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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 200 302 245
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -57
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 251 121 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 1.04% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 70 108
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £426 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £17.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -45.16%
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
11186 11629 11863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.27% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 7542 7230
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 265 328
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £48.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 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
City of London +71 81 £425 +13.33% 18
Croydon +1 4 £419 +39.58% 1
Bromley - 4 £175 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 - 2
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Orpington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

1 322 (76.30%) Cisco
2 320 (75.83%) Firewall
3 148 (35.07%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (34.36%) LAN
5 138 (32.70%) WAN
6 134 (31.75%) Finance
7 126 (29.86%) Juniper
8 121 (28.67%) Network Security
9 103 (24.41%) Windows
10 100 (23.70%) F5
11 99 (23.46%) CCNP
12 94 (22.27%) VPN
12 94 (22.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 78 (18.48%) BGP
14 76 (18.01%) Blue Coat
15 74 (17.54%) Microsoft
16 72 (17.06%) Banking
17 71 (16.82%) DNS
18 69 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (16.11%) VLAN
20 67 (15.88%) Citrix
20 67 (15.88%) OSPF
21 64 (15.17%) Active Directory
21 64 (15.17%) TCP/IP
22 63 (14.93%) ITIL
23 61 (14.45%) Cisco IOS
24 58 (13.74%) VMware
25 54 (12.80%) Load Balancing
26 53 (12.56%) MPLS
27 51 (12.09%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 44 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.11%) IIS
3 22 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (3.55%) Apache
5 13 (3.08%) Lync
6 12 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.61%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (8.06%) MS Office
2 21 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.37%) MS Project
4 9 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.24%) assyst
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 320 (75.83%) Firewall
2 145 (34.36%) LAN
3 138 (32.70%) WAN
4 121 (28.67%) Network Security
5 94 (22.27%) VPN
5 94 (22.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 78 (18.48%) BGP
7 71 (16.82%) DNS
8 69 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
9 68 (16.11%) VLAN
10 67 (15.88%) OSPF
11 64 (15.17%) TCP/IP
12 61 (14.45%) Cisco IOS
13 53 (12.56%) MPLS
14 51 (12.09%) SAN
15 49 (11.61%) DHCP
16 42 (9.95%) EIGRP
17 41 (9.72%) NetScaler
18 39 (9.24%) VoIP
19 38 (9.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.61%) DB2
3 10 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) Ingres
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (0.95%) MSI
General
1 134 (31.75%) Finance
2 72 (17.06%) Banking
3 26 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 23 (5.45%) Retail
6 13 (3.08%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.37%) Back Office
8 8 (1.90%) Legal
9 6 (1.42%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.95%) Publishing
11 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.71%) International Banking
11 3 (0.71%) French Language
12 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Marketing
13 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (35.55%) Network Engineer
2 75 (17.77%) Security Engineer
3 55 (13.03%) Analyst
4 52 (12.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 43 (10.19%) Cisco Engineer
6 30 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 30 (7.11%) Architect
7 29 (6.87%) Consultant
8 25 (5.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 23 (5.45%) Security Analyst
10 22 (5.21%) Network Analyst
11 20 (4.74%) Security Consultant
11 20 (4.74%) Network Consultant
12 18 (4.27%) Senior Security Engineer
12 18 (4.27%) Firewall Engineer
13 14 (3.32%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.32%) Telephony Engineer
14 13 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.08%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.61%) Regular Expression
2 10 (2.37%) CSS
3 5 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) XML
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.32%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.32%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.61%) Clustering
6 10 (2.37%) SecurID
7 9 (2.13%) PKI
8 7 (1.66%) Statistics
9 6 (1.42%) Firmware
9 6 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.18%) Replication
10 5 (1.18%) NHS
11 4 (0.95%) Psychology
11 4 (0.95%) Economics
12 3 (0.71%) CESG
13 2 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
13 2 (0.47%) e-Health
13 2 (0.47%) PMI
13 2 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.41%) Windows
2 46 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (9.48%) Linux
4 38 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (7.82%) UNIX
6 22 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.08%) AIX
9 12 (2.84%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.61%) SUSE
10 11 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.42%) Solaris
12 6 (1.42%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.71%) VMS
14 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.93%) ITIL
2 54 (12.80%) Load Balancing
3 45 (10.66%) Migration
4 41 (9.72%) Service Management
5 35 (8.29%) Project Management
6 29 (6.87%) Network Design
7 23 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 21 (4.98%) Change Control
9 20 (4.74%) Service Delivery
9 20 (4.74%) Change Management
10 19 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 19 (4.50%) Risk Management
10 19 (4.50%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (4.03%) Network Management
11 17 (4.03%) Performance Management
12 16 (3.79%) Network Architecture
12 16 (3.79%) Programme Management
13 15 (3.55%) Product Management
13 15 (3.55%) SIEM
13 15 (3.55%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.95%) SQL
2 7 (1.66%) Perl
2 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.18%) C
3 5 (1.18%) VBScript
3 5 (1.18%) VB
4 4 (0.95%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) Ruby
5 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 148 (35.07%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (23.46%) CCNP
3 51 (12.09%) CCSE
4 45 (10.66%) CISSP
5 43 (10.19%) CCNA
6 31 (7.35%) Security Cleared
7 27 (6.40%) CCIE
7 27 (6.40%) CISM
8 19 (4.50%) CCSA
8 19 (4.50%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.03%) CCVP
10 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.90%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.66%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.66%) MCSE
14 6 (1.42%) CCSP
15 5 (1.18%) MCSA
16 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.61%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) COBIT
6 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) TickIT
7 1 (0.24%) COSO
7 1 (0.24%) GPG13
7 1 (0.24%) WCAG
7 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.16%) ProxySG
5 21 (4.98%) XenApp
6 18 (4.27%) vSphere
7 17 (4.03%) NLBS
8 16 (3.79%) Snort
9 13 (3.08%) Xen
10 11 (2.61%) FreeRADIUS
11 9 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.66%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.42%) VMware ESX
14 5 (1.18%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.47%) Squid
16 2 (0.47%) XenServer
17 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.24%) UAG
17 1 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 19 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (4.03%) SCCM
3 15 (3.55%) WSUS
3 15 (3.55%) Cisco UCCE
3 15 (3.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 15 (3.55%) CA Spectrum
4 8 (1.90%) SCOM
5 7 (1.66%) OpenView
5 7 (1.66%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.42%) DameWare
6 6 (1.42%) OVSD
7 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.47%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.24%) Cacti
10 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 322 (76.30%) Cisco
2 126 (29.86%) Juniper
3 100 (23.70%) F5
4 76 (18.01%) Blue Coat
5 74 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 67 (15.88%) Citrix
7 58 (13.74%) VMware
8 49 (11.61%) HP
9 27 (6.40%) Nokia
10 25 (5.92%) Sourcefire
11 22 (5.21%) Dell
12 21 (4.98%) Oracle
12 21 (4.98%) Websense
12 21 (4.98%) Fortinet
13 19 (4.50%) IBM
14 17 (4.03%) McAfee
15 15 (3.55%) CA
16 13 (3.08%) Avaya
17 12 (2.84%) NetApp
18 10 (2.37%) Riverbed
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £319 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £300-350+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago