The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 15 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.84% 2.35% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 9.09% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 22 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 41.03% 25.88% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 55
Average daily rate £368 £363 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +15.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SSH
5 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire
5 3 (37.50%) CCSE
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) CCSA
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 8 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Testing Specialist
3 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCSE
2 3 (37.50%) CCSA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Sourcefire