The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 73 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 2.26% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 4.94% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 3
Median daily rate £378 £313 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +64.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -9.83%
CheckPoint
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
741 688 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.94% 45.65% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 370 277
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 34
Median hourly rate £12.58 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.11% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £38.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 44 (88.00%) Firewall
2 41 (82.00%) Cisco
3 22 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (42.00%) Network Security
5 18 (36.00%) SSL
6 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (28.00%) CCNP
7 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 13 (26.00%) Clearswift
8 13 (26.00%) SmoothWall
9 12 (24.00%) WAN
9 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (22.00%) Juniper
10 11 (22.00%) F5
11 10 (20.00%) CISSP
12 9 (18.00%) PKI
12 9 (18.00%) Windows
13 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (16.00%) CISM
13 8 (16.00%) SIEM
13 8 (16.00%) Email Filtering
14 7 (14.00%) Web Filtering
14 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
14 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
14 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
14 7 (14.00%) LAN
14 7 (14.00%) VoIP
14 7 (14.00%) Finance
15 6 (12.00%) IP Telephony

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 44 (88.00%) Firewall
2 22 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (42.00%) Network Security
4 18 (36.00%) SSL
5 12 (24.00%) WAN
6 7 (14.00%) LAN
6 7 (14.00%) VoIP
7 6 (12.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (12.00%) IP Telephony
8 5 (10.00%) DHCP
8 5 (10.00%) DNS
8 5 (10.00%) MPLS
8 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.00%) BGP
9 4 (8.00%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.00%) NetScreen
9 4 (8.00%) OSPF
10 2 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (4.00%) LDAP
11 1 (2.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
1 10 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Network Security Manager
2 9 (18.00%) Security Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) ICT Assistant
5 5 (10.00%) ICT Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) PKI
2 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Life Science
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) EFT
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Email Filtering
3 8 (16.00%) SIEM
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Web Filtering
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Threat Management
5 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (10.00%) Application Rationalisation
6 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) CCNP
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (16.00%) CISM
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCENT
4 6 (12.00%) CISMP
5 5 (10.00%) CCIE
5 5 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (10.00%) CLAS
6 4 (8.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.00%) CCSA
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) CEH
9 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.00%) GIAC
9 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.00%) QA
3 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SmoothWall
2 3 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) Clearswift
3 11 (22.00%) F5
3 11 (22.00%) Juniper
4 6 (12.00%) Kaspersky
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle
7 3 (6.00%) Avaya
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) Sophos
8 2 (4.00%) IronPort
8 2 (4.00%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.00%) GFI Software
9 1 (2.00%) Nortel
9 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto