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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 93 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 1.28% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 3.02% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Median daily rate £383 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £505 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.00%
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
509 729 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.28% 42.38% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 477 275
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £19.03 £15.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.62% +25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.40 £9.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.04 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) Palo Alto
4 12 (37.50%) VPN
5 10 (31.25%) LAN
5 10 (31.25%) WAN
5 10 (31.25%) OSPF
5 10 (31.25%) BGP
5 10 (31.25%) Network Security
6 9 (28.13%) Sourcefire
6 9 (28.13%) JNCIS
6 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (28.13%) Juniper
6 9 (28.13%) FTP
7 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 6 (18.75%) F5
9 6 (18.75%) CCNA
9 6 (18.75%) DNS
10 5 (15.63%) SSL
10 5 (15.63%) CCNP
10 5 (15.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 5 (15.63%) Splunk
11 4 (12.50%) Change Control
11 4 (12.50%) Quality 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) VPN
3 10 (31.25%) BGP
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 10 (31.25%) OSPF
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 9 (28.13%) FTP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) SSL
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (9.38%) VoIP
9 2 (6.25%) MPLS
9 2 (6.25%) SAN
10 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (3.13%) NAS
10 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support
7 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (9.38%) Dependency Management
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Governance
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (28.13%) JNCIS
2 6 (18.75%) CCNA
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) Opsview
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) Palo Alto
3 9 (28.13%) Fortinet
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
3 9 (28.13%) Sourcefire
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (18.75%) F5
6 5 (15.63%) Splunk
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam