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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 83 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 23 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 1.23% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.99% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.73 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -2.50%
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
782 770 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.97% 41.02% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 404 366
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 4 £539 - 2
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 47 (90.38%) Firewall
2 46 (88.46%) Cisco
3 25 (48.08%) Clearswift
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (42.31%) Network Security
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
7 15 (28.85%) WAN
7 15 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (26.92%) F5
8 14 (26.92%) ITIL
8 14 (26.92%) SmoothWall
9 13 (25.00%) CCNP
9 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (25.00%) SSL
9 13 (25.00%) PKI
10 12 (23.08%) VMware
10 12 (23.08%) Citrix
10 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (23.08%) VoIP
11 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) Intel Security
12 10 (19.23%) EMC
12 10 (19.23%) CISSP
12 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX

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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 47 (90.38%) Firewall
2 25 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (42.31%) Network Security
4 15 (28.85%) WAN
5 13 (25.00%) SSL
6 12 (23.08%) VoIP
7 7 (13.46%) LAN
8 6 (11.54%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) BGP
9 5 (9.62%) BIG-IP
9 5 (9.62%) EIGRP
9 5 (9.62%) NetScreen
9 5 (9.62%) OSPF
9 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (3.85%) LDAP
12 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
1 13 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Network Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) ICT Assistant
5 6 (11.54%) ICT Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) ICT Network Manager
8 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 13 (25.00%) PKI
3 4 (7.69%) EFT
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) SIEM
4 9 (17.31%) Change Control
4 9 (17.31%) ITIL V3
5 8 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
5 8 (15.38%) Email Filtering
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
5 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Threat Management
6 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (13.46%) Web Filtering
7 3 (5.77%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Security Management
8 2 (3.85%) Server Hardening
9 1 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) CCNP
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (19.23%) CISSP
4 9 (17.31%) CISM
5 7 (13.46%) CCENT
5 7 (13.46%) CISMP
6 6 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (11.54%) CLAS
7 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.77%) CCIE
8 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
9 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) CCNA
10 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.38%) QA
3 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SmoothWall
2 10 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (88.46%) Cisco
2 25 (48.08%) Clearswift
3 14 (26.92%) F5
4 12 (23.08%) Citrix
4 12 (23.08%) VMware
5 10 (19.23%) EMC
5 10 (19.23%) Intel Security
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.46%) Juniper
6 7 (13.46%) Kaspersky
7 6 (11.54%) Avaya
7 6 (11.54%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.69%) IronPort
9 3 (5.77%) Sophos
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) Splunk
11 1 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.92%) GFI Software
11 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto