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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 74 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.24% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.76% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£333 £198 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.35% -18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £112 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £200 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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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
448 397 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.33% 31.11% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 198 102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.90% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) Nokia
4 7 (31.82%) Supplier Management
4 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Balanced Scorecard
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) MS Project
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) DHCP
7 4 (18.18%) NetScreen
7 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
7 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) Clustering
8 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
8 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Project
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) NetScreen
5 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
5 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) LDAP
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Supplier Management
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Balanced Scorecard
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.55%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
1 3 (13.64%) CCSA
1 3 (13.64%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.55%) Squid
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Nokia
3 7 (31.82%) Fortinet
4 6 (27.27%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) McAfee
7 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.55%) Prolexic
8 1 (4.55%) ScanSafe
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Imperva
8 1 (4.55%) BT