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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 57 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.56% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£200 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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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
383 316 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.74% 42.99% 47.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 178 84
Average daily rate £350 £388 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.65 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) F5
4 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (36.67%) CCNP
5 11 (36.67%) WAN
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (36.67%) LAN
6 10 (33.33%) Fault Management
7 9 (30.00%) Juniper
8 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
9 7 (23.33%) CCSE
9 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Nokia
9 7 (23.33%) Citrix
9 7 (23.33%) TACACS
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) CCSA
10 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Computacenter
11 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) TACACS
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
7 2 (6.67%) DNS
7 2 (6.67%) OSPF
7 2 (6.67%) BGP
7 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow Management
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) CCSA
3 7 (23.33%) CCSE
3 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (6.67%) HNC
6 2 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) F5
3 9 (30.00%) Juniper
4 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 7 (23.33%) Nokia
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Computacenter
7 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle