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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.37% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.73%
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
329 199 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 50.23% 52.93% 55.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 99 71
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £197 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 8 £389 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Juniper
2 14 (77.78%) McAfee
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (72.22%) F5
3 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (66.67%) Service Management
4 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 12 (66.67%) DNS
4 12 (66.67%) SSL
4 12 (66.67%) ITIL
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (66.67%) Network Management
4 12 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 12 (66.67%) Network Security
4 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 12 (66.67%) Cryptography
4 12 (66.67%) Network Design
4 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (55.56%) QA
5 10 (55.56%) HP
5 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
6 9 (50.00%) MS Office
6 9 (50.00%) EMC
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (50.00%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) MS Office
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 12 (66.67%) DNS
4 12 (66.67%) SSL
4 12 (66.67%) LAN
4 12 (66.67%) Network Security
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Junos
7 2 (11.11%) SMS
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Service Management
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
1 12 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 12 (66.67%) Network Management
1 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 12 (66.67%) Network Design
1 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) CMMI
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (50.00%) vSphere
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Juniper
2 14 (77.78%) McAfee
3 13 (72.22%) F5
4 10 (55.56%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) EMC
5 9 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 9 (50.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed