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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 23 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.46% 0.39% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 6.29% 0.87% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£315 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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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
159 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 55.02% 44.75% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 59
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) MOS
5 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) BT
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CCM
1 2 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) DAB
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) SIEM
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MOS
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
3 2 (16.67%) TippingPoint
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) BT
3 2 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) VMware