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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 197 244 297
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +53
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 250 174 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.76% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 1.70% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 122 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.23 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1059.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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
10232 10206 10759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.75% 44.54% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6772 6512 6752
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 211 307
Average hourly rate £19.67 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 +20 75 £438 +22.37% 13
Docklands, London -1 1 £550 +15.78%
Canary Wharf -10 1 £400 -20.00%
Croydon -15 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 372 (82.67%) Cisco
2 333 (74.00%) Firewall
3 194 (43.11%) WAN
4 183 (40.67%) LAN
5 174 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
6 155 (34.44%) Juniper
7 145 (32.22%) F5
8 127 (28.22%) Blue Coat
8 127 (28.22%) CCNP
9 124 (27.56%) Windows
10 122 (27.11%) Cisco ASA
11 121 (26.89%) VPN
12 114 (25.33%) Network Security
13 103 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
14 102 (22.67%) BGP
15 101 (22.44%) OSPF
16 99 (22.00%) Wireless
17 95 (21.11%) Finance
17 95 (21.11%) MPLS
18 94 (20.89%) DNS
19 86 (19.11%) VMware
20 77 (17.11%) Linux
21 76 (16.89%) ITIL
22 71 (15.78%) DHCP
22 71 (15.78%) Data Centre
23 69 (15.33%) BIG-IP
23 69 (15.33%) Cisco IOS
24 68 (15.11%) Citrix
25 64 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
26 62 (13.78%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 37 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.44%) IIS
5 8 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.89%) SAS
7 3 (0.67%) Lync
7 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.33%) MS Office
3 19 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.89%) MS Project
6 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.89%) SaaS
2 4 (0.89%) PaaS
3 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 333 (74.00%) Firewall
2 194 (43.11%) WAN
3 183 (40.67%) LAN
4 122 (27.11%) Cisco ASA
5 121 (26.89%) VPN
6 114 (25.33%) Network Security
7 103 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 102 (22.67%) BGP
9 101 (22.44%) OSPF
10 99 (22.00%) Wireless
11 95 (21.11%) MPLS
12 94 (20.89%) DNS
13 71 (15.78%) DHCP
14 69 (15.33%) BIG-IP
14 69 (15.33%) Cisco IOS
15 60 (13.33%) IPsec
15 60 (13.33%) SSL
15 60 (13.33%) SAN
16 56 (12.44%) VLAN
17 52 (11.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.78%) Big Data
2 6 (1.33%) MySQL
2 6 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.22%) MSI
2 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) GCC
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (21.11%) Finance
2 40 (8.89%) Banking
3 24 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.22%) Retail
6 6 (1.33%) Advertising
6 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.89%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.67%) Law
8 3 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 169 (37.56%) Network Engineer
2 62 (13.78%) Security Engineer
3 60 (13.33%) Analyst
4 46 (10.22%) Architect
5 40 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 36 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (7.56%) Consultant
8 32 (7.11%) Infrastructure Architect
9 24 (5.33%) Network Architect
10 23 (5.11%) Support Engineer
11 20 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
12 18 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (4.00%) Network Analyst
13 15 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.33%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (3.11%) Network Support
14 14 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.11%) Network Consultant
15 13 (2.89%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.67%) Middleware
2 10 (2.22%) Web Services
3 5 (1.11%) XMPP
4 4 (0.89%) .NET
5 3 (0.67%) XML
6 2 (0.44%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.78%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.44%) Blackberry
3 23 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.22%) PKI
5 15 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 15 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.56%) NHS
11 3 (0.67%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.67%) iPhone
11 3 (0.67%) SecurID
12 2 (0.44%) Informatics
12 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.44%) Clustering
12 2 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 124 (27.56%) Windows
2 77 (17.11%) Linux
3 43 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (9.33%) UNIX
5 33 (7.33%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (5.78%) Solaris
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.89%) ITIL
2 57 (12.67%) Load Balancing
3 47 (10.44%) Project Management
4 34 (7.56%) Service Management
5 32 (7.11%) BCP
6 30 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 27 (6.00%) Network Design
7 27 (6.00%) Business Continuity
8 26 (5.78%) Network Management
9 25 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (5.56%) Change Control
10 24 (5.33%) Business Continuity Planning
11 23 (5.11%) PRINCE2
11 23 (5.11%) Problem Management
12 22 (4.89%) Migration
13 21 (4.67%) Time Management
14 19 (4.22%) ITSM
14 19 (4.22%) Change Management
14 19 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.89%) SQL
2 9 (2.00%) Python
3 7 (1.56%) VB
4 6 (1.33%) C
4 6 (1.33%) Perl
4 6 (1.33%) PHP
5 5 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.67%) Lisp
7 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.67%) Ruby
7 3 (0.67%) VBScript
8 2 (0.44%) Tcl
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 174 (38.67%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (28.22%) CCNP
3 45 (10.00%) CCNA
4 43 (9.56%) CCSE
5 37 (8.22%) CCSA
6 36 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 34 (7.56%) CCIE
8 27 (6.00%) SC Cleared
9 16 (3.56%) CISSP
10 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (1.78%) Degree
13 7 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.11%) CCSP
15 5 (1.11%) CCDA
15 5 (1.11%) CCIP
15 5 (1.11%) MCITP
15 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.67%) SLA
4 9 (2.00%) QA
5 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) GPG13
6 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (13.78%) Active Directory
3 40 (8.89%) ProxySG
4 32 (7.11%) vSphere
5 27 (6.00%) Hyper-V
6 21 (4.67%) NLBS
7 20 (4.44%) XenServer
8 19 (4.22%) XenApp
9 15 (3.33%) Snort
10 12 (2.67%) vCloud
11 9 (2.00%) Xen
12 8 (1.78%) Squid
13 5 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.11%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.67%) Firmware
15 2 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.22%) pfSense
16 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (4.89%) WSUS
2 20 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (3.11%) BladeLogic
3 14 (3.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.11%) Control-M
4 12 (2.67%) OpenView
4 12 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (2.22%) FortiGate
6 10 (2.22%) AirWatch
7 9 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.56%) NetCrunch
9 6 (1.33%) SCCM
10 5 (1.11%) Cacti
10 5 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (1.11%) Puppet
10 5 (1.11%) Netcool
10 5 (1.11%) Nagios
11 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 372 (82.67%) Cisco
2 155 (34.44%) Juniper
3 145 (32.22%) F5
4 127 (28.22%) Blue Coat
5 86 (19.11%) VMware
6 68 (15.11%) Citrix
7 58 (12.89%) Microsoft
8 47 (10.44%) HP
9 42 (9.33%) Nortel
9 42 (9.33%) Nokia
10 40 (8.89%) SolarWinds
11 34 (7.56%) Riverbed
12 29 (6.44%) McAfee
12 29 (6.44%) CA
13 28 (6.22%) Avaya
14 27 (6.00%) Symantec
14 27 (6.00%) Fortinet
15 26 (5.78%) Infoblox
16 24 (5.33%) Oracle
17 21 (4.67%) IBM
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