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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 42 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 2.34% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 4.50% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 7
Median daily rate £470 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -2.50%
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
335 533 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.45% 51.95% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 309 193
Median daily rate £388 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 34
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.91% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 29 September 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 33 (82.50%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Firewall
3 22 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (42.50%) Fortinet
5 16 (40.00%) Network Security
5 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (37.50%) F5
7 13 (32.50%) BGP
8 12 (30.00%) Juniper
8 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (30.00%) FortiGate
9 10 (25.00%) CCNP
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
9 10 (25.00%) Wireless
10 9 (22.50%) LAN
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (20.00%) Nokia
11 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
12 7 (17.50%) CCIE
12 7 (17.50%) FWSM
12 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
12 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (15.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
13 6 (15.00%) Data Centre

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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (40.00%) Network Security
4 13 (32.50%) BGP
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (30.00%) OSPF
6 10 (25.00%) WAN
6 10 (25.00%) Wireless
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (22.50%) LAN
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (17.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (17.50%) FWSM
10 6 (15.00%) DNS
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) BIG-IP
11 5 (12.50%) WLAN
12 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) IP Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) IP Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 6 (15.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 6 (15.00%) High Availability
2 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.00%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.00%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCIE
4 6 (15.00%) CCSA
4 6 (15.00%) CCSE
5 4 (10.00%) CISSP
6 3 (7.50%) CCNA
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Fortinet
3 15 (37.50%) F5
4 12 (30.00%) Juniper
5 8 (20.00%) Nokia
6 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Aruba
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Sophos
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
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