The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 88 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.44% 1.31% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 3.15% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £754 £464 £675
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
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
489 666 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.63% 41.65% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 430 269
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +24.70%
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 22 (70.97%) Cisco
3 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
4 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) Juniper
5 10 (32.26%) OSPF
6 9 (29.03%) FTP
6 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 9 (29.03%) WAN
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Sourcefire
6 9 (29.03%) JNCIS
6 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
6 9 (29.03%) Network Security
7 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
7 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (22.58%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 6 (19.35%) F5
8 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 5 (16.13%) Splunk
10 4 (12.90%) CCNP
10 4 (12.90%) CCNA
10 4 (12.90%) Change Control
11 3 (9.68%) Product Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) VPN
3 10 (32.26%) BGP
3 10 (32.26%) OSPF
4 9 (29.03%) FTP
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) Network Security
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
9 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.23%) NAS
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) QlikView
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Product Management
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Governance
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) JNCIS
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
4 4 (12.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
3 10 (32.26%) Juniper
4 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
4 9 (29.03%) Sourcefire
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) Splunk
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) CommVault
9 1 (3.23%) EMC
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) Veeam