The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 45 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% - 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 124 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 51.95% 44.13% 53.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 52 112
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £24.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CheckPoint
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) VMware