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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 31 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.87% 0.73% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.41% 1.57% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +31.73%
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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
156 127 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 44.70% 46.52% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 39
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.80 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 30 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (91.30%) CCNP
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 20 (86.96%) CCNA
3 20 (86.96%) Blue Coat
4 15 (65.22%) Wireless
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (56.52%) ProxySG
6 13 (56.52%) Nortel
7 12 (52.17%) VMware
7 12 (52.17%) CCIE
7 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 12 (52.17%) SAN
7 12 (52.17%) Nortel Contivity
7 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
7 12 (52.17%) NAS
7 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (47.83%) Change Control
9 10 (43.48%) LAN
9 10 (43.48%) WAN
9 10 (43.48%) HP
9 10 (43.48%) VPN
10 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (34.78%) F5
11 8 (34.78%) Degree
12 5 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (21.74%) Network Management
12 5 (21.74%) WAP
13 3 (13.04%) Banking

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Wireless
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (52.17%) SAN
4 12 (52.17%) Nortel Contivity
4 12 (52.17%) NAS
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 10 (43.48%) VPN
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (21.74%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (8.70%) MD110
8 2 (8.70%) PBX
9 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.35%) Network Security
9 1 (4.35%) WLAN
9 1 (4.35%) OSPF
9 1 (4.35%) BGP
9 1 (4.35%) MGCP
9 1 (4.35%) TACACS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
1 12 (52.17%) Load Balancing
2 11 (47.83%) Change Control
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) CCNP
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNA
3 12 (52.17%) CCIE
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) ProxySG
2 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) Blue Coat
3 13 (56.52%) Nortel
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
5 10 (43.48%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) F5
7 3 (13.04%) Nokia
8 2 (8.70%) Aastra
9 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.35%) Tufin
9 1 (4.35%) Juniper
9 1 (4.35%) Citrix