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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 64 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 22 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.72% 0.082%
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 2.44% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+60.18% -28.00%
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
474 491 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.62% 29.35% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 248 224
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.82 £13.43 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) BGP
2 19 (63.33%) MPLS
3 17 (56.67%) OSPF
3 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 16 (53.33%) LAN
4 16 (53.33%) WAN
4 16 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
7 11 (36.67%) CCNA
8 10 (33.33%) Network Security
9 9 (30.00%) CCIE
9 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (30.00%) VLAN
10 7 (23.33%) Migration
10 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (20.00%) VPN
12 5 (16.67%) ATM
12 5 (16.67%) ISDN
12 5 (16.67%) PPP
12 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 5 (16.67%) X.25
12 5 (16.67%) Network Design
12 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) BGP
2 19 (63.33%) MPLS
3 17 (56.67%) OSPF
4 16 (53.33%) LAN
4 16 (53.33%) WAN
5 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 14 (46.67%) Wireless
7 10 (33.33%) Network Security
8 9 (30.00%) VLAN
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) ATM
10 5 (16.67%) DMVPN
10 5 (16.67%) HSRP
10 5 (16.67%) ISDN
10 5 (16.67%) PPP
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) X.25
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Consultant
3 9 (30.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Data Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Network Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Check Point Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Network Support
8 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Java EE
1 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (23.33%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) High Availability
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.33%) Kanban
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CCNP
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNA
3 9 (30.00%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) CCSA
4 4 (13.33%) CCSE
5 1 (3.33%) CCDA
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Prolexic