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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 62 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.19% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 0.34% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£275 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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
391 295 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.62% 55.24% 52.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 149 199
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 37
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £34.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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
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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
Stevenage - 2 £275 -
Watford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) CCSE
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) Sophos
6 4 (26.67%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) IPsec
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Data Security
8 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (13.33%) CCSA
8 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (13.33%) Crossbeam
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
8 2 (13.33%) Infoblox

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
7 2 (13.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.67%) Multicast
8 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) e-Health
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
1 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (13.33%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) CCSE
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Sophos
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Lumension
4 2 (13.33%) Crossbeam
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro