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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / North West
Rank 114 143 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -50
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.39% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.95% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 24
Median daily rate £463 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £170 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
1166 1585 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.73% 41.68% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 843 729
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +29 9 £400 -33.33%
Manchester +7 5 - - 9
Lancashire - 5 £560 - 1
Cumbria - 2 £360 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
3 16 (33.33%) F5
3 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (27.08%) WAN
6 13 (27.08%) Network Security
6 13 (27.08%) Change Control
7 11 (22.92%) LAN
8 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (18.75%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) CCNP
10 8 (16.67%) CCNA
10 8 (16.67%) Juniper
10 8 (16.67%) Clearswift
10 8 (16.67%) Finance
10 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.58%) VMware
12 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
12 6 (12.50%) Citrix
12 6 (12.50%) SIEM
12 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
13 5 (10.42%) Splunk
13 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
13 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (27.08%) Network Security
3 13 (27.08%) WAN
4 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (10.42%) SSL
6 5 (10.42%) VoIP
7 3 (6.25%) BGP
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.17%) MPLS
8 2 (4.17%) OSPF
8 2 (4.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.08%) DHCP
9 1 (2.08%) DNS
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
9 1 (2.08%) SAN
9 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Check Point Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) EFT
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
1 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Change Control
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (12.50%) SIEM
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.33%) Email Filtering
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Server Hardening
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Test Management
5 4 (8.33%) Web Filtering
6 3 (6.25%) Application Rationalisation
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
8 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) CCNP
4 8 (16.67%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCDP
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCENT
7 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.08%) CISMP
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) CLAS
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SmoothWall
2 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) F5
3 8 (16.67%) Clearswift
3 8 (16.67%) Juniper
4 7 (14.58%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 6 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 5 (10.42%) Splunk
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.25%) Avaya
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
8 3 (6.25%) ION Trading
8 3 (6.25%) Workday
9 2 (4.17%) IronPort
10 1 (2.08%) CA
10 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) Saba
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