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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 74 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.57% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 1.72% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £198 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.31% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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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
388 406 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.08% 33.06% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 212 96
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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
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 4 March 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 9 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 8 (29.63%) UNIX
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 7 (25.93%) Nokia
6 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 5 (18.52%) F5
8 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
8 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
8 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 3 (11.11%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) JBoss
9 3 (11.11%) Apache
9 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
9 3 (11.11%) LDAP
9 3 (11.11%) HP
9 3 (11.11%) EMC
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.11%) RHCE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (11.11%) JBoss
1 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.93%) Network Security
4 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
4 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) BGP
5 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) MPLS
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
1 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
1 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
3 2 (7.41%) Balanced Scorecard
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Data Security
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) RHCE
1 3 (11.11%) CCSA
1 3 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Squid
3 1 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
2 9 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 7 (25.93%) Nokia
4 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 5 (18.52%) F5
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) BT
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Imperva
8 1 (3.70%) Prolexic
8 1 (3.70%) ScanSafe