The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxfordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 44 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 1.41% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 2.98% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -41.07%
Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 235 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.30% 47.28% 55.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 147 160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 26
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 3 £325 -
Banbury - - - -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft