The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 72 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.34% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 0.99% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £133
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
413 405 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.48% 34.47% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £293 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.20 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £51.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Edinburgh region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) Ab Initio
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) JBoss
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
1 9 (81.82%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ETL
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Ab Initio
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC