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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 67 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.44% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 1.27% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £198 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% -41.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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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
376 395 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.89% 34.44% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 202 118
Average daily rate £390 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £14.02 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) Ab Initio
4 8 (32.00%) UNIX
5 7 (28.00%) Nokia
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (24.00%) Network Security
6 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (20.00%) F5
8 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
8 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
8 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
9 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) ETL
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) JBoss
9 3 (12.00%) Apache
9 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (12.00%) LDAP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) BGP
5 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
1 9 (36.00%) Ab Initio Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) JNCIA
1 3 (12.00%) RHCE
1 3 (12.00%) CCSA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.00%) Squid
3 1 (4.00%) UAG
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
2 9 (36.00%) Ab Initio
3 7 (28.00%) Nokia
4 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Avaya
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Imperva