The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 4 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 12.50% 23.08% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 54.55% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£370 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Windsor region.

Vendors Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 29.17% 42.31% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £305 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Windsor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

CheckPoint
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor region citing CheckPoint 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 CheckPoint.

1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 15 (93.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 8 (50.00%) Network Design
5 7 (43.75%) CISSP
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
8 3 (18.75%) Juniper
9 2 (12.50%) Back Office
10 1 (6.25%) MPLS
10 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 1 (6.25%) Windows
10 1 (6.25%) LAN
10 1 (6.25%) WAN
10 1 (6.25%) SMTP
10 1 (6.25%) HTTP
10 1 (6.25%) VPN
10 1 (6.25%) Windows 7

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor region citing CheckPoint 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 CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) SMTP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 15 (93.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Design Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) IP Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Security Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
4 6 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper