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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 109 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.64% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.53% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Median daily rate £400 £467 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% +33.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.55% -1.25%
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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
729 457 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.29% 41.58% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 251 171
Median daily rate £320 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 33 32
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £12.35 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 2 £400 -14.25% 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 North East region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (28.57%) QMS
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 1 (14.29%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) IPsec
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Perimeter Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) TippingPoint
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