The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 116 170 123
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -47
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 131 59 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.71% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 1.40% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.88 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £17.15 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £24.18 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -38.59%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4299 4219 4777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.99% 50.56% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2136 2102 2049
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £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 249 336 352
Average hourly rate £16.48 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +29 67 £350 -12.43% 9
Hampshire +21 41 £340 +7.08% 5
Surrey +7 7 £475 -2.56% 13
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £350 +37.25%
Kent - 5 £350 - 4
West Sussex -6 2 £513 +46.42%
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 2
East Sussex -3 1 £375 +8.69%
Middlesex - 1 £288 -
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 213 (81.92%) Cisco
1 213 (81.92%) Firewall
2 123 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (36.15%) Cisco ASA
4 93 (35.77%) Juniper
5 79 (30.38%) OSPF
5 79 (30.38%) CCNP
6 71 (27.31%) Telecoms
7 69 (26.54%) Network Security
8 61 (23.46%) VPN
9 58 (22.31%) F5
10 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
10 53 (20.38%) LAN
11 52 (20.00%) BGP
11 52 (20.00%) MPLS
12 51 (19.62%) Cisco PIX
13 50 (19.23%) Blue Coat
13 50 (19.23%) CCIE
13 50 (19.23%) WAN
14 47 (18.08%) DNS
15 44 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 43 (16.54%) Windows
17 38 (14.62%) SC Cleared
18 37 (14.23%) Network Design
18 37 (14.23%) ITIL
19 35 (13.46%) CISSP
20 34 (13.08%) VoIP
21 33 (12.69%) Microsoft
22 32 (12.31%) CCSP
22 32 (12.31%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.62%) Apache
3 10 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Lync
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.23%) MS Office
2 10 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 213 (81.92%) Firewall
2 94 (36.15%) Cisco ASA
3 79 (30.38%) OSPF
4 69 (26.54%) Network Security
5 61 (23.46%) VPN
6 53 (20.38%) LAN
7 52 (20.00%) BGP
7 52 (20.00%) MPLS
8 51 (19.62%) Cisco PIX
9 50 (19.23%) WAN
10 47 (18.08%) DNS
11 44 (16.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (13.08%) VoIP
13 30 (11.54%) BIG-IP
14 29 (11.15%) FWSM
15 27 (10.38%) IPsec
15 27 (10.38%) SNMP
16 19 (7.31%) TCP/IP
17 17 (6.54%) Internet
18 15 (5.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (27.31%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.85%) Finance
3 7 (2.69%) Legal
4 3 (1.15%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.77%) Front Office
5 2 (0.77%) Billing
5 2 (0.77%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 71 (27.31%) Security Engineer
3 44 (16.92%) Network Security Engineer
4 43 (16.54%) IP Engineer
5 39 (15.00%) Design Engineer
6 24 (9.23%) Consultant
7 22 (8.46%) Network Consultant
8 16 (6.15%) Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Network Support
9 15 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (5.38%) Architect
11 13 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 12 (4.62%) Network Architect
12 12 (4.62%) Firewall Engineer
13 11 (4.23%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.85%) Security Consultant
15 9 (3.46%) Network Support Engineer
16 8 (3.08%) NOC Engineer
16 8 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (3.08%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) WAP
2 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (1.92%) Blackberry
1 5 (1.92%) SecurID
2 4 (1.54%) Fat Client
2 4 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.15%) Clustering
3 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
4 2 (0.77%) APACS
4 2 (0.77%) NHS
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.38%) AVVID
5 1 (0.38%) CESG
5 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.54%) Windows
2 19 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (5.38%) Linux
4 11 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.69%) UNIX
6 6 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.77%) AIX
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.23%) ITIL
1 37 (14.23%) Network Design
2 29 (11.15%) Network Management
3 24 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 21 (8.08%) Change Management
5 16 (6.15%) Migration
6 15 (5.77%) Project Management
7 14 (5.38%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (4.23%) Information Security
9 11 (4.23%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.46%) Fault Management
11 8 (3.08%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.08%) Demand Forecasting
12 7 (2.69%) eTOM
12 7 (2.69%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.69%) ITSM
13 6 (2.31%) ERP
13 6 (2.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.69%) SQL
2 2 (0.77%) VB
2 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.77%) C
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 123 (47.31%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (30.38%) CCNP
3 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
4 50 (19.23%) CCIE
5 38 (14.62%) SC Cleared
6 35 (13.46%) CISSP
7 32 (12.31%) CCSP
8 31 (11.92%) CCSE
9 27 (10.38%) CCSA
9 27 (10.38%) CCNA
10 25 (9.62%) Check Point Certification
11 16 (6.15%) CCDP
12 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.31%) MCSE
13 6 (2.31%) MCSA
13 6 (2.31%) Degree
14 5 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.54%) CISA
16 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.08%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) COBIT
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.15%) ProxySG
4 10 (3.85%) vSphere
5 8 (3.08%) XenApp
6 6 (2.31%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.54%) Xen
7 4 (1.54%) NLBS
7 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.15%) Snort
9 2 (0.77%) XenServer
9 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Squid
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.31%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.46%) SCCM
3 6 (2.31%) SCOM
3 6 (2.31%) WSUS
4 5 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) OpenView
7 1 (0.38%) Netcool
7 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 213 (81.92%) Cisco
2 93 (35.77%) Juniper
3 58 (22.31%) F5
4 50 (19.23%) Blue Coat
5 33 (12.69%) Microsoft
6 32 (12.31%) VMware
7 24 (9.23%) Citrix
8 21 (8.08%) Nokia
9 13 (5.00%) McAfee
10 11 (4.23%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.85%) Symantec
12 9 (3.46%) HP
12 9 (3.46%) Radware
12 9 (3.46%) Huawei
12 9 (3.46%) Redback
13 8 (3.08%) NetApp
14 7 (2.69%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.31%) Avaya
15 6 (2.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 5 (1.92%) Tufin
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