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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 83 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 22 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 0.79% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 1.79% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £240 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £675 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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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
701 448 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.93% 44.31% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 275 229
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Internet
3 14 (42.42%) DMZ
3 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
4 13 (39.39%) CCNA
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (36.36%) CCNP
5 12 (36.36%) WAN
6 11 (33.33%) Network Security
6 11 (33.33%) F5
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 9 (27.27%) Project Management
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Migration
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
10 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
11 6 (18.18%) MPLS
11 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
12 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
12 5 (15.15%) BGP
12 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
12 5 (15.15%) Product Management
12 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
12 5 (15.15%) Change Control
13 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) DMZ
2 14 (42.42%) Internet
3 12 (36.36%) WAN
4 11 (33.33%) Network Security
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.18%) MPLS
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 3 (9.09%) FCoE
9 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (9.09%) BIG-IP
9 3 (9.09%) SAN
10 2 (6.06%) DNS
11 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
11 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Engagement Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Smart Meter
3 4 (12.12%) NHS
4 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Informatics
6 1 (3.03%) DTV
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.21%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.15%) Product Management
5 5 (15.15%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management
7 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CCNA
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) F5
3 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 3 (9.09%) Brocade
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica