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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 44 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.86% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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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
308 278 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.44% 48.94% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 132 91
Average daily rate £350 £330 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) DTV
7 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) SSL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
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