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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 101 75 102
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 23 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.09% 2.00% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 3.79% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £260 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +127.27%
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
1016 1081 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.17% 52.86% 53.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 574 493
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 59 97
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.88 £24.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.89% -1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.78 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -9 7 £310 +5.98%
Basingstoke -2 4 £400 -
Havant -2 3 £425 - 2
Farnborough -5 2 £400 +22.60%
Winchester -17 2 £388 +12.31%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 37 (80.43%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (32.61%) CCNA
5 15 (32.61%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
8 12 (26.09%) Nokia
9 11 (23.91%) Juniper
9 11 (23.91%) CCNP
9 11 (23.91%) WAN
9 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
9 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) LAN
10 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 10 (21.74%) SSL
10 10 (21.74%) McAfee
11 9 (19.57%) Finance
11 9 (19.57%) VPN
11 9 (19.57%) CCSE
11 9 (19.57%) Network Design
11 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (19.57%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (17.39%) IPsec
12 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
13 7 (15.22%) Change Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 37 (80.43%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (28.26%) Wireless
4 11 (23.91%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) LAN
5 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 10 (21.74%) SSL
6 9 (19.57%) VPN
6 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (17.39%) IPsec
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) OSPF
9 5 (10.87%) BGP
10 4 (8.70%) TACACS
10 4 (8.70%) VLAN
11 3 (6.52%) EIGRP
11 3 (6.52%) VoIP
11 3 (6.52%) ATM
12 2 (4.35%) SMTP
12 2 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Splunk Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) SecurID
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (4.35%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (19.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (19.57%) Network Design
3 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 5 (10.87%) Cyber Security
6 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Database Security
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) SIEM
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNA
3 11 (23.91%) CCNP
3 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) CCSE
5 7 (15.22%) CCSA
6 3 (6.52%) CCSP
7 2 (4.35%) CISSP
7 2 (4.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Nokia
3 11 (23.91%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) McAfee
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.04%) NetScout
6 6 (13.04%) Imperva
6 6 (13.04%) Remedy
7 5 (10.87%) F5
8 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.70%) IronPort
8 4 (8.70%) VMware
9 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.52%) Websense
9 3 (6.52%) BT
9 3 (6.52%) Citrix
10 2 (4.35%) Brocade
10 2 (4.35%) Symantec
10 2 (4.35%) Splunk
10 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
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