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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 64 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 8 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 2.53% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 5.05% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £319 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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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
453 495 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.74% 50.10% 54.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 217 181
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 25
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) CCNP
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
5 11 (45.83%) VoIP
6 10 (41.67%) Juniper
7 9 (37.50%) F5
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (33.33%) Network Security
9 7 (29.17%) OSPF
9 7 (29.17%) CCIE
9 7 (29.17%) VPN
9 7 (29.17%) IPsec
10 6 (25.00%) CCDP
10 6 (25.00%) Citrix
10 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (25.00%) FWSM
11 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
11 5 (20.83%) Network Management
11 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
11 5 (20.83%) Wireless
11 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (16.67%) Redback
12 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
12 4 (16.67%) CISSP
12 4 (16.67%) BGP
12 4 (16.67%) Radware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (45.83%) VoIP
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) OSPF
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
7 6 (25.00%) FWSM
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) BGP
9 4 (16.67%) RIP
9 4 (16.67%) SNMP
9 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
9 4 (16.67%) VLAN
10 3 (12.50%) SAN
10 3 (12.50%) TACACS
11 2 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Design Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IP Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) Network Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) CCIE
4 6 (25.00%) CCDP
5 4 (16.67%) CISSP
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CCSP
6 2 (8.33%) CCSA
6 2 (8.33%) CCSE
6 2 (8.33%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) Redback
5 4 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.67%) Radware
5 4 (16.67%) Nokia
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 3 (12.50%) Tufin
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.17%) Crossbeam
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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