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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 63 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.59% 0.66% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.49% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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Buckinghamshire

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
398 335 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.88% 44.55% 51.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 157 195
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 26
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £8.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) F5
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (20.00%) Snort
7 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) CCSA
7 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) HSRP
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) Budget Control

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) OSPF
2 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) VRRP
5 3 (20.00%) HSRP
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) DMVPN
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Support
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (20.00%) CCSA
3 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (6.67%) CCIP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Draytek
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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