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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 78 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 22 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.29% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 2.99% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £190 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £435 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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
834 569 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.27% 43.11% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 337 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Altrincham +2 2 £275 +7.84%
Bolton - 1 £300 -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 58 (87.88%) Firewall
3 44 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (57.58%) Kalman Filter
5 37 (56.06%) PKI
5 37 (56.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (56.06%) Clearswift
5 37 (56.06%) SSL
6 36 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 34 (51.52%) Kaspersky
8 33 (50.00%) ITIL
9 29 (43.94%) Network Security
10 27 (40.91%) SIEM
10 27 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (39.39%) CISSP
11 26 (39.39%) CISM
11 26 (39.39%) CISMP
12 25 (37.88%) WAN
13 23 (34.85%) Citrix
13 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
14 22 (33.33%) VMware
15 20 (30.30%) Migration
15 20 (30.30%) QA
15 20 (30.30%) Security Patching
16 18 (27.27%) Service Delivery
17 14 (21.21%) CCENT
18 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
19 12 (18.18%) Juniper
20 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) Firewall
2 44 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (56.06%) SSL
4 29 (43.94%) Network Security
5 25 (37.88%) WAN
6 5 (7.58%) LAN
6 5 (7.58%) DNS
7 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.55%) FTP
7 3 (4.55%) HTTP
7 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.03%) IPsec
8 2 (3.03%) VPN
8 2 (3.03%) SNMP
8 2 (3.03%) DHCP
General
1 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Analyst
2 30 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Technical Security Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Support
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) PC Support
10 2 (3.03%) PC Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 37 (56.06%) PKI
2 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Life Science
4 2 (3.03%) CESG
4 2 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) EFT
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) UNIX
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Kalman Filter
2 36 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 33 (50.00%) ITIL
4 27 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (40.91%) SIEM
5 20 (30.30%) Migration
5 20 (30.30%) Security Patching
6 18 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 13 (19.70%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) Network Design
10 1 (1.52%) Coaching
10 1 (1.52%) Validation
10 1 (1.52%) WFM
10 1 (1.52%) Time Management
10 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.52%) Network Management
10 1 (1.52%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (1.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (39.39%) CISM
2 26 (39.39%) CISSP
2 26 (39.39%) CISMP
3 14 (21.21%) CCENT
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (56.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (30.30%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 37 (56.06%) Clearswift
3 34 (51.52%) Kaspersky
4 23 (34.85%) Citrix
5 22 (33.33%) VMware
6 12 (18.18%) Juniper
7 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.58%) F5
8 3 (4.55%) EMC
8 3 (4.55%) McAfee
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.03%) Lumension
9 2 (3.03%) Acronis
9 2 (3.03%) Brocade
10 1 (1.52%) Aruba
10 1 (1.52%) Nokia
10 1 (1.52%) Wyse