The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 52 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.13% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 2.20% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -42.10%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
432 501 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.54% 51.49% 53.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 189 203
Average daily rate £375 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CheckPoint
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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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 35 (89.74%) Firewall
2 32 (82.05%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) Juniper
4 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (51.28%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (51.28%) F5
6 18 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (41.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (41.03%) FortiGate
8 15 (38.46%) DNS
8 15 (38.46%) MPLS
8 15 (38.46%) OSPF
9 14 (35.90%) CISSP
9 14 (35.90%) VoIP
9 14 (35.90%) CCNP
9 14 (35.90%) Blue Coat
10 13 (33.33%) Network Management
10 13 (33.33%) CCIE
10 13 (33.33%) CCSP
10 13 (33.33%) SNMP
10 13 (33.33%) BGP
11 12 (30.77%) Apache
11 12 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (30.77%) Network Security
11 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
12 11 (28.21%) FWSM
12 11 (28.21%) IPsec
13 10 (25.64%) VPN
14 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
15 8 (20.51%) CCDP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (30.77%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco PIX
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (38.46%) DNS
5 15 (38.46%) MPLS
5 15 (38.46%) OSPF
6 14 (35.90%) VoIP
7 13 (33.33%) BGP
7 13 (33.33%) SNMP
8 12 (30.77%) Network Security
8 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
9 11 (28.21%) FWSM
9 11 (28.21%) IPsec
10 10 (25.64%) VPN
11 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
11 5 (12.82%) SSL
12 4 (10.26%) WAN
13 3 (7.69%) SDH
13 3 (7.69%) SS7
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Design Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Network Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Security Designer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Designer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Network Management
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.56%) Release Management
6 1 (2.56%) eTOM
6 1 (2.56%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNP
2 14 (35.90%) CISSP
3 13 (33.33%) CCIE
3 13 (33.33%) CCSP
4 12 (30.77%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (20.51%) CCDP
6 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) CCSA
7 3 (7.69%) CCSE
7 3 (7.69%) CCNA
8 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) CCDA
9 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Juniper
3 20 (51.28%) F5
4 14 (35.90%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.95%) Nokia
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (7.69%) Huawei
7 3 (7.69%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.56%) Tufin
9 1 (2.56%) AlgoSec
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Nortel
9 1 (2.56%) McAfee
9 1 (2.56%) Radware
9 1 (2.56%) VMware
9 1 (2.56%) Redback
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago