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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 1.65% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £360 £170 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -58.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £170 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £170 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
316 303 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.84% 48.17% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 150 127
Median daily rate £350 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 20
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Juniper
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) CCNP
4 8 (47.06%) F5
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (41.18%) Network Design
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) CCDA
7 5 (29.41%) CCDP
7 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
8 4 (23.53%) CCVP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (23.53%) Nokia
8 4 (23.53%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
9 3 (17.65%) MPLS
9 3 (17.65%) BGP
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) IP Telephony
4 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
8 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.88%) FabricPath
8 1 (5.88%) OSPF
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Design
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) CCDA
4 5 (29.41%) CCDP
5 4 (23.53%) CCVP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.88%) PMP
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds