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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 79 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 1.22% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 2.70% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate
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£360 £331 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +35.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £463 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £69.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -60.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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
627 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.66% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 24 December 2014. 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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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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 18 (72.00%) WAN
4 15 (60.00%) LAN
5 13 (52.00%) EIGRP
5 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (48.00%) MPLS
6 12 (48.00%) OSPF
7 11 (44.00%) BGP
7 11 (44.00%) Wireless
8 10 (40.00%) Migration
8 10 (40.00%) VPLS
8 10 (40.00%) Internet
8 10 (40.00%) Nortel
9 9 (36.00%) Juniper
9 9 (36.00%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
10 8 (32.00%) SAN
10 8 (32.00%) DMZ
10 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (32.00%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) F5
12 6 (24.00%) NAS
12 6 (24.00%) VMware
12 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (24.00%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) WAN
3 15 (60.00%) LAN
4 13 (52.00%) EIGRP
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (48.00%) MPLS
5 12 (48.00%) OSPF
6 11 (44.00%) BGP
6 11 (44.00%) Wireless
7 10 (40.00%) VPLS
7 10 (40.00%) Internet
8 9 (36.00%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (32.00%) SAN
9 8 (32.00%) DMZ
10 6 (24.00%) NAS
11 4 (16.00%) VPN
12 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (12.00%) Network Security
13 2 (8.00%) VLAN
13 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Project Leader
1 9 (36.00%) Technical Project Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITSM
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (4.00%) Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) QMS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) CCSE
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) OpenView
3 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Nortel
3 9 (36.00%) Juniper
4 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (28.00%) F5
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (16.00%) EMC
9 3 (12.00%) Nokia
10 2 (8.00%) StorageTek
10 2 (8.00%) Apple
10 2 (8.00%) Axway
10 2 (8.00%) Sun
10 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
10 2 (8.00%) Meraki
11 1 (4.00%) Aruba