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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 60 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 0.81% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 1.95% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.47% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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
712 514 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.48% 41.65% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 273 212
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - - 2
Bolton - 1 £300 -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 61 (85.92%) Firewall
2 60 (84.51%) Cisco
3 42 (59.15%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (52.11%) SSL
5 35 (49.30%) Citrix
6 34 (47.89%) Clearswift
7 33 (46.48%) Network Security
8 26 (36.62%) Kaspersky
8 26 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (36.62%) PKI
8 26 (36.62%) VMware
8 26 (36.62%) Kalman Filter
9 25 (35.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 24 (33.80%) CISSP
10 24 (33.80%) Windows
10 24 (33.80%) CISMP
11 23 (32.39%) WAN
12 22 (30.99%) Migration
12 22 (30.99%) Data Centre
13 21 (29.58%) ITIL
13 21 (29.58%) CISM
14 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
15 19 (26.76%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (25.35%) IIS
16 18 (25.35%) Penetration Testing
16 18 (25.35%) SIEM
17 17 (23.94%) QA
18 16 (22.54%) Security Patching
19 14 (19.72%) CCENT
19 14 (19.72%) Juniper

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (25.35%) IIS
2 11 (15.49%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 61 (85.92%) Firewall
2 42 (59.15%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (52.11%) SSL
4 33 (46.48%) Network Security
5 23 (32.39%) WAN
6 13 (18.31%) VPN
7 9 (12.68%) Internet
7 9 (12.68%) MPLS
8 8 (11.27%) Wireless
9 7 (9.86%) VPLS
9 7 (9.86%) iSCSI
9 7 (9.86%) NAS
9 7 (9.86%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (9.86%) OSPF
9 7 (9.86%) BGP
9 7 (9.86%) EIGRP
9 7 (9.86%) SAN
9 7 (9.86%) DMZ
10 4 (5.63%) DNS
10 4 (5.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Analyst
2 21 (29.58%) Security Analyst
3 19 (26.76%) Network Engineer
4 16 (22.54%) Technical Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) Security Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Architect
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Architect
8 6 (8.45%) Technical Security Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Network Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Network Support
10 4 (5.63%) Network Security Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support
11 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
12 1 (1.41%) Network Support Analyst
12 1 (1.41%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) PKI
2 22 (30.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.86%) EMC VNX
3 7 (9.86%) Celerra
3 7 (9.86%) Replication
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 6 (8.45%) Life Science
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) UNIX
3 7 (9.86%) Solaris
3 7 (9.86%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) VMS
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (35.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (30.99%) Migration
4 21 (29.58%) ITIL
5 18 (25.35%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (25.35%) SIEM
6 16 (22.54%) Security Patching
7 14 (19.72%) Service Delivery
8 11 (15.49%) Information Security
8 11 (15.49%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
10 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (9.86%) Change Control
11 2 (2.82%) Data Management
11 2 (2.82%) Network Design
12 1 (1.41%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.41%) WFM
12 1 (1.41%) Time Management
12 1 (1.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) CISSP
1 24 (33.80%) CISMP
2 21 (29.58%) CISM
3 19 (26.76%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (19.72%) CCENT
5 3 (4.23%) ISACA
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.41%) CCIE
7 1 (1.41%) CCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (23.94%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
4 7 (9.86%) Terminal Services
4 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.86%) XenApp
4 7 (9.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.63%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Cisco
2 35 (49.30%) Citrix
3 34 (47.89%) Clearswift
4 26 (36.62%) Kaspersky
4 26 (36.62%) VMware
5 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.72%) Juniper
7 9 (12.68%) EMC
8 7 (9.86%) Nortel
8 7 (9.86%) Lotus
8 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle
9 4 (5.63%) SurfControl
9 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
10 3 (4.23%) F5
10 3 (4.23%) Aruba
10 3 (4.23%) Avaya
11 2 (2.82%) McAfee
11 2 (2.82%) Acronis
11 2 (2.82%) Lumension