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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 45 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.25% 0.47% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 0.86% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £288 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
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
428 463 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.71% 54.47% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 222 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £20.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (70.27%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (67.57%) Firewall
4 19 (51.35%) Fortinet
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (43.24%) BGP
6 15 (40.54%) OSPF
7 14 (37.84%) CCNP
7 14 (37.84%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (37.84%) F5
8 13 (35.14%) Juniper
9 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (29.73%) Blue Coat
11 10 (27.03%) Wireless
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (24.32%) ProxySG
13 8 (21.62%) Nokia
13 8 (21.62%) EIGRP
13 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (21.62%) FWSM
13 8 (21.62%) Network Security
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (18.92%) CCSA
14 7 (18.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
14 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (18.92%) DDoS Mitigation
14 7 (18.92%) CCSE
15 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
15 6 (16.22%) Telecoms

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 (2.70%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) BGP
4 15 (40.54%) OSPF
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (27.03%) Wireless
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (21.62%) EIGRP
8 8 (21.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (21.62%) FWSM
8 8 (21.62%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (16.22%) DNS
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) VRRP
9 6 (16.22%) WAN
10 5 (13.51%) VPN
10 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Security Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) IP Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) IP Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (18.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (13.51%) High Availability
2 5 (13.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (13.51%) Network Management
2 5 (13.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 7 (18.92%) CCSA
3 7 (18.92%) CCSE
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
5 5 (13.51%) CISSP
6 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (5.41%) OPNET
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Fortinet
3 14 (37.84%) F5
4 13 (35.14%) Juniper
5 11 (29.73%) Blue Coat
6 8 (21.62%) Nokia
7 3 (8.11%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Clearswift
8 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.41%) Trustwave
9 1 (2.70%) Aruba