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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 212 297 231
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -66
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 216 129 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.51% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.11% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 78 131
Average daily rate
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£420 £358 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.46 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -46.77%
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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +62 64 £395 +5.33% 19
Bromley - 3 £175 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £315 -
Orpington - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 308 (74.94%) Cisco
2 301 (73.24%) Firewall
3 149 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (31.63%) Juniper
5 125 (30.41%) LAN
6 121 (29.44%) Finance
7 120 (29.20%) WAN
8 115 (27.98%) Network Security
9 109 (26.52%) Windows
10 102 (24.82%) CCNP
11 93 (22.63%) F5
12 84 (20.44%) VPN
13 81 (19.71%) Banking
13 81 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 78 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 72 (17.52%) Cisco ASA
16 71 (17.27%) Blue Coat
17 67 (16.30%) Active Directory
18 66 (16.06%) ITIL
19 63 (15.33%) BGP
20 61 (14.84%) VLAN
21 60 (14.60%) DNS
22 57 (13.87%) Citrix
23 55 (13.38%) TCP/IP
24 54 (13.14%) VMware
25 51 (12.41%) OSPF
26 50 (12.17%) Cisco IOS
27 46 (11.19%) CISSP
27 46 (11.19%) CCSE
28 45 (10.95%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (10.46%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.57%) IIS
3 18 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (3.16%) Apache
4 13 (3.16%) Lync
5 12 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.24%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (7.54%) MS Office
2 21 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.19%) MS Project
4 8 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.24%) assyst
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 301 (73.24%) Firewall
2 125 (30.41%) LAN
3 120 (29.20%) WAN
4 115 (27.98%) Network Security
5 84 (20.44%) VPN
6 81 (19.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 72 (17.52%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (15.33%) BGP
9 61 (14.84%) VLAN
10 60 (14.60%) DNS
11 55 (13.38%) TCP/IP
12 51 (12.41%) OSPF
13 50 (12.17%) Cisco IOS
14 45 (10.95%) MPLS
14 45 (10.95%) SAN
15 44 (10.71%) VoIP
16 39 (9.49%) DHCP
16 39 (9.49%) Wireless
17 37 (9.00%) EIGRP
18 35 (8.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.19%) DB2
3 8 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.73%) MySQL
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) KDB
6 1 (0.24%) Ingres
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.49%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) JMeter
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 121 (29.44%) Finance
2 81 (19.71%) Banking
3 26 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.62%) Retail
6 13 (3.16%) Back Office
7 12 (2.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 4 (0.97%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) International Banking
9 3 (0.73%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 133 (32.36%) Network Engineer
2 72 (17.52%) Security Engineer
3 49 (11.92%) Analyst
3 49 (11.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 44 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (8.27%) Architect
6 29 (7.06%) Consultant
7 23 (5.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (5.35%) Network Consultant
8 22 (5.35%) Firewall Engineer
9 21 (5.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 20 (4.87%) Security Consultant
11 19 (4.62%) Network Analyst
11 19 (4.62%) Security Analyst
12 17 (4.14%) Senior Security Engineer
13 15 (3.65%) Telephony Engineer
13 15 (3.65%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.41%) Network Security Consultant
15 13 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.95%) Regular Expression
2 7 (1.70%) CSS
3 5 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) XML
4 1 (0.24%) CORBA
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) LAMP
4 1 (0.24%) Xerces
4 1 (0.24%) Xalan
4 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.24%) WPF
4 1 (0.24%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.11%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.41%) Thin Client
3 14 (3.41%) Fat Client
4 11 (2.68%) Clustering
5 8 (1.95%) SecurID
5 8 (1.95%) Statistics
6 7 (1.70%) PKI
6 7 (1.70%) NHS
7 5 (1.22%) Replication
7 5 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.97%) Economics
8 4 (0.97%) Psychology
8 4 (0.97%) Firmware
9 3 (0.73%) PMI
9 3 (0.73%) CESG
9 3 (0.73%) Social Media
10 2 (0.49%) RMADS
10 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 109 (26.52%) Windows
2 44 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (10.46%) Linux
4 39 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (9.00%) UNIX
6 21 (5.11%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.92%) AIX
9 11 (2.68%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.19%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.19%) SUSE
11 8 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.70%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.46%) Solaris
14 4 (0.97%) VMS
15 3 (0.73%) NetWare
16 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.06%) ITIL
2 39 (9.49%) Migration
3 37 (9.00%) Project Management
3 37 (9.00%) Load Balancing
4 34 (8.27%) Service Management
5 22 (5.35%) PRINCE2
5 22 (5.35%) Network Design
6 21 (5.11%) Change Control
7 20 (4.87%) Risk Management
8 19 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 19 (4.62%) Network Management
9 18 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
9 18 (4.38%) Security Architecture
10 16 (3.89%) Performance Management
10 16 (3.89%) Programme Management
11 15 (3.65%) Product Management
11 15 (3.65%) Dependency Management
11 15 (3.65%) SIEM
12 14 (3.41%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.16%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.52%) SQL
2 8 (1.95%) Perl
3 5 (1.22%) C
3 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.22%) Java
4 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.73%) Ruby
4 3 (0.73%) VBScript
4 3 (0.73%) VB
5 2 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) PHP
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) Lisp
6 1 (0.24%) Korn
6 1 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 149 (36.25%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (24.82%) CCNP
3 46 (11.19%) CISSP
3 46 (11.19%) CCSE
4 40 (9.73%) CCNA
5 34 (8.27%) Security Cleared
6 31 (7.54%) CCIE
7 26 (6.33%) CISM
8 21 (5.11%) SC Cleared
9 19 (4.62%) CCVP
10 17 (4.14%) CCSA
11 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.43%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.19%) MCSE
14 8 (1.95%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.70%) MCSA
16 6 (1.46%) CCSP
16 6 (1.46%) JNCIE
16 6 (1.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.19%) QA
1 9 (2.19%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.97%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) TickIT
6 1 (0.24%) COSO
6 1 (0.24%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 67 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.87%) XenApp
5 19 (4.62%) ProxySG
6 16 (3.89%) NLBS
7 13 (3.16%) Snort
7 13 (3.16%) Xen
7 13 (3.16%) vSphere
8 9 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.95%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.95%) FreeRADIUS
10 6 (1.46%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.73%) Squid
11 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.49%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.49%) KVM
12 2 (0.49%) XenServer
13 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (5.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (4.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 19 (4.62%) Cisco UCCE
3 15 (3.65%) WSUS
4 14 (3.41%) SCCM
5 8 (1.95%) SCOM
6 7 (1.70%) OpenView
6 7 (1.70%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (1.70%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.46%) DameWare
7 6 (1.46%) OVSD
8 4 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.24%) Puppet
11 1 (0.24%) Cacti
11 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 308 (74.94%) Cisco
2 130 (31.63%) Juniper
3 93 (22.63%) F5
4 78 (18.98%) Microsoft
5 71 (17.27%) Blue Coat
6 57 (13.87%) Citrix
7 54 (13.14%) VMware
8 45 (10.95%) HP
9 25 (6.08%) Nokia
10 24 (5.84%) McAfee
11 21 (5.11%) Websense
11 21 (5.11%) Dell
12 20 (4.87%) Sourcefire
13 19 (4.62%) Oracle
14 17 (4.14%) IBM
14 17 (4.14%) Fortinet
15 12 (2.92%) Avaya
15 12 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
16 11 (2.68%) TippingPoint
17 10 (2.43%) NetApp
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago