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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / South East
Rank 125 136 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 123 125 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.46% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 3.01% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 78
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
3760 4152 4590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.36% 48.39% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2182 2391 2390
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 217 209
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017.

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 55 £415 +3.75% 11
Berkshire +16 33 £450 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £350 -36.36%
Surrey +7 12 £500 -4.76% 2
Middlesex +9 4 £404 -19.25%
West Sussex - 3 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 2 £475 +94.87% 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 198 (79.52%) Firewall
2 193 (77.51%) Cisco
3 95 (38.15%) Juniper
4 92 (36.95%) LAN
5 88 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (29.72%) WAN
7 73 (29.32%) Network Security
8 69 (27.71%) F5
9 58 (23.29%) Wireless
10 56 (22.49%) Palo Alto
11 54 (21.69%) ITIL
12 52 (20.88%) CCNP
13 50 (20.08%) Security Cleared
14 48 (19.28%) SC Cleared
15 45 (18.07%) CCSE
16 44 (17.67%) Network Design
17 42 (16.87%) VPN
17 42 (16.87%) NetScaler
18 41 (16.47%) Data Centre
19 40 (16.06%) Citrix
20 39 (15.66%) Fortinet
20 39 (15.66%) VMware
21 37 (14.86%) CCSA
21 37 (14.86%) HP
22 36 (14.46%) CCIE
22 36 (14.46%) Windows
23 35 (14.06%) Finance
24 34 (13.65%) Service Management
24 34 (13.65%) Cisco Nexus

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 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.61%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Office
2 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.02%) IaaS
2 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 198 (79.52%) Firewall
2 92 (36.95%) LAN
3 88 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
4 74 (29.72%) WAN
5 73 (29.32%) Network Security
6 58 (23.29%) Wireless
7 42 (16.87%) NetScaler
7 42 (16.87%) VPN
8 34 (13.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (13.25%) DNS
10 31 (12.45%) VoIP
11 24 (9.64%) MPLS
11 24 (9.64%) SSL
12 22 (8.84%) BIG-IP
13 20 (8.03%) TCP/IP
14 17 (6.83%) BGP
15 15 (6.02%) OSPF
16 13 (5.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 12 (4.82%) DHCP
17 12 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (14.06%) Finance
2 23 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.02%) Retail
4 7 (2.81%) Marketing
5 5 (2.01%) Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 109 (43.78%) Network Engineer
2 44 (17.67%) Architect
3 38 (15.26%) Security Engineer
4 33 (13.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 26 (10.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (10.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (8.03%) Security Architect
8 19 (7.63%) Analyst
8 19 (7.63%) Firewall Engineer
9 17 (6.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 16 (6.43%) Network Analyst
11 14 (5.62%) Consultant
12 12 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (4.02%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 9 (3.61%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 9 (3.61%) Network Architect
14 9 (3.61%) Network Consultant
15 8 (3.21%) Firewall Architect
16 7 (2.81%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.42%) SAML
2 8 (3.21%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.80%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.40%) CGI
4 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.82%) CMDB
4 8 (3.21%) PKI
5 7 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.61%) Clustering
7 4 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) BBC
8 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) DataPower
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.46%) Windows
2 22 (8.84%) Linux
2 22 (8.84%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.41%) Unix
7 5 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.69%) ITIL
2 44 (17.67%) Network Design
3 34 (13.65%) Service Management
4 22 (8.84%) SIEM
5 21 (8.43%) Load Balancing
6 18 (7.23%) ITSM
7 17 (6.83%) Project Management
8 16 (6.43%) Change Management
9 11 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.42%) TOGAF
10 10 (4.02%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (4.02%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (3.61%) Email Filtering
11 9 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.61%) Network Architecture
11 9 (3.61%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.61%) Security Management
11 9 (3.61%) Web Filtering
12 8 (3.21%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.21%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.40%) C#
1 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.40%) SQL
1 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (20.88%) CCNP
3 50 (20.08%) Security Cleared
4 48 (19.28%) SC Cleared
5 45 (18.07%) CCSE
6 37 (14.86%) CCSA
7 36 (14.46%) CCIE
8 31 (12.45%) CCNA
9 25 (10.04%) CCDP
10 23 (9.24%) Degree
11 19 (7.63%) JNCIA
12 18 (7.23%) CCIP
12 18 (7.23%) JNCIE
13 16 (6.43%) HP ASE
13 16 (6.43%) HP MASE
14 10 (4.02%) CCSP
14 10 (4.02%) CISMP
14 10 (4.02%) CRISC
15 8 (3.21%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (3.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.61%) SLA
4 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 30 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.02%) XenServer
4 13 (5.22%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.21%) vCloud
7 7 (2.81%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.41%) XenApp
9 4 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.20%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.20%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Docker
11 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (10.44%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.01%) SCCM
5 4 (1.61%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.20%) OPNET
6 3 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) vMotion
8 1 (0.40%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.40%) Puppet
8 1 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 193 (77.51%) Cisco
2 95 (38.15%) Juniper
3 69 (27.71%) F5
4 56 (22.49%) Palo Alto
5 40 (16.06%) Citrix
6 39 (15.66%) Fortinet
6 39 (15.66%) VMware
7 37 (14.86%) HP
8 31 (12.45%) Blue Coat
9 29 (11.65%) Aruba
10 28 (11.24%) Riverbed
11 25 (10.04%) Microsoft
12 22 (8.84%) Extreme Networks
13 18 (7.23%) Dell
14 13 (5.22%) Oracle
14 13 (5.22%) SolarWinds
15 12 (4.82%) Red Hat
15 12 (4.82%) Symantec
16 10 (4.02%) CA
16 10 (4.02%) Intel Security
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