56 (4.75%) PRINCE2
12 52 (4.41%) Network Architecture
12 52 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
13 51 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
14 50 (4.24%) Service Management
15 42 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
16 38 (3.23%) Service Delivery
17 36 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
17 36 (3.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.24%) PowerShell
2 48 (4.07%) SQL
3 41 (3.48%) Python
4 33 (2.80%) Java
5 14 (1.19%) C#
6 12 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.68%) Perl
8 7 (0.59%) Go
8 7 (0.59%) Ruby
8 7 (0.59%) VB
9 6 (0.51%) C
10 4 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.085%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.085%) VBA
11 1 (0.085%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 444 (37.69%) Cisco Certification
2 301 (25.55%) CCNP
3 235 (19.95%) CCNA
4 211 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 165 (14.01%) SC Cleared
6 81 (6.88%) CCIE
7 80 (6.79%) CCSA
8 76 (6.45%) CCSE
9 61 (5.18%) CISSP
10 51 (4.33%) Degree
11 48 (4.07%) CCDP
12 36 (3.06%) DV Cleared
13 33 (2.80%) Check Point Certification
14 31 (2.63%) JNCIP
14 31 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (2.38%) CCVP
15 28 (2.38%) CISM
16 27 (2.29%) CCSP
17 21 (1.78%) MCSA
18 19 (1.61%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (5.01%) PCI DSS
3 33 (2.80%) SLA
4 13 (1.10%) Government Security Classifications
5 12 (1.02%) QA
6 8 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.59%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.085%) BS7799
10 1 (0.085%) COBIT
10 1 (0.085%) GPG13
10 1 (0.085%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 132 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 24 (2.04%) XenServer
5 22 (1.87%) ProxySG
5 22 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 17 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.19%) vSphere
8 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.93%) XenApp
10 10 (0.85%) Snort
11 7 (0.59%) Firmware
11 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.59%) vCloud
12 6 (0.51%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.25%) BIND 9
14 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (5.69%) FortiGate
2 28 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 24 (2.04%) Nessus
3 24 (2.04%) SCCM
4 22 (1.87%) OPNET
5 21 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 18 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (1.44%) Nagios
8 16 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (1.02%) QRadar
10 10 (0.85%) Cacti
10 10 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (0.85%) Puppet
11 9 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
11 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.68%) WSUS
13 7 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 923 (78.35%) Cisco
2 365 (30.98%) Juniper
3 281 (23.85%) F5
4 219 (18.59%) Palo Alto
5 193 (16.38%) Microsoft
6 155 (13.16%) VMware
7 154 (13.07%) Fortinet
8 132 (11.21%) Blue Coat
9 118 (10.02%) Citrix
10 91 (7.72%) HP
11 88 (7.47%) Aruba
12 72 (6.11%) SolarWinds
13 67 (5.69%) Riverbed
14 49 (4.16%) Dell
15 43 (3.65%) Brocade
16 41 (3.48%) Intel Security
17 38 (3.23%) Splunk
18 35 (2.97%) Avaya
19 34 (2.89%) Extreme Networks
20 33 (2.80%) Nokia
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