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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 50 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.71% 0.59% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.31% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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
190 314 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 45.13% 46.31% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 172 71
Average daily rate £375 £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +66.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 38
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -15.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.59 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £36.62 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015. 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
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Harlow - - - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Support
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle