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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 22 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 56 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.74% 1.62% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 14.18% 3.00% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 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 £314
% change year-on-year
- +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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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
395 333 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.53% 53.88% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 179 96
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £30.00 £64.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 5 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 5 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 56 (91.80%) Cisco
2 42 (68.85%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (52.46%) Network Security
5 29 (47.54%) OSPF
5 29 (47.54%) BGP
5 29 (47.54%) F5
6 28 (45.90%) Juniper
7 23 (37.70%) CCNP
8 20 (32.79%) Clustering
9 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
10 17 (27.87%) MPLS
11 12 (19.67%) CCNA
11 12 (19.67%) VPN
11 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
12 11 (18.03%) Banking
12 11 (18.03%) Riverbed
13 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
14 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.11%) Linux
15 8 (13.11%) UNIX
15 8 (13.11%) LAN
15 8 (13.11%) WAN
16 7 (11.48%) Solaris
16 7 (11.48%) CCSA
17 6 (9.84%) Project Management
17 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
17 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
17 6 (9.84%) Check Point Certification

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) Firewall
2 32 (52.46%) Network Security
3 29 (47.54%) OSPF
3 29 (47.54%) BGP
4 17 (27.87%) MPLS
5 12 (19.67%) VPN
6 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.11%) LAN
7 8 (13.11%) WAN
8 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.20%) Junos
9 5 (8.20%) Multicast
10 4 (6.56%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (6.56%) DNS
11 3 (4.92%) Internet
11 3 (4.92%) Extranet
12 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (3.28%) IPsec
13 1 (1.64%) VLAN
13 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Security Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Network Design Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Design Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Consultant
5 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Designer
10 1 (1.64%) Junior Designer
10 1 (1.64%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) UNIX
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Solaris
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (9.84%) Project Management
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
4 4 (6.56%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.92%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.92%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.28%) Logistics
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.64%) Change Control
7 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Perl
1 3 (4.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (37.70%) CCNP
3 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.67%) CCNA
5 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.48%) CCSA
7 6 (9.84%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (9.84%) CCIE
8 4 (6.56%) PMP
8 4 (6.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.92%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (91.80%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) F5
3 28 (45.90%) Juniper
4 11 (18.03%) Riverbed
5 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Brocade
8 1 (1.64%) Foundry
8 1 (1.64%) Nokia
8 1 (1.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.64%) HP
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