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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 101 158 132
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 149 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 0.94% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 1.93% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 33 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £17.10 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £28.70 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £17.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -45.16%
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
4347 4303 4913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 48.98% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2267 2194 2132
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 249 281
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 September 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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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 +20 70 £450 +20.00% 9
Hampshire +8 33 £340 +5.42% 2
Surrey +15 23 £375 -6.25% 7
Kent 0 9 £400 -23.80% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £358 +27.67% 4
West Sussex +1 2 £513 -3.75%
Oxfordshire -8 2 £325 -
East Sussex -11 1 £375 +15.38% 3
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England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 226 (84.33%) Firewall
2 220 (82.09%) Cisco
3 133 (49.63%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (42.16%) Cisco ASA
5 91 (33.96%) Juniper
5 91 (33.96%) OSPF
6 82 (30.60%) VPN
7 81 (30.22%) Network Security
8 76 (28.36%) CCNP
8 76 (28.36%) Telecoms
9 65 (24.25%) CCIE
10 64 (23.88%) F5
11 59 (22.01%) BGP
12 52 (19.40%) Cisco PIX
12 52 (19.40%) LAN
13 49 (18.28%) WAN
13 49 (18.28%) Security Cleared
14 48 (17.91%) MPLS
15 45 (16.79%) Blue Coat
15 45 (16.79%) Windows
16 41 (15.30%) CCSP
17 40 (14.93%) DNS
17 40 (14.93%) IPsec
18 38 (14.18%) Network Design
18 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
19 37 (13.81%) Load Balancing
19 37 (13.81%) VoIP
19 37 (13.81%) ITIL
19 37 (13.81%) Nokia
19 37 (13.81%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.85%) Apache
3 7 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.12%) Lync
7 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.99%) MS Office
1 8 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) SaaS
1 3 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 226 (84.33%) Firewall
2 113 (42.16%) Cisco ASA
3 91 (33.96%) OSPF
4 82 (30.60%) VPN
5 81 (30.22%) Network Security
6 59 (22.01%) BGP
7 52 (19.40%) LAN
7 52 (19.40%) Cisco PIX
8 49 (18.28%) WAN
9 48 (17.91%) MPLS
10 40 (14.93%) DNS
10 40 (14.93%) IPsec
11 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (13.81%) VoIP
13 33 (12.31%) FWSM
14 31 (11.57%) SNMP
15 30 (11.19%) BIG-IP
16 18 (6.72%) VLAN
17 17 (6.34%) TCP/IP
18 16 (5.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 33 (12.31%) Finance
3 7 (2.61%) Advertising
4 3 (1.12%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Billing
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
5 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (34.33%) Network Engineer
2 66 (24.63%) Security Engineer
3 57 (21.27%) Design Engineer
3 57 (21.27%) IP Engineer
4 48 (17.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 30 (11.19%) Consultant
6 23 (8.58%) Network Consultant
7 17 (6.34%) Analyst
7 17 (6.34%) Network Support
8 16 (5.97%) Security Consultant
9 13 (4.85%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.85%) Architect
9 13 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
11 11 (4.10%) Firewall Engineer
11 11 (4.10%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.49%) WAP
2 3 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.99%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.24%) SecurID
4 5 (1.87%) Clustering
5 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) APACS
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) AVVID
8 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.79%) Windows
2 18 (6.72%) Linux
3 15 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.85%) UNIX
5 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.18%) Network Design
2 37 (13.81%) Load Balancing
2 37 (13.81%) ITIL
3 36 (13.43%) Network Management
4 18 (6.72%) Information Security
5 17 (6.34%) Change Management
6 16 (5.97%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.60%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (5.22%) Network Architecture
9 12 (4.48%) Project Management
10 10 (3.73%) Migration
11 8 (2.99%) eTOM
11 8 (2.99%) Fault Management
11 8 (2.99%) Demand Forecasting
11 8 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (2.99%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.61%) Validation
13 6 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.61%) SQL
2 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.12%) VBScript
4 2 (0.75%) VB
4 2 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 133 (49.63%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (28.36%) CCNP
3 65 (24.25%) CCIE
4 49 (18.28%) Security Cleared
5 41 (15.30%) CCSP
6 37 (13.81%) CISSP
7 36 (13.43%) SC Cleared
8 30 (11.19%) CCNA
9 29 (10.82%) Check Point Certification
9 29 (10.82%) CCSA
9 29 (10.82%) CCSE
10 18 (6.72%) CCDP
11 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.99%) Degree
13 7 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (2.24%) MCSE
15 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.49%) CISA
17 3 (1.12%) MCSA
17 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.07%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.10%) SLA
3 4 (1.49%) COBIT
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) BS15000
5 1 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.34%) ProxySG
3 14 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.99%) vSphere
5 7 (2.61%) XenApp
6 6 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.49%) Xen
7 4 (1.49%) NLBS
7 4 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.49%) Snort
8 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.37%) Squid
9 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.24%) SCOM
3 5 (1.87%) WSUS
4 4 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (1.49%) OpenView
4 4 (1.49%) Netcool
5 3 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.12%) SCCM
5 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 220 (82.09%) Cisco
2 91 (33.96%) Juniper
3 64 (23.88%) F5
4 45 (16.79%) Blue Coat
5 37 (13.81%) Nokia
6 32 (11.94%) VMware
7 30 (11.19%) Microsoft
8 23 (8.58%) Citrix
9 20 (7.46%) Radware
10 19 (7.09%) HP
11 17 (6.34%) Redback
12 12 (4.48%) Fortinet
13 10 (3.73%) Websense
14 9 (3.36%) NetApp
15 8 (2.99%) Huawei
15 8 (2.99%) Crossbeam
15 8 (2.99%) Avaya
16 7 (2.61%) Ericsson
17 6 (2.24%) IBM
17 6 (2.24%) McAfee
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