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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 78 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.68% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.87% 2.34% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £275 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £325 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.73 £27.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -13.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -28.00%
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
802 726 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.56% 44.73% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 391 292
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.25 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 46 (88.46%) Firewall
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (36.54%) Network Security
5 18 (34.62%) SSL
6 17 (32.69%) Clearswift
7 15 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (26.92%) ITIL
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
9 13 (25.00%) SmoothWall
10 12 (23.08%) WAN
10 12 (23.08%) CCNP
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
12 10 (19.23%) CISSP
13 9 (17.31%) Citrix
13 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
13 9 (17.31%) Juniper
13 9 (17.31%) VMware
13 9 (17.31%) PKI
13 9 (17.31%) F5
14 8 (15.38%) SIEM
14 8 (15.38%) Email Filtering
14 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
14 8 (15.38%) CISM
15 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
15 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
15 7 (13.46%) LAN

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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 46 (88.46%) Firewall
2 20 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (36.54%) Network Security
4 18 (34.62%) SSL
5 12 (23.08%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) LAN
6 7 (13.46%) VoIP
7 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
8 5 (9.62%) DHCP
8 5 (9.62%) DNS
8 5 (9.62%) MPLS
8 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.69%) BGP
9 4 (7.69%) BIG-IP
9 4 (7.69%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.69%) NetScreen
9 4 (7.69%) OSPF
10 2 (3.85%) LDAP
11 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Network Security Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Security Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) ICT Assistant
4 5 (9.62%) ICT Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) ICT Network Manager
6 3 (5.77%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) PKI
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) Life Science
4 2 (3.85%) EFT
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) Email Filtering
3 8 (15.38%) SIEM
4 7 (13.46%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.46%) Web Filtering
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 6 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Threat Management
5 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (9.62%) Application Rationalisation
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Release Management
9 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) CCNP
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CISSP
3 8 (15.38%) CISM
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (11.54%) CCENT
4 6 (11.54%) CISMP
5 5 (9.62%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (9.62%) CLAS
6 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) CCIE
7 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) CEH
9 1 (1.92%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) GIAC
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) QA
3 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) SmoothWall
2 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 17 (32.69%) Clearswift
3 9 (17.31%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) F5
3 9 (17.31%) Juniper
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 7 (13.46%) EMC
4 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.54%) Kaspersky
6 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) Avaya
8 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.77%) Sophos
9 2 (3.85%) IronPort
9 2 (3.85%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.92%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.92%) Nortel
10 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto