The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.32% 46.73% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £19.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Merseyside region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Merseyside region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds