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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 75 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 1.05% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 2.54% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Average daily rate
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£465 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.47% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £798 £610 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +31.73%
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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
424 394 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.11% 41.43% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 227 183
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (43.75%) Product Management
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 6 (37.50%) Dependency Management
4 5 (31.25%) CCSA
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) CCDP
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) CCDA
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) VRRP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) VPLS
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) HSRP
4 2 (12.50%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Product Management
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
1 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 6 (37.50%) Dependency Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) BCP
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCSA
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) CCDP
5 2 (12.50%) CCDA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) MCSE
5 2 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (12.50%) CCSE
5 2 (12.50%) VCP5
5 2 (12.50%) VCAP
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
4 1 (6.25%) Dell