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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 58 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 20 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.94% 0.76% 0.085%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 2.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £296 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -17.50%
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
393 531 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.16% 31.09% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 266 228
Median daily rate £350 £393 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £47.25 £23.47 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.34% +91.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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
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 September 2016.

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 September 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 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 28 (84.85%) Firewall
3 21 (63.64%) Data Centre
4 20 (60.61%) CCNP
4 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (54.55%) MPLS
5 18 (54.55%) OSPF
5 18 (54.55%) BGP
6 16 (48.48%) Finance
6 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (45.45%) WAN
8 14 (42.42%) LAN
9 12 (36.36%) Network Security
9 12 (36.36%) Wireless
9 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
10 10 (30.30%) CCIE
10 10 (30.30%) CCNA
10 10 (30.30%) VLAN
11 9 (27.27%) Migration
11 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
12 7 (21.21%) F5
13 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
14 5 (15.15%) Network Design
14 5 (15.15%) X.25
14 5 (15.15%) PPP
14 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.15%) ATM

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) BGP
2 18 (54.55%) MPLS
2 18 (54.55%) OSPF
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (45.45%) WAN
5 14 (42.42%) LAN
6 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 12 (36.36%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) Wireless
7 10 (30.30%) VLAN
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (15.15%) ATM
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (15.15%) DMVPN
9 5 (15.15%) HSRP
9 5 (15.15%) ISDN
9 5 (15.15%) PPP
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Consultant
3 11 (33.33%) Network Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Check Point Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Data Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Java EE
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
1 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) People Management
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CCNP
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCIE
2 10 (30.30%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) CCSA
3 4 (12.12%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) F5
2 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
3 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Aruba
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Prolexic
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds