The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / North East
Rank 71 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.22% 0.11% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 0.28% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 7
Median daily rate £360 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
486 356 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 51.32% 40.14% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 204 216
Median daily rate £348 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £565 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £50.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the North East

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear - 18 £348 -
Durham +5 3 £363 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 25 (86.21%) Juniper
3 22 (75.86%) HP
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (72.41%) LAN
5 20 (68.97%) ITIL
5 20 (68.97%) CCSE
6 19 (65.52%) Network Design
6 19 (65.52%) Fortinet
6 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
7 18 (62.07%) WAN
8 17 (58.62%) CCNP
8 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (58.62%) F5
8 17 (58.62%) Wireless
9 16 (55.17%) ITSM
9 16 (55.17%) JNCIA
9 16 (55.17%) Riverbed
9 16 (55.17%) Service Management
9 16 (55.17%) CCIE
9 16 (55.17%) FortiGate
10 15 (51.72%) CCDP
10 15 (51.72%) CCIP
10 15 (51.72%) JNCIE
10 15 (51.72%) CCSA
11 13 (44.83%) Degree
12 12 (41.38%) Aruba
12 12 (41.38%) HP ASE
12 12 (41.38%) HP MASE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 18 (62.07%) WAN
4 17 (58.62%) Wireless
5 12 (41.38%) BIG-IP
6 6 (20.69%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.24%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) BGP
8 1 (3.45%) IPsec
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 19 (65.52%) Network Design
3 16 (55.17%) ITSM
3 16 (55.17%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) QMS
4 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) CCSE
3 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) CCNP
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (55.17%) CCIE
5 16 (55.17%) JNCIA
6 15 (51.72%) CCDP
6 15 (51.72%) CCIP
6 15 (51.72%) CCSA
6 15 (51.72%) JNCIE
7 13 (44.83%) Degree
8 12 (41.38%) HP ASE
8 12 (41.38%) HP MASE
9 5 (17.24%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (3.45%) CCNA
10 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
1 25 (86.21%) Juniper
2 22 (75.86%) HP
3 19 (65.52%) Fortinet
4 17 (58.62%) F5
5 16 (55.17%) Riverbed
6 12 (41.38%) Aruba
7 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow