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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 230 194 237
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +43
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 505 589 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.20% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 2.66% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 349 287
Median daily rate £400 £353 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 9
Median hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% +41.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £18.92 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £39.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +34.77%
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
21674 22150 21769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.14% 45.03% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13555 13030 12603
Median daily rate £413 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 1011 1007
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
South East +13 141 £400 +6.66% 23
London -74 137 £450 +20.00% 58
South West +27 63 £375 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +39 48 £400 +4.16% 4
North West -37 38 £378 +16.30% 7
West Midlands -42 32 £375 +10.29% 8
East of England +1 25 £494 +41.14% 11
East Midlands +11 9 £300 -25.00% 4
North East -66 8 £346 -5.78%
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 815 (82.41%) Cisco
2 720 (72.80%) Firewall
3 381 (38.52%) Cisco Certification
4 339 (34.28%) Cisco ASA
5 315 (31.85%) WAN
6 295 (29.83%) LAN
7 291 (29.42%) CCNP
8 283 (28.61%) F5
9 281 (28.41%) Network Security
10 278 (28.11%) Juniper
11 200 (20.22%) VPN
12 195 (19.72%) Finance
13 189 (19.11%) Security Cleared
14 172 (17.39%) Wireless
15 169 (17.09%) Data Centre
16 159 (16.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 157 (15.87%) SC Cleared
17 157 (15.87%) CCNA
18 156 (15.77%) Blue Coat
19 146 (14.76%) ITIL
20 145 (14.66%) BGP
21 140 (14.16%) Windows
22 135 (13.65%) VMware
23 133 (13.45%) TCP/IP
24 132 (13.35%) MPLS
25 130 (13.14%) OSPF
26 125 (12.64%) DNS
27 124 (12.54%) Microsoft
28 105 (10.62%) Palo Alto
29 103 (10.41%) Linux

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 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (1.62%) MQSeries
4 15 (1.52%) IIS
5 14 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (1.01%) SAS
8 7 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.61%) iPlanet
9 6 (0.61%) JBoss
9 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.51%) Apache
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.62%) MS Office
3 13 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.91%) MS Project
5 9 (0.91%) ProjectWise
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.61%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.61%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
5 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.01%) Office 365
4 7 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.61%) IaaS
6 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) PaaS
8 3 (0.30%) SaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 720 (72.80%) Firewall
2 339 (34.28%) Cisco ASA
3 315 (31.85%) WAN
4 295 (29.83%) LAN
5 281 (28.41%) Network Security
6 200 (20.22%) VPN
7 172 (17.39%) Wireless
8 159 (16.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 145 (14.66%) BGP
10 133 (13.45%) TCP/IP
11 132 (13.35%) MPLS
12 130 (13.14%) OSPF
13 125 (12.64%) DNS
14 88 (8.90%) VoIP
15 85 (8.59%) SSL
16 75 (7.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 68 (6.88%) EIGRP
18 67 (6.77%) DHCP
19 60 (6.07%) BIG-IP
19 60 (6.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.71%) DB2
4 6 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.40%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.40%) MySQL
7 3 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.20%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.20%) QlikView
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 195 (19.72%) Finance
2 55 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 52 (5.26%) Banking
4 36 (3.64%) Retail
5 15 (1.52%) Legal
6 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.01%) Advertising
8 8 (0.81%) Billing
9 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.61%) Law
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Marketing
10 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.40%) Back Office
11 4 (0.40%) Front Office
11 4 (0.40%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Military
11 4 (0.40%) Publishing
12 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 409 (41.35%) Network Engineer
2 134 (13.55%) Security Engineer
3 112 (11.32%) Analyst
4 109 (11.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 107 (10.82%) Architect
6 104 (10.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 94 (9.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 73 (7.38%) Network Analyst
9 66 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
10 51 (5.16%) Consultant
10 51 (5.16%) Security Analyst
11 50 (5.06%) Network Architect
12 47 (4.75%) Designer
