The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.94% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +54.14%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
127 152 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.94% 49.51% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 33
Average daily rate £295 £284 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £180 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £396 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix