The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 42 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.40% 3.35% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 7.59% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £235 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.80% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
184 158 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 42.89% 44.13% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 56
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.93 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £24.25 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (68.42%) F5
4 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (63.16%) WAN
6 11 (57.89%) CCNP
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) Citrix
7 10 (52.63%) Nokia
7 10 (52.63%) CCSA
7 10 (52.63%) TACACS
7 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
7 10 (52.63%) CCSE
7 10 (52.63%) Network Security
7 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.79%) CCNA
8 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Network Design
9 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) Windows

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
4 12 (63.16%) WAN
5 10 (52.63%) Network Security
5 10 (52.63%) TACACS
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (10.53%) DMZ
6 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) Multicast
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Network Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (57.89%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) CCSA
3 10 (52.63%) CCSE
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
3 13 (68.42%) F5
4 10 (52.63%) Blue Coat
4 10 (52.63%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) VMware