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 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 27 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 52 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.47% 1.85% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 13.47% 3.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+28.92% +54.14%
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
386 338 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.01% 52.00% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 187 90
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £168 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -42.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £10.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.53 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 26 May 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 May 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 58 (92.06%) Cisco
2 43 (68.25%) Firewall
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (52.38%) Network Security
5 30 (47.62%) OSPF
5 30 (47.62%) F5
6 29 (46.03%) BGP
6 29 (46.03%) Juniper
7 24 (38.10%) CCNP
8 21 (33.33%) Clustering
9 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
10 17 (26.98%) MPLS
11 13 (20.63%) CCNA
12 12 (19.05%) VPN
12 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
13 11 (17.46%) Banking
13 11 (17.46%) Riverbed
13 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
14 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (15.87%) Blue Coat
15 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
16 8 (12.70%) Linux
16 8 (12.70%) UNIX
16 8 (12.70%) LAN
16 8 (12.70%) WAN
17 7 (11.11%) Solaris
17 7 (11.11%) CCSA
18 6 (9.52%) Project Management
18 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
18 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) Firewall
2 33 (52.38%) Network Security
3 30 (47.62%) OSPF
4 29 (46.03%) BGP
5 17 (26.98%) MPLS
6 12 (19.05%) VPN
7 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (12.70%) LAN
8 8 (12.70%) WAN
9 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.94%) Junos
10 5 (7.94%) Multicast
11 4 (6.35%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (6.35%) DNS
12 3 (4.76%) Internet
12 3 (4.76%) Extranet
12 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (3.17%) IPsec
14 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
14 1 (1.59%) VLAN
General
1 11 (17.46%) Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Network Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Security Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Network Design Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Design Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Designer
9 1 (1.59%) Junior Designer
9 1 (1.59%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Clustering
2 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) UNIX
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Solaris
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 6 (9.52%) Project Management
3 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.94%) PRINCE
4 4 (6.35%) ITIL
4 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.17%) Logistics
6 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Migration
6 2 (3.17%) Network Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
7 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Perl
1 3 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (38.10%) CCNP
3 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
4 13 (20.63%) CCNA
5 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.11%) CCSA
7 6 (9.52%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (9.52%) CCIE
8 4 (6.35%) PMP
8 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) Cisco
2 30 (47.62%) F5
3 29 (46.03%) Juniper
4 11 (17.46%) Riverbed
5 10 (15.87%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.35%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.17%) Brocade
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Foundry
8 1 (1.59%) Nokia
8 1 (1.59%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) HP
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