The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 112 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 173 150 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.95% 1.57% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 3.29% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 90 55
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.62% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £19.85 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.75 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
CheckPoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4296 4564 4256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.49% 47.73% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2517 2550 2097
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 212 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +51 75 £375 -6.25% 4
Berkshire -8 53 £375 -3.22% 7
Surrey +3 26 £409 +2.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £425 -5.55% 3
East Sussex +16 3 £319 -25.00%
West Sussex -13 2 £325 -8.77%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £525 +59.09%
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 281 (87.00%) Cisco
2 250 (77.40%) Firewall
3 137 (42.41%) Cisco ASA
4 133 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 109 (33.75%) Network Security
6 105 (32.51%) LAN
7 94 (29.10%) WAN
8 90 (27.86%) CCNP
9 86 (26.63%) Juniper
10 83 (25.70%) Security Cleared
11 77 (23.84%) SC Cleared
12 65 (20.12%) Wireless
13 61 (18.89%) Palo Alto
14 59 (18.27%) F5
15 55 (17.03%) CCNA
16 54 (16.72%) VPN
16 54 (16.72%) Blue Coat
17 51 (15.79%) SSL
17 51 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 50 (15.48%) TCP/IP
19 45 (13.93%) Microsoft
19 45 (13.93%) Linux
19 45 (13.93%) FortiGate
20 43 (13.31%) CCSE
21 42 (13.00%) Finance
22 41 (12.69%) ITIL
22 41 (12.69%) DNS
23 40 (12.38%) Cisco PIX
24 39 (12.07%) Windows
25 37 (11.46%) VoIP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.79%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) ProjectWise
3 7 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.55%) MS Office
5 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (77.40%) Firewall
2 137 (42.41%) Cisco ASA
3 109 (33.75%) Network Security
4 105 (32.51%) LAN
5 94 (29.10%) WAN
6 65 (20.12%) Wireless
7 54 (16.72%) VPN
8 51 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 51 (15.79%) SSL
9 50 (15.48%) TCP/IP
10 41 (12.69%) DNS
11 40 (12.38%) Cisco PIX
12 37 (11.46%) BGP
12 37 (11.46%) VoIP
13 33 (10.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (8.98%) Internet
14 29 (8.98%) OSPF
15 25 (7.74%) NetScaler
16 24 (7.43%) MPLS
17 21 (6.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.31%) DB2
3 1 (0.31%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) MySQL
3 1 (0.31%) QlikView
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (13.00%) Finance
2 37 (11.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.17%) Legal
3 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.55%) Billing
4 5 (1.55%) Marketing
4 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Banking
5 4 (1.24%) Military
6 3 (0.93%) Back Office
6 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 145 (44.89%) Network Engineer
2 56 (17.34%) Security Engineer
3 36 (11.15%) Network Security Engineer
3 36 (11.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 34 (10.53%) Analyst
4 34 (10.53%) Consultant
5 33 (10.22%) Architect
6 31 (9.60%) Network Analyst
7 30 (9.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (6.19%) Designer
9 19 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
9 19 (5.88%) Security Analyst
10 18 (5.57%) IP Engineer
10 18 (5.57%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) IP Security Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) Network Consultant
12 16 (4.95%) Security Consultant
13 13 (4.02%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.24%) Middleware
3 3 (0.93%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.62%) CSS
4 2 (0.62%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.31%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
3 13 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.55%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.62%) DataPower
8 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.62%) PKI
8 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.31%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.93%) Linux
2 39 (12.07%) Windows
3 13 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.86%) Solaris
7 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.24%) Unix
9 4 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.93%) AIX
10 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.31%) Debian
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.69%) ITIL
2 26 (8.05%) Network Design
3 24 (7.43%) Migration
3 24 (7.43%) Project Management
4 22 (6.81%) Load Balancing
5 20 (6.19%) Information Security
5 20 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (5.88%) ITSM
6 19 (5.88%) Service Management
7 17 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.02%) Business Continuity
9 12 (3.72%) Change Management
9 12 (3.72%) Data Protection
9 12 (3.72%) High Availability
9 12 (3.72%) ISMS
9 12 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.72%) Web Filtering
10 11 (3.41%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.41%) Email Filtering
10 11 (3.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.50%) SQL
2 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.93%) Java
4 2 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.31%) C
5 1 (0.31%) Lisp
5 1 (0.31%) Perl
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (27.86%) CCNP
3 83 (25.70%) Security Cleared
4 77 (23.84%) SC Cleared
5 55 (17.03%) CCNA
6 43 (13.31%) CCSE
7 29 (8.98%) CCSA
8 28 (8.67%) CISSP
9 22 (6.81%) CCIE
9 22 (6.81%) Degree
10 20 (6.19%) CCSP
11 18 (5.57%) CCDP
12 16 (4.95%) CISM
13 10 (3.10%) Check Point Certification
14 7 (2.17%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.24%) GIAC
16 4 (1.24%) MCSE
17 3 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.55%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.72%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.41%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.48%) XenServer
6 7 (2.17%) vSphere
7 5 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.31%) ClearTrust
9 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.31%) UAG
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (13.93%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.24%) QRadar
5 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.31%) OPNET
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 281 (87.00%) Cisco
2 86 (26.63%) Juniper
3 61 (18.89%) Palo Alto
4 59 (18.27%) F5
5 54 (16.72%) Blue Coat
6 45 (13.93%) Microsoft
7 35 (10.84%) Citrix
8 34 (10.53%) Fortinet
9 32 (9.91%) VMware
10 21 (6.50%) Oracle
11 18 (5.57%) HP
12 15 (4.64%) Dell
13 14 (4.33%) Extreme Networks
14 13 (4.02%) AlgoSec
14 13 (4.02%) Nokia
14 13 (4.02%) Tufin
15 11 (3.41%) IronPort
16 10 (3.10%) NetApp
16 10 (3.10%) Red Hat
17 9 (2.79%) Aruba
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