The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 233 233 241
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.024% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.095% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2570 2097 2389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.69% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1019 1105
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 128 122
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Check Point Certification
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 5 £250 - 1
Check Point Certification
England

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 8 (57.14%) CCDP
5 7 (50.00%) Juniper
5 7 (50.00%) OSPF
5 7 (50.00%) BGP
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (50.00%) CCSA
5 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 7 (50.00%) Network Management
5 7 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
6 6 (42.86%) FWSM
6 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) IPsec
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 6 (42.86%) CCSP
6 6 (42.86%) Apache
6 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 6 (42.86%) SNMP
6 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) CISSP
7 3 (21.43%) Kaspersky

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) OSPF
2 7 (50.00%) BGP
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) FWSM
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) IPsec
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 6 (42.86%) SNMP
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior IP Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Trainer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Designer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
2 8 (57.14%) CCDP
3 7 (50.00%) CCSA
4 6 (42.86%) CCIE
4 6 (42.86%) CCSP
4 6 (42.86%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) CCSE
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) CCDA
7 1 (7.14%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Kaspersky
4 3 (21.43%) WatchGuard
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Ericsson