The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 224 295 228
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -67
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 191 118 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.49% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.06% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 135
Average daily rate
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£410 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.46 - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -40.54%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10578 11145 11887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.86% 45.95% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7097 7146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 289 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
CheckPoint
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 52 £370 -1.33% 22
Docklands, London - 3 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 289 (75.06%) Cisco
2 285 (74.03%) Firewall
3 146 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
4 125 (32.47%) Juniper
5 111 (28.83%) LAN
6 107 (27.79%) CCNP
7 106 (27.53%) WAN
8 105 (27.27%) Network Security
9 104 (27.01%) Finance
10 100 (25.97%) Windows
11 89 (23.12%) F5
12 73 (18.96%) Banking
13 72 (18.70%) VPN
14 71 (18.44%) Microsoft
15 68 (17.66%) ITIL
15 68 (17.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 63 (16.36%) Active Directory
17 62 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
18 61 (15.84%) Blue Coat
19 58 (15.06%) BGP
20 52 (13.51%) VMware
21 51 (13.25%) Citrix
21 51 (13.25%) VLAN
22 50 (12.99%) DNS
23 49 (12.73%) OSPF
24 47 (12.21%) CCSE
25 46 (11.95%) VoIP
26 44 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
27 42 (10.91%) CISSP
28 40 (10.39%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 39 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.71%) IIS
3 16 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.60%) Lync
6 9 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.34%) Apache
7 5 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (6.75%) MS Office
2 19 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.08%) MS Project
4 7 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.26%) assyst
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 285 (74.03%) Firewall
2 111 (28.83%) LAN
3 106 (27.53%) WAN
4 105 (27.27%) Network Security
5 72 (18.70%) VPN
6 68 (17.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 62 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (15.06%) BGP
9 51 (13.25%) VLAN
10 50 (12.99%) DNS
11 49 (12.73%) OSPF
12 46 (11.95%) VoIP
13 40 (10.39%) MPLS
14 39 (10.13%) TCP/IP
14 39 (10.13%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (10.13%) Wireless
15 37 (9.61%) SAN
16 35 (9.09%) EIGRP
17 31 (8.05%) DHCP
18 30 (7.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.30%) DB2
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.78%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) KDB
6 1 (0.26%) Ingres
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) JMeter
2 1 (0.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 104 (27.01%) Finance
2 73 (18.96%) Banking
3 21 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.16%) Retail
5 14 (3.64%) Back Office
6 9 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.04%) Publishing
8 3 (0.78%) International Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 3 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) German Language
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (32.99%) Network Engineer
2 72 (18.70%) Security Engineer
3 53 (13.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 43 (11.17%) Analyst
5 37 (9.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 34 (8.83%) Architect
7 27 (7.01%) Consultant
8 22 (5.71%) Network Consultant
8 22 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
9 19 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (4.68%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (4.16%) Security Consultant
11 16 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.90%) Security Analyst
13 13 (3.38%) Telephony Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.38%) Network Architect
14 12 (3.12%) Senior Security Engineer
14 12 (3.12%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (3.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.30%) .NET
2 4 (1.04%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.26%) SOAP
4 1 (0.26%) Web Services
4 1 (0.26%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) CORBA
4 1 (0.26%) Middleware
4 1 (0.26%) LAMP
4 1 (0.26%) Xerces
4 1 (0.26%) Xalan
4 1 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.26%) WPF
4 1 (0.26%) wxWidgets
4 1 (0.26%) J2EE
4 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.60%) Clustering
4 10 (2.60%) Statistics
5 6 (1.56%) NHS
6 5 (1.30%) Replication
7 4 (1.04%) Psychology
7 4 (1.04%) Economics
7 4 (1.04%) Social Media
8 3 (0.78%) SecurID
8 3 (0.78%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.52%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.52%) PKI
9 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 100 (25.97%) Windows
2 44 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (9.61%) UNIX
4 37 (9.61%) Linux
5 19 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.34%) Windows 2000
7 9 (2.34%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.82%) AIX
8 7 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.30%) SUSE
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.78%) Solaris
11 3 (0.78%) VMS
11 3 (0.78%) NetWare
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.66%) ITIL
2 32 (8.31%) Migration
3 31 (8.05%) Load Balancing
4 30 (7.79%) Project Management
5 28 (7.27%) Service Management
6 23 (5.97%) PRINCE2
7 22 (5.71%) Network Design
8 21 (5.45%) Security Architecture
9 17 (4.42%) Network Management
9 17 (4.42%) Risk Management
9 17 (4.42%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.16%) Change Control
11 15 (3.90%) Configuration Management
11 15 (3.90%) SIEM
12 14 (3.64%) Performance Management
13 13 (3.38%) Network Architecture
13 13 (3.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (3.38%) Database Security
14 11 (2.86%) Dependency Management
14 11 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.53%) SQL
2 9 (2.34%) Perl
3 6 (1.56%) Java
4 5 (1.30%) C
5 3 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.78%) Ruby
6 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.52%) C#
6 2 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.26%) Tcl
7 1 (0.26%) Lisp
7 1 (0.26%) VBScript
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) C-shell
7 1 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 146 (37.92%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (27.79%) CCNP
3 47 (12.21%) CCSE
4 42 (10.91%) CISSP
5 38 (9.87%) CCNA
6 31 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 29 (7.53%) CCIE
8 20 (5.19%) CCSA
8 20 (5.19%) SC Cleared
9 19 (4.94%) CISM
10 16 (4.16%) CCVP
11 13 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.60%) MCSE
12 10 (2.60%) JNCIS
13 8 (2.08%) JNCIP
13 8 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (2.08%) Degree
14 7 (1.82%) MCSA
15 6 (1.56%) JNCIE
15 6 (1.56%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.82%) SLA
4 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.04%) COBIT
6 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.26%) TickIT
7 1 (0.26%) COSO
7 1 (0.26%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) WCAG
7 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 63 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.68%) XenApp
5 14 (3.64%) NLBS
6 13 (3.38%) Xen
7 12 (3.12%) Snort
8 11 (2.86%) ProxySG
9 9 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (2.08%) ISA Server
11 7 (1.82%) vSphere
12 4 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.78%) Squid
13 3 (0.78%) UAG
13 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.52%) KVM
14 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (4.68%) Cisco UCCX
2 18 (4.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (3.38%) WSUS
3 13 (3.38%) SCCM
4 9 (2.34%) SCOM
5 7 (1.82%) OpenView
6 6 (1.56%) DameWare
6 6 (1.56%) OVSD
7 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.30%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.30%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.26%) Nessus
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 289 (75.06%) Cisco
2 125 (32.47%) Juniper
3 89 (23.12%) F5
4 71 (18.44%) Microsoft
5 61 (15.84%) Blue Coat
6 52 (13.51%) VMware
7 51 (13.25%) Citrix
8 40 (10.39%) HP
9 32 (8.31%) McAfee
10 26 (6.75%) Nokia
11 20 (5.19%) Websense
11 20 (5.19%) Dell
12 16 (4.16%) Oracle
13 15 (3.90%) Sourcefire
14 13 (3.38%) Cyber-Ark
14 13 (3.38%) IBM
15 12 (3.12%) Riverbed
15 12 (3.12%) Fortinet
15 12 (3.12%) Gemalto
16 10 (2.60%) Avaya
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 545 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 26 days ago