The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 69 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+34.77% +47.45%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
346 288 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.72% 41.44% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 138 203
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Glasgow region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Glasgow region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Junos
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee