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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 81 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.085% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 0.25% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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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
491 399 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.21% 33.93% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 216 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £163 £289
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 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.51 £12.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.91% -55.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £35.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (78.95%) Cisco
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Fortinet
4 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (47.37%) F5
6 8 (42.11%) Imperva
6 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
6 8 (42.11%) Nokia
7 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
8 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
10 4 (21.05%) Change Management
11 3 (15.79%) Balanced Scorecard
11 3 (15.79%) Project Management
11 3 (15.79%) CCNP
11 3 (15.79%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
12 2 (10.53%) CCNA
12 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
12 2 (10.53%) DNS
12 2 (10.53%) MS Project
12 2 (10.53%) MS Office
12 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
12 2 (10.53%) LAN
12 2 (10.53%) WAN
12 2 (10.53%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Supplier Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCSA
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Fortinet
3 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
4 9 (47.37%) F5
5 8 (42.11%) Imperva
5 8 (42.11%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec