The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Hampshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 101 103 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -47
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.59% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.14% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Average daily rate £430 £288 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.39% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £266 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £310 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £19.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.25% -39.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1002 881 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.31% 51.73% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 514 459
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 94 104
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.63 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.77% -29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
CheckPoint
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 6 £430 -
Southampton -16 1 £475 +50.79% 1
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (51.72%) CCNP
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco PIX
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
7 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
8 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
9 10 (34.48%) WAN
9 10 (34.48%) Juniper
10 9 (31.03%) VPN
10 9 (31.03%) LAN
11 8 (27.59%) SSL
11 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) DNS
12 7 (24.14%) CCSE
13 6 (20.69%) SMTP
13 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
14 5 (17.24%) BGP
14 5 (17.24%) Internet
15 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
15 4 (13.79%) Network Security
15 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
15 4 (13.79%) F5
15 4 (13.79%) SIEM
15 4 (13.79%) FWSM
15 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
15 4 (13.79%) OSPF
15 4 (13.79%) Nokia

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 9 (31.03%) VPN
6 9 (31.03%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) SSL
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) SMTP
9 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) BGP
11 4 (13.79%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) IPsec
11 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
11 4 (13.79%) DHCP
11 4 (13.79%) Network Security
11 4 (13.79%) FWSM
11 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Information Security
1 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
1 4 (13.79%) SIEM
2 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Security Management
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) CCSE
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 3 (10.34%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) CCSP
8 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.45%) CCVP
9 1 (3.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Squid
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) Nokia
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) F5
5 3 (10.34%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) IronPort
6 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.45%) Imperva
7 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.45%) Websense
7 1 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk