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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 232 291 216
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -75
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 187 113 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.47% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.02% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 73 135
Average daily rate
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£398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £461 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.23 - £25.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 - £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 - £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -42.10%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10367 11115 11883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.64% 45.84% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 7068 7155
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 218 290 328
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 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 23 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
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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 +48 52 £375 - 25
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - -
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England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 284 (74.15%) Cisco
2 281 (73.37%) Firewall
3 142 (37.08%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (31.59%) Juniper
5 112 (29.24%) LAN
6 108 (28.20%) WAN
7 106 (27.68%) CCNP
7 106 (27.68%) Network Security
8 102 (26.63%) Finance
9 101 (26.37%) Windows
10 89 (23.24%) F5
11 76 (19.84%) Banking
12 75 (19.58%) Microsoft
13 74 (19.32%) VPN
14 67 (17.49%) ITIL
14 67 (17.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 64 (16.71%) Active Directory
16 61 (15.93%) Blue Coat
17 60 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
18 59 (15.40%) BGP
19 53 (13.84%) Citrix
20 51 (13.32%) DNS
20 51 (13.32%) VMware
21 49 (12.79%) VLAN
22 48 (12.53%) OSPF
23 47 (12.27%) CCSE
24 44 (11.49%) VoIP
24 44 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
25 43 (11.23%) TCP/IP
26 42 (10.97%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (10.18%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.48%) IIS
3 16 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (2.87%) Lync
4 11 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.35%) Apache
6 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (6.79%) MS Office
2 18 (4.70%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.09%) MS Project
4 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 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
1 281 (73.37%) Firewall
2 112 (29.24%) LAN
3 108 (28.20%) WAN
4 106 (27.68%) Network Security
5 74 (19.32%) VPN
6 67 (17.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
8 59 (15.40%) BGP
9 51 (13.32%) DNS
10 49 (12.79%) VLAN
11 48 (12.53%) OSPF
12 44 (11.49%) VoIP
13 43 (11.23%) TCP/IP
14 40 (10.44%) MPLS
14 40 (10.44%) Wireless
14 40 (10.44%) Cisco IOS
15 37 (9.66%) SAN
16 36 (9.40%) EIGRP
17 31 (8.09%) DHCP
18 29 (7.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.31%) 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
1 102 (26.63%) Finance
2 76 (19.84%) Banking
3 23 (6.01%) Investment Banking
4 20 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.18%) Retail
6 14 (3.66%) Back Office
7 9 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.04%) Publishing
9 3 (0.78%) International Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Marketing
9 3 (0.78%) French Language
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 124 (32.38%) Network Engineer
2 70 (18.28%) Security Engineer
3 53 (13.84%) Network Security Engineer
4 46 (12.01%) Analyst
5 34 (8.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 33 (8.62%) Architect
7 27 (7.05%) Consultant
8 22 (5.74%) Network Consultant
9 21 (5.48%) Firewall Engineer
10 19 (4.96%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 17 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.18%) Security Consultant
12 16 (4.18%) Security Analyst
13 13 (3.39%) Network Analyst
13 13 (3.39%) Network Architect
14 12 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
14 12 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
14 12 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.31%) .NET
2 4 (1.04%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.52%) 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 31 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.96%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.66%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.66%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.61%) Clustering
4 10 (2.61%) Statistics
5 6 (1.57%) NHS
6 5 (1.31%) 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
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.26%) CESG
10 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.26%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 101 (26.37%) Windows
2 44 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (10.70%) UNIX
4 38 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (9.92%) Linux
5 19 (4.96%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.35%) Windows 2000
7 9 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.09%) AIX
9 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.31%) SUSE
11 4 (1.04%) VMS
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.78%) NetWare
12 3 (0.78%) Solaris
13 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.49%) ITIL
2 31 (8.09%) Load Balancing
3 30 (7.83%) Project Management
3 30 (7.83%) Migration
4 28 (7.31%) Service Management
5 23 (6.01%) PRINCE2
5 23 (6.01%) Security Architecture
6 22 (5.74%) Network Design
7 17 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 17 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.18%) Network Management
8 16 (4.18%) Change Control
9 15 (3.92%) Database Security
9 15 (3.92%) SIEM
9 15 (3.92%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.66%) Performance Management
11 13 (3.39%) Network Architecture
11 13 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (2.87%) Dependency Management
12 11 (2.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.31%) SQL
2 10 (2.61%) Perl
3 6 (1.57%) Java
4 5 (1.31%) 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
1 142 (37.08%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (27.68%) CCNP
3 47 (12.27%) CCSE
4 42 (10.97%) CISSP
5 36 (9.40%) CCNA
6 31 (8.09%) Security Cleared
7 29 (7.57%) CCIE
8 20 (5.22%) CCSA
8 20 (5.22%) SC Cleared
9 19 (4.96%) CISM
10 16 (4.18%) CCVP
11 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.61%) MCSE
12 10 (2.61%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.35%) Degree
14 8 (2.09%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.83%) MCSA
16 6 (1.57%) JNCIE
16 6 (1.57%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.35%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.83%) SLA
4 6 (1.57%) 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 64 (16.71%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.01%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.70%) XenApp
5 14 (3.66%) NLBS
6 13 (3.39%) Xen
7 12 (3.13%) Snort
8 11 (2.87%) ProxySG
9 9 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (2.09%) ISA Server
11 6 (1.57%) vSphere
12 4 (1.04%) UAG
12 4 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.78%) Squid
13 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.52%) KVM
14 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (6.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (4.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 18 (4.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (3.39%) WSUS
3 13 (3.39%) SCCM
4 9 (2.35%) SCOM
5 7 (1.83%) OpenView
6 6 (1.57%) DameWare
6 6 (1.57%) OVSD
7 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.31%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (1.31%) 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
1 284 (74.15%) Cisco
2 121 (31.59%) Juniper
3 89 (23.24%) F5
4 75 (19.58%) Microsoft
5 61 (15.93%) Blue Coat
6 53 (13.84%) Citrix
7 51 (13.32%) VMware
8 41 (10.70%) HP
9 32 (8.36%) McAfee
10 25 (6.53%) Nokia
11 20 (5.22%) Dell
12 19 (4.96%) Websense
13 16 (4.18%) Oracle
14 15 (3.92%) Sourcefire
15 14 (3.66%) Cyber-Ark
15 14 (3.66%) Gemalto
16 12 (3.13%) Riverbed
16 12 (3.13%) IBM
17 11 (2.87%) Fortinet
18 9 (2.35%) NetApp
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 20 days ago