The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 33 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.11% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 0.60% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £225 £373 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% +49.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +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
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 167 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.68% 45.63% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 42
Average daily rate £250 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.05 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Oxford region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Oxford region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) DHCP
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 9 (42.86%) Acronis
6 8 (38.10%) Lumension
7 7 (33.33%) Juniper
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) Intel Security
8 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
8 6 (28.57%) MRTG
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) CCNP
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
10 4 (19.05%) Junos
11 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (14.29%) Billing
11 3 (14.29%) Network Planning
11 3 (14.29%) VLAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) MRTG
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (19.05%) Junos
6 3 (14.29%) ADSL
6 3 (14.29%) CTI
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) FTP
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) SNMP
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) VSAT
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Desktop Support
3 8 (38.10%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Network Support
3 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Network Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 3 (14.29%) NHS
1 3 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCSA
4 1 (4.76%) CCSE
4 1 (4.76%) CCSP
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Acronis
4 8 (38.10%) Lumension
5 7 (33.33%) Juniper
6 6 (28.57%) Intel Security
6 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
8 3 (14.29%) Avaya
8 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
8 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
8 3 (14.29%) WatchGuard
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix
10 1 (4.76%) 3Com
10 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
10 1 (4.76%) HP
10 1 (4.76%) Nokia
10 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
10 1 (4.76%) TippingPoint
10 1 (4.76%) Tufin
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