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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 138 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 28 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.63% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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
1846 1407 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.43% 45.36% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 733 573
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 107
Average hourly rate £17.34 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 September 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 3 September 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 -13 22 £350 +37.25% 1
Lancashire -13 3 £650 - 1
Cumbria - 2 £300 -
Cheshire -16 1 £425 +44.06%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 74 (86.05%) Cisco
2 72 (83.72%) Firewall
3 50 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (48.84%) SSL
5 39 (45.35%) Kalman Filter
6 38 (44.19%) Clearswift
6 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (44.19%) PKI
7 37 (43.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 35 (40.70%) Kaspersky
9 34 (39.53%) ITIL
10 31 (36.05%) Data Centre
11 30 (34.88%) Network Security
12 28 (32.56%) SIEM
12 28 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
12 28 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (31.40%) CISM
13 27 (31.40%) WAN
13 27 (31.40%) CISSP
13 27 (31.40%) CISMP
14 24 (27.91%) Migration
14 24 (27.91%) Citrix
15 23 (26.74%) Juniper
16 22 (25.58%) VMware
17 21 (24.42%) QA
18 20 (23.26%) Security Patching
19 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
20 15 (17.44%) CCENT
21 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
22 12 (13.95%) F5

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 72 (83.72%) Firewall
2 50 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
3 42 (48.84%) SSL
4 30 (34.88%) Network Security
5 27 (31.40%) WAN
6 7 (8.14%) LAN
6 7 (8.14%) DNS
6 7 (8.14%) OSPF
7 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.98%) IPsec
8 4 (4.65%) VPN
8 4 (4.65%) BIG-IP
8 4 (4.65%) BGP
9 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
9 3 (3.49%) FTP
9 3 (3.49%) HTTP
9 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.49%) MPLS
10 2 (2.33%) VRRP
General
1 5 (5.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.65%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Analyst
2 31 (36.05%) Security Analyst
3 21 (24.42%) Technical Analyst
4 18 (20.93%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Technical Security Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Network Support
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.65%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) PKI
2 31 (36.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) Life Science
4 2 (2.33%) CESG
4 2 (2.33%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.33%) SecurID
4 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) EFT
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Kalman Filter
2 37 (43.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 34 (39.53%) ITIL
4 28 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (32.56%) SIEM
5 24 (27.91%) Migration
6 20 (23.26%) Security Patching
7 18 (20.93%) Service Delivery
8 13 (15.12%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.65%) Change Control
11 3 (3.49%) Project Management
11 3 (3.49%) Business Development
12 2 (2.33%) Network Design
12 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.33%) Information Security
12 2 (2.33%) Programme Management
12 2 (2.33%) Dependency Management
12 2 (2.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) ITIL Certification
2 27 (31.40%) CISM
2 27 (31.40%) CISSP
2 27 (31.40%) CISMP
3 15 (17.44%) CCENT
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.14%) CCNP
5 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.81%) CCNA
7 3 (3.49%) Degree
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.33%) CCSA
8 2 (2.33%) PMP
8 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CCSE
9 1 (1.16%) CCIE
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (24.42%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (86.05%) Cisco
2 38 (44.19%) Clearswift
3 35 (40.70%) Kaspersky
4 24 (27.91%) Citrix
5 23 (26.74%) Juniper
6 22 (25.58%) VMware
7 12 (13.95%) F5
8 7 (8.14%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.81%) McAfee
10 4 (4.65%) Brocade
11 3 (3.49%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.49%) Nokia
11 3 (3.49%) EMC
12 2 (2.33%) SAP
12 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.33%) Wyse
12 2 (2.33%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.33%) Acronis
12 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
12 2 (2.33%) Lumension
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