The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 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 Middlesex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 26 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.20% 2.50% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 4.35% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £308 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £19.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+54.14% -37.20%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 115 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 54.00% 57.50% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £410 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Middlesex region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Middlesex region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Nortel
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Squid
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (25.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Nortel
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam