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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.86% 1.90% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 3.79% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £373 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
396 475 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 56.57% 50.26% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 259 229
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 13 (46.43%) LAN
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (39.29%) Juniper
5 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
6 9 (32.14%) Network Security
7 8 (28.57%) CCIE
8 7 (25.00%) WLAN
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (17.86%) F5
10 5 (17.86%) Wireless
10 5 (17.86%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) CCNA
10 5 (17.86%) MPLS
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) VoIP
11 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 4 (14.29%) CMDB
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (14.29%) Change Management
11 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
11 4 (14.29%) Network Design
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (10.71%) NetScaler

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 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) LAN
2 13 (46.43%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) Network Security
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.00%) WLAN
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
6 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
9 2 (7.14%) BGP
9 2 (7.14%) OSPF
10 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.57%) Internet
10 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
10 1 (3.57%) SMTP
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCIE
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) CCDA
5 2 (7.14%) CCVP
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Nokia
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet