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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 95 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 11 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.45% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 1.16% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Median daily rate £500 £260 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £372 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.77%

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
528 689 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.26% 38.36% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 344 331
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £62.20 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 8 (33.33%) F5
6 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 7 (29.17%) Juniper
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) Network Security
8 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.83%) Splunk
9 5 (20.83%) SIEM
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) vSphere
10 4 (16.67%) CCDP
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 4 (16.67%) CCIE
10 4 (16.67%) CCNP
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) MPLS
10 4 (16.67%) Change Control
10 4 (16.67%) High Availability
10 4 (16.67%) Server Hardening
10 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.50%) NX-OS
7 3 (12.50%) VPLS
8 2 (8.33%) VPN
9 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Release Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) SIEM
2 4 (16.67%) Change Control
2 4 (16.67%) High Availability
2 4 (16.67%) Server Hardening
3 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Auditing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCDP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) F5
2 8 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 7 (29.17%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Splunk
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
8 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) IronPort
8 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.17%) Riverbed