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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 15 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 6.58% 2.35% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
CheckPoint
England

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
76 85 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 58.46% 50.00% 55.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 24
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (33.33%) ScanSafe
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (33.33%) Snort
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ScanSafe
2 2 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto