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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 60 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 11 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 1.63% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 3.65% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Median daily rate £325 £315 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £372 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+60.18% -30.32%
CheckPoint
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
388 329 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.00% 44.58% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 165 208
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 22
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
5 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) F5
7 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) WLAN
10 4 (19.05%) CCIE
10 4 (19.05%) CCDP
10 4 (19.05%) Meraki
10 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
11 3 (14.29%) DMVPN

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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) DMVPN
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 2 (9.52%) BGP
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 2 (9.52%) OSPF
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) VPN
10 1 (4.76%) 802.11
10 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) e-Health
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 11 (52.38%) CCNP
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) CCDP
6 4 (19.05%) CCIE
7 3 (14.29%) CCDA
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (14.29%) PMP
8 2 (9.52%) CCSA
8 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
8 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper
3 9 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Meraki
5 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 3 (14.29%) Aruba
6 3 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (14.29%) Huawei
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) CA
8 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.76%) Stonesoft