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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 57 22 48
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 6.11% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 13.01% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 6
Median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
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
437 346 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.04% 47.01% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 216 181
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 20
Median hourly rate £11.80 £21.50 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +87.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.93 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) CCNA
4 13 (65.00%) Juniper
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
6 9 (45.00%) LAN
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (40.00%) Network Security
7 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) CCNP
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (25.00%) F5
11 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) SAS
12 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.00%) DHCP
12 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (15.00%) PMP
12 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
12 3 (15.00%) CCIE
12 3 (15.00%) CCDP
12 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

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 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (10.00%) WLAN
8 1 (5.00%) FabricPath
8 1 (5.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Presales
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) CCDP
6 3 (15.00%) CCIE
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (15.00%) PMP
7 2 (10.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 5 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (10.00%) Aruba
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Huawei
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) Meraki
8 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) Stonesoft
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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