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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 108 166 125
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -41
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 141 76 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 0.87% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 1.78% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 31 49
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£368 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -44.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £17.05 £23.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £17.45 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -46.77%
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
4407 4279 4852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.33% 48.98% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2273 2157 2099
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 269 300
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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 +23 68 £450 +18.03% 13
Hampshire +23 39 £345 -8.00% 3
Surrey +11 16 £375 -23.07% 8
Kent +1 8 £350 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £400 +61.61% 3
West Sussex +1 2 £513 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -9 2 £325 -
East Sussex -9 1 £375 +15.38%
Middlesex - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 217 (82.82%) Firewall
2 216 (82.44%) Cisco
3 130 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
5 90 (34.35%) OSPF
6 87 (33.21%) Juniper
7 78 (29.77%) Network Security
8 77 (29.39%) CCNP
9 74 (28.24%) VPN
9 74 (28.24%) Telecoms
10 62 (23.66%) CCIE
11 57 (21.76%) F5
12 54 (20.61%) BGP
13 50 (19.08%) LAN
14 48 (18.32%) MPLS
15 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
16 46 (17.56%) WAN
17 45 (17.18%) Windows
17 45 (17.18%) Cisco PIX
18 43 (16.41%) Blue Coat
19 42 (16.03%) Cisco Nexus
20 40 (15.27%) DNS
21 39 (14.89%) CCSP
21 39 (14.89%) CISSP
22 38 (14.50%) VoIP
23 37 (14.12%) ITIL
23 37 (14.12%) Network Design
24 35 (13.36%) SC Cleared
25 34 (12.98%) IPsec
26 32 (12.21%) Microsoft

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 14 (5.34%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.58%) Apache
3 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) IIS
6 3 (1.15%) Lync
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.05%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 217 (82.82%) Firewall
2 104 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
3 90 (34.35%) OSPF
4 78 (29.77%) Network Security
5 74 (28.24%) VPN
6 54 (20.61%) BGP
7 50 (19.08%) LAN
8 48 (18.32%) MPLS
9 46 (17.56%) WAN
10 45 (17.18%) Cisco PIX
11 42 (16.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (15.27%) DNS
13 38 (14.50%) VoIP
14 34 (12.98%) IPsec
15 29 (11.07%) FWSM
16 28 (10.69%) BIG-IP
17 27 (10.31%) SNMP
18 18 (6.87%) VLAN
19 17 (6.49%) TCP/IP
20 15 (5.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (28.24%) Telecoms
2 32 (12.21%) Finance
3 6 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Banking
4 3 (1.15%) Billing
5 2 (0.76%) Retail
5 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Front Office
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (33.21%) Network Engineer
2 65 (24.81%) Security Engineer
3 54 (20.61%) Design Engineer
4 53 (20.23%) IP Engineer
5 46 (17.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 27 (10.31%) Consultant
7 24 (9.16%) Network Consultant
8 18 (6.87%) Network Support
9 17 (6.49%) Analyst
10 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.58%) Security Consultant
11 12 (4.58%) Firewall Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.20%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Architect
13 10 (3.82%) Network Security Consultant
14 9 (3.44%) Network Design Engineer
14 9 (3.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.15%) CSS
2 2 (0.76%) WAP
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (1.91%) SecurID
3 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.53%) Clustering
4 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.76%) NHS
5 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.76%) APACS
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) AVVID
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.18%) Windows
2 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.73%) Linux
4 11 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.20%) UNIX
5 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.12%) ITIL
1 37 (14.12%) Network Design
2 31 (11.83%) Network Management
3 30 (11.45%) Load Balancing
4 20 (7.63%) Change Management
5 15 (5.73%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (5.73%) Information Security
6 13 (4.96%) PRINCE2
6 13 (4.96%) Project Management
6 13 (4.96%) Network Architecture
7 11 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (4.20%) Migration
8 9 (3.44%) ITSM
9 8 (3.05%) eTOM
9 8 (3.05%) Fault Management
9 8 (3.05%) Demand Forecasting
10 6 (2.29%) Change Control
10 6 (2.29%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.29%) SQL
2 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.15%) VBScript
4 2 (0.76%) VB
4 2 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (29.39%) CCNP
3 62 (23.66%) CCIE
4 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
5 39 (14.89%) CCSP
5 39 (14.89%) CISSP
6 35 (13.36%) SC Cleared
7 31 (11.83%) CCSA
8 30 (11.45%) CCSE
9 29 (11.07%) CCNA
10 28 (10.69%) Check Point Certification
11 17 (6.49%) CCDP
12 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.29%) Degree
13 6 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (2.29%) MCSA
14 5 (1.91%) MCSE
14 5 (1.91%) CISA
15 4 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.92%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.96%) SLA
3 4 (1.53%) COBIT
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.73%) ProxySG
3 14 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.05%) vSphere
5 7 (2.67%) XenApp
6 6 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.53%) Xen
7 4 (1.53%) NLBS
7 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.53%) Snort
8 3 (1.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.38%) Squid
9 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.73%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.44%) SCOM
3 6 (2.29%) SCCM
3 6 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.53%) WSUS
4 4 (1.53%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.76%) OpenView
6 2 (0.76%) Netcool
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 216 (82.44%) Cisco
2 87 (33.21%) Juniper
3 57 (21.76%) F5
4 43 (16.41%) Blue Coat
5 32 (12.21%) Microsoft
6 31 (11.83%) VMware
7 30 (11.45%) Nokia
8 23 (8.78%) Citrix
9 16 (6.11%) HP
10 14 (5.34%) Radware
11 13 (4.96%) Redback
12 9 (3.44%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.44%) McAfee
12 9 (3.44%) Avaya
13 8 (3.05%) NetApp
13 8 (3.05%) Symantec
14 7 (2.67%) Websense
14 7 (2.67%) Crossbeam
15 6 (2.29%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.91%) Huawei
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