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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 57 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 2.60% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 5.25% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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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
448 457 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 54.70% 49.57% 54.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 182 185
Average daily rate £375 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.30 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 22 (88.00%) Cisco
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (48.00%) Network Security
5 11 (44.00%) CCNP
6 10 (40.00%) VoIP
7 9 (36.00%) Juniper
8 8 (32.00%) Nokia
8 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (28.00%) OSPF
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
10 6 (24.00%) CCIE
10 6 (24.00%) CCDP
10 6 (24.00%) IPsec
10 6 (24.00%) FWSM
10 6 (24.00%) F5
11 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (20.00%) Wireless
12 4 (16.00%) BGP
12 4 (16.00%) Radware
12 4 (16.00%) CCSP
12 4 (16.00%) CCNA
12 4 (16.00%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (48.00%) Network Security
4 10 (40.00%) VoIP
5 7 (28.00%) OSPF
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (24.00%) FWSM
6 6 (24.00%) IPsec
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) VLAN
8 4 (16.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) RIP
8 4 (16.00%) SNMP
9 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (8.00%) TACACS
10 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) QMS
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
3 6 (24.00%) CCDP
4 4 (16.00%) CCSP
4 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 4 (16.00%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP
5 2 (8.00%) CCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCSE
5 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) CCA
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 8 (32.00%) Nokia
4 6 (24.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) Redback
5 4 (16.00%) Crossbeam
5 4 (16.00%) Radware
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.00%) Meraki
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago