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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 48 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 0.57% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 1.31% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £488 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £438 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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
304 305 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.35% 43.20% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 136 202
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £198 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 26
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.24 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (50.00%) F5
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
6 8 (40.00%) WAN
6 8 (40.00%) CCSA
7 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Juniper
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Nokia
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) CCSE
9 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (20.00%) Aruba
10 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
10 4 (20.00%) IPsec
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) IPsec
6 4 (20.00%) TACACS
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
8 2 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCSA
4 5 (25.00%) CCSE
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) CCDP
6 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CCA
7 1 (5.00%) CCAA
7 1 (5.00%) CCDA
7 1 (5.00%) CCVP
7 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.00%) ISEB
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Nokia
6 4 (20.00%) Aruba
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) NetApp
8 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
9 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Tufin