The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 223 197 249
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +52
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 594 646 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.17% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 2.62% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 382 291
Median daily rate £393 £356 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% -6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 8
Median hourly rate £37.25 £39.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% +35.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £18.92 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23942 24658 24159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 44.76% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14807 14333 13692
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 1124 1077
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 517 £396 +10.06% 118
South East +14 147 £400 +2.89% 25
London -63 140 £450 +20.00% 54
Scotland +17 65 £330 +1.53% 1
South West +26 64 £375 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +27 48 £375 -3.53% 5
Berkshire -14 47 £381 +1.66% 4
Yorkshire +34 45 £400 -4.76% 7
North West -39 39 £375 +15.38% 8
West Midlands -49 37 £363 +6.61% 7
Renfrewshire -16 32 £326 +21.45%
Erskine -18 32 £326 +21.45%
Manchester -26 31 £363 +16.00% 5
East of England +2 23 £494 +41.14% 11
Wiltshire +6 22 £375 +21.45% 1
West Yorkshire +7 20 £400 -4.76% 6
Reading +1 19 £435 +51.30% 2
South Yorkshire +13 18 £393 +36.52% 1
Leeds +5 18 £400 -4.76% 4
City of London -3 18 £410 +17.14% 23
Glasgow +22 17 £336 -25.27%
Dorset +8 17 £393 -
Buckinghamshire +20 16 £400 -23.07% 9
Sheffield -8 16 £406 +47.72% 1
Surrey -11 16 £405 +1.25% 2
Telford -26 16 £363 -
Shropshire -30 16 £363 -9.37%
Bristol -2 15 £360 +20.00% 3
Bournemouth - 13 £396 -
Milton Keynes +14 12 £400 -23.07% 1

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 912 (82.98%) Cisco
2 819 (74.52%) Firewall
3 416 (37.85%) Cisco Certification
4 373 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
5 337 (30.66%) F5
6 333 (30.30%) Juniper
7 328 (29.85%) WAN
8 323 (29.39%) CCNP
8 323 (29.39%) Network Security
9 307 (27.93%) LAN
10 214 (19.47%) VPN
11 207 (18.84%) Finance
11 207 (18.84%) Security Cleared
12 189 (17.20%) CCNA
13 184 (16.74%) Wireless
14 178 (16.20%) Data Centre
15 174 (15.83%) ITIL
16 170 (15.47%) SC Cleared
17 168 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 165 (15.01%) Blue Coat
19 164 (14.92%) BGP
20 160 (14.56%) Windows
21 148 (13.47%) VMware
21 148 (13.47%) OSPF
22 147 (13.38%) TCP/IP
23 143 (13.01%) MPLS
24 138 (12.56%) Fortinet
25 137 (12.47%) DNS
26 133 (12.10%) Microsoft
27 126 (11.46%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.64%) Skype for Business
3 21 (1.91%) OpenStack
4 17 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.46%) IIS
5 16 (1.46%) MQSeries
6 14 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (0.91%) SAS
9 8 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.55%) iPlanet
10 6 (0.55%) JBoss
10 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.36%) Apache
11 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.18%) Confluence
13 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.55%) MS Office
2 17 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.82%) ProjectWise
4 7 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.55%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.55%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.091%) Summit
5 1 (0.091%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.09%) Office 365
4 7 (0.64%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.55%) IaaS
6 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) SaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.091%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 819 (74.52%) Firewall
2 373 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
3 328 (29.85%) WAN
4 323 (29.39%) Network Security
5 307 (27.93%) LAN
6 214 (19.47%) VPN
7 184 (16.74%) Wireless
8 168 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 164 (14.92%) BGP
10 148 (13.47%) OSPF
11 147 (13.38%) TCP/IP
12 143 (13.01%) MPLS
13 137 (12.47%) DNS
14 118 (10.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 90 (8.19%) VoIP
16 87 (7.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 86 (7.83%) SSL
18 78 (7.10%) Internet
19 76 (6.92%) EIGRP
20 74 (6.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.64%) DB2
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.36%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.27%) MySQL
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.18%) QlikView
9 1 (0.091%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.091%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.091%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.091%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.091%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 207 (18.84%) Finance
2 58 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 55 (5.00%) Banking
4 35 (3.18%) Retail
5 16 (1.46%) Legal
6 12 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.91%) Advertising
8 9 (0.82%) Law
9 8 (0.73%) Billing
10 7 (0.64%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.45%) Electronics
11 5 (0.45%) Games
11 5 (0.45%) Marketing
11 5 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) Front Office
12 4 (0.36%) Military
12 4 (0.36%) Publishing
12 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 476 (43.31%) Network Engineer
2 154 (14.01%) Security Engineer
3 128 (11.65%) Analyst
4 123 (11.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 115 (10.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 107 (9.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 103 (9.37%) Architect
8 80 (7.28%) Network Analyst
9 74 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 61 (5.55%) Security Analyst
11 52 (4.73%) Firewall Engineer
11 52 (4.73%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 50 (4.55%) Consultant
13 47 (4.28%) Network Architect
14 46 (4.19%) Designer
15 44 (4.00%) Network Specialist
16 41 (3.73%) Network Security Analyst
17 39 (3.55%) Network Support
18 31 (2.82%) Cisco Analyst
19 30 (2.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.73%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.27%) CSS
3 12 (1.09%) J2EE
4 11 (1.00%) Middleware
5 8 (0.73%) Web Services
6 6 (0.55%) MSMQ
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.36%) OCX
8 4 (0.36%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.27%) WAP
9 3 (0.27%) XML
10 2 (0.18%) .NET
10 2 (0.18%) SAML
10 2 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 178 (16.20%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (1.82%) PKI
6 14 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
7 11 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.00%) iPad
7 11 (1.00%) Thin Client
8 10 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 9 (0.82%) Clustering
9 9 (0.82%) FMCG
9 9 (0.82%) iSeries
9 9 (0.82%) NHS
9 9 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.55%) AS400
11 6 (0.55%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.56%) Windows
2 112 (10.19%) Linux
3 72 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 52 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (4.09%) Windows 7
6 37 (3.37%) Unix
7 27 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (2.37%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.46%) Solaris
12 13 (1.18%) AIX
13 10 (0.91%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.55%) zOS
16 3 (0.27%) Android
16 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.18%) CentOS
17 2 (0.18%) Debian
18 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (15.83%) ITIL
2 126 (11.46%) Load Balancing
3 77 (7.01%) Network Design
4 75 (6.82%) Project Management
5 67 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
6 64 (5.82%) Network Management
7 58 (5.28%) Migration
8 56 (5.10%) Change Control
9 51 (4.64%) Change Management
10 44 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 43 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
11 43 (3.91%) SIEM
12 42 (3.82%) Service Delivery
13 38 (3.46%) Information Security
14 35 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
15 34 (3.09%) Risk Management
15 34 (3.09%) Service Management
16 33 (3.00%) Programme Management
17 32 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (2.73%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.73%) SQL
2 22 (2.00%) Python
3 21 (1.91%) Java
4 15 (1.36%) PowerShell
4 15 (1.36%) Shell Script
5 14 (1.27%) Perl
6 9 (0.82%) Lisp
7 6 (0.55%) C
8 5 (0.45%) VBScript
9 4 (0.36%) C#
10 3 (0.27%) VB
11 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.18%) Tcl
12 1 (0.091%) Korn
12 1 (0.091%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 416 (37.85%) Cisco Certification
2 323 (29.39%) CCNP
3 207 (18.84%) Security Cleared
4 189 (17.20%) CCNA
5 170 (15.47%) SC Cleared
6 87 (7.92%) CCIE
7 85 (7.73%) CCSE
8 65 (5.91%) CCSA
9 48 (4.37%) CISSP
9 48 (4.37%) Degree
10 34 (3.09%) Check Point Certification
11 33 (3.00%) CISM
12 32 (2.91%) CCDP
13 17 (1.55%) CCSP
14 14 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.18%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.18%) JNCIS
16 11 (1.00%) CCDA
17 9 (0.82%) ISEB
17 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.46%) SLA
2 27 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.82%) QA
6 4 (0.36%) COBIT
7 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.091%) GPG13
9 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.091%) ISO27002
System Software
1 101 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (7.64%) Active Directory
3 44 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 30 (2.73%) ProxySG
5 21 (1.91%) vSphere
6 12 (1.09%) XenApp
7 11 (1.00%) UAG
8 10 (0.91%) Samba
9 9 (0.82%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.73%) Snort
10 8 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.55%) ClearTrust
12 5 (0.45%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.45%) XenServer
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.36%) Squid
13 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.27%) Firmware
15 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (5.19%) FortiGate
2 40 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 37 (3.37%) SCCM
4 16 (1.46%) Nagios
5 12 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
5 12 (1.09%) Puppet
6 11 (1.00%) OPNET
7 10 (0.91%) QRadar
7 10 (0.91%) SmoothWall
8 9 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (0.73%) MIMEsweeper
10 7 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.64%) Nessus
10 7 (0.64%) vRealize
11 6 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.55%) Proventia
11 6 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 912 (82.98%) Cisco
2 337 (30.66%) F5
3 333 (30.30%) Juniper
4 165 (15.01%) Blue Coat
5 148 (13.47%) VMware
6 138 (12.56%) Fortinet
7 133 (12.10%) Microsoft
8 107 (9.74%) HP
8 107 (9.74%) Palo Alto
9 94 (8.55%) SolarWinds
10 80 (7.28%) Nokia
11 69 (6.28%) Citrix
12 62 (5.64%) Intel Security
13 54 (4.91%) Oracle
14 47 (4.28%) CA
15 46 (4.19%) IBM
15 46 (4.19%) Riverbed
16 39 (3.55%) Avaya
17 35 (3.18%) Aruba
18 34 (3.09%) TippingPoint
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