The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 61 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 1.81% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +48.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £324 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £392 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
459 386 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.84% 46.51% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 200 146
Average daily rate £386 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 27
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Juniper
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 9 (42.86%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) F5
7 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 5 (23.81%) Wireless
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) CA
9 4 (19.05%) SNMP
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) OSPF
9 4 (19.05%) BGP
9 4 (19.05%) DSL
9 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) CA Spectrum
9 4 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (19.05%) NX-OS
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) e-Health
9 4 (19.05%) Network Design

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) LAN
2 9 (42.86%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (19.05%) SNMP
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) DSL
4 4 (19.05%) NX-OS
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) VRRP
5 3 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (14.29%) HSRP
5 3 (14.29%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) e-Health
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) CCTV
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) CCSE
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) APMP
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (4.76%) HNC
6 1 (4.76%) HND
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) TickIT
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Snort
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
3 8 (38.10%) F5
4 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) CA
6 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) McAfee
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
9 1 (4.76%) Fortinet