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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 54 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.17% 0.27% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 0.63% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
276 158 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.23% 42.02% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 64 102
Average daily rate £345 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £10.05 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (77.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (77.78%) Network Management
4 6 (66.67%) Junos
4 6 (66.67%) TippingPoint
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (66.67%) Network Design
4 6 (66.67%) McAfee
4 6 (66.67%) SSL
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
5 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (66.67%) Junos
3 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) SMS
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
1 7 (77.78%) Network Management
1 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) McAfee
3 6 (66.67%) TippingPoint
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
5 3 (33.33%) Riverbed