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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.31% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.61 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +30.03%

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
603 761 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.16% 38.83% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 393 338
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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
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 18 January 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (29.63%) F5
6 7 (25.93%) Change Control
7 6 (22.22%) SIEM
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) CCNP
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 5 (18.52%) Juniper
8 5 (18.52%) Splunk
8 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
8 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
8 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (14.81%) SmoothWall
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.81%) Email Filtering
9 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
9 4 (14.81%) Server Hardening
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 10 (37.04%) Network Security
3 9 (33.33%) WAN
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) SSL
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.70%) MPLS
9 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Control
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) SIEM
3 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (14.81%) Email Filtering
4 4 (14.81%) Server Hardening
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
5 3 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) Threat Management
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CCENT
6 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) CISMP
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SmoothWall
2 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
2 8 (29.63%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) Splunk
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.11%) Avaya
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 3 (11.11%) ION Trading
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.41%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.70%) SAP