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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 137 95 179
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +84
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 122 177 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.90% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 4.00% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 35
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £270 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £479 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
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
4082 4429 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.64% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2294 1932
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 204 225
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +31 49 £400 -4.76% 9
Berkshire -43 40 £400 +10.34% 6
Surrey -24 13 £425 +14.86% 7
Oxfordshire +3 11 £225 -40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £550 +189.47% 3
Kent -3 4 £198 - 5
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 215 (86.35%) Cisco
2 193 (77.51%) Firewall
3 110 (44.18%) LAN
4 109 (43.78%) Juniper
5 107 (42.97%) Cisco Certification
6 99 (39.76%) WAN
7 88 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (29.72%) CCNP
9 72 (28.92%) VPN
10 64 (25.70%) Security Cleared
11 60 (24.10%) Network Security
12 59 (23.69%) SC Cleared
13 55 (22.09%) F5
14 54 (21.69%) TCP/IP
15 52 (20.88%) CCNA
16 48 (19.28%) Telecoms
17 45 (18.07%) SSL
17 45 (18.07%) ITIL
17 45 (18.07%) Windows
17 45 (18.07%) Data Centre
18 42 (16.87%) BGP
18 42 (16.87%) Wireless
19 41 (16.47%) VoIP
20 40 (16.06%) OSPF
21 38 (15.26%) DNS
22 37 (14.86%) Blue Coat
23 36 (14.46%) CCSE
24 34 (13.65%) Linux
24 34 (13.65%) Palo Alto
24 34 (13.65%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.41%) IIS
3 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.20%) Lync
5 2 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.40%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.80%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.41%) IaaS
3 5 (2.01%) Office 365
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (77.51%) Firewall
2 110 (44.18%) LAN
3 99 (39.76%) WAN
4 88 (35.34%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (28.92%) VPN
6 60 (24.10%) Network Security
7 54 (21.69%) TCP/IP
8 45 (18.07%) SSL
9 42 (16.87%) BGP
9 42 (16.87%) Wireless
10 41 (16.47%) VoIP
11 40 (16.06%) OSPF
12 38 (15.26%) DNS
13 33 (13.25%) DHCP
14 31 (12.45%) VLAN
15 30 (12.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (11.24%) MPLS
17 21 (8.43%) Cisco PIX
17 21 (8.43%) FTP
18 20 (8.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.40%) DB2
2 1 (0.40%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.40%) MySQL
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (19.28%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.63%) Finance
3 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.20%) Banking
3 3 (1.20%) Billing
4 2 (0.80%) Electronics
4 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (48.19%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.66%) Security Engineer
3 34 (13.65%) Analyst
4 30 (12.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 28 (11.24%) Network Analyst
6 21 (8.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (8.43%) Consultant
6 21 (8.43%) Firewall Engineer
7 20 (8.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (7.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 17 (6.83%) Architect
10 16 (6.43%) Network Support
10 16 (6.43%) Security Analyst
11 15 (6.02%) Design Engineer
11 15 (6.02%) Network Security Analyst
11 15 (6.02%) Support Engineer
12 14 (5.62%) Network Architect
13 13 (5.22%) Network Consultant
13 13 (5.22%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.01%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.61%) SecurID
3 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.41%) Clustering
4 6 (2.41%) DataPower
4 6 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.01%) Statistics
6 3 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (0.80%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) e-Health
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.07%) Windows
2 34 (13.65%) Linux
3 20 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.61%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.81%) Unix
7 6 (2.41%) AIX
8 5 (2.01%) Solaris
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Debian
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.07%) ITIL
2 34 (13.65%) Load Balancing
3 31 (12.45%) Network Design
4 18 (7.23%) ITSM
5 16 (6.43%) Migration
6 13 (5.22%) SIEM
7 12 (4.82%) Project Management
8 10 (4.02%) Change Control
8 10 (4.02%) Network Management
9 9 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (3.61%) Service Management
10 8 (3.21%) Change Management
10 8 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.81%) High Availability
11 7 (2.81%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.81%) Web Filtering
12 6 (2.41%) Information Security
13 5 (2.01%) Business Continuity
13 5 (2.01%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.02%) SQL
2 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.40%) C
4 1 (0.40%) C#
4 1 (0.40%) Perl
4 1 (0.40%) PHP
4 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (42.97%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (29.72%) CCNP
3 64 (25.70%) Security Cleared
4 59 (23.69%) SC Cleared
5 52 (20.88%) CCNA
6 36 (14.46%) CCSE
7 25 (10.04%) CCSA
8 16 (6.43%) CCIE
9 15 (6.02%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (6.02%) Degree
10 12 (4.82%) CCDP
11 10 (4.02%) CCENT
11 10 (4.02%) CISSP
12 9 (3.61%) CCSP
13 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.20%) ISEB
14 3 (1.20%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.80%) CCVP
15 2 (0.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) HIPAA
2 5 (2.01%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.81%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) Snort
5 1 (0.40%) vCloud
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.01%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.20%) Nessus
3 3 (1.20%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) SCOM
3 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.80%) Cacti
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.80%) OPNET
4 2 (0.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 215 (86.35%) Cisco
2 109 (43.78%) Juniper
3 55 (22.09%) F5
4 37 (14.86%) Blue Coat
5 34 (13.65%) Palo Alto
6 27 (10.84%) VMware
7 21 (8.43%) Microsoft
8 19 (7.63%) Citrix
9 16 (6.43%) IBM
10 14 (5.62%) McAfee
10 14 (5.62%) Nokia
11 13 (5.22%) Avaya
11 13 (5.22%) HP
12 12 (4.82%) SolarWinds
13 11 (4.42%) Fortinet
14 10 (4.02%) Acronis
14 10 (4.02%) IronPort
14 10 (4.02%) NetApp
15 9 (3.61%) BMC
15 9 (3.61%) CA
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £18 - £22.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 17 days ago