The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 92 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 27 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.22% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 1.52% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +63.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +180.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +54.14%
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1011 922 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 45.83% 48.02% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 480 448
Average daily rate £375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 56 84
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £55.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Farnborough -7 5 £440 +1.38%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Southampton - 2 £320 - 1
Hook - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
3 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (37.50%) VMware
6 14 (35.00%) Migration
7 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (32.50%) vSphere
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) VMS
9 11 (27.50%) CCNP
9 11 (27.50%) CCNA
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (22.50%) Juniper
11 9 (22.50%) McAfee
12 8 (20.00%) CCSA
12 8 (20.00%) CCSE
13 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
13 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
14 6 (15.00%) LAN
14 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
15 5 (12.50%) F5
15 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (12.50%) WAN
15 5 (12.50%) ITIL
15 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.50%) CCSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.50%) Lync
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) OSPF
7 1 (2.50%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) Ethereal
7 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) VMS
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.50%) Database Security
3 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Use Case
4 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) SIEM
4 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (27.50%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
4 8 (20.00%) CCSA
4 8 (20.00%) CCSE
5 5 (12.50%) CCSP
6 2 (5.00%) CCIE
6 2 (5.00%) CISSP
6 2 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (32.50%) vSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) McAfee
3 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (12.50%) F5
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Websense
9 2 (5.00%) Splunk
9 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Sophos
10 1 (2.50%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) Imperva
10 1 (2.50%) Proofpoint
10 1 (2.50%) Veritas
10 1 (2.50%) IBM
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle