The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 22 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.53% 0.73% 1.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 1.79% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£315 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 112 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.42% 41.03% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 54 60
Average daily rate £330 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £22.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) CCIE
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) CA
6 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP CCM
1 2 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) DAB
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) IP Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) CCIE
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MOS
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
1 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
3 2 (14.29%) TippingPoint
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) BT
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware