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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 185 295 264
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -31
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 283 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.08% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 84 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 - £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.75 £26.63
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +4.22%
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
10476 11135 10311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.12% 45.56% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 7352 6432
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 232 299
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 November 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 27 November 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 +75 92 £438 +9.37% 26
Hounslow - 4 - -
Docklands, London +10 2 £600 +33.33%
Bromley - 2 - - 1
Croydon - 2 £726 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 399 (77.78%) Firewall
2 398 (77.58%) Cisco
3 183 (35.67%) Cisco Certification
3 183 (35.67%) LAN
4 174 (33.92%) WAN
5 150 (29.24%) Juniper
6 145 (28.27%) F5
7 140 (27.29%) Finance
8 129 (25.15%) BGP
9 127 (24.76%) Network Security
10 125 (24.37%) Windows
11 121 (23.59%) VPN
12 120 (23.39%) OSPF
13 118 (23.00%) CCNP
14 109 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 103 (20.08%) Cisco ASA
16 102 (19.88%) Blue Coat
17 86 (16.76%) DNS
18 84 (16.37%) TCP/IP
19 81 (15.79%) Banking
20 79 (15.40%) MPLS
21 74 (14.42%) Microsoft
21 74 (14.42%) Citrix
22 71 (13.84%) VLAN
23 69 (13.45%) ITIL
24 68 (13.26%) Load Balancing
25 67 (13.06%) EIGRP
26 66 (12.87%) CCNA
26 66 (12.87%) Active Directory
27 64 (12.48%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 46 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.48%) IIS
3 22 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.09%) Lync
5 17 (3.31%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.73%) Apache
8 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (6.24%) MS Office
2 21 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.39%) RMDS
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 399 (77.78%) Firewall
2 183 (35.67%) LAN
3 174 (33.92%) WAN
4 129 (25.15%) BGP
5 127 (24.76%) Network Security
6 121 (23.59%) VPN
7 120 (23.39%) OSPF
8 109 (21.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 103 (20.08%) Cisco ASA
10 86 (16.76%) DNS
11 84 (16.37%) TCP/IP
12 79 (15.40%) MPLS
13 71 (13.84%) VLAN
14 67 (13.06%) EIGRP
15 64 (12.48%) SAN
15 64 (12.48%) DHCP
15 64 (12.48%) Cisco IOS
16 54 (10.53%) Internet
17 51 (9.94%) HSRP
18 49 (9.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.34%) DB2
3 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.97%) MS Access
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) Ingres
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (1.17%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Introscope
General
1 140 (27.29%) Finance
2 81 (15.79%) Banking
3 46 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.04%) Retail
5 26 (5.07%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.53%) Legal
7 10 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.95%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.97%) Law
9 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) International Banking
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 202 (39.38%) Network Engineer
2 86 (16.76%) Security Engineer
3 69 (13.45%) Analyst
4 58 (11.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 44 (8.58%) Architect
6 40 (7.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 33 (6.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 31 (6.04%) Security Analyst
9 26 (5.07%) Firewall Engineer
10 25 (4.87%) Senior Security Engineer
11 24 (4.68%) Network Analyst
11 24 (4.68%) Consultant
12 20 (3.90%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.90%) Security Architect
13 18 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 18 (3.51%) Programme Manager
14 17 (3.31%) Network Support
15 16 (3.12%) Operations Analyst
15 16 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.12%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.34%) Regular Expression
1 12 (2.34%) CSS
2 3 (0.58%) .NET
2 3 (0.58%) Middleware
3 2 (0.39%) Rendezvous
3 2 (0.39%) CGI
3 2 (0.39%) LINQ
4 1 (0.19%) WPF
4 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 18 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.12%) Thin Client
4 16 (3.12%) PKI
4 16 (3.12%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.53%) Clustering
6 12 (2.34%) SecurID
7 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.17%) NHS
8 6 (1.17%) Replication
9 4 (0.78%) e-Health
10 3 (0.58%) CESG
10 3 (0.58%) Statistics
10 3 (0.58%) EPoS
11 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.39%) iPhone
11 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.39%) RMADS
11 2 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 125 (24.37%) Windows
2 49 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (7.41%) Linux
4 36 (7.02%) UNIX
4 36 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (4.87%) Windows 7
7 19 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.92%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.92%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (2.73%) AIX
10 12 (2.34%) SUSE
11 11 (2.14%) Solaris
12 7 (1.36%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.39%) VMS
14 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.39%) Android
15 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.45%) ITIL
2 68 (13.26%) Load Balancing
3 48 (9.36%) Migration
4 46 (8.97%) Service Management
5 44 (8.58%) Network Design
6 35 (6.82%) Project Management
6 35 (6.82%) Network Architecture
7 33 (6.43%) Change Management
8 28 (5.46%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (5.26%) Change Control
10 26 (5.07%) Network Management
10 26 (5.07%) Dependency Management
11 25 (4.87%) Programme Management
12 24 (4.68%) Risk Management
12 24 (4.68%) Product Management
13 23 (4.48%) Problem Management
13 23 (4.48%) Line Management
14 22 (4.29%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (3.90%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.60%) SQL
2 10 (1.95%) Perl
3 9 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.36%) VB
5 6 (1.17%) VBScript
6 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.39%) Java
7 2 (0.39%) C
7 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.39%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 183 (35.67%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (23.00%) CCNP
3 66 (12.87%) CCNA
4 55 (10.72%) CCSE
5 39 (7.60%) CISSP
6 33 (6.43%) CCIE
7 31 (6.04%) CCSA
8 28 (5.46%) Security Cleared
9 27 (5.26%) CISM
10 16 (3.12%) CCVP
11 15 (2.92%) CCSP
12 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.95%) CCDP
13 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.75%) Degree
15 8 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.78%) CCEA
17 4 (0.78%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.36%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) GPG13
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
6 1 (0.19%) WAI
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.41%) ProxySG
4 35 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 26 (5.07%) vSphere
6 24 (4.68%) XenApp
7 22 (4.29%) Snort
8 19 (3.70%) NLBS
9 16 (3.12%) Xen
10 13 (2.53%) FreeRADIUS
11 11 (2.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (1.95%) Firmware
13 7 (1.36%) VMware ESX
14 6 (1.17%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.78%) XenServer
16 3 (0.58%) vCloud
17 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.39%) Squid
18 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
18 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.09%) CA Spectrum
2 19 (3.70%) SCCM
2 19 (3.70%) WSUS
3 13 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (1.75%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (1.36%) SCOM
7 6 (1.17%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.78%) Control-M
8 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.78%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.58%) OpenView
10 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.39%) DameWare
10 2 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 398 (77.58%) Cisco
2 150 (29.24%) Juniper
3 145 (28.27%) F5
4 102 (19.88%) Blue Coat
5 74 (14.42%) Microsoft
5 74 (14.42%) Citrix
6 63 (12.28%) VMware
7 47 (9.16%) HP
8 33 (6.43%) Sourcefire
9 31 (6.04%) Fortinet
10 29 (5.65%) Nokia
11 28 (5.46%) Riverbed
12 27 (5.26%) Oracle
13 24 (4.68%) CA
14 20 (3.90%) IBM
15 18 (3.51%) Dell
15 18 (3.51%) Websense
16 17 (3.31%) Avaya
17 16 (3.12%) Nortel
18 15 (2.92%) ArcSight
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Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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