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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 191 262 248
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 587 344 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 1.56% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 173 195
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £13.70 £18.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.75%
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
23659 22026 23847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.11% 46.08% 46.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 12774 12688
Average daily rate £396 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1062 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +150 291 £425 +8.28% 57
South East +20 124 £375 +7.14% 32
South West -18 36 £200 +14.28% 19
East of England -17 30 £375 +17.18% 9
West Midlands -14 29 £388 +3.33% 18
North West -25 23 £335 -4.28% 5
East Midlands +9 19 £425 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire -12 16 £358 -7.74% 9
North East -34 9 £348 - 1
Midlands -1 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 830 (78.75%) Cisco
1 830 (78.75%) Firewall
2 411 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
3 312 (29.60%) Juniper
4 304 (28.84%) LAN
5 297 (28.18%) WAN
6 291 (27.61%) Network Security
7 277 (26.28%) F5
8 269 (25.52%) CCNP
9 253 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 238 (22.58%) OSPF
11 233 (22.11%) Windows
12 229 (21.73%) VPN
13 226 (21.44%) BGP
14 199 (18.88%) Finance
15 197 (18.69%) Blue Coat
16 188 (17.84%) ITIL
17 178 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 170 (16.13%) VMware
19 166 (15.75%) Load Balancing
20 165 (15.65%) Microsoft
21 162 (15.37%) DNS
22 148 (14.04%) CCNA
23 145 (13.76%) MPLS
24 128 (12.14%) HP
25 127 (12.05%) Citrix
26 125 (11.86%) Security Cleared
27 123 (11.67%) SAN
27 123 (11.67%) TCP/IP
27 123 (11.67%) Telecoms

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 84 (7.97%) MS Exchange
2 51 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 36 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (3.32%) IIS
5 32 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.99%) Apache
7 20 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.42%) Lync
10 8 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.095%) JBoss
14 1 (0.095%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.095%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 76 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.60%) MS Office
3 32 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.99%) MS Project
4 21 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.095%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.095%) RMDS
3 1 (0.095%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.57%) Office 365
2 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 830 (78.75%) Firewall
2 304 (28.84%) LAN
3 297 (28.18%) WAN
4 291 (27.61%) Network Security
5 253 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
6 238 (22.58%) OSPF
7 229 (21.73%) VPN
8 226 (21.44%) BGP
9 178 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 162 (15.37%) DNS
11 145 (13.76%) MPLS
12 123 (11.67%) SAN
12 123 (11.67%) TCP/IP
13 114 (10.82%) Cisco PIX
14 109 (10.34%) BIG-IP
15 100 (9.49%) Cisco IOS
16 97 (9.20%) Wireless
17 90 (8.54%) VLAN
18 87 (8.25%) Internet
19 86 (8.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.14%) DB2
2 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.28%) MS Access
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.19%) MySQL
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.095%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.095%) Big Data
7 1 (0.095%) Ingres
7 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (0.47%) MSI
3 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.095%) JIRA
General
1 199 (18.88%) Finance
2 123 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 87 (8.25%) Banking
4 36 (3.42%) Retail
5 27 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.61%) Back Office
7 16 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.33%) Legal
9 10 (0.95%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.57%) Advertising
11 5 (0.47%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.28%) Publishing
13 3 (0.28%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.28%) International Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Marketing
14 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 361 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 167 (15.84%) Security Engineer
3 121 (11.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 98 (9.30%) Analyst
5 87 (8.25%) Consultant
6 68 (6.45%) Design Engineer
7 61 (5.79%) IP Engineer
8 60 (5.69%) Firewall Engineer
9 58 (5.50%) Architect
9 58 (5.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 54 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 52 (4.93%) Network Consultant
12 49 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
13 47 (4.46%) Security Consultant
14 41 (3.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 37 (3.51%) Network Support
16 36 (3.42%) Security Specialist
16 36 (3.42%) Network Analyst
17 34 (3.23%) Network Specialist
17 34 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.75%) CSS
2 15 (1.42%) .NET
