The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 73 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 0.26% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 0.56% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £255 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £295 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -41.07%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
521 537 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 47.15% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 248 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CheckPoint
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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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - -
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) UNIX
5 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) SSL
6 7 (25.00%) McAfee
7 6 (21.43%) Avaya
7 6 (21.43%) Juniper
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) SurfControl
7 6 (21.43%) F5
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (21.43%) Network Security
8 5 (17.86%) Kaspersky
8 5 (17.86%) Nortel
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) CISSP
8 5 (17.86%) VPN
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) SSL
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) BGP
5 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
6 1 (3.57%) RIP
6 1 (3.57%) PSTN
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Ingres
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Operations Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) UNIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
4 3 (10.71%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.71%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 2 (7.14%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 6 (21.43%) Avaya
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) SurfControl
4 6 (21.43%) F5
5 5 (17.86%) Kaspersky
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) Nortel
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Lotus
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Clearswift
6 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
7 3 (10.71%) IronPort
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Nokia
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