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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 39 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.28% 3.09% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 6.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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
334 348 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.71% 48.81% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 183 136
Average daily rate £340 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 63 (92.65%) Cisco
2 47 (69.12%) Firewall
3 39 (57.35%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (52.94%) Juniper
5 34 (50.00%) Network Security
6 33 (48.53%) F5
6 33 (48.53%) OSPF
7 30 (44.12%) BGP
8 28 (41.18%) CCNP
9 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
10 22 (32.35%) Clustering
11 18 (26.47%) MPLS
11 18 (26.47%) CCNA
12 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
13 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
13 13 (19.12%) VPN
14 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
15 11 (16.18%) Riverbed
15 11 (16.18%) LAN
16 10 (14.71%) CCSA
16 10 (14.71%) WAN
17 9 (13.24%) Banking
17 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
18 8 (11.76%) Linux
18 8 (11.76%) UNIX
19 7 (10.29%) Solaris
19 7 (10.29%) Check Point Certification
19 7 (10.29%) Project Management
20 6 (8.82%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 47 (69.12%) Firewall
2 34 (50.00%) Network Security
3 33 (48.53%) OSPF
4 30 (44.12%) BGP
5 18 (26.47%) MPLS
6 14 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (19.12%) VPN
8 11 (16.18%) LAN
9 10 (14.71%) WAN
10 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.35%) Junos
11 5 (7.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (7.35%) Multicast
12 4 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (5.88%) DNS
13 3 (4.41%) Internet
13 3 (4.41%) Extranet
13 3 (4.41%) VRRP
13 3 (4.41%) BIG-IP
General
1 9 (13.24%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Security Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Firewall Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Network Design Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Design Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) AWS Consultant
10 1 (1.47%) Designer
10 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Clustering
2 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) SecurID
4 2 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) UNIX
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Solaris
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.29%) Project Management
3 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE
3 5 (7.35%) ITIL
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.35%) Change Control
4 4 (5.88%) Migration
4 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.41%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
6 2 (2.94%) Network Design
6 2 (2.94%) Network Management
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) Perl
1 3 (4.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (41.18%) CCNP
3 24 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (26.47%) CCNA
5 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
6 10 (14.71%) CCSA
7 7 (10.29%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (8.82%) CCIE
9 5 (7.35%) CCSE
10 4 (5.88%) PMP
10 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.47%) CCDA
11 1 (1.47%) CCDP
11 1 (1.47%) CCSP
11 1 (1.47%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 63 (92.65%) Cisco
2 36 (52.94%) Juniper
3 33 (48.53%) F5
4 11 (16.18%) Riverbed
5 9 (13.24%) Blue Coat
6 6 (8.82%) Sourcefire
7 5 (7.35%) Brocade
8 2 (2.94%) Foundry
8 2 (2.94%) Nokia
8 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 1 (1.47%) Remedy
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
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