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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 120 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 158 158 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 1.61% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 3.35% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 104 67
Median daily rate £409 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £461 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £48.75 £22.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.59% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £20.00 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £26.10 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+60.18% -30.32%
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
4150 4718 4338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.29% 48.02% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2695 2234
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 205 236
Median hourly rate £19.52 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 £375 - 5
Berkshire +7 46 £439 +13.22% 10
Surrey +10 21 £388 -3.12%
Middlesex - 11 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £363 -23.68% 2
Oxfordshire -14 4 £525 +66.13% 4
Kent +2 3 £250 -41.17% 4
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 266 (86.36%) Cisco
2 231 (75.00%) Firewall
3 128 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
5 110 (35.71%) Network Security
6 102 (33.12%) LAN
7 87 (28.25%) WAN
8 86 (27.92%) CCNP
9 73 (23.70%) Juniper
10 62 (20.13%) F5
11 61 (19.81%) Security Cleared
12 58 (18.83%) Palo Alto
13 55 (17.86%) SC Cleared
14 54 (17.53%) VPN
15 53 (17.21%) SSL
15 53 (17.21%) Wireless
16 51 (16.56%) CCNA
17 49 (15.91%) Microsoft
18 47 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (14.29%) FortiGate
19 44 (14.29%) DNS
20 39 (12.66%) Linux
20 39 (12.66%) CCSE
21 38 (12.34%) Blue Coat
22 36 (11.69%) Finance
22 36 (11.69%) Data Centre
23 35 (11.36%) Windows
23 35 (11.36%) TCP/IP
24 34 (11.04%) CCSA
24 34 (11.04%) Fortinet

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 11 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.60%) ProjectWise
3 5 (1.62%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 231 (75.00%) Firewall
2 119 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
3 110 (35.71%) Network Security
4 102 (33.12%) LAN
5 87 (28.25%) WAN
6 54 (17.53%) VPN
7 53 (17.21%) SSL
7 53 (17.21%) Wireless
8 47 (15.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (14.29%) DNS
10 35 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 32 (10.39%) Internet
12 31 (10.06%) BGP
12 31 (10.06%) Cisco PIX
13 30 (9.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 30 (9.74%) VoIP
14 28 (9.09%) OSPF
15 27 (8.77%) NetScaler
16 20 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 17 (5.52%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) QlikView
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 36 (11.69%) Finance
2 32 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.92%) Legal
4 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.95%) Retail
6 5 (1.62%) Billing
6 5 (1.62%) Marketing
7 4 (1.30%) Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
8 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 139 (45.13%) Network Engineer
2 55 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 38 (12.34%) Network Security Engineer
4 34 (11.04%) Architect
4 34 (11.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (11.04%) Consultant
5 33 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 32 (10.39%) Firewall Engineer
7 28 (9.09%) Analyst
7 28 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 25 (8.12%) Network Analyst
9 19 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (5.84%) Designer
11 17 (5.52%) Security Consultant
12 15 (4.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (4.87%) Network Consultant
13 14 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 14 (4.55%) IP Engineer
13 14 (4.55%) Network Architect
14 13 (4.22%) IP Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.19%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.30%) Middleware
3 3 (0.97%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.65%) SAML
4 2 (0.65%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.62%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.97%) PKI
6 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.65%) Clustering
7 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.32%) iSeries
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
8 1 (0.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.66%) Linux
2 35 (11.36%) Windows
3 11 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.97%) Solaris
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Unix
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Debian
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.06%) ITIL
2 29 (9.42%) Migration
3 28 (9.09%) Network Design
4 22 (7.14%) Information Security
5 20 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (6.49%) Load Balancing
6 19 (6.17%) Project Management
7 17 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 14 (4.55%) ISMS
8 14 (4.55%) Security Management
9 13 (4.22%) Network Management
9 13 (4.22%) Service Management
9 13 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.90%) Information Security Management
10 12 (3.90%) Web Filtering
11 11 (3.57%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (3.57%) Email Filtering
11 11 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.49%) SQL
2 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
3 3 (0.97%) Java
4 2 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.32%) C
5 1 (0.32%) Lisp
5 1 (0.32%) Perl
5 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (41.56%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (27.92%) CCNP
3 61 (19.81%) Security Cleared
4 55 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 51 (16.56%) CCNA
6 39 (12.66%) CCSE
7 34 (11.04%) CCSA
8 30 (9.74%) CISSP
9 23 (7.47%) Degree
10 21 (6.82%) CCDP
11 20 (6.49%) CCSP
12 19 (6.17%) CCIE
13 18 (5.84%) CISM
14 12 (3.90%) Check Point Certification
15 8 (2.60%) CCVP
15 8 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.30%) GIAC
17 4 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (2.27%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.97%) SLA
7 2 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 23 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.90%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.25%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.60%) XenServer
6 7 (2.27%) vSphere
7 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.65%) vCloud
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.32%) UAG
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.30%) QRadar
5 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) OPNET
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 266 (86.36%) Cisco
2 73 (23.70%) Juniper
3 62 (20.13%) F5
4 58 (18.83%) Palo Alto
5 49 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 38 (12.34%) Blue Coat
7 34 (11.04%) Fortinet
8 31 (10.06%) Citrix
8 31 (10.06%) VMware
9 21 (6.82%) Oracle
10 20 (6.49%) HP
11 15 (4.87%) Dell
11 15 (4.87%) Extreme Networks
12 13 (4.22%) AlgoSec
12 13 (4.22%) Tufin
13 12 (3.90%) Nokia
14 11 (3.57%) Red Hat
15 10 (3.25%) Aruba
16 9 (2.92%) IronPort
16 9 (2.92%) NetApp
Oxford
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago