The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 50 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 1.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
267 292 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.65% 51.14% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 146 77
Average daily rate £356 £306 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.32% -14.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Security Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Logistics
1 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
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