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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 75 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.63% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £344 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
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 £42.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -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
542 455 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.74% 28.69% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 205 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.09% -41.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 26 July 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
4 16 (64.00%) CCNP
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (60.00%) BGP
5 15 (60.00%) LAN
5 15 (60.00%) WAN
5 15 (60.00%) Finance
6 14 (56.00%) EIGRP
6 14 (56.00%) MPLS
7 13 (52.00%) OSPF
8 12 (48.00%) Wireless
9 11 (44.00%) CCNA
9 11 (44.00%) VLAN
10 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (36.00%) CCIE
11 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (28.00%) Network Security
13 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
14 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (20.00%) VPN
15 5 (20.00%) PPP
15 5 (20.00%) ATM
15 5 (20.00%) ISDN
15 5 (20.00%) X.25
15 5 (20.00%) Network Design
15 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 5 (20.00%) High Availability

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 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) BGP
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 14 (56.00%) EIGRP
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
4 13 (52.00%) OSPF
5 12 (48.00%) Wireless
6 11 (44.00%) VLAN
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (28.00%) Network Security
10 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) ATM
11 5 (20.00%) DMVPN
11 5 (20.00%) ISDN
11 5 (20.00%) PPP
11 5 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) X.25
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Check Point Support
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Java EE
1 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Kanban
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CCNP
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 9 (36.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) CCSA
4 4 (16.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Prolexic
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat