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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 0.35% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 0.97% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £506 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%

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
333 516 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.27% 35.71% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 256 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.25 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.79% +86.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £39.25 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.25 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) F5
3 18 (52.94%) Firewall
4 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
5 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (38.24%) BIG-IP
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (35.29%) Network Security
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (35.29%) CCNP
7 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
8 10 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 9 (26.47%) OSPF
9 9 (26.47%) BGP
10 8 (23.53%) Law
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
11 7 (20.59%) MPLS
12 6 (17.65%) WAN
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) VMware
13 5 (14.71%) VLAN
13 5 (14.71%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (14.71%) Wireless
13 5 (14.71%) ITIL
13 5 (14.71%) LAN
13 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
14 4 (11.76%) VPN
14 4 (11.76%) Intel Security

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 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) BIG-IP
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (35.29%) Network Security
4 10 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (26.47%) BGP
5 9 (26.47%) DNS
5 9 (26.47%) OSPF
6 7 (20.59%) MPLS
7 6 (17.65%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (14.71%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) Wireless
9 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Law
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 9 (26.47%) Network Consultant
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) People Management
4 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) CCNP
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) F5
3 11 (32.35%) Blue Coat
4 8 (23.53%) Fortinet
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Intel Security
6 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) AlgoSec
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
8 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.88%) ScanSafe
8 2 (5.88%) Symantec
9 1 (2.94%) Aruba
9 1 (2.94%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.94%) Splunk
9 1 (2.94%) Verint