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 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 82 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £355 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
CheckPoint
Scotland

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
607 411 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.76% 28.48% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 193 207
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.82 £26.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £32.00
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Firewall
3 13 (65.00%) CCNP
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
6 10 (50.00%) MPLS
7 9 (45.00%) Wireless
7 9 (45.00%) OSPF
7 9 (45.00%) CCNA
8 8 (40.00%) VLAN
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (35.00%) CCIE
10 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
11 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (25.00%) VPN
11 5 (25.00%) Network Security
12 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 4 (20.00%) High Availability
12 4 (20.00%) HSRP
12 4 (20.00%) DMVPN
12 4 (20.00%) PPP
12 4 (20.00%) ATM
12 4 (20.00%) ISDN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) WAN
3 11 (55.00%) BGP
3 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
4 10 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (45.00%) OSPF
5 9 (45.00%) Wireless
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (40.00%) VLAN
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) ATM
9 4 (20.00%) DMVPN
9 4 (20.00%) HSRP
9 4 (20.00%) ISDN
9 4 (20.00%) PPP
9 4 (20.00%) X.25
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Data Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Check Point Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CCNP
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) CCSA
4 3 (15.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCDA
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Prolexic
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat