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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 139 126 188
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +62
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 118 121 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.35% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 2.86% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.88 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.91% +42.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +47.45%
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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 54 £373 +16.86% 12
Surrey +12 23 £450 +17.64% 6
Hampshire -5 17 £381 +12.13% 4
Kent +9 9 £388 +5.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £520 +30.00% 3
West Sussex -15 4 £413 -15.38%
East Sussex -10 3 £344 -19.11% 1
Oxfordshire -20 2 £361 - 1
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 247 (84.59%) Cisco
2 211 (72.26%) Firewall
3 112 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (35.96%) Juniper
5 100 (34.25%) LAN
6 96 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
7 92 (31.51%) VPN
8 84 (28.77%) CCNP
9 82 (28.08%) WAN
10 81 (27.74%) F5
11 75 (25.68%) Network Security
12 70 (23.97%) Windows
13 60 (20.55%) Blue Coat
14 59 (20.21%) Telecoms
15 58 (19.86%) OSPF
16 55 (18.84%) MPLS
16 55 (18.84%) Finance
17 51 (17.47%) ITIL
18 50 (17.12%) Security Cleared
19 48 (16.44%) TCP/IP
20 47 (16.10%) DNS
21 45 (15.41%) SSL
22 44 (15.07%) Linux
22 44 (15.07%) SC Cleared
23 43 (14.73%) CISSP
23 43 (14.73%) Project Management
24 42 (14.38%) Active Directory
25 41 (14.04%) IPsec
26 40 (13.70%) VMware
26 40 (13.70%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.03%) Apache
3 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.34%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 19 (6.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.14%) RMDS
2 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 211 (72.26%) Firewall
2 100 (34.25%) LAN
3 96 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
4 92 (31.51%) VPN
5 82 (28.08%) WAN
6 75 (25.68%) Network Security
7 58 (19.86%) OSPF
8 55 (18.84%) MPLS
9 48 (16.44%) TCP/IP
10 47 (16.10%) DNS
11 45 (15.41%) SSL
12 41 (14.04%) IPsec
13 38 (13.01%) BGP
14 34 (11.64%) Wireless
15 33 (11.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (10.27%) VoIP
17 28 (9.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 25 (8.56%) SMTP
19 24 (8.22%) HTTP
20 23 (7.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) MySQL
2 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (20.21%) Telecoms
2 55 (18.84%) Finance
3 5 (1.71%) Back Office
4 3 (1.03%) Retail
5 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.68%) Billing
5 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (28.77%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.44%) Security Engineer
3 39 (13.36%) IP Engineer
3 39 (13.36%) Design Engineer
3 39 (13.36%) Analyst
4 30 (10.27%) Network Analyst
5 29 (9.93%) Consultant
6 26 (8.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (7.53%) Security Analyst
8 18 (6.16%) Architect
9 17 (5.82%) Network Consultant
9 17 (5.82%) Network Security Analyst
10 16 (5.48%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.79%) Network Design Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Security Consultant
12 12 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Test Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.14%) Rendezvous
2 2 (0.68%) WCF
2 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.68%) SOAP
2 2 (0.68%) Web Services
2 2 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (5.82%) SecurID
3 15 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.40%) NHS
5 5 (1.71%) PKI
6 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.37%) Replication
7 3 (1.03%) e-Health
7 3 (1.03%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.68%) CMDB
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) IVR
9 1 (0.34%) Tandem
9 1 (0.34%) CCTV
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.97%) Windows
2 44 (15.07%) Linux
3 23 (7.88%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.11%) VMS
5 9 (3.08%) UNIX
6 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.03%) Solaris
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.47%) ITIL
2 43 (14.73%) Project Management
3 40 (13.70%) Load Balancing
4 38 (13.01%) Change Management
5 31 (10.62%) Network Design
6 27 (9.25%) Validation
7 25 (8.56%) Network Architecture
8 21 (7.19%) Migration
9 20 (6.85%) PRINCE2
10 19 (6.51%) Test Strategy
10 19 (6.51%) Service Management
11 15 (5.14%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (4.79%) Time Management
13 12 (4.11%) Network Management
14 10 (3.42%) eTOM
15 9 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (2.74%) Change Control
16 8 (2.74%) Risk Management
16 8 (2.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.74%) SQL
2 3 (1.03%) Perl
3 2 (0.68%) C#
3 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 112 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (28.77%) CCNP
3 50 (17.12%) Security Cleared
4 44 (15.07%) SC Cleared
5 43 (14.73%) CISSP
6 39 (13.36%) CCNA
7 26 (8.90%) CCSE
8 22 (7.53%) CCSA
9 18 (6.16%) CCIE
10 15 (5.14%) JNCIS
10 15 (5.14%) Degree
11 12 (4.11%) Check Point Certification
12 10 (3.42%) CCSP
12 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (3.08%) MCITP
14 8 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (2.40%) CCDP
16 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.51%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) GPG13
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) TickIT
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.53%) vSphere
4 6 (2.05%) XenApp
5 5 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.37%) Snort
7 3 (1.03%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.68%) Squid
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (4.45%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.42%) TrustSec
3 6 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.03%) SCCM
5 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.34%) Nessus
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.34%) Cacti
Vendors
1 247 (84.59%) Cisco
2 105 (35.96%) Juniper
3 81 (27.74%) F5
4 60 (20.55%) Blue Coat
5 40 (13.70%) VMware
6 31 (10.62%) Tufin
6 31 (10.62%) Fortinet
7 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
8 25 (8.56%) SolarWinds
9 23 (7.88%) Citrix
10 19 (6.51%) TippingPoint
11 17 (5.82%) NetScout
12 16 (5.48%) Nokia
13 15 (5.14%) Lancope
13 15 (5.14%) LogLogic
13 15 (5.14%) TIBCO
13 15 (5.14%) Bloomberg
14 14 (4.79%) CA
14 14 (4.79%) Radianz
14 14 (4.79%) Tradeweb
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