The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 21 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.68% - 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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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 Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 107 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 56.76% 60.45% 59.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 51
Average daily rate £375 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £353 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £28.00
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 the Midlands

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CheckPoint
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat