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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 31 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.81% 1.93% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 3.57% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £401 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +25.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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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
115 140 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 41.67% 54.05% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 34
Average daily rate £325 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £205 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.69% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.20 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel
3 4 (66.67%) CCSP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) SMS
3 4 (66.67%) WAP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Netcool
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Crossbeam
3 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) Network Management
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) TACACS
3 4 (66.67%) Radware
3 4 (66.67%) CCSA
3 4 (66.67%) CCSE
3 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel Alteon
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (66.67%) SMS
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) TACACS
3 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel Alteon
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) SecurID
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCSP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) CCSA
1 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Nortel
3 4 (66.67%) Crossbeam
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Radware
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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