The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 90 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 32 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.47% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 1.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 7
Median daily rate £344 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +38.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.55% -1.25%
CheckPoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1001 1200 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.98% 37.50% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 563 636
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £216 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 20 £350 +18.34% 1
Glasgow +10 5 £275 -18.51% 4
Renfrewshire -18 5 £330 -22.35% 1
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 94 (89.52%) Cisco
2 88 (83.81%) Firewall
3 65 (61.90%) F5
4 58 (55.24%) Load Balancing
5 56 (53.33%) Network Security
5 56 (53.33%) Juniper
6 54 (51.43%) Fortinet
7 50 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
8 48 (45.71%) CCNP
9 45 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 44 (41.90%) HP
11 42 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 40 (38.10%) CCNA
13 38 (36.19%) TippingPoint