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 3 July 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certification
Rank 593 568 544
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 20 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.045% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
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£383 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -

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
10437 10204 8844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.69% 19.28% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 5810 4731
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 464 498
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.94 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 13 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 3 July 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
England -33 20 £383 +27.50% 3
South East -24 7 - - 1
London - 7 £450 - 2
Berkshire +6 6 - - 1
Bracknell - 6 - -
West Midlands - 5 £318 -
Birmingham - 5 £318 -
City of London - 3 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -1 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) Firewall
3 27 (93.10%) Cisco
4 22 (75.86%) Juniper
5 21 (72.41%) VPN
5 21 (72.41%) CCSA
6 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (44.83%) OSPF
7 13 (44.83%) CCSE
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
9 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (34.48%) Network Security
10 10 (34.48%) LAN
10 10 (34.48%) CCNP
10 10 (34.48%) BGP
11 9 (31.03%) IPsec
11 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (31.03%) Nokia
12 8 (27.59%) UNIX
12 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
13 7 (24.14%) Junos
13 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (24.14%) Network Design
13 7 (24.14%) Windows
14 6 (20.69%) VoIP
14 6 (20.69%) DNS
14 6 (20.69%) SSL
14 6 (20.69%) CCIE
14 6 (20.69%) SNMP

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) VPN
3 13 (44.83%) OSPF
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (34.48%) BGP
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) Network Security
6 9 (31.03%) IPsec
7 7 (24.14%) Junos
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (20.69%) VLAN
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) DNS
8 6 (20.69%) SSL
8 6 (20.69%) SNMP
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
9 5 (17.24%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (17.24%) FWSM
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GCC
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) IP Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Design Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.69%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Load Balancing
2 9 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (24.14%) Network Design
4 6 (20.69%) Network Management
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) BCP
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Security Management
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL V2
6 4 (13.79%) Cyber Security
7 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.34%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (10.34%) SIEM
7 3 (10.34%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (10.34%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) CCSA
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (44.83%) CCSE
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
5 6 (20.69%) CCIE
6 5 (17.24%) CCSP
6 5 (17.24%) CCDP
6 5 (17.24%) CISSP
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Snort
2 4 (13.79%) Squid
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Juniper
4 9 (31.03%) Nokia
5 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
5 6 (20.69%) Radware
6 5 (17.24%) Redback
6 5 (17.24%) F5
7 3 (10.34%) Websense
8 2 (6.90%) Nortel
8 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) Sun