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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 129 142 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 127 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 1.35% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 2.85% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 60
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
3837 4461 4689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 47.44% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2142 2443 2431
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 238 290
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.11 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +21 49 £444 +12.69% 2
Berkshire +8 41 £425 - 12
Surrey +21 11 £550 +26.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £363 -14.70%
Kent +8 5 £325 - 1
West Sussex +5 4 £480 +37.21%
Middlesex +2 4 £420 -6.66%
Oxfordshire -10 3 £450 +38.46%
East Sussex - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 228 (80.57%) Cisco
2 211 (74.56%) Firewall
3 105 (37.10%) LAN
4 103 (36.40%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (36.40%) Cisco ASA
5 102 (36.04%) Network Security
6 82 (28.98%) WAN
7 75 (26.50%) Juniper
8 73 (25.80%) Palo Alto
9 59 (20.85%) CCNP
10 55 (19.43%) VPN
11 54 (19.08%) Security Cleared
12 52 (18.37%) F5
13 51 (18.02%) SC Cleared
14 49 (17.31%) Wireless
15 45 (15.90%) CCNA
16 42 (14.84%) VoIP
17 41 (14.49%) NetScaler
18 40 (14.13%) Data Centre
18 40 (14.13%) Windows
18 40 (14.13%) SSL
19 39 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
20 37 (13.07%) Citrix
21 36 (12.72%) DNS
21 36 (12.72%) ITIL
22 35 (12.37%) Finance
22 35 (12.37%) VMware
22 35 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 31 (10.95%) Linux
23 31 (10.95%) Microsoft

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 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.77%) MS Office
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
4 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.47%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.65%) IaaS
2 11 (3.89%) SaaS
3 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 211 (74.56%) Firewall
2 105 (37.10%) LAN
3 103 (36.40%) Cisco ASA
4 102 (36.04%) Network Security
5 82 (28.98%) WAN
6 55 (19.43%) VPN
7 49 (17.31%) Wireless
8 42 (14.84%) VoIP
9 41 (14.49%) NetScaler
10 40 (14.13%) SSL
11 39 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (12.72%) DNS
13 21 (7.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (7.42%) Internet
13 21 (7.42%) MPLS
14 19 (6.71%) Cisco PIX
14 19 (6.71%) TCP/IP
15 18 (6.36%) BGP
16 17 (6.01%) OSPF
17 15 (5.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 35 (12.37%) Finance
2 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.53%) Marketing
4 8 (2.83%) Retail
5 6 (2.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Banking
6 3 (1.06%) Law
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (42.40%) Network Engineer
2 49 (17.31%) Security Engineer
3 41 (14.49%) Architect
3 41 (14.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 36 (12.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (12.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (11.66%) Consultant
7 31 (10.95%) Firewall Engineer
8 25 (8.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 23 (8.13%) Analyst
10 21 (7.42%) Network Analyst
11 18 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (6.01%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 16 (5.65%) Network Consultant
14 15 (5.30%) Security Architect
15 13 (4.59%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 13 (4.59%) Security Consultant
16 12 (4.24%) Network Architect
17 11 (3.89%) Senior Network Engineer
17 11 (3.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.30%) Regular Expression
2 8 (2.83%) SAML
3 1 (0.35%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.35%) CGI
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.53%) CMDB
4 8 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.83%) PKI
5 6 (2.12%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) PMI
8 2 (0.71%) Wiki
9 1 (0.35%) BBC
9 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.13%) Windows
2 31 (10.95%) Linux
3 24 (8.48%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.41%) Unix
8 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.72%) ITIL
2 25 (8.83%) Network Design
3 24 (8.48%) Load Balancing
4 20 (7.07%) SIEM
5 18 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (6.36%) Migration
5 18 (6.36%) Service Management
6 17 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.01%) Project Management
6 17 (6.01%) Security Management
7 16 (5.65%) Information Security
7 16 (5.65%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.95%) TOGAF
9 13 (4.59%) Web Filtering
10 12 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (4.24%) Change Management
10 12 (4.24%) Email Filtering
10 12 (4.24%) Network Management
11 10 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (3.18%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
1 4 (1.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.35%) Perl
2 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 103 (36.40%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (20.85%) CCNP
3 54 (19.08%) Security Cleared
4 51 (18.02%) SC Cleared
5 45 (15.90%) CCNA
6 29 (10.25%) CCSE
7 23 (8.13%) CCSA
7 23 (8.13%) Degree
8 21 (7.42%) CISSP
9 20 (7.07%) CCIE
10 18 (6.36%) CCSP
11 14 (4.95%) CCDP
11 14 (4.95%) CISM
12 13 (4.59%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (3.53%) CCVP
14 8 (2.83%) CISMP
14 8 (2.83%) CRISC
14 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (2.12%) MCSE
16 5 (1.77%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.47%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.77%) SLA
5 4 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.71%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 28 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.83%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.65%) XenServer
4 14 (4.95%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.89%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.12%) vCloud
7 5 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.41%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.41%) XenApp
9 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.41%) QRadar
6 4 (1.41%) SCCM
7 3 (1.06%) OPNET
7 3 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.35%) vMotion
9 1 (0.35%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 228 (80.57%) Cisco
2 75 (26.50%) Juniper
3 73 (25.80%) Palo Alto
4 52 (18.37%) F5
5 37 (13.07%) Citrix
6 35 (12.37%) VMware
7 31 (10.95%) Microsoft
8 26 (9.19%) Extreme Networks
9 25 (8.83%) Fortinet
10 21 (7.42%) Dell
11 19 (6.71%) Blue Coat
11 19 (6.71%) HP
12 16 (5.65%) Aruba
13 14 (4.95%) Intel Security
14 13 (4.59%) SolarWinds
15 12 (4.24%) Avaya
15 12 (4.24%) Red Hat
15 12 (4.24%) Splunk
15 12 (4.24%) Symantec
16 11 (3.89%) SAP
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