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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 210 219 319
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +100
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 209 185 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.82% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.86% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 140 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £165.00 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +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
9887 9951 9935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.98% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6509 6240
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 206 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
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 22 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 22 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 +9 63 £345 -13.75% 20
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 +15.78%
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 352 (82.63%) Cisco
2 306 (71.83%) Firewall
3 177 (41.55%) Cisco Certification
3 177 (41.55%) F5
4 167 (39.20%) Juniper
5 144 (33.80%) WAN
6 142 (33.33%) LAN
7 141 (33.10%) CCNP
8 133 (31.22%) Blue Coat
9 124 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
10 110 (25.82%) OSPF
11 109 (25.59%) Network Security
12 107 (25.12%) Finance
13 104 (24.41%) BGP
14 103 (24.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 100 (23.47%) Windows
16 90 (21.13%) VPN
17 88 (20.66%) DNS
18 87 (20.42%) MPLS
19 83 (19.48%) VMware
20 68 (15.96%) Wireless
20 68 (15.96%) Citrix
21 64 (15.02%) Load Balancing
21 64 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 62 (14.55%) DHCP
23 60 (14.08%) ITIL
24 58 (13.62%) Linux
25 54 (12.68%) Cisco IOS
26 52 (12.21%) BIG-IP
26 52 (12.21%) Banking

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (2.58%) IIS
4 10 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 2 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.16%) MS Office
3 15 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.88%) MS Project
6 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.70%) SaaS
2 3 (0.70%) PaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 306 (71.83%) Firewall
2 144 (33.80%) WAN
3 142 (33.33%) LAN
4 124 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
5 110 (25.82%) OSPF
6 109 (25.59%) Network Security
7 104 (24.41%) BGP
8 103 (24.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 90 (21.13%) VPN
10 88 (20.66%) DNS
11 87 (20.42%) MPLS
12 68 (15.96%) Wireless
13 62 (14.55%) DHCP
14 54 (12.68%) Cisco IOS
15 52 (12.21%) BIG-IP
16 48 (11.27%) EIGRP
17 46 (10.80%) SSL
18 45 (10.56%) VLAN
19 44 (10.33%) TCP/IP
20 42 (9.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.64%) Big Data
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.94%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MSI
1 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 107 (25.12%) Finance
2 52 (12.21%) Banking
3 26 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.11%) Retail
6 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.94%) Advertising
7 4 (0.94%) Law
8 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.70%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 167 (39.20%) Network Engineer
2 65 (15.26%) Security Engineer
3 56 (13.15%) Analyst
4 48 (11.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 44 (10.33%) Consultant
6 36 (8.45%) Architect
7 29 (6.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (5.40%) Infrastructure Architect
9 21 (4.93%) Network Consultant
10 20 (4.69%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
11 18 (4.23%) Network Architect
12 17 (3.99%) Network Analyst
13 16 (3.76%) Network Specialist
14 15 (3.52%) Security Consultant
15 14 (3.29%) Security Specialist
15 14 (3.29%) Network Support
16 12 (2.82%) Security Analyst
16 12 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (2.82%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.11%) Web Services
2 5 (1.17%) Middleware
3 4 (0.94%) XML
4 2 (0.47%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) CSS
5 1 (0.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 20 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 19 (4.46%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.82%) PKI
5 10 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.17%) NHS
11 4 (0.94%) Open Source
12 3 (0.70%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.70%) iPhone
13 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) DTV
13 2 (0.47%) IVR
13 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.23%) Machine to Machine
14 1 (0.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.47%) Windows
2 58 (13.62%) Linux
3 29 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (5.87%) UNIX
5 21 (4.93%) Solaris
5 21 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.69%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) SUSE
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.02%) Load Balancing
2 60 (14.08%) ITIL
3 31 (7.28%) Project Management
4 30 (7.04%) Migration
5 27 (6.34%) E-Commerce
6 25 (5.87%) Network Management
6 25 (5.87%) Network Design
7 23 (5.40%) Change Management
8 22 (5.16%) Service Management
9 19 (4.46%) SIEM
9 19 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.23%) BCP
10 18 (4.23%) Low Latency
11 16 (3.76%) Information Security
11 16 (3.76%) Programme Management
11 16 (3.76%) Change Control
12 15 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (3.52%) Performance Management
12 15 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.10%) SQL
2 10 (2.35%) C
2 10 (2.35%) Perl
3 8 (1.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (0.94%) Python
5 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.70%) PHP
5 3 (0.70%) Lisp
6 2 (0.47%) VBScript
7 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) VB
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 177 (41.55%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (33.10%) CCNP
3 44 (10.33%) CCNA
4 41 (9.62%) CCSE
5 39 (9.15%) CCIE
6 33 (7.75%) Security Cleared
7 24 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 20 (4.69%) CCSA
9 19 (4.46%) CISSP
10 11 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.11%) CCSP
12 8 (1.88%) Degree
13 7 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.17%) MCITP
14 5 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.17%) CISM
15 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 3 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.40%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.35%) SLA
3 9 (2.11%) QA
3 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.17%) GPG13
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (11.03%) Active Directory
3 33 (7.75%) ProxySG
4 28 (6.57%) vSphere
5 25 (5.87%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.23%) XenServer
7 14 (3.29%) XenApp
8 13 (3.05%) NLBS
9 11 (2.58%) vCloud
10 9 (2.11%) Snort
11 8 (1.88%) Xen
12 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.94%) Squid
13 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.70%) Firmware
15 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.23%) pfSense
16 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.29%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (2.82%) CiscoWorks
2 12 (2.82%) OpenView
2 12 (2.82%) WSUS
3 11 (2.58%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.35%) Netcool
4 10 (2.35%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.88%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.64%) BladeLogic
6 7 (1.64%) Control-M
6 7 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.41%) SCCM
8 5 (1.17%) DatAdvantage
9 4 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.94%) Puppet
10 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.70%) Cacti
10 3 (0.70%) Nagios
11 2 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 352 (82.63%) Cisco
2 177 (41.55%) F5
3 167 (39.20%) Juniper
4 133 (31.22%) Blue Coat
5 83 (19.48%) VMware
6 68 (15.96%) Citrix
7 50 (11.74%) HP
8 42 (9.86%) Microsoft
9 39 (9.15%) Fortinet
10 36 (8.45%) SolarWinds
11 35 (8.22%) Infoblox
11 35 (8.22%) McAfee
12 32 (7.51%) Riverbed
13 26 (6.10%) Nokia
14 24 (5.63%) IBM
14 24 (5.63%) Nortel
15 19 (4.46%) Brocade
15 19 (4.46%) Oracle
15 19 (4.46%) Websense
16 18 (4.23%) CA
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