The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 60 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.96% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.94% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £297 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £363 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
CheckPoint
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
384 309 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.66% 49.36% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 153 160
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £20.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 26 January 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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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
Watford - 2 £350 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) e-Health
5 1 (12.50%) Ethereal
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Ethereal
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia