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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 0.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.35% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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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
139 98 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.83% 43.95% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 61 54
Average daily rate £375 £334 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.55 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (53.85%) NX-OS
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Acronis
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Lumension
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
2 6 (46.15%) ProxySG
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) CCSA
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) CCSP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (53.85%) NX-OS
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
3 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Network Support
4 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCSP
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) CCSA
2 4 (30.77%) CCSE
2 4 (30.77%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Blue Coat
2 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
2 6 (46.15%) Acronis
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Lumension
3 5 (38.46%) TippingPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Tufin
3 5 (38.46%) Nokia
3 5 (38.46%) McAfee