3 14 (1.33%) Regular Expression
4 8 (0.76%) Middleware
5 4 (0.38%) XML
5 4 (0.38%) WAP
6 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.19%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.19%) WCF
6 2 (0.19%) WPF
7 1 (0.095%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.095%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.095%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.095%) LINQ
7 1 (0.095%) SOAP
7 1 (0.095%) Web Services
7 1 (0.095%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.095%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.31%) Thin Client
2 56 (5.31%) Fat Client
3 49 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 35 (3.32%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.66%) Clustering
6 24 (2.28%) PKI
7 17 (1.61%) SecurID
8 15 (1.42%) NHS
9 12 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.14%) User Experience
10 11 (1.04%) Replication
11 10 (0.95%) Cryptography
12 9 (0.85%) CESG
13 7 (0.66%) Statistics
14 6 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.57%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.57%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.47%) Open Source
15 5 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 233 (22.11%) Windows
2 96 (9.11%) Linux
3 82 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (6.36%) UNIX
6 49 (4.65%) Solaris
7 44 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 39 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.71%) AIX
11 15 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.14%) SUSE
14 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.19%) Debian
18 2 (0.19%) VMS
18 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (17.84%) ITIL
2 166 (15.75%) Load Balancing
3 96 (9.11%) Network Design
4 92 (8.73%) Network Management
5 86 (8.16%) Migration
6 75 (7.12%) Change Control
7 73 (6.93%) Project Management
7 73 (6.93%) Service Management
8 59 (5.60%) Change Management
9 56 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
10 52 (4.93%) Network Architecture
11 49 (4.65%) Information Security
12 45 (4.27%) PRINCE2
13 43 (4.08%) Mentoring
14 42 (3.98%) Risk Management
15 36 (3.42%) Programme Management
15 36 (3.42%) Dependency Management
16 34 (3.23%) Service Delivery
17 33 (3.13%) Product Management
17 33 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.98%) SQL
2 16 (1.52%) Perl
3 15 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.04%) VBScript
5 10 (0.95%) VB
5 10 (0.95%) C
6 8 (0.76%) Tcl
7 7 (0.66%) Java
8 3 (0.28%) C#
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
9 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 411 (38.99%) Cisco Certification
2 269 (25.52%) CCNP
3 148 (14.04%) CCNA
4 125 (11.86%) Security Cleared
5 123 (11.67%) CCSE
6 104 (9.87%) CCIE
7 94 (8.92%) SC Cleared
8 81 (7.69%) CISSP
9 71 (6.74%) CCSA
10 48 (4.55%) CCSP
11 44 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
12 32 (3.04%) Degree
12 32 (3.04%) CCDP
13 30 (2.85%) CISM
14 29 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.99%) MCSE
17 18 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (1.42%) CCVP
19 11 (1.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.42%) SLA
2 35 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.18%) QA
4 15 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.66%) COBIT
7 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.38%) GPG13
9 1 (0.095%) COSO
9 1 (0.095%) BS15000
9 1 (0.095%) WCAG
9 1 (0.095%) WAI
System Software
1 112 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 104 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (6.45%) ProxySG
4 54 (5.12%) Hyper-V
5 49 (4.65%) vSphere
6 35 (3.32%) XenApp
7 33 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (2.47%) Snort
9 25 (2.37%) NLBS
10 23 (2.18%) Xen
11 14 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
13 11 (1.04%) VMware ESX
14 10 (0.95%) Firmware
14 10 (0.95%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.76%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.57%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.38%) Squid
17 4 (0.38%) XenServer
18 3 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (2.47%) WSUS
2 24 (2.28%) SCCM
2 24 (2.28%) FortiGate
3 22 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
5 17 (1.61%) WhatsUp Gold
6 13 (1.23%) OpenView
6 13 (1.23%) OPNET
7 12 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (0.95%) SCOM
9 9 (0.85%) SCOrch
9 9 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.47%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.38%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.38%) OVSD
Vendors
1 830 (78.75%) Cisco
2 312 (29.60%) Juniper
3 277 (26.28%) F5
4 197 (18.69%) Blue Coat
5 170 (16.13%) VMware
6 165 (15.65%) Microsoft
7 128 (12.14%) HP
8 127 (12.05%) Citrix
9 116 (11.01%) Nokia
10 69 (6.55%) Fortinet
11 48 (4.55%) Sourcefire
12 47 (4.46%) Oracle
12 47 (4.46%) SolarWinds
13 43 (4.08%) Nortel
14 42 (3.98%) McAfee
15 40 (3.80%) Websense
16 37 (3.51%) Riverbed
17 32 (3.04%) Dell
18 26 (2.47%) IBM
19 25 (2.37%) TippingPoint
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Real Staffing
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ComputAppoint
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Reed Technology Leadership Practice
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