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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 86 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £363 £325 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +124.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £370 £189
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
587 443 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.95% 30.28% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 224 189
Median daily rate £420 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -28.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (52.94%) CCNA
6 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) WAN
7 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
8 6 (35.29%) OSPF
8 6 (35.29%) BGP
8 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
8 6 (35.29%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) Network Security
9 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (29.41%) CCIE
9 5 (29.41%) MPLS
9 5 (29.41%) VPN
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) Wireless
10 4 (23.53%) CCSA
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
10 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
10 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
11 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
11 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (17.65%) VLAN

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 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 6 (35.29%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) NAS
8 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
9 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
9 1 (5.88%) HSRP
9 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Check Point Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) CCSA
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Imperva
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat