The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 8 December 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 54 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 16 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 1.80% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 3.56% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Median daily rate £401 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.39% +15.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
CheckPoint
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
427 477 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 57.47% 50.53% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 248 259
Median daily rate £388 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 14
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (37.50%) LAN
4 12 (37.50%) WAN
5 11 (34.38%) Network Security
6 10 (31.25%) Juniper
7 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
8 7 (21.88%) Fortinet
8 7 (21.88%) CCIE
9 6 (18.75%) WLAN
9 6 (18.75%) Wireless
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) F5
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
10 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.63%) MPLS
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) VPN
11 4 (12.50%) CCNA
11 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
11 4 (12.50%) Network Design
11 4 (12.50%) Network Management
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (37.50%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 11 (34.38%) Network Security
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (18.75%) Wireless
4 6 (18.75%) WLAN
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (15.63%) MPLS
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) BGP
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
7 3 (9.38%) OSPF
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
8 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Network Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IP Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Network Design
2 4 (12.50%) Network Management
3 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) High Availability
3 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCSE
5 1 (3.13%) CCVP
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.38%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 10 (31.25%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) Fortinet
5 6 (18.75%) F5
6 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) HP
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.13%) Nokia
9 1 (3.13%) Sophos
9 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.13%) VMware
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