The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 41 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 20 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.93% - 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 6.06% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£280 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -38.59%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 297 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.32% 51.83% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 129 130
Average daily rate £320 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 23
Average hourly rate £11.85 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £92.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
CheckPoint
West Midlands

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (60.71%) Juniper
5 15 (53.57%) CCNP
6 11 (39.29%) Blue Coat
7 10 (35.71%) Network Security
8 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
9 8 (28.57%) OSPF
9 8 (28.57%) BGP
10 7 (25.00%) Clustering
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) F5
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Perl
11 6 (21.43%) UNIX
11 6 (21.43%) LAN
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) Tcl
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (17.86%) Internet
12 5 (17.86%) CCNA
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) VPN
12 5 (17.86%) Solaris
13 4 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (14.29%) Avaya
13 4 (14.29%) MS Visio

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) Network Security
3 8 (28.57%) OSPF
3 8 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) Junos
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (10.71%) Extranet
7 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
8 2 (7.14%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) Multicast
9 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.57%) DMZ
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
3 3 (10.71%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Fund Management
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Perl
1 6 (21.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) CCNP
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
5 4 (14.29%) CCSA
5 4 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
7 1 (3.57%) PMP
7 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CCSE
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Snort
1 1 (3.57%) Squid
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Blue Coat
4 7 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
6 3 (10.71%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Websense
7 1 (3.57%) BT
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) Nortel
7 1 (3.57%) Foundry
7 1 (3.57%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £260 - £290 per day
Posted: 11 days ago