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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 139 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 21 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.59% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.33% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £395 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +127.27%
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
1656 1353 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.64% 44.65% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 686 549
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 100
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.66 £40.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Manchester -11 14 £325 +27.45% 6
Lancashire +9 3 £650 +188.88%
Cheshire -5 2 £425 +41.66% 2
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 77 (84.62%) Cisco
2 76 (83.52%) Firewall
3 45 (49.45%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 33 (36.26%) SSL
6 32 (35.16%) WAN
7 31 (34.07%) Juniper
7 31 (34.07%) Network Security
8 30 (32.97%) Clearswift
9 27 (29.67%) Citrix
9 27 (29.67%) PKI
9 27 (29.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (29.67%) Kaspersky
9 27 (29.67%) Migration
9 27 (29.67%) VMware
9 27 (29.67%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (24.18%) CISMP
11 22 (24.18%) CISSP
11 22 (24.18%) CISM
11 22 (24.18%) ITIL
12 20 (21.98%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (21.98%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (20.88%) SIEM
14 18 (19.78%) OSPF
15 16 (17.58%) Windows
15 16 (17.58%) QA
15 16 (17.58%) Security Patching
16 15 (16.48%) CCENT
17 14 (15.38%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (8.79%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.20%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 76 (83.52%) Firewall
2 45 (49.45%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (36.26%) SSL
4 32 (35.16%) WAN
5 31 (34.07%) Network Security
6 18 (19.78%) OSPF
7 14 (15.38%) BGP
7 14 (15.38%) MPLS
8 12 (13.19%) Wireless
9 11 (12.09%) LAN
10 10 (10.99%) Internet
11 9 (9.89%) NAS
11 9 (9.89%) EIGRP
11 9 (9.89%) SAN
12 8 (8.79%) DMZ
12 8 (8.79%) DNS
12 8 (8.79%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (8.79%) iSCSI
12 8 (8.79%) VPLS
12 8 (8.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
1 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Network Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Technical Analyst
4 16 (17.58%) Architect
5 10 (10.99%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Security Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Network Support
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (3.30%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Firewall Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Cisco Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 2 (2.20%) Information Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 27 (29.67%) PKI
3 10 (10.99%) Clustering
4 8 (8.79%) Replication
4 8 (8.79%) EMC VNX
4 8 (8.79%) Celerra
5 4 (4.40%) Life Science
6 2 (2.20%) SecurID
6 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) EFT
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) DTV
7 1 (1.10%) CESG
7 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Solaris
4 5 (5.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Migration
1 27 (29.67%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (24.18%) ITIL
4 20 (21.98%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (20.88%) SIEM
6 16 (17.58%) Security Patching
7 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 12 (13.19%) Change Control
9 11 (12.09%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
12 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
13 4 (4.40%) Programme Management
14 3 (3.30%) Network Design
14 3 (3.30%) Product Management
14 3 (3.30%) Dependency Management
14 3 (3.30%) Project Management
14 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) CISSP
1 22 (24.18%) CISM
1 22 (24.18%) CISMP
2 20 (21.98%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (16.48%) CCENT
4 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.89%) CCNA
5 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) CCNP
7 3 (3.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.20%) CCIE
8 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.20%) PMP
8 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.10%) HNC
9 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.10%) CCSA
9 1 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.58%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) VMware ESX
3 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.79%) XenApp
4 8 (8.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (8.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 77 (84.62%) Cisco
2 31 (34.07%) Juniper
3 30 (32.97%) Clearswift
4 27 (29.67%) Kaspersky
4 27 (29.67%) VMware
4 27 (29.67%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) F5
6 11 (12.09%) EMC
7 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.79%) Oracle
8 8 (8.79%) Nortel
9 6 (6.59%) Avaya
9 6 (6.59%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.49%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.49%) McAfee
11 4 (4.40%) Brocade
11 4 (4.40%) Aruba
12 3 (3.30%) FireEye
12 3 (3.30%) SAP
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