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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 66 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 55 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.55% 1.03% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.66% 2.31% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
1179 997 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.74% 44.51% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 560 525
Average daily rate £400 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 63
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton +30 17 £400 +20.30%
Winchester -2 7 £475 +21.79%
Portsmouth - 6 - -
Havant - 5 £300 -
Fareham - 4 £200 -
Basingstoke -7 2 £300 -25.00% 1
Farnborough - 2 £313 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 91 (94.79%) Cisco
2 78 (81.25%) Firewall
3 59 (61.46%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (52.08%) SC Cleared
4 50 (52.08%) Security Cleared
5 47 (48.96%) WAN
6 46 (47.92%) LAN
7 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (44.79%) CCNP
9 33 (34.38%) VoIP
10 29 (30.21%) CCNA
11 28 (29.17%) Wireless
12 27 (28.13%) Juniper
13 22 (22.92%) Network Security
14 18 (18.75%) VMware
15 16 (16.67%) BGP
16 15 (15.63%) Citrix
16 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
16 15 (15.63%) ITIL
16 15 (15.63%) ITSM
17 14 (14.58%) DNS
17 14 (14.58%) MPLS
18 13 (13.54%) VPN
19 12 (12.50%) SSL
19 12 (12.50%) Windows
19 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
19 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (11.46%) Multicast
20 11 (11.46%) Linux
20 11 (11.46%) EIGRP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.13%) IaaS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (81.25%) Firewall
2 47 (48.96%) WAN
3 46 (47.92%) LAN
4 44 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (34.38%) VoIP
6 28 (29.17%) Wireless
7 22 (22.92%) Network Security
8 16 (16.67%) BGP
9 15 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 14 (14.58%) DNS
10 14 (14.58%) MPLS
11 13 (13.54%) VPN
12 12 (12.50%) SSL
13 11 (11.46%) EIGRP
13 11 (11.46%) Multicast
14 9 (9.38%) DHCP
14 9 (9.38%) OSPF
15 7 (7.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (6.25%) IPsec
17 4 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Military
4 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Consultant
5 12 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 10 (10.42%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Designer
9 6 (6.25%) Security Designer
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (5.21%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (4.17%) DataPower
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Windows
2 11 (11.46%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) AIX
4 4 (4.17%) Unix
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) ITIL
1 15 (15.63%) ITSM
2 7 (7.29%) Information Security
3 6 (6.25%) Project Management
4 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.21%) ISMS
4 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.17%) High Availability
5 4 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (4.17%) SIEM
5 4 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.13%) Migration
6 3 (3.13%) Scrum
6 3 (3.13%) Software Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (61.46%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (52.08%) SC Cleared
2 50 (52.08%) Security Cleared
3 43 (44.79%) CCNP
4 29 (30.21%) CCNA
5 9 (9.38%) CCSE
6 6 (6.25%) CCDP
6 6 (6.25%) CCSP
6 6 (6.25%) CISM
6 6 (6.25%) CISSP
7 5 (5.21%) CCSA
7 5 (5.21%) Degree
8 4 (4.17%) CCIE
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.13%) ISEB
10 1 (1.04%) CCDA
10 1 (1.04%) CCVP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.13%) XenServer
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) vRealize
2 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 91 (94.79%) Cisco
2 27 (28.13%) Juniper
3 18 (18.75%) VMware
4 15 (15.63%) Citrix
5 10 (10.42%) HP
5 10 (10.42%) IBM
5 10 (10.42%) NetApp
6 9 (9.38%) BMC
7 6 (6.25%) CA
7 6 (6.25%) F5
8 5 (5.21%) IronPort
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) Remedy
8 5 (5.21%) Veritas
9 4 (4.17%) EMC
9 4 (4.17%) Foundry
9 4 (4.17%) Nokia
9 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.13%) AlgoSec
10 3 (3.13%) Tufin