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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 62 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 16 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 1.03% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.10% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £288 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £279 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £288 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
553 477 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.22% 49.07% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 249 244
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 14
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £17.50 £9.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £22.50 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (48.48%) Juniper
5 14 (42.42%) OSPF
5 14 (42.42%) BGP
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (39.39%) CCNP
6 13 (39.39%) F5
6 13 (39.39%) Blue Coat
7 12 (36.36%) LAN
8 11 (33.33%) WAN
8 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 9 (27.27%) VPN
10 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
10 8 (24.24%) VLAN
10 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Network Design
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.21%) Wireless
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (18.18%) MPLS
13 5 (15.15%) CCSE
13 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
13 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
13 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) BGP
3 14 (42.42%) OSPF
4 12 (36.36%) LAN
5 11 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (27.27%) VPN
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (24.24%) VLAN
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.21%) Wireless
9 6 (18.18%) MPLS
10 5 (15.15%) DNS
10 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
10 5 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (15.15%) FWSM
10 5 (15.15%) VRRP
11 4 (12.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IP Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IP Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (15.15%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) High Availability
4 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CCNP
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) CCSA
3 5 (15.15%) CCSE
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (9.09%) OPNET
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) Juniper
3 13 (39.39%) Blue Coat
3 13 (39.39%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) Fortinet
5 5 (15.15%) Nokia
6 4 (12.12%) IBM
7 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 3 (9.09%) Trustwave
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.03%) VMware