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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 113 119 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 154 158 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.62% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.84% 3.39% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 110 64
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £208 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.50%
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
4007 4658 4237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.65% 47.75% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2681 2184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 270
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.80 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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
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 27 September 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 +57 61 £425 +13.33% 4
Berkshire +4 42 £450 +16.12% 5
Surrey +7 13 £388 - 3
Middlesex +12 11 £438 -2.77%
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £363 -14.70% 5
Oxfordshire -23 9 £425 +32.81%
Kent +4 4 £223 -47.64% 5
West Sussex -16 2 £480 +37.21% 1
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 254 (82.20%) Cisco
2 233 (75.40%) Firewall
3 120 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
4 113 (36.57%) Network Security
4 113 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
5 106 (34.30%) LAN
6 84 (27.18%) WAN
7 79 (25.57%) CCNP
8 72 (23.30%) Juniper
9 70 (22.65%) Palo Alto
10 60 (19.42%) F5
11 58 (18.77%) Security Cleared
12 53 (17.15%) VPN
13 52 (16.83%) SC Cleared
14 51 (16.50%) Microsoft
14 51 (16.50%) Wireless
15 49 (15.86%) CCNA
15 49 (15.86%) Cisco Nexus
16 46 (14.89%) Linux
17 44 (14.24%) SSL
18 42 (13.59%) CCSE
19 41 (13.27%) Finance
19 41 (13.27%) Windows
20 40 (12.94%) DNS
20 40 (12.94%) FortiGate
21 38 (12.30%) Data Centre
21 38 (12.30%) VMware
22 37 (11.97%) Citrix
22 37 (11.97%) NetScaler
23 36 (11.65%) CCSA

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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.94%) ProjectWise
4 5 (1.62%) MS Office
5 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) SAP hybris
2 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.88%) SaaS
2 10 (3.24%) IaaS
3 9 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 233 (75.40%) Firewall
2 113 (36.57%) Cisco ASA
2 113 (36.57%) Network Security
3 106 (34.30%) LAN
4 84 (27.18%) WAN
5 53 (17.15%) VPN
6 51 (16.50%) Wireless
7 49 (15.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (14.24%) SSL
9 40 (12.94%) DNS
10 37 (11.97%) NetScaler
11 29 (9.39%) BGP
11 29 (9.39%) Internet
11 29 (9.39%) VoIP
12 28 (9.06%) Cisco PIX
12 28 (9.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 26 (8.41%) OSPF
13 26 (8.41%) TCP/IP
14 19 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 18 (5.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 41 (13.27%) Finance
2 27 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.88%) Marketing
4 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.27%) Retail
5 6 (1.94%) Legal
6 5 (1.62%) Billing
7 4 (1.29%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 136 (44.01%) Network Engineer
2 56 (18.12%) Security Engineer
3 40 (12.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 38 (12.30%) Architect
4 38 (12.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 36 (11.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 33 (10.68%) Consultant
7 29 (9.39%) Firewall Engineer
8 27 (8.74%) Analyst
9 26 (8.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 24 (7.77%) Network Analyst
11 22 (7.12%) Senior Network Engineer
12 16 (5.18%) Network Consultant
13 15 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.85%) Designer
14 14 (4.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 14 (4.53%) Network Architect
14 14 (4.53%) Security Consultant
15 13 (4.21%) IP Engineer
16 12 (3.88%) IP Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.18%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.97%) Middleware
2 3 (0.97%) SAML
3 2 (0.65%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.32%) WAP
4 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (2.91%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (1.94%) PKI
6 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) BBC
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.32%) IVR
9 1 (0.32%) PMI
9 1 (0.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.89%) Linux
2 41 (13.27%) Windows
3 21 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Unix
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.36%) Network Design
2 28 (9.06%) ITIL
3 25 (8.09%) Migration
4 21 (6.80%) Load Balancing
5 19 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (6.15%) Project Management
6 15 (4.85%) Information Security
6 15 (4.85%) Network Management
7 13 (4.21%) Data Protection
7 13 (4.21%) Service Design
7 13 (4.21%) Service Management
7 13 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (4.21%) TOGAF
8 12 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (3.88%) Security Management
8 12 (3.88%) Web Filtering
9 11 (3.56%) Email Filtering
10 10 (3.24%) Information Security Management
11 9 (2.91%) E-Commerce
11 9 (2.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.65%) Java
3 2 (0.65%) Python
4 1 (0.32%) C
4 1 (0.32%) Lisp
4 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (25.57%) CCNP
3 58 (18.77%) Security Cleared
4 52 (16.83%) SC Cleared
5 49 (15.86%) CCNA
6 42 (13.59%) CCSE
7 36 (11.65%) CCSA
8 23 (7.44%) Degree
9 22 (7.12%) CISSP
10 21 (6.80%) CCIE
11 17 (5.50%) CCDP
12 14 (4.53%) Check Point Certification
13 13 (4.21%) CCSP
14 12 (3.88%) CISM
15 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (2.59%) CCVP
17 7 (2.27%) MCSE
18 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
18 5 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 4 (1.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (2.27%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.97%) SLA
6 2 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.12%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.83%) XenServer
4 11 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.24%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.24%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.91%) ProxySG
7 7 (2.27%) vSphere
8 6 (1.94%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.97%) vCloud
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (12.94%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.59%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.29%) QRadar
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) OPNET
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (82.20%) Cisco
2 72 (23.30%) Juniper
3 70 (22.65%) Palo Alto
4 60 (19.42%) F5
5 51 (16.50%) Microsoft
6 38 (12.30%) VMware
7 37 (11.97%) Citrix
8 35 (11.33%) Fortinet
9 27 (8.74%) Blue Coat
10 18 (5.83%) Dell
10 18 (5.83%) Extreme Networks
10 18 (5.83%) Oracle
10 18 (5.83%) Red Hat
11 17 (5.50%) HP
12 13 (4.21%) SAP
13 10 (3.24%) AlgoSec
13 10 (3.24%) Avaya
13 10 (3.24%) Nokia
13 10 (3.24%) Tufin
14 7 (2.27%) hybris
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