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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 44 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 20 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.51% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 5.12% 2.60% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
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
391 500 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.12% 54.00% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 257 174
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £26.15 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 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 26 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 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) Fortinet
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (40.00%) BGP
6 14 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (37.14%) F5
7 13 (37.14%) FortiGate
7 13 (37.14%) OSPF
7 13 (37.14%) CCNP
8 11 (31.43%) Juniper
8 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (28.57%) Wireless
10 9 (25.71%) Blue Coat
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (22.86%) FWSM
11 8 (22.86%) Network Security
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (22.86%) ProxySG
11 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
11 8 (22.86%) Nokia
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) DNS
12 7 (20.00%) CCSA
12 7 (20.00%) CCSE
12 7 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection

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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 14 (40.00%) BGP
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (37.14%) OSPF
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (28.57%) Wireless
7 9 (25.71%) Cisco Wireless
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
8 8 (22.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (22.86%) FWSM
8 8 (22.86%) Network Security
9 7 (20.00%) DNS
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) BIG-IP
11 5 (14.29%) HTTP
11 5 (14.29%) RIP
11 5 (14.29%) SNMP
11 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Network Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) IP Security Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (20.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (14.29%) High Availability
2 5 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (11.43%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 7 (20.00%) CCSA
3 7 (20.00%) CCSE
4 5 (14.29%) CCIE
4 5 (14.29%) CISSP
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) Fortinet
3 13 (37.14%) F5
4 11 (31.43%) Juniper
5 9 (25.71%) Blue Coat
6 8 (22.86%) Nokia
7 3 (8.57%) HP
7 3 (8.57%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.71%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) Sophos
9 1 (2.86%) Trustwave
9 1 (2.86%) VMware