The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 232 230 242
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 11 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.069% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£253 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £318
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2308 2094 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.27% 23.95% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1082 1058
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 111 156
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Check Point Certification across the South East region.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Check Point Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification across the South East region.

Check Point Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Check Point Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 9 £253 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
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Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (89.29%) Firewall
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (75.00%) Cisco
5 20 (71.43%) CCIE
6 19 (67.86%) Juniper
6 19 (67.86%) CISSP
6 19 (67.86%) OSPF
7 18 (64.29%) Cisco PIX
7 18 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (64.29%) Network Management
8 17 (60.71%) CCDP
8 17 (60.71%) SNMP
8 17 (60.71%) VoIP
9 16 (57.14%) CCSP
10 15 (53.57%) VPN
10 15 (53.57%) BGP
10 15 (53.57%) MPLS
10 15 (53.57%) IPsec
10 15 (53.57%) PCI DSS
11 13 (46.43%) FWSM
11 13 (46.43%) CCNP
12 12 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (42.86%) F5
13 11 (39.29%) FortiGate
13 11 (39.29%) Apache
13 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
14 10 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (25.00%) CCSA
15 7 (25.00%) DNS

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) OSPF
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco PIX
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (60.71%) VoIP
4 17 (60.71%) SNMP
5 15 (53.57%) VPN
5 15 (53.57%) IPsec
5 15 (53.57%) BGP
5 15 (53.57%) MPLS
6 13 (46.43%) FWSM
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) Network Security
11 2 (7.14%) LAN
11 2 (7.14%) WAN
12 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
12 1 (3.57%) RIP
12 1 (3.57%) Internet
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) IP Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Design Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Security Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Network Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Trainer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Network Management
2 10 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) eTOM
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCIE
3 19 (67.86%) CISSP
4 17 (60.71%) CCDP
5 16 (57.14%) CCSP
6 13 (46.43%) CCNP
7 7 (25.00%) CCSA
8 4 (14.29%) CCSE
9 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (3.57%) Degree
10 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.57%) CCIP
10 1 (3.57%) CCNA
10 1 (3.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Juniper
4 12 (42.86%) F5
5 6 (21.43%) Nokia
5 6 (21.43%) Radware
5 6 (21.43%) Redback
6 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) WatchGuard
7 3 (10.71%) Kaspersky
8 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.57%) Tufin
9 1 (3.57%) AlgoSec