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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 28 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.15% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£285 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +47.45%
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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
133 121 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 51.15% 51.27% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 57
Average daily rate £325 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £169 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 May 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) CMDB
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
6 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
6 1 (12.50%) DAB
6 1 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) DAB
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Dell