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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 190 242 267
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +25
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 232 150 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 1.52% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 99 78
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 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
City of London +44 76 £413 +12.24% 23
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £314 - 1
Croydon -5 1 £753 +201.00% 2
Bromley - 1 - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 405 (76.42%) Cisco
2 399 (75.28%) Firewall
3 201 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (36.04%) F5
5 172 (32.45%) Juniper
6 161 (30.38%) LAN
7 156 (29.43%) WAN
8 145 (27.36%) BGP
9 144 (27.17%) OSPF
9 144 (27.17%) CCNP
10 142 (26.79%) Finance
10 142 (26.79%) Network Security
11 139 (26.23%) Blue Coat
12 125 (23.58%) Cisco ASA
13 113 (21.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 107 (20.19%) Windows
15 106 (20.00%) VPN
16 99 (18.68%) DNS
17 89 (16.79%) Banking
18 87 (16.42%) MPLS
19 77 (14.53%) Load Balancing
20 76 (14.34%) TCP/IP
21 75 (14.15%) DHCP
21 75 (14.15%) VMware
22 72 (13.58%) Citrix
23 69 (13.02%) EIGRP
24 65 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
25 64 (12.08%) CCNA
26 59 (11.13%) Microsoft
26 59 (11.13%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (2.64%) IIS
3 11 (2.08%) Apache
3 11 (2.08%) Lync
4 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (4.53%) MS Office
2 17 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) RMDS
3 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) IaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 399 (75.28%) Firewall
2 161 (30.38%) LAN
3 156 (29.43%) WAN
4 145 (27.36%) BGP
5 144 (27.17%) OSPF
6 142 (26.79%) Network Security
7 125 (23.58%) Cisco ASA
8 113 (21.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 106 (20.00%) VPN
10 99 (18.68%) DNS
11 87 (16.42%) MPLS
12 76 (14.34%) TCP/IP
13 75 (14.15%) DHCP
14 69 (13.02%) EIGRP
15 65 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
16 55 (10.38%) VLAN
17 51 (9.62%) SAN
18 48 (9.06%) Internet
18 48 (9.06%) Wireless
18 48 (9.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.89%) DB2
3 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.94%) MS Access
5 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (1.32%) MSI
2 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.19%) Introscope
General
1 142 (26.79%) Finance
2 89 (16.79%) Banking
3 48 (9.06%) Telecoms
4 35 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.53%) Retail
6 14 (2.64%) Legal
7 12 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.89%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.51%) Law
10 5 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 214 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 75 (14.15%) Security Engineer
3 71 (13.40%) Analyst
4 52 (9.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 45 (8.49%) Senior Network Engineer
6 42 (7.92%) Consultant
7 39 (7.36%) Security Analyst
8 34 (6.42%) Architect
9 26 (4.91%) Network Analyst
9 26 (4.91%) Firewall Engineer
10 22 (4.15%) Network Consultant
10 22 (4.15%) Support Engineer
11 21 (3.96%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.96%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (3.58%) Network Support
13 18 (3.40%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.21%) Security Specialist
15 16 (3.02%) Cisco Engineer
15 16 (3.02%) Network Support Engineer
15 16 (3.02%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.89%) Regular Expression
1 10 (1.89%) CSS
2 3 (0.57%) Rendezvous
2 3 (0.57%) Middleware
3 2 (0.38%) LINQ
3 2 (0.38%) CGI
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.77%) Fat Client
2 20 (3.77%) Thin Client
3 16 (3.02%) PKI
4 15 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.70%) SecurID
6 7 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.13%) Clustering
8 4 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.75%) Replication
8 4 (0.75%) NHS
9 3 (0.57%) EPoS
9 3 (0.57%) e-Health
9 3 (0.57%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.38%) iPhone
10 2 (0.38%) RMADS
10 2 (0.38%) CESG
10 2 (0.38%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (20.19%) Windows
2 53 (10.00%) Linux
3 32 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (5.47%) UNIX
5 25 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.02%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.64%) Solaris
9 13 (2.45%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (2.26%) AIX
11 10 (1.89%) SUSE
12 8 (1.51%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.13%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.57%) VMS
14 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.38%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.53%) Load Balancing
2 59 (11.13%) ITIL
3 50 (9.43%) Migration
4 41 (7.74%) Network Design
5 36 (6.79%) Project Management
6 35 (6.60%) Change Management
7 34 (6.42%) Service Management
8 31 (5.85%) Network Architecture
9 30 (5.66%) Network Management
10 27 (5.09%) E-Commerce
11 26 (4.91%) Risk Management
12 25 (4.72%) Change Control
12 25 (4.72%) Information Security
12 25 (4.72%) Dependency Management
12 25 (4.72%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
13 24 (4.53%) Low Latency
13 24 (4.53%) Programme Management
14 23 (4.34%) Product Management
14 23 (4.34%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.04%) SQL
2 13 (2.45%) Perl
3 9 (1.70%) C
4 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.32%) VBScript
5 7 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.19%) C#
6 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 201 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (27.17%) CCNP
3 64 (12.08%) CCNA
4 59 (11.13%) CCSE
5 49 (9.25%) CCIE
6 40 (7.55%) CISSP
7 34 (6.42%) CCSA
8 32 (6.04%) CISM
9 31 (5.85%) Security Cleared
10 18 (3.40%) SC Cleared
11 17 (3.21%) CCSP
12 10 (1.89%) Degree
13 9 (1.70%) CCDP
13 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (1.32%) CCVP
16 6 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.75%) JNCIA
17 4 (0.75%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.70%) QA
4 7 (1.32%) GPG13
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (8.87%) Active Directory
3 43 (8.11%) ProxySG
4 30 (5.66%) vSphere
5 19 (3.58%) XenApp
6 17 (3.21%) Hyper-V
7 16 (3.02%) Snort
8 11 (2.08%) NLBS
8 11 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
9 10 (1.89%) Firmware
10 9 (1.70%) Xen
11 7 (1.32%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.32%) vCloud
11 7 (1.32%) XenServer
12 6 (1.13%) Squid
12 6 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.21%) CA Spectrum
2 12 (2.26%) WSUS
3 9 (1.70%) SCCM
4 8 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (1.13%) EdgeSight
6 5 (0.94%) DatAdvantage
6 5 (0.94%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.94%) Netcool
6 5 (0.94%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.75%) Puppet
7 4 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.75%) Control-M
7 4 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 405 (76.42%) Cisco
2 191 (36.04%) F5
3 172 (32.45%) Juniper
4 139 (26.23%) Blue Coat
5 75 (14.15%) VMware
6 72 (13.58%) Citrix
7 59 (11.13%) Microsoft
8 57 (10.75%) HP
9 54 (10.19%) Fortinet
10 39 (7.36%) Riverbed
11 29 (5.47%) Infoblox
12 28 (5.28%) McAfee
12 28 (5.28%) Sourcefire
13 24 (4.53%) Oracle
14 23 (4.34%) Nokia
15 20 (3.77%) CA
16 19 (3.58%) IBM
16 19 (3.58%) SolarWinds
17 15 (2.83%) Nortel
17 15 (2.83%) Remedy
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