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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 90 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.46% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.21% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £170 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
765 745 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.50% 38.26% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 366 382
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 46
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £494 -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 15 (45.45%) Clearswift
4 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (27.27%) F5
6 9 (27.27%) Change Control
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (27.27%) CCNP
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
7 8 (24.24%) VoIP
7 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
7 8 (24.24%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (21.21%) SmoothWall
8 7 (21.21%) Email Filtering
8 7 (21.21%) Web Filtering
8 7 (21.21%) PKI
8 7 (21.21%) QA
8 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) EMC
8 7 (21.21%) Citrix
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange

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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (39.39%) Network Security
3 8 (24.24%) VoIP
4 7 (21.21%) SSL
4 7 (21.21%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) BGP
6 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.03%) OSPF
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Network Security Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) ICT Assistant
4 3 (9.09%) ICT Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) ICT Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) EFT
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
1 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Change Control
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (21.21%) Email Filtering
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Web Filtering
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 6 (18.18%) SIEM
5 4 (12.12%) Application Rationalisation
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Threat Management
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CCNP
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) CISSP
4 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CCENT
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.03%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) QA
3 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (21.21%) SmoothWall
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Clearswift
3 9 (27.27%) F5
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) EMC
4 7 (21.21%) Intel Security
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Avaya
6 5 (15.15%) Splunk
7 3 (9.09%) IronPort
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.03%) SAP