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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 227 300 175
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -125
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 203 89 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 0.89% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 44 201
Average daily rate £400 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £37.75 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £39.75 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 69 £400 +23.07% 10
Croydon -12 3 £281 -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 236 (68.80%) Cisco
2 234 (68.22%) Firewall
3 125 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
4 122 (35.57%) Juniper
5 113 (32.94%) Network Security
6 89 (25.95%) Banking
7 86 (25.07%) WAN
8 83 (24.20%) LAN
9 82 (23.91%) CCNP
10 80 (23.32%) Windows
10 80 (23.32%) Finance
11 74 (21.57%) F5
12 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
13 62 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (17.49%) Active Directory
14 60 (17.49%) VPN
15 59 (17.20%) BGP
16 47 (13.70%) VoIP
17 43 (12.54%) MPLS
17 43 (12.54%) OSPF
17 43 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (12.54%) Blue Coat
18 42 (12.24%) ITIL
19 41 (11.95%) CISSP
20 40 (11.66%) CCIE
20 40 (11.66%) UNIX
21 39 (11.37%) HP
22 37 (10.79%) Wireless
23 36 (10.50%) McAfee
23 36 (10.50%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (5.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.04%) IIS
3 6 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.17%) Apache
4 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.58%) Lync
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.33%) MS Office
2 7 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) IaaS
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
1 1 (0.29%) PaaS
1 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 234 (68.22%) Firewall
2 113 (32.94%) Network Security
3 86 (25.07%) WAN
4 83 (24.20%) LAN
5 62 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
6 60 (17.49%) VPN
7 59 (17.20%) BGP
8 47 (13.70%) VoIP
9 43 (12.54%) MPLS
9 43 (12.54%) OSPF
9 43 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (10.79%) Wireless
11 36 (10.50%) TCP/IP
12 35 (10.20%) EIGRP
13 29 (8.45%) DNS
14 27 (7.87%) VLAN
15 26 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (7.00%) IPsec
16 24 (7.00%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (7.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.87%) MySQL
2 3 (0.87%) DB2
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.29%) KDB
3 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) JUnit
2 1 (0.29%) JMeter
General
1 89 (25.95%) Banking
2 80 (23.32%) Finance
3 32 (9.33%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.08%) Back Office
6 9 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.75%) Retail
8 5 (1.46%) French Language
9 4 (1.17%) German Language
10 3 (0.87%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (31.20%) Network Engineer
2 70 (20.41%) Security Engineer
3 61 (17.78%) Analyst
4 43 (12.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 36 (10.50%) Architect
5 36 (10.50%) Security Analyst
6 29 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 26 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (6.12%) Network Analyst
8 21 (6.12%) Network Architect
9 18 (5.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (5.25%) Senior Security Analyst
10 17 (4.96%) Firewall Engineer
11 14 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 13 (3.79%) Consultant
13 12 (3.50%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 11 (3.21%) Network Support
15 10 (2.92%) IT Security Engineer
15 10 (2.92%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.58%) J2EE
2 1 (0.29%) wxWidgets
2 1 (0.29%) XMPP
2 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.29%) COM
2 1 (0.29%) SOAP
2 1 (0.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.29%) CORBA
2 1 (0.29%) Xerces
2 1 (0.29%) Xalan
2 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.92%) Statistics
3 6 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.75%) PKI
3 6 (1.75%) e-Health
4 5 (1.46%) SecurID
5 4 (1.17%) Clustering
5 4 (1.17%) NHS
5 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.17%) Social Media
6 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.58%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.58%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.58%) DataPower
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.32%) Windows
2 40 (11.66%) UNIX
3 29 (8.45%) Linux
4 17 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.37%) AIX
6 12 (3.50%) VMS
7 8 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.87%) NetWare
11 3 (0.87%) Solaris
12 2 (0.58%) SUSE
12 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.24%) ITIL
2 27 (7.87%) Security Architecture
3 19 (5.54%) Project Management
4 18 (5.25%) Load Balancing
4 18 (5.25%) Network Design
5 17 (4.96%) Service Delivery
6 16 (4.66%) Network Management
7 15 (4.37%) Database Security
8 14 (4.08%) Service Management
9 12 (3.50%) Change Management
9 12 (3.50%) PRINCE2
10 11 (3.21%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (2.92%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.92%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.62%) Migration
13 8 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.33%) SIEM
14 7 (2.04%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.04%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.37%) SQL
2 6 (1.75%) C
2 6 (1.75%) Perl
3 5 (1.46%) Java
4 3 (0.87%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) R
5 1 (0.29%) C-shell
5 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.29%) Korn
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) C++
5 1 (0.29%) Tcl
5 1 (0.29%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 125 (36.44%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (23.91%) CCNP
3 41 (11.95%) CISSP
4 40 (11.66%) CCIE
5 32 (9.33%) CISM
6 28 (8.16%) CCSE
7 26 (7.58%) Security Cleared
8 25 (7.29%) CCNA
9 21 (6.12%) Degree
10 20 (5.83%) CCSA
11 19 (5.54%) SC Cleared
12 11 (3.21%) CCVP
13 8 (2.33%) CCDP
14 7 (2.04%) JNCIP
14 7 (2.04%) JNCIE
15 6 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.75%) CCSP
15 6 (1.75%) MCSE
15 6 (1.75%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.33%) SLA
3 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.87%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.29%) TickIT
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (17.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.21%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.75%) ISA Server
4 6 (1.75%) XenApp
5 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.17%) UAG
6 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.58%) Samba
7 2 (0.58%) Xen
7 2 (0.58%) NLBS
7 2 (0.58%) Squid
7 2 (0.58%) XenServer
7 2 (0.58%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.58%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (4.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 15 (4.37%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (2.04%) OpenView
4 6 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.46%) OVSD
5 5 (1.46%) DameWare
5 5 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.87%) WSUS
6 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.29%) Cacti
8 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 236 (68.80%) Cisco
2 122 (35.57%) Juniper
3 74 (21.57%) F5
4 70 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 43 (12.54%) Blue Coat
6 39 (11.37%) HP
7 36 (10.50%) McAfee
8 31 (9.04%) Gemalto
9 27 (7.87%) Nokia
9 27 (7.87%) Citrix
9 27 (7.87%) Cyber-Ark
10 26 (7.58%) VMware
11 19 (5.54%) Websense
11 19 (5.54%) Riverbed
12 15 (4.37%) Fortinet
13 12 (3.50%) Aruba
14 10 (2.92%) NetApp
14 10 (2.92%) IBM
14 10 (2.92%) TippingPoint
15 9 (2.62%) Red Hat
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