The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 84 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 65 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 1.05% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +130.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £318 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+40.49% +54.14%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1666 1236 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.19% 43.61% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 559 480
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 100 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Manchester +16 38 £318 +5.83% 6
Lancashire +7 11 £425 +102.38%
Cheshire - 8 £500 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 91 (85.85%) Cisco
2 76 (71.70%) Firewall
3 42 (39.62%) Windows
4 39 (36.79%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (34.91%) WAN
6 36 (33.96%) Migration
7 35 (33.02%) VMware
8 30 (28.30%) Juniper
9 26 (24.53%) Citrix
10 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 24 (22.64%) SSL
10 24 (22.64%) Network Security
11 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (21.70%) MPLS
12 22 (20.75%) OSPF
12 22 (20.75%) Finance
13 21 (19.81%) Information Security
13 21 (19.81%) LAN
14 20 (18.87%) IIS
14 20 (18.87%) SolarWinds
14 20 (18.87%) F5
15 19 (17.92%) Wireless
15 19 (17.92%) BGP
15 19 (17.92%) EIGRP
16 18 (16.98%) Nortel
16 18 (16.98%) SAN
16 18 (16.98%) Fibre Channel
16 18 (16.98%) VPLS
17 17 (16.04%) Internet
17 17 (16.04%) Clearswift

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.87%) IIS
2 11 (10.38%) Apache
3 7 (6.60%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 76 (71.70%) Firewall
2 39 (36.79%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (34.91%) WAN
4 24 (22.64%) SSL
4 24 (22.64%) Network Security
5 23 (21.70%) MPLS
6 22 (20.75%) OSPF
7 21 (19.81%) LAN
8 19 (17.92%) BGP
8 19 (17.92%) EIGRP
8 19 (17.92%) Wireless
9 18 (16.98%) VPLS
9 18 (16.98%) SAN
9 18 (16.98%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (16.04%) Internet
11 16 (15.09%) DMZ
12 13 (12.26%) VPN
12 13 (12.26%) NAS
13 9 (8.49%) iSCSI
14 5 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Security Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Architect
4 14 (13.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Project Manager
7 11 (10.38%) Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) Technical Architect
7 11 (10.38%) Security Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) Technical Project Leader
8 9 (8.49%) Project Leader
9 6 (5.66%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Network Support
11 3 (2.83%) Information Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Security Manager
11 3 (2.83%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) PKI
2 9 (8.49%) Replication
2 9 (8.49%) Clustering
3 8 (7.55%) Celerra
4 6 (5.66%) Life Science
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
2 16 (15.09%) UNIX
3 11 (10.38%) VMS
4 10 (9.43%) Solaris
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Migration
2 21 (19.81%) Information Security
3 12 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (10.38%) SIEM
5 10 (9.43%) Business Continuity
5 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (9.43%) ITIL
5 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.43%) Project Management
6 9 (8.49%) Change Control
7 8 (7.55%) Business Development
7 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.72%) Network Design
9 5 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
10 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.89%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.94%) Perl
1 1 (0.94%) SQL
1 1 (0.94%) Python
1 1 (0.94%) Ruby
1 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) CISSP
3 12 (11.32%) CISMP
4 10 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 10 (9.43%) CCENT
5 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (8.49%) CISM
6 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (7.55%) PMP
6 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
7 6 (5.66%) CCNP
8 5 (4.72%) CCNA
9 4 (3.77%) CCSE
10 3 (2.83%) ISACA
11 2 (1.89%) CEH
11 2 (1.89%) GCIA
11 2 (1.89%) GCIH
12 1 (0.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.26%) vSphere
4 12 (11.32%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.49%) Terminal Services
5 9 (8.49%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.55%) XenApp
6 8 (7.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (3.77%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.94%) Samba
8 1 (0.94%) NFS
8 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.94%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.77%) MIMEsweeper
2 4 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.94%) MOM
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 91 (85.85%) Cisco
2 35 (33.02%) VMware
3 30 (28.30%) Juniper
4 26 (24.53%) Citrix
5 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.87%) SolarWinds
6 20 (18.87%) F5
7 18 (16.98%) Nortel
8 17 (16.04%) Clearswift
9 12 (11.32%) Oracle
10 11 (10.38%) Blue Coat
11 10 (9.43%) Kaspersky
12 9 (8.49%) ArcSight
13 8 (7.55%) Cyber-Ark
13 8 (7.55%) McAfee
13 8 (7.55%) TippingPoint
13 8 (7.55%) EMC
13 8 (7.55%) Nokia
14 7 (6.60%) Lotus
15 6 (5.66%) Avaya
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