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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 67 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 1.02% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.33% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £430 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +48.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £443 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +1.61%
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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
415 386 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.54% 43.57% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 212 222
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +169.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.35 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (16.67%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) Radware
3 1 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) Dell