The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Check Point Certification 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certification
Rank 603 596 574
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.049% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Check Point Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Check Point Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Check Point Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK.

Check Point Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Check Point Certification
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK 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
England +11 16 £375 - 7
Yorkshire - 8 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £375 -
Sheffield - 8 £375 -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
South East 0 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £319 -
East of England - 2 £450 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £319 -
Swindon - 2 £319 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
London -6 1 £425 - 2
North West - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - -

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 35 (87.50%) Firewall
3 28 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (67.50%) CCSA
5 23 (57.50%) CCNP
5 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (47.50%) Network Security
7 17 (42.50%) F5
7 17 (42.50%) LAN
7 17 (42.50%) CCSE
8 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (32.50%) VPN
10 12 (30.00%) Juniper
11 11 (27.50%) CCNA
12 10 (25.00%) ITIL
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
13 9 (22.50%) Network Design
13 9 (22.50%) BGP
14 8 (20.00%) WAN
14 8 (20.00%) SSL
14 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
16 6 (15.00%) OSPF
16 6 (15.00%) VMware
16 6 (15.00%) DNS
16 6 (15.00%) Internet
16 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 6 (15.00%) Data Centre

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 28 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (47.50%) Network Security
4 17 (42.50%) LAN
5 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (32.50%) VPN
7 9 (22.50%) BGP
8 8 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (20.00%) SSL
8 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 6 (15.00%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (15.00%) Internet
9 6 (15.00%) OSPF
10 5 (12.50%) DHCP
10 5 (12.50%) FTP
10 5 (12.50%) SMTP
11 4 (10.00%) tcpdump
11 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
12 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Check Point Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Check Point Specialist
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Check Point Support
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall Support
5 5 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Network Support
5 5 (12.50%) Network Support Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Network Design
3 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.50%) Network Management
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (7.50%) SIEM
4 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Presales
6 1 (2.50%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) CCSA
2 23 (57.50%) CCNP
2 23 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (42.50%) CCSE
4 11 (27.50%) CCNA
5 10 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) CCENT
7 2 (5.00%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) CCSP
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) CEH
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
8 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nessus
2 1 (2.50%) Proventia
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) F5
3 12 (30.00%) Juniper
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Aruba
6 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Akamai
8 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.50%) Imperva
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire