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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 53 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.27% 0.80% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.32% 2.28% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £420 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £206 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
395 527 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.70% 35.16% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 238 226
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.08 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £29.95 £73.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 December 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 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) Firewall
3 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
4 19 (46.34%) CCNP
4 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (41.46%) MPLS
7 15 (36.59%) OSPF
7 15 (36.59%) BGP
7 15 (36.59%) WAN
7 15 (36.59%) F5
8 14 (34.15%) Network Security
8 14 (34.15%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) Blue Coat
10 10 (24.39%) VLAN
11 9 (21.95%) Wireless
11 9 (21.95%) Migration
11 9 (21.95%) EIGRP
12 8 (19.51%) CCIE
12 8 (19.51%) VMware
12 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
13 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (17.07%) CCNA
14 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
14 6 (14.63%) VPN
14 6 (14.63%) DNS
14 6 (14.63%) Law

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 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (41.46%) MPLS
4 15 (36.59%) BGP
4 15 (36.59%) OSPF
4 15 (36.59%) WAN
5 14 (34.15%) LAN
5 14 (34.15%) Network Security
6 10 (24.39%) VLAN
7 9 (21.95%) EIGRP
7 9 (21.95%) Wireless
8 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (14.63%) BIG-IP
9 6 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (14.63%) DNS
9 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.32%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) Network Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Network Consultant
4 9 (21.95%) Security Consultant
5 7 (17.07%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Check Point Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Firewall Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Migration
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Kanban
6 3 (7.32%) Network Design
6 3 (7.32%) People Management
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) CCNP
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.51%) CCIE
3 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCSA
4 4 (9.76%) CCSE
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Cacti
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) F5
3 11 (26.83%) Blue Coat
4 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
4 8 (19.51%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Intel Security
5 4 (9.76%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Prolexic
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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