The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 197 222 305
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +83
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 265 230 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 2.11% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 152 74
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.66 £18.46 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.22% +19.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in London

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in London

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in London

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +2 65 £450 +9.09% 15
Croydon -21 4 £550 +7.31% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £400 -
Bromley -5 2 £475 +171.42% 1
Docklands, London -7 1 £435 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 399 (82.61%) Cisco
2 357 (73.91%) Firewall
3 241 (49.90%) WAN
4 222 (45.96%) LAN
5 191 (39.54%) Cisco Certification
6 157 (32.51%) Juniper
7 150 (31.06%) F5
8 147 (30.43%) Windows
9 137 (28.36%) CCNP
10 125 (25.88%) Network Security
11 124 (25.67%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (25.47%) VPN
13 118 (24.43%) MPLS
14 116 (24.02%) BGP
14 116 (24.02%) Blue Coat
15 108 (22.36%) Finance
16 107 (22.15%) Wireless
17 106 (21.95%) OSPF
18 104 (21.53%) ITIL
19 98 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 86 (17.81%) DNS
21 80 (16.56%) BIG-IP
22 79 (16.36%) EIGRP
22 79 (16.36%) IPsec
23 77 (15.94%) Citrix
23 77 (15.94%) Data Centre
24 75 (15.53%) Linux
25 73 (15.11%) DHCP
26 72 (14.91%) TCP/IP
27 71 (14.70%) SSL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (9.94%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.48%) IIS
5 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.83%) MQSeries
6 4 (0.83%) SAS
7 3 (0.62%) Lync
7 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.41%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (8.90%) MS Office
2 40 (8.28%) MS Excel
3 23 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.11%) MS Project
6 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) BusinessWare
1 2 (0.41%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.41%) Primavera
1 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.83%) SaaS
2 4 (0.83%) PaaS
2 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 357 (73.91%) Firewall
2 241 (49.90%) WAN
3 222 (45.96%) LAN
4 125 (25.88%) Network Security
5 124 (25.67%) Cisco ASA
6 123 (25.47%) VPN
7 118 (24.43%) MPLS
8 116 (24.02%) BGP
9 107 (22.15%) Wireless
10 106 (21.95%) OSPF
11 98 (20.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 86 (17.81%) DNS
13 80 (16.56%) BIG-IP
14 79 (16.36%) IPsec
14 79 (16.36%) EIGRP
15 73 (15.11%) DHCP
16 72 (14.91%) TCP/IP
17 71 (14.70%) SSL
18 62 (12.84%) VoIP
19 58 (12.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.66%) Big Data
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (1.04%) MySQL
3 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.41%) DB2
4 2 (0.41%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.21%) GCC
2 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 108 (22.36%) Finance
2 38 (7.87%) Banking
3 23 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.48%) Retail
6 10 (2.07%) Advertising
7 8 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.45%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.04%) Legal
9 5 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.83%) Local Government
11 3 (0.62%) Marketing
11 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 189 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 74 (15.32%) Analyst
3 71 (14.70%) Security Engineer
4 48 (9.94%) Architect
5 46 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 46 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 33 (6.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 32 (6.63%) Consultant
8 27 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 22 (4.55%) Network Architect
11 20 (4.14%) Service Analyst
11 20 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.73%) Operations Analyst
13 16 (3.31%) Cisco Engineer
13 16 (3.31%) Support Engineer
14 15 (3.11%) Firewall Engineer
15 13 (2.69%) Security Consultant
16 12 (2.48%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.14%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.90%) Middleware
3 12 (2.48%) Web Services
4 5 (1.04%) XMPP
5 4 (0.83%) .NET
6 3 (0.62%) XML
7 2 (0.41%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.21%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 36 (7.45%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.55%) PKI
4 20 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (3.11%) Fat Client
6 15 (3.11%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.45%) NHS
11 3 (0.62%) iPhone
11 3 (0.62%) Informatics
11 3 (0.62%) CMDB
11 3 (0.62%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.62%) e-Health
11 3 (0.62%) SecurID
12 2 (0.41%) DTV
12 2 (0.41%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 147 (30.43%) Windows
2 75 (15.53%) Linux
3 50 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (9.32%) UNIX
5 42 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 38 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.38%) Solaris
8 14 (2.90%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.41%) zOS
12 2 (0.41%) AIX
12 2 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.53%) ITIL
2 64 (13.25%) Load Balancing
3 54 (11.18%) Project Management
4 40 (8.28%) Service Management
5 37 (7.66%) BCP
6 35 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (7.25%) Performance Management
7 34 (7.04%) Network Management
8 33 (6.83%) Problem Management
8 33 (6.83%) Network Design
9 31 (6.42%) Business Continuity
10 30 (6.21%) PRINCE2
11 29 (6.00%) Business Continuity Planning
12 27 (5.59%) Time Management
13 26 (5.38%) Change Control
14 24 (4.97%) Information Security
15 23 (4.76%) Migration
15 23 (4.76%) ITSM
15 23 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
16 22 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.66%) SQL
2 15 (3.11%) VB
3 11 (2.28%) Python
4 7 (1.45%) Perl
4 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.24%) PHP
6 5 (1.04%) Ruby
7 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.62%) VBScript
8 3 (0.62%) Tcl
8 3 (0.62%) Lisp
9 1 (0.21%) C
9 1 (0.21%) Java
9 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 191 (39.54%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (28.36%) CCNP
3 54 (11.18%) CCNA
4 50 (10.35%) CCIE
5 45 (9.32%) CCSA
6 38 (7.87%) Security Cleared
7 37 (7.66%) CCSE
8 25 (5.18%) SC Cleared
9 16 (3.31%) CISSP
9 16 (3.31%) CCDA
10 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (2.48%) CCIP
12 9 (1.86%) Degree
13 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.24%) CISM
16 5 (1.04%) MCSE
16 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (3.73%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.90%) SLA
3 9 (1.86%) QA
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.41%) GPG13
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.70%) ProxySG
4 34 (7.04%) Hyper-V
5 29 (6.00%) NLBS
6 23 (4.76%) vSphere
7 18 (3.73%) XenApp
7 18 (3.73%) Snort
8 14 (2.90%) XenServer
8 14 (2.90%) Xen
9 9 (1.86%) Squid
10 8 (1.66%) vCloud
11 7 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.62%) NFS
13 3 (0.62%) Samba
14 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.41%) Firmware
14 2 (0.41%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 29 (6.00%) WSUS
2 28 (5.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (3.73%) CiscoWorks
4 14 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (2.90%) Control-M
4 14 (2.90%) BladeLogic
5 11 (2.28%) FortiGate
5 11 (2.28%) OpenView
6 10 (2.07%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (2.07%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.24%) NetCrunch
8 6 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (1.24%) Nagios
9 5 (1.04%) Netcool
9 5 (1.04%) SCCM
9 5 (1.04%) Cacti
10 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.83%) Nessus
11 3 (0.62%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 399 (82.61%) Cisco
2 157 (32.51%) Juniper
3 150 (31.06%) F5
4 116 (24.02%) Blue Coat
5 77 (15.94%) Citrix
6 67 (13.87%) Microsoft
7 65 (13.46%) VMware
8 44 (9.11%) SolarWinds
8 44 (9.11%) Nokia
9 43 (8.90%) Nortel
10 42 (8.70%) Riverbed
11 34 (7.04%) HP
12 32 (6.63%) CA
13 30 (6.21%) Symantec
14 29 (6.00%) McAfee
15 28 (5.80%) Avaya
16 27 (5.59%) Oracle
17 25 (5.18%) Fortinet
18 23 (4.76%) IBM
18 23 (4.76%) Websense
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
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London
JM
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £470 per annum
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City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
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TEKsystems
Rate: £549 - £550 per day
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McGregor Boyall
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Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
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