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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank - 79 54
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.68% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.67% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.00%
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
761 418 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 59.04% 40.35% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 210 169
Median daily rate £288 £328 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £38.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) QMS
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum

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 (12.50%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Perimeter Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) TippingPoint