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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 103 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 42 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 0.94% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £208 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £260 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +60.50%
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
1691 1274 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.88% 42.48% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 642 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 88 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £35.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 +14 31 £313 +64.47% 5
Lancashire +9 5 £438 +94.44%
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (84.26%) Cisco
2 87 (80.56%) Firewall
3 49 (45.37%) Cisco ASA
4 45 (41.67%) SSL
5 37 (34.26%) Citrix
5 37 (34.26%) VMware
6 36 (33.33%) Windows
6 36 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 35 (32.41%) Network Security
7 35 (32.41%) Clearswift
8 34 (31.48%) Migration
9 32 (29.63%) Juniper
10 31 (28.70%) WAN
11 28 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 27 (25.00%) PKI
12 27 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
12 27 (25.00%) Kaspersky
13 26 (24.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (23.15%) CISMP
14 25 (23.15%) CISSP
15 23 (21.30%) ITIL
16 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
16 22 (20.37%) CISM
16 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (18.52%) SIEM
17 20 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (18.52%) IIS
18 19 (17.59%) Penetration Testing
19 18 (16.67%) QA
20 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (18.52%) IIS
2 11 (10.19%) Apache
3 7 (6.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 87 (80.56%) Firewall
2 49 (45.37%) Cisco ASA
3 45 (41.67%) SSL
4 35 (32.41%) Network Security
5 31 (28.70%) WAN
6 17 (15.74%) OSPF
7 16 (14.81%) VPN
8 14 (12.96%) BGP
8 14 (12.96%) MPLS
9 12 (11.11%) Wireless
10 11 (10.19%) SAN
11 10 (9.26%) LAN
11 10 (9.26%) Internet
12 9 (8.33%) iSCSI
12 9 (8.33%) NAS
12 9 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (7.41%) EIGRP
13 8 (7.41%) IPsec
13 8 (7.41%) VPLS
13 8 (7.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
4 2 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (24.07%) Analyst
3 22 (20.37%) Security Analyst
4 17 (15.74%) Architect
5 16 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) Security Engineer
6 13 (12.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.41%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Technical Security Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.56%) Network Support
11 5 (4.63%) Network Analyst
12 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
13 2 (1.85%) Security Project Manager
13 2 (1.85%) Security Manager
13 2 (1.85%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 27 (25.00%) PKI
3 9 (8.33%) Replication
3 9 (8.33%) Clustering
4 8 (7.41%) Celerra
4 8 (7.41%) EMC VNX
5 6 (5.56%) Life Science
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) DTV
7 1 (0.93%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) UNIX
2 15 (13.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) VMS
3 8 (7.41%) Solaris
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Migration
2 27 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 26 (24.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 23 (21.30%) ITIL
5 20 (18.52%) SIEM
6 19 (17.59%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (14.81%) Security Patching
8 15 (13.89%) Information Security
9 14 (12.96%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.19%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (9.26%) Change Control
11 10 (9.26%) Business Continuity
11 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.63%) Project Management
13 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.63%) Business Development
14 3 (2.78%) Programme Management
14 3 (2.78%) Network Design
15 2 (1.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) Ruby
2 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) CISSP
1 25 (23.15%) CISMP
2 22 (20.37%) CISM
3 20 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
5 15 (13.89%) CCENT
5 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.41%) CCNA
8 6 (5.56%) Degree
9 5 (4.63%) CCNP
10 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (3.70%) PMP
10 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.78%) ISACA
12 2 (1.85%) CCIE
13 1 (0.93%) HNC
13 1 (0.93%) CCSA
13 1 (0.93%) CCSE
13 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.19%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.33%) vSphere
4 9 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.41%) XenApp
5 8 (7.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (3.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.93%) Samba
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) iptables
7 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) MIMEsweeper
1 4 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.93%) Opsview
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.93%) MOM
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (84.26%) Cisco
2 37 (34.26%) Citrix
2 37 (34.26%) VMware
3 35 (32.41%) Clearswift
4 32 (29.63%) Juniper
5 27 (25.00%) Kaspersky
6 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.96%) F5
8 11 (10.19%) SolarWinds
9 10 (9.26%) EMC
10 8 (7.41%) Nortel
10 8 (7.41%) Oracle
10 8 (7.41%) Blue Coat
11 7 (6.48%) Lotus
12 6 (5.56%) McAfee
12 6 (5.56%) Avaya
13 5 (4.63%) ArcSight
14 4 (3.70%) Nokia
14 4 (3.70%) SurfControl
14 4 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
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