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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certification
Rank 602 584 569
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Contract jobs citing Check Point Certification 18 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 0
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£383 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 - -

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
10819 10417 9038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.03% 19.06% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5859 4848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 459 499
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 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 18 £383 +17.69% 3
London - 8 £475 - 1
South East -20 4 - - 1
Birmingham +2 3 £340 +7.93%
East Midlands +2 3 £275 -35.29%
West Midlands +1 3 £340 +13.33%
City of London - 3 £475 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £275 -
Berkshire -6 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 32 (96.97%) Firewall
3 29 (87.88%) Cisco
4 26 (78.79%) CCSA
5 22 (66.67%) Juniper
6 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (57.58%) VPN
8 17 (51.52%) CCSE
9 15 (45.45%) CCNP
10 13 (39.39%) Network Security
11 12 (36.36%) LAN
12 11 (33.33%) Linux
13 10 (30.30%) OSPF
13 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (27.27%) Internet
14 9 (27.27%) BGP
14 9 (27.27%) UNIX
15 8 (24.24%) Windows
15 8 (24.24%) DNS
15 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
15 8 (24.24%) Junos
16 7 (21.21%) Snort
16 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (21.21%) CCNA
16 7 (21.21%) IPsec
17 6 (18.18%) Clustering
17 6 (18.18%) Wireless
17 6 (18.18%) Nokia
17 6 (18.18%) CCSP
17 6 (18.18%) SSL

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (15.15%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) VPN
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 12 (36.36%) LAN
5 10 (30.30%) OSPF
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (27.27%) BGP
6 9 (27.27%) Internet
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Junos
8 7 (21.21%) IPsec
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (18.18%) Wireless
9 6 (18.18%) SSL
9 6 (18.18%) WAN
10 5 (15.15%) DSL
10 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (12.12%) VLAN
11 4 (12.12%) LDAP
11 4 (12.12%) DDNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GCC
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (18.18%) Network Design
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) BCP
3 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Cyber Security
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL V2
4 4 (12.12%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Data Security
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
1 2 (6.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) CCSA
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (51.52%) CCSE
4 15 (45.45%) CCNP
5 7 (21.21%) CCNA
6 6 (18.18%) CCSP
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) CCIE
9 2 (6.06%) CCDP
9 2 (6.06%) CISSP
9 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
9 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Snort
2 5 (15.15%) Squid
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 29 (87.88%) Cisco
3 22 (66.67%) Juniper
4 6 (18.18%) Nokia
4 6 (18.18%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 3 (9.09%) Websense
5 3 (9.09%) Radware
6 2 (6.06%) Redback
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Sun