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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 53 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 46 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 2.51% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +130.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
- +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.94 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +47.45%
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
709 598 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.07% 43.24% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 278 158
Average daily rate £350 £330 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 35
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.63 £17.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -3.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.65 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
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CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 52 (82.54%) Cisco
3 43 (68.25%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (57.14%) SSL
5 32 (50.79%) Citrix
5 32 (50.79%) Clearswift
6 30 (47.62%) Network Security
7 25 (39.68%) Kaspersky
7 25 (39.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (39.68%) PKI
7 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (39.68%) WAN
7 25 (39.68%) Kalman Filter
8 24 (38.10%) Windows
8 24 (38.10%) CISSP
8 24 (38.10%) VMware
8 24 (38.10%) CISMP
9 23 (36.51%) Migration
10 21 (33.33%) CISM
10 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 20 (31.75%) ITIL
12 19 (30.16%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (28.57%) IIS
13 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (28.57%) SIEM
14 16 (25.40%) QA
15 14 (22.22%) CCENT
16 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (20.63%) Service Delivery
17 11 (17.46%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 53 (84.13%) Firewall
2 43 (68.25%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (57.14%) SSL
4 30 (47.62%) Network Security
5 25 (39.68%) WAN
6 11 (17.46%) MPLS
6 11 (17.46%) VPN
7 9 (14.29%) OSPF
7 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 9 (14.29%) Wireless
7 9 (14.29%) VPLS
8 8 (12.70%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (12.70%) NAS
8 8 (12.70%) BGP
8 8 (12.70%) Internet
8 8 (12.70%) DMZ
8 8 (12.70%) SAN
9 7 (11.11%) iSCSI
10 4 (6.35%) SMTP
11 3 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (23.81%) Network Engineer
5 14 (22.22%) Security Engineer
6 12 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Technical Security Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.17%) Project Leader
11 2 (3.17%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Technical Project Leader
11 2 (3.17%) Network Support
12 1 (1.59%) Desktop Analyst
12 1 (1.59%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) PKI
2 7 (11.11%) Celerra
2 7 (11.11%) Replication
2 7 (11.11%) Clustering
3 6 (9.52%) Life Science
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) VMS
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 25 (39.68%) Kalman Filter
2 23 (36.51%) Migration
3 20 (31.75%) ITIL
4 18 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (28.57%) SIEM
5 13 (20.63%) Service Delivery
6 11 (17.46%) Information Security
7 10 (15.87%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 7 (11.11%) Change Control
10 2 (3.17%) Network Design
10 2 (3.17%) Data Management
11 1 (1.59%) WFM
11 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.59%) Time Management
11 1 (1.59%) Product Management
11 1 (1.59%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) CISSP
1 24 (38.10%) CISMP
2 21 (33.33%) CISM
3 19 (30.16%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (22.22%) CCENT
5 3 (4.76%) ISACA
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CCSE
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.40%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 7 (11.11%) XenApp
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.35%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) Cisco
2 32 (50.79%) Citrix
2 32 (50.79%) Clearswift
3 25 (39.68%) Kaspersky
4 24 (38.10%) VMware
5 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.29%) Nortel
7 8 (12.70%) SolarWinds
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle
8 7 (11.11%) Lotus
8 7 (11.11%) EMC
9 6 (9.52%) Juniper
10 4 (6.35%) SurfControl
11 3 (4.76%) Aruba
11 3 (4.76%) Avaya
12 2 (3.17%) Lumension
12 2 (3.17%) Acronis
12 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.59%) F5
13 1 (1.59%) Wyse
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