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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 143 120 163
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 119 135 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 1.51% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 3.16% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 30
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £20.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +91.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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
4482 4273 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 47.71% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2116 2048
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 244 345
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.19 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 0 56 £398 +13.40% 8
Hampshire -14 22 £400 +17.64% 2
Surrey 0 16 £400 -15.78% 13
Kent +1 8 £500 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £520 +73.33% 6
West Sussex -7 6 £413 -19.51% 1
East Sussex -9 2 £425 +13.33%
Oxfordshire -22 2 £375 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (84.01%) Cisco
2 209 (77.70%) Firewall
3 107 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (38.66%) Juniper
5 95 (35.32%) LAN
6 88 (32.71%) VPN
7 86 (31.97%) WAN
8 82 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
9 71 (26.39%) CCNP
10 70 (26.02%) Windows
11 68 (25.28%) Network Security
11 68 (25.28%) F5
12 55 (20.45%) TCP/IP
12 55 (20.45%) Blue Coat
13 54 (20.07%) Finance
14 51 (18.96%) CCNA
15 48 (17.84%) Active Directory
15 48 (17.84%) ITIL
16 47 (17.47%) MPLS
17 46 (17.10%) DNS
18 45 (16.73%) OSPF
19 44 (16.36%) VMware
20 41 (15.24%) Load Balancing
20 41 (15.24%) SSL
21 39 (14.50%) Linux
22 38 (14.13%) BGP
23 37 (13.75%) Project Management
23 37 (13.75%) Telecoms
24 35 (13.01%) IPsec
25 32 (11.90%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (2.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.12%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Lync
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.86%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.58%) RMDS
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 209 (77.70%) Firewall
2 95 (35.32%) LAN
3 88 (32.71%) VPN
4 86 (31.97%) WAN
5 82 (30.48%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (25.28%) Network Security
7 55 (20.45%) TCP/IP
8 47 (17.47%) MPLS
9 46 (17.10%) DNS
10 45 (16.73%) OSPF
11 41 (15.24%) SSL
12 38 (14.13%) BGP
13 35 (13.01%) IPsec
14 32 (11.90%) Wireless
15 29 (10.78%) VoIP
16 26 (9.67%) SMTP
17 25 (9.29%) HTTP
17 25 (9.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 20 (7.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (20.07%) Finance
2 37 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.49%) Back Office
3 4 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (0.74%) Billing
4 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.74%) Advertising
4 2 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (28.25%) Network Engineer
2 50 (18.59%) Security Engineer
3 40 (14.87%) Analyst
4 28 (10.41%) Consultant
4 28 (10.41%) IP Engineer
5 27 (10.04%) Network Analyst
6 26 (9.67%) Design Engineer
7 25 (9.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 23 (8.55%) Security Analyst
9 19 (7.06%) Network Consultant
10 18 (6.69%) Architect
11 14 (5.20%) Project Manager
12 13 (4.83%) Network Security Analyst
13 12 (4.46%) Security Consultant
13 12 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (4.09%) Network Security Consultant
15 8 (2.97%) Network Architect
15 8 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.58%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.15%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.83%) SecurID
5 6 (2.23%) PKI
5 6 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.23%) Replication
6 5 (1.86%) e-Health
6 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.74%) NHS
7 2 (0.74%) Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) IVR
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) CCTV
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.02%) Windows
2 39 (14.50%) Linux
3 24 (8.92%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.35%) UNIX
6 6 (2.23%) VMS
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) Solaris
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.84%) ITIL
2 41 (15.24%) Load Balancing
3 37 (13.75%) Project Management
4 31 (11.52%) Network Design
5 26 (9.67%) Change Management
6 22 (8.18%) Service Management
7 18 (6.69%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.69%) Network Architecture
8 15 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (4.83%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (4.83%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (4.46%) Validation
11 11 (4.09%) Migration
11 11 (4.09%) Change Control
12 10 (3.72%) Test Strategy
12 10 (3.72%) Time Management
12 10 (3.72%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (2.60%) Network Management
14 7 (2.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.97%) SQL
2 5 (1.86%) Perl
3 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (26.39%) CCNP
3 51 (18.96%) CCNA
4 32 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 30 (11.15%) CISSP
6 28 (10.41%) CCSE
7 25 (9.29%) SC Cleared
8 23 (8.55%) CCSA
9 15 (5.58%) CCIE
10 13 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (4.46%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (4.46%) CCSP
12 10 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (3.72%) JNCIS
12 10 (3.72%) MCITP
13 8 (2.97%) Degree
14 7 (2.60%) CCDP
15 5 (1.86%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.49%) APMP
16 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.46%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) GPG13
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 48 (17.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.92%) vSphere
3 17 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.58%) XenApp
5 7 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.86%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.49%) Snort
7 4 (1.49%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.12%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.74%) Squid
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.23%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.12%) SCCM
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.74%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) Foglight
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.37%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) Nessus
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) Cacti
6 1 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 226 (84.01%) Cisco
2 104 (38.66%) Juniper
3 68 (25.28%) F5
4 55 (20.45%) Blue Coat
5 44 (16.36%) VMware
6 28 (10.41%) Citrix
7 23 (8.55%) SolarWinds
8 21 (7.81%) Fortinet
8 21 (7.81%) TippingPoint
8 21 (7.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (7.43%) NetScout
10 19 (7.06%) Tufin
11 16 (5.95%) Nokia
12 15 (5.58%) McAfee
12 15 (5.58%) TIBCO
12 15 (5.58%) Bloomberg
12 15 (5.58%) LogLogic
12 15 (5.58%) Lancope
13 14 (5.20%) Tradeweb
13 14 (5.20%) Radianz
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