The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 50 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 2.42% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 5.05% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate
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£351 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.84% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £318 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -40.00%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 218 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.78% 47.91% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 140
Average daily rate £400 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 32
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Essex region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Essex region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Chelmsford - - - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
6 5 (33.33%) Imperva
6 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) CCSE
6 5 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 5 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
9 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
10 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
1 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCSE
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCVP
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) F5
4 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 5 (33.33%) Imperva
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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