The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 52 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 0.64% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 1.39% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £175 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.09% -1.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
CheckPoint
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
269 288 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 55.69% 45.79% 52.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 169 129
Median daily rate £300 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 34 47
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Colchester - 3 £175 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) VPN
5 6 (37.50%) SAS
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) SunGard
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (25.00%) EMV
7 4 (25.00%) Intranet
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mart
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) SunGard
4 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky