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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 186 234 300
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +66
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 272 192 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 1.82% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 133 80
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.66 £18.46 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +127.27%
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
10223 10536 11049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.61% 44.89% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 6583 7016
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 218 288
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £32.82 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 4 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 4 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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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 +14 86 £438 +16.66% 8
Docklands, London -4 2 £493 +3.68% 1
Canary Wharf -9 2 £413 -17.50%
Croydon -15 2 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 386 (83.55%) Cisco
2 344 (74.46%) Firewall
3 231 (50.00%) WAN
4 209 (45.24%) LAN
5 182 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 148 (32.03%) Juniper
7 142 (30.74%) Windows
8 136 (29.44%) F5
9 130 (28.14%) CCNP
10 129 (27.92%) Network Security
11 125 (27.06%) VPN
12 119 (25.76%) Blue Coat
13 115 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
14 112 (24.24%) BGP
15 110 (23.81%) Wireless
16 109 (23.59%) MPLS
17 103 (22.29%) OSPF
17 103 (22.29%) Finance
18 102 (22.08%) Cisco Nexus
19 88 (19.05%) ITIL
20 86 (18.61%) DNS
21 77 (16.67%) Citrix
21 77 (16.67%) IPsec
22 73 (15.80%) Data Centre
23 72 (15.58%) BIG-IP
24 70 (15.15%) Linux
25 69 (14.94%) EIGRP
26 68 (14.72%) VMware
26 68 (14.72%) DHCP
27 66 (14.29%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 44 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.38%) IIS
5 8 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.87%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) Lync
8 2 (0.43%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (8.66%) MS Office
2 35 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.33%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.25%) MS Project
6 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Primavera
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.87%) SaaS
1 4 (0.87%) PaaS
2 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 344 (74.46%) Firewall
2 231 (50.00%) WAN
3 209 (45.24%) LAN
4 129 (27.92%) Network Security
5 125 (27.06%) VPN
6 115 (24.89%) Cisco ASA
7 112 (24.24%) BGP
8 110 (23.81%) Wireless
9 109 (23.59%) MPLS
10 103 (22.29%) OSPF
11 102 (22.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 86 (18.61%) DNS
13 77 (16.67%) IPsec
14 72 (15.58%) BIG-IP
15 69 (14.94%) EIGRP
16 68 (14.72%) DHCP
17 64 (13.85%) TCP/IP
17 64 (13.85%) SSL
18 62 (13.42%) VoIP
18 62 (13.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.73%) Big Data
2 5 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.08%) MySQL
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.43%) DB2
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) GCC
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 103 (22.29%) Finance
2 45 (9.74%) Banking
3 23 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.81%) Retail
6 10 (2.16%) Advertising
7 8 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.52%) Publishing
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
9 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 184 (39.83%) Network Engineer
2 70 (15.15%) Analyst
3 67 (14.50%) Security Engineer
4 46 (9.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 46 (9.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (8.87%) Architect
6 31 (6.71%) Infrastructure Architect
7 27 (5.84%) Consultant
8 25 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.55%) Network Architect
11 20 (4.33%) Firewall Engineer
12 19 (4.11%) Service Analyst
12 19 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.90%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.68%) Network Analyst
15 16 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (3.46%) Cisco Engineer
15 16 (3.46%) Operations Analyst
16 12 (2.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.60%) Middleware
3 10 (2.16%) Web Services
4 5 (1.08%) XMPP
5 4 (0.87%) .NET
6 3 (0.65%) XML
7 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.80%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.36%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.33%) PKI
3 20 (4.33%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 14 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.16%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.73%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.30%) NHS
10 3 (0.65%) e-Health
10 3 (0.65%) SecurID
10 3 (0.65%) CMDB
10 3 (0.65%) iPhone
11 2 (0.43%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.43%) DTV
11 2 (0.43%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 142 (30.74%) Windows
2 70 (15.15%) Linux
3 49 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.52%) UNIX
5 38 (8.23%) Windows 7
6 34 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.63%) Solaris
8 16 (3.46%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.43%) SUSE
12 2 (0.43%) AIX
12 2 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.05%) ITIL
2 65 (14.07%) Load Balancing
3 52 (11.26%) Project Management
4 40 (8.66%) Service Management
5 35 (7.58%) BCP
6 34 (7.36%) Performance Management
7 33 (7.14%) Network Management
7 33 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (6.93%) Network Design
9 29 (6.28%) Business Continuity
9 29 (6.28%) Problem Management
10 27 (5.84%) Business Continuity Planning
11 26 (5.63%) Change Control
11 26 (5.63%) Migration
11 26 (5.63%) PRINCE2
12 25 (5.41%) Time Management
13 24 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
14 23 (4.98%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (4.98%) Change Management
15 21 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.79%) SQL
2 14 (3.03%) VB
3 11 (2.38%) Python
4 7 (1.52%) Perl
5 6 (1.30%) PHP
5 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.08%) Ruby
7 4 (0.87%) VBScript
8 3 (0.65%) Tcl
8 3 (0.65%) Lisp
8 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.22%) Java
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 182 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (28.14%) CCNP
3 51 (11.04%) CCNA
4 46 (9.96%) CCIE
5 44 (9.52%) CCSA
6 35 (7.58%) CCSE
7 32 (6.93%) Security Cleared
8 21 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 15 (3.25%) CCDA
10 11 (2.38%) CCIP
10 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.38%) CISSP
11 10 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.30%) Degree
13 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.25%) SLA
4 8 (1.73%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.52%) ProxySG
4 31 (6.71%) Hyper-V
5 27 (5.84%) NLBS
6 24 (5.19%) vSphere
7 17 (3.68%) XenApp
8 16 (3.46%) Snort
9 14 (3.03%) XenServer
10 12 (2.60%) Xen
11 8 (1.73%) vCloud
12 7 (1.52%) Squid
13 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.43%) Firmware
16 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (5.84%) WSUS
3 17 (3.68%) CiscoWorks
4 15 (3.25%) CA Spectrum
5 14 (3.03%) BladeLogic
5 14 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (3.03%) Control-M
6 11 (2.38%) OpenView
7 10 (2.16%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.95%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (1.52%) NetCrunch
11 6 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.30%) SCCM
11 6 (1.30%) Nagios
12 5 (1.08%) Netcool
12 5 (1.08%) Cacti
13 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.87%) Nessus
14 2 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 386 (83.55%) Cisco
2 148 (32.03%) Juniper
3 136 (29.44%) F5
4 119 (25.76%) Blue Coat
5 77 (16.67%) Citrix
6 68 (14.72%) VMware
7 64 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 47 (10.17%) SolarWinds
9 46 (9.96%) Nortel
10 44 (9.52%) Nokia
11 42 (9.09%) Riverbed
12 38 (8.23%) HP
13 33 (7.14%) CA
14 29 (6.28%) Avaya
15 26 (5.63%) Symantec
15 26 (5.63%) Fortinet
16 25 (5.41%) Oracle
17 23 (4.98%) McAfee
18 22 (4.76%) Websense
18 22 (4.76%) IBM
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