13 45 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 42 (4.25%) Firewall Engineer
15 38 (3.84%) Network Support
16 35 (3.54%) Network Security Analyst
16 35 (3.54%) Network Specialist
17 29 (2.93%) Network Consultant
17 29 (2.93%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.83%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.21%) J2EE
3 10 (1.01%) CSS
3 10 (1.01%) Middleware
4 7 (0.71%) Web Services
5 6 (0.61%) MSMQ
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.40%) OCX
7 4 (0.40%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.40%) WAP
8 3 (0.30%) XML
9 2 (0.20%) .NET
9 2 (0.20%) XMPP
10 1 (0.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 169 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 51 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (2.02%) PKI
6 12 (1.21%) Fat Client
6 12 (1.21%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.11%) iPad
8 9 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.91%) iSeries
8 9 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
8 9 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (0.81%) FMCG
10 7 (0.71%) Clustering
10 7 (0.71%) NHS
11 6 (0.61%) AS400
11 6 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.61%) VCE vBlock
12 5 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 140 (14.16%) Windows
2 103 (10.41%) Linux
3 57 (5.76%) Windows Server
4 42 (4.25%) Windows 7
4 42 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.84%) Unix
6 26 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 22 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.62%) Solaris
9 14 (1.42%) AIX
9 14 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.01%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.61%) zOS
14 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.30%) CentOS
15 3 (0.30%) VMS
16 2 (0.20%) Debian
17 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (14.76%) ITIL
2 77 (7.79%) Load Balancing
3 71 (7.18%) Network Design
4 68 (6.88%) Project Management
5 61 (6.17%) Migration
6 50 (5.06%) Change Management
7 49 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
8 47 (4.75%) Change Control
9 45 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 43 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 42 (4.25%) PRINCE2
12 40 (4.04%) SIEM
13 38 (3.84%) Network Management
14 33 (3.34%) Programme Management
15 32 (3.24%) Risk Management
16 31 (3.13%) Information Security
16 31 (3.13%) Service Management
17 29 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (2.63%) High Availability
19 25 (2.53%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.64%) SQL
2 20 (2.02%) Java
2 20 (2.02%) Python
3 14 (1.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (1.31%) Perl
4 13 (1.31%) Shell Script
5 9 (0.91%) Lisp
6 6 (0.61%) C
7 5 (0.51%) VBScript
8 4 (0.40%) C#
9 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.20%) Tcl
9 2 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.10%) Korn
10 1 (0.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 381 (38.52%) Cisco Certification
2 291 (29.42%) CCNP
3 189 (19.11%) Security Cleared
4 157 (15.87%) CCNA
4 157 (15.87%) SC Cleared
5 86 (8.70%) CCIE
6 80 (8.09%) CCSE
7 64 (6.47%) CCSA
8 48 (4.85%) CISSP
9 43 (4.35%) Degree
10 34 (3.44%) CCDP
11 33 (3.34%) Check Point Certification
12 32 (3.24%) CISM
13 16 (1.62%) CCSP
13 16 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.31%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.31%) JNCIS
15 10 (1.01%) CCDA
16 9 (0.91%) ISEB
16 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.85%) SLA
2 26 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.01%) QA
5 8 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 95 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (7.28%) Active Directory
3 38 (3.84%) VMware ESX
4 24 (2.43%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.92%) vSphere
6 12 (1.21%) XenApp
7 10 (1.01%) Samba
8 9 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.91%) Snort
9 8 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.61%) ClearTrust
10 6 (0.61%) UAG
11 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.40%) XenServer
12 3 (0.30%) Firmware
12 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 46 (4.65%) FortiGate
2 33 (3.34%) Cisco Prime
2 33 (3.34%) SCCM
3 14 (1.42%) Nagios
4 12 (1.21%) Puppet
5 11 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.01%) QRadar
6 10 (1.01%) SmoothWall
7 8 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
8 7 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.71%) Nessus
8 7 (0.71%) OPNET
8 7 (0.71%) Proventia
9 6 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.61%) vRealize
9 6 (0.61%) WSUS
10 5 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 815 (82.41%) Cisco
2 283 (28.61%) F5
3 278 (28.11%) Juniper
4 156 (15.77%) Blue Coat
5 135 (13.65%) VMware
6 124 (12.54%) Microsoft
7 105 (10.62%) Palo Alto
8 90 (9.10%) Fortinet
9 76 (7.68%) Nokia
10 71 (7.18%) SolarWinds
11 69 (6.98%) HP
12 63 (6.37%) Citrix
13 50 (5.06%) Oracle
14 43 (4.35%) IBM
15 41 (4.15%) Intel Security
16 40 (4.04%) Riverbed
17 34 (3.44%) CA
18 31 (3.13%) Avaya
19 30 (3.03%) Aruba
20 29 (2.93%) NetApp
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