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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 222 231 301
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +70
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 190 202 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.96% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 143 33
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £165.00 £27.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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
10005 10295 9832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.50% 44.11% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6473 6760 6169
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 213 268
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 51 £360 -10.00% 7
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 346 (83.78%) Cisco
2 299 (72.40%) Firewall
3 173 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
4 169 (40.92%) F5
5 152 (36.80%) Juniper
6 143 (34.62%) CCNP
7 137 (33.17%) WAN
8 134 (32.45%) LAN
9 129 (31.23%) Blue Coat
10 122 (29.54%) Cisco ASA
11 115 (27.85%) OSPF
12 107 (25.91%) BGP
13 101 (24.46%) Windows
13 101 (24.46%) Network Security
14 100 (24.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 92 (22.28%) Finance
16 91 (22.03%) MPLS
17 89 (21.55%) VPN
17 89 (21.55%) DNS
18 86 (20.82%) VMware
19 66 (15.98%) ITIL
19 66 (15.98%) Citrix
20 64 (15.50%) DHCP
20 64 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 63 (15.25%) Wireless
22 61 (14.77%) Load Balancing
23 56 (13.56%) Linux
24 53 (12.83%) HP
25 52 (12.59%) Banking
26 48 (11.62%) EIGRP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (5.33%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (2.91%) IIS
4 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.69%) Lync
5 7 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.97%) Apache
6 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (5.57%) MS Office
1 23 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.87%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.48%) RMDS
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.73%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) PaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 299 (72.40%) Firewall
2 137 (33.17%) WAN
3 134 (32.45%) LAN
4 122 (29.54%) Cisco ASA
5 115 (27.85%) OSPF
6 107 (25.91%) BGP
7 101 (24.46%) Network Security
8 100 (24.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 91 (22.03%) MPLS
10 89 (21.55%) VPN
10 89 (21.55%) DNS
11 64 (15.50%) DHCP
12 63 (15.25%) Wireless
13 48 (11.62%) EIGRP
13 48 (11.62%) BIG-IP
13 48 (11.62%) VLAN
14 47 (11.38%) Cisco IOS
15 43 (10.41%) NetScaler
16 42 (10.17%) SAN
16 42 (10.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.69%) Big Data
3 6 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.73%) MySQL
4 3 (0.73%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Introscope
General
1 92 (22.28%) Finance
2 52 (12.59%) Banking
3 33 (7.99%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.45%) Law
5 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.45%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.48%) Advertising
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
7 2 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (39.95%) Network Engineer
2 57 (13.80%) Security Engineer
3 55 (13.32%) Analyst
4 44 (10.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 44 (10.65%) Consultant
5 31 (7.51%) Architect
6 30 (7.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 23 (5.57%) Network Consultant
8 21 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.60%) Network Analyst
9 19 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (3.87%) Network Support
10 16 (3.87%) Firewall Engineer
11 15 (3.63%) Security Consultant
12 14 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
12 14 (3.39%) Network Architect
12 14 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
12 14 (3.39%) Network Specialist
13 13 (3.15%) Network Security Consultant
13 13 (3.15%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.94%) Web Services
2 4 (0.97%) XML
3 3 (0.73%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.73%) Middleware
4 2 (0.48%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.48%) CGI
5 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.08%) Thin Client
2 21 (5.08%) Fat Client
3 20 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.91%) PKI
5 9 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.21%) NHS
8 3 (0.73%) Open Source
8 3 (0.73%) iPhone
8 3 (0.73%) Spread Betting
9 2 (0.48%) IVR
9 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.24%) User Experience
10 1 (0.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.46%) Windows
2 56 (13.56%) Linux
3 31 (7.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (4.84%) UNIX
6 18 (4.36%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.12%) Solaris
8 12 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.73%) SUSE
11 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.73%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.98%) ITIL
2 61 (14.77%) Load Balancing
3 33 (7.99%) Project Management
4 27 (6.54%) E-Commerce
5 26 (6.30%) Service Management
5 26 (6.30%) Migration
6 25 (6.05%) Network Management
7 24 (5.81%) Change Management
8 22 (5.33%) Network Design
9 20 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (4.60%) BCP
11 18 (4.36%) Low Latency
11 18 (4.36%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.87%) Performance Management
14 15 (3.63%) Incident Management
14 15 (3.63%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.63%) Information Security
15 14 (3.39%) Service Delivery
15 14 (3.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.54%) SQL
2 10 (2.42%) C
2 10 (2.42%) Perl
3 8 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.73%) Python
5 2 (0.48%) PHP
5 2 (0.48%) VBScript
6 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.24%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.24%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 173 (41.89%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (34.62%) CCNP
3 46 (11.14%) CCNA
4 40 (9.69%) CCIE
4 40 (9.69%) CCSE
5 32 (7.75%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.57%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.84%) CCSA
8 17 (4.12%) CISSP
9 11 (2.66%) CCSP
9 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.94%) Degree
11 7 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.21%) MCITP
12 5 (1.21%) CISM
12 5 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.97%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.42%) SLA
3 9 (2.18%) QA
4 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.21%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.38%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.51%) ProxySG
4 27 (6.54%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.54%) vSphere
5 17 (4.12%) XenServer
6 14 (3.39%) NLBS
7 12 (2.91%) XenApp
8 11 (2.66%) vCloud
9 9 (2.18%) Snort
9 9 (2.18%) Xen
10 5 (1.21%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.97%) Firmware
11 4 (0.97%) Squid
12 3 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.24%) pfSense
14 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.63%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (3.15%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (3.15%) WSUS
3 12 (2.91%) OpenView
4 10 (2.42%) Netcool
4 10 (2.42%) AirWatch
5 9 (2.18%) CA Spectrum
5 9 (2.18%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.21%) DatAdvantage
7 5 (1.21%) SCCM
8 4 (0.97%) Control-M
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.97%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.97%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.97%) Puppet
9 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.73%) Cacti
10 2 (0.48%) Nagios
10 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 346 (83.78%) Cisco
2 169 (40.92%) F5
3 152 (36.80%) Juniper
4 129 (31.23%) Blue Coat
5 86 (20.82%) VMware
6 66 (15.98%) Citrix
7 53 (12.83%) HP
8 45 (10.90%) Microsoft
9 42 (10.17%) Fortinet
10 38 (9.20%) McAfee
11 37 (8.96%) SolarWinds
12 35 (8.47%) Infoblox
13 31 (7.51%) Riverbed
14 27 (6.54%) IBM
15 22 (5.33%) Nokia
16 20 (4.84%) Nortel
17 17 (4.12%) Brocade
17 17 (4.12%) Oracle
17 17 (4.12%) Remedy
17 17 (4.12%) EMC
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