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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 226 198 243
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +45
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 601 662 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 1.19% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.62% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 376 296
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +43.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.69 £26.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%

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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -41 531 £400 +11.11% 108
London -6 176 £450 +24.13% 41
South East -8 145 £400 +6.66% 24
Scotland +7 60 £328 +0.76% 2
South West +17 58 £375 +20.00% 7
Hampshire +31 52 £400 +6.66% 2
Berkshire -10 44 £418 +8.79% 10
Yorkshire +18 41 £375 -3.22% 8
North West -42 34 £363 +11.53% 8
West Midlands -56 28 £375 +10.29% 10
East of England -2 27 £488 +21.87% 9
Manchester -28 27 £340 +4.61% 7
South Yorkshire +6 24 £375 +30.43% 1
Glasgow +20 21 £343 -42.91% 1
City of London +6 20 £420 +16.26% 9
Sheffield -9 20 £400 +42.22% 1
Surrey -23 20 £500 +26.58% 1
Wiltshire +7 18 £375 +13.63% 4
Bristol +4 18 £355 +18.33% 2
Renfrewshire -26 18 £310 +15.67%
Erskine -30 18 £310 +15.67%
Reading +4 16 £450 +56.52% 6
Southampton +31 15 £390 +17.29%
Dorset - 15 £339 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 14 £400 -15.34% 6
West Yorkshire +8 14 £381 -16.72% 5
Milton Keynes +7 13 £400 -23.07% 1
Salisbury - 13 £375 -
Bracknell +5 12 £383 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 11 £494 +31.73% 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 877 (82.27%) Cisco
2 778 (72.98%) Firewall
3 413 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
4 373 (34.99%) Cisco ASA
5 329 (30.86%) WAN
6 326 (30.58%) F5
7 324 (30.39%) CCNP
8 307 (28.80%) Juniper
9 306 (28.71%) LAN
10 301 (28.24%) Network Security
11 204 (19.14%) VPN
12 199 (18.67%) Security Cleared
13 195 (18.29%) Finance
14 186 (17.45%) CCNA
15 175 (16.42%) Wireless
16 170 (15.95%) Data Centre
17 169 (15.85%) Blue Coat
18 168 (15.76%) SC Cleared
19 156 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
20 155 (14.54%) Windows
21 148 (13.88%) ITIL
22 146 (13.70%) BGP
23 141 (13.23%) TCP/IP
24 139 (13.04%) VMware
25 137 (12.85%) DNS
25 137 (12.85%) MPLS
26 132 (12.38%) Microsoft
27 129 (12.10%) OSPF
28 113 (10.60%) Load Balancing
29 111 (10.41%) Fortinet

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 50 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.72%) Skype for Business
3 16 (1.50%) OpenStack
4 15 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (1.41%) IIS
5 14 (1.31%) MQSeries
5 14 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (0.94%) SAS
8 7 (0.66%) JBoss
8 7 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.56%) Apache
9 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.56%) iPlanet
9 6 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.19%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.31%) MS Office
3 11 (1.03%) ProjectWise
4 10 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.84%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.56%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.56%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.094%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.13%) Office 365
4 6 (0.56%) IaaS
5 5 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.19%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.094%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.094%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 778 (72.98%) Firewall
2 373 (34.99%) Cisco ASA
3 329 (30.86%) WAN
4 306 (28.71%) LAN
5 301 (28.24%) Network Security
6 204 (19.14%) VPN
7 175 (16.42%) Wireless
8 156 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 146 (13.70%) BGP
10 141 (13.23%) TCP/IP
11 137 (12.85%) DNS
11 137 (12.85%) MPLS
12 129 (12.10%) OSPF
13 105 (9.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 89 (8.35%) VoIP
15 86 (8.07%) SSL
16 77 (7.22%) DHCP
16 77 (7.22%) EIGRP
17 76 (7.13%) Internet
18 75 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.66%) DB2
4 6 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.38%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.38%) MySQL
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.19%) QlikView
9 1 (0.094%) Big Data
9 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.094%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.094%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.094%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.094%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 195 (18.29%) Finance
2 55 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 52 (4.88%) Banking
4 30 (2.81%) Retail
5 14 (1.31%) Legal
6 12 (1.13%) Law
7 9 (0.84%) Advertising
7 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.75%) Billing
8 8 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.47%) Front Office
9 5 (0.47%) Games
9 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.38%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Electronics
10 4 (0.38%) Marketing
10 4 (0.38%) Military
10 4 (0.38%) Publishing
11 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 451 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 152 (14.26%) Security Engineer
3 128 (12.01%) Analyst
4 115 (10.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 115 (10.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 102 (9.57%) Architect
6 100 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 81 (7.60%) Network Analyst
8 67 (6.29%) Senior Network Engineer
9 59 (5.53%) Security Analyst
10 56 (5.25%) Consultant
11 53 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 48 (4.50%) Network Architect
13 43 (4.03%) Designer
13 43 (4.03%) Firewall Engineer
14 42 (3.94%) Network Specialist
15 40 (3.75%) Network Support
16 39 (3.66%) Network Security Analyst
17 34 (3.19%) Cisco Analyst
18 32 (3.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 10 (0.94%) J2EE
2 10 (0.94%) Web Services
3 9 (0.84%) CSS
3 9 (0.84%) Middleware
4 6 (0.56%) MSMQ
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.38%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.38%) WAP
7 3 (0.28%) OCX
7 3 (0.28%) XML
8 2 (0.19%) .NET
8 2 (0.19%) XMPP
9 1 (0.094%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 170 (15.95%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (1.69%) PKI
6 13 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
7 11 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 10 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 9 (0.84%) iPad
9 9 (0.84%) iSeries
10 8 (0.75%) Clustering
10 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 8 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.66%) NHS
12 6 (0.56%) AS400
12 6 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.56%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 155 (14.54%) Windows
2 101 (9.47%) Linux
3 61 (5.72%) Windows Server
4 46 (4.32%) Windows 7
4 46 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (4.03%) Unix
6 29 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 19 (1.78%) AIX
9 17 (1.59%) Solaris
10 15 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.56%) Android
12 6 (0.56%) VMS
12 6 (0.56%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.56%) zOS
13 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.28%) CentOS
15 2 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (13.88%) ITIL
2 113 (10.60%) Load Balancing
3 70 (6.57%) Project Management
4 68 (6.38%) Network Design
5 63 (5.91%) Migration
6 54 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
7 49 (4.60%) Network Management
8 48 (4.50%) Change Management
9 44 (4.13%) SIEM
10 42 (3.94%) PRINCE2
11 38 (3.56%) Change Control
11 38 (3.56%) Kalman Filter
11 38 (3.56%) Service Delivery
11 38 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (3.38%) Information Security
13 32 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (3.00%) Service Management
14 29 (2.72%) Risk Management
15 26 (2.44%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.10%) SQL
2 20 (1.88%) Python
3 18 (1.69%) Java
4 13 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.03%) Perl
6 9 (0.84%) Lisp
7 8 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.66%) C
9 5 (0.47%) C#
10 4 (0.38%) VBScript
11 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) Tcl
13 1 (0.094%) Korn
13 1 (0.094%) Ruby
13 1 (0.094%) VB
Qualifications
1 413 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (30.39%) CCNP
3 199 (18.67%) Security Cleared
4 186 (17.45%) CCNA
5 168 (15.76%) SC Cleared
6 88 (8.26%) CCIE
7 84 (7.88%) CCSE
8 76 (7.13%) CCSA
9 53 (4.97%) CISSP
10 49 (4.60%) Degree
11 38 (3.56%) Check Point Certification
12 36 (3.38%) CISM
13 31 (2.91%) CCDP
14 16 (1.50%) CCSP
14 16 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.41%) DV Cleared
16 10 (0.94%) CCDA
16 10 (0.94%) ISEB
17 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.22%) SLA
2 28 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.03%) QA
5 10 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.38%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.094%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.094%) ISO27002
System Software
1 96 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 38 (3.56%) VMware ESX
4 28 (2.63%) ProxySG
5 21 (1.97%) vSphere
6 11 (1.03%) XenApp
7 9 (0.84%) Snort
7 9 (0.84%) UAG
8 8 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.75%) Samba
9 7 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.56%) ClearTrust
11 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.38%) Squid
12 3 (0.28%) Firmware
12 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.28%) XenServer
13 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 64 (6.00%) FortiGate
2 40 (3.75%) SCCM
3 14 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
5 12 (1.13%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.03%) Nessus
6 11 (1.03%) QRadar
7 10 (0.94%) Nagios
7 10 (0.94%) Puppet
8 9 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
9 8 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
9 8 (0.75%) SmoothWall
10 7 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.66%) Proventia
10 7 (0.66%) vRealize
11 6 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.56%) OPNET
11 6 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 877 (82.27%) Cisco
2 326 (30.58%) F5
3 307 (28.80%) Juniper
4 169 (15.85%) Blue Coat
5 139 (13.04%) VMware
6 132 (12.38%) Microsoft
7 111 (10.41%) Fortinet
8 99 (9.29%) Palo Alto
9 96 (9.01%) HP
10 78 (7.32%) SolarWinds
11 73 (6.85%) Citrix
11 73 (6.85%) Nokia
12 52 (4.88%) Intel Security
13 49 (4.60%) Oracle
14 42 (3.94%) IBM
15 39 (3.66%) Avaya
15 39 (3.66%) CA
16 37 (3.47%) Riverbed
17 31 (2.91%) Aruba
18 30 (2.81%) NetApp
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