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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 96 81 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 23 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.11% 1.94% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 3.78% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 5
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£400 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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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
986 1031 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 47.47% 51.19% 55.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 528 502
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 123
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Southampton -14 6 £310 +5.98%
Basingstoke +5 5 £400 -
Havant -3 3 £425 -
Winchester -14 2 £388 +12.31%
Andover - 1 - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 41 (83.67%) Cisco
2 37 (75.51%) Firewall
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (36.73%) Windows
6 17 (34.69%) Linux
7 16 (32.65%) CCNA
8 13 (26.53%) CCNP
9 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.45%) CCSE
10 11 (22.45%) Wireless
10 11 (22.45%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.45%) Nokia
10 11 (22.45%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
11 10 (20.41%) Juniper
11 10 (20.41%) McAfee
12 9 (18.37%) VPN
12 9 (18.37%) WAN
12 9 (18.37%) SSL
12 9 (18.37%) CCSA
12 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (16.33%) Network Design
13 8 (16.33%) LAN
13 8 (16.33%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 37 (75.51%) Firewall
2 25 (51.02%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (22.45%) Wireless
3 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
4 9 (18.37%) VPN
4 9 (18.37%) WAN
4 9 (18.37%) SSL
4 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (16.33%) LAN
6 7 (14.29%) IPsec
7 6 (12.24%) Network Security
8 4 (8.16%) VLAN
8 4 (8.16%) TACACS
8 4 (8.16%) OSPF
8 4 (8.16%) BGP
9 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.12%) ATM
9 3 (6.12%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 16 (32.65%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) PKI
3 2 (4.08%) SecurID
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) VMS
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (16.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (16.33%) Network Design
3 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Cyber Security
5 4 (8.16%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.12%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (6.12%) Database Security
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Use Case
7 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNA
3 13 (26.53%) CCNP
4 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.45%) CCSE
6 9 (18.37%) CCSA
7 4 (8.16%) CCSP
8 2 (4.08%) CISSP
8 2 (4.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Squid
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) Nokia
3 10 (20.41%) Juniper
3 10 (20.41%) McAfee
4 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Imperva
5 6 (12.24%) F5
6 5 (10.20%) Remedy
6 5 (10.20%) NetScout
6 5 (10.20%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.20%) Websense
7 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix
7 4 (8.16%) IronPort
8 3 (6.12%) BT
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) Sophos
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) IBM