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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 60 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £550 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
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
298 387 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.15% 49.11% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 184 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.80 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) CCSE
6 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (25.00%) CCDP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
7 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) FTP
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) B2B
8 2 (12.50%) SSL
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ProjectWise
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) FTP
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) CCSE
4 4 (25.00%) CCDP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) CCIE
6 1 (6.25%) CCSA
6 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
1 1 (6.25%) Proventia
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (12.50%) IronPort
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec