The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 47 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.55% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 8.22% 0.90% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
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%
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
304 223 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.12% 41.37% 48.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 132 136
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +46.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.61 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 13 £315 -3.07%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) VPN
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) Load Balancing
2 17 (65.38%) Fortinet
2 17 (65.38%) F5
3 16 (61.54%) NX-OS
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (61.54%) SSL
3 16 (61.54%) CCNA
3 16 (61.54%) WAN
3 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (61.54%) Juniper
4 15 (57.69%) Network Security
4 15 (57.69%) Blue Coat
4 15 (57.69%) ProxySG
4 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (53.85%) Tufin
5 14 (53.85%) TippingPoint
5 14 (53.85%) CCSA
5 14 (53.85%) CISSP
5 14 (53.85%) McAfee
5 14 (53.85%) Nokia
5 14 (53.85%) CCSP
5 14 (53.85%) CCNP
5 14 (53.85%) ITIL
6 13 (50.00%) CCDP
6 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (50.00%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) VPN
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) SSL
2 16 (61.54%) WAN
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
2 16 (61.54%) NX-OS
3 15 (57.69%) Network Security
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) ADSL
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) MPLS
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Network Support
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Build Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Load Balancing
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (46.15%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNA
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) CCSA
2 14 (53.85%) CCSP
2 14 (53.85%) CCNP
2 14 (53.85%) CISSP
3 13 (50.00%) CCDP
3 13 (50.00%) CCSE
4 2 (7.69%) CCVP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (46.15%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) ProxySG
2 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) F5
2 17 (65.38%) Fortinet
3 16 (61.54%) Juniper
4 15 (57.69%) Blue Coat
5 14 (53.85%) Nokia
5 14 (53.85%) McAfee
5 14 (53.85%) TippingPoint
5 14 (53.85%) Tufin
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Lumension
7 7 (26.92%) Acronis
8 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) HP