The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 60 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.16% 0.95% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 2.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
431 262 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.54% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 116 171
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 36
Average hourly rate £22.93 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.01% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Watford - 3 £230 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £320 -
Stevenage - - - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (26.67%) Multicast
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) SMTP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) SNMP
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (13.33%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (26.67%) Multicast
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) SMTP
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) SNMP
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Security Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (6.67%) Network Design
1 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Crossbeam
4 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat