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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 59 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 19 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.11% 0.28% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 0.64% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £475 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.75 £26.63
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +4.22%
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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
421 313 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.73% 44.08% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 139 113
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) F5
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) WAN
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (33.33%) CCNP
6 8 (33.33%) Juniper
6 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Fault Management
8 6 (25.00%) CCSA
8 6 (25.00%) CCSE
8 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) TACACS
9 5 (20.83%) Nokia
9 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Citrix
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
9 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (16.67%) Network Security
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Workflow
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (20.83%) TACACS
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 4 (16.67%) OSPF
4 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) VRRP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (12.50%) HSRP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Fault Management
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) CCSA
3 6 (25.00%) CCSE
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (8.33%) HNC
7 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Snort
2 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) F5
3 8 (33.33%) Juniper
3 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 5 (20.83%) Nokia
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware