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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / South East
Rank 119 152 114
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -38
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 124 106 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 1.26% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.40% 2.67% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 72
Median daily rate £415 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £170 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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
3645 3975 4384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.82% 47.43% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2079 2193 2298
Median daily rate £406 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 216 210
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +117.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 +18 51 £415 +3.75% 4
Berkshire +4 37 £438 +9.37% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 14 £350 -28.20%
Surrey +25 12 £513 +20.58% 2
Kent - 3 £205 - 3
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
Oxfordshire -12 2 £475 +94.87% 1
West Sussex - 1 £183 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 214 (79.85%) Cisco
2 199 (74.25%) Firewall
3 101 (37.69%) LAN
4 98 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (33.21%) Cisco ASA
6 88 (32.84%) Juniper
7 83 (30.97%) Network Security
8 80 (29.85%) WAN
9 66 (24.63%) F5
10 61 (22.76%) Palo Alto
11 52 (19.40%) CCNP
12 51 (19.03%) Security Cleared
13 50 (18.66%) VPN
14 49 (18.28%) SC Cleared
15 47 (17.54%) Wireless
16 45 (16.79%) Data Centre
17 44 (16.42%) ITIL
18 43 (16.04%) NetScaler
19 42 (15.67%) Citrix
19 42 (15.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 40 (14.93%) DNS
20 40 (14.93%) Windows
21 39 (14.55%) Finance
21 39 (14.55%) VMware
22 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
23 37 (13.81%) VoIP
24 36 (13.43%) SSL
24 36 (13.43%) CCSE
25 33 (12.31%) Network Design
26 32 (11.94%) CCNA

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 7 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Office
2 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.61%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.60%) IaaS
2 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 199 (74.25%) Firewall
2 101 (37.69%) LAN
3 89 (33.21%) Cisco ASA
4 83 (30.97%) Network Security
5 80 (29.85%) WAN
6 50 (18.66%) VPN
7 47 (17.54%) Wireless
8 43 (16.04%) NetScaler
9 40 (14.93%) DNS
10 38 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (13.81%) VoIP
12 36 (13.43%) SSL
13 23 (8.58%) MPLS
14 22 (8.21%) TCP/IP
15 18 (6.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (5.60%) BGP
16 15 (5.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 15 (5.60%) OSPF
17 14 (5.22%) BIG-IP
17 14 (5.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 39 (14.55%) Finance
2 20 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.73%) Retail
4 7 (2.61%) Marketing
5 6 (2.24%) Legal
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (42.91%) Network Engineer
2 44 (16.42%) Architect
2 44 (16.42%) Security Engineer
3 40 (14.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 36 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 34 (12.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 29 (10.82%) Consultant
7 23 (8.58%) Firewall Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Analyst
8 17 (6.34%) Security Architect
9 15 (5.60%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 15 (5.60%) Network Analyst
9 15 (5.60%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.85%) Security Consultant
11 12 (4.48%) Network Architect
12 11 (4.10%) Administrator
13 10 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.22%) Regular Expression
2 10 (3.73%) SAML
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.37%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.10%) CMDB
4 10 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.99%) PKI
6 4 (1.49%) Clustering
7 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.75%) PMI
8 2 (0.75%) Wiki
9 1 (0.37%) BBC
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) IVR
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.93%) Windows
2 28 (10.45%) Linux
3 23 (8.58%) Windows Server
4 20 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.24%) Unix
7 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.87%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.42%) ITIL
2 33 (12.31%) Network Design
3 24 (8.96%) Service Management
4 22 (8.21%) Load Balancing
5 20 (7.46%) SIEM
6 19 (7.09%) Project Management
7 18 (6.72%) Change Management
8 17 (6.34%) Security Management
9 16 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.97%) Information Security
9 16 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (5.97%) Risk Management
10 15 (5.60%) Migration
11 13 (4.85%) Web Filtering
12 12 (4.48%) Email Filtering
12 12 (4.48%) TOGAF
13 10 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.73%) Network Management
13 10 (3.73%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (3.36%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.49%) SQL
2 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (19.40%) CCNP
3 51 (19.03%) Security Cleared
4 49 (18.28%) SC Cleared
5 36 (13.43%) CCSE
6 32 (11.94%) CCNA
7 30 (11.19%) CCSA
8 28 (10.45%) Degree
9 26 (9.70%) CCIE
10 20 (7.46%) CCDP
10 20 (7.46%) CCSP
11 19 (7.09%) CISSP
12 14 (5.22%) CISM
13 11 (4.10%) CCVP
14 10 (3.73%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (3.73%) CISMP
14 10 (3.73%) CRISC
15 9 (3.36%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.99%) CCIP
16 8 (2.99%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.72%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.61%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.87%) SLA
5 4 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 30 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.22%) XenServer
4 13 (4.85%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.73%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.99%) vCloud
8 7 (2.61%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.87%) XenApp
10 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.12%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.75%) vSphere
13 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.97%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.49%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.49%) SCCM
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.12%) OPNET
7 3 (1.12%) QRadar
7 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.75%) vMotion
9 1 (0.37%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 214 (79.85%) Cisco
2 88 (32.84%) Juniper
3 66 (24.63%) F5
4 61 (22.76%) Palo Alto
5 42 (15.67%) Citrix
6 39 (14.55%) VMware
7 31 (11.57%) Microsoft
8 28 (10.45%) Blue Coat
8 28 (10.45%) HP
9 25 (9.33%) Extreme Networks
10 24 (8.96%) Aruba
10 24 (8.96%) Fortinet
11 20 (7.46%) Dell
12 16 (5.97%) Riverbed
13 14 (5.22%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.85%) Intel Security
14 13 (4.85%) Oracle
14 13 (4.85%) Red Hat
15 12 (4.48%) Symantec
16 11 (4.10%) Avaya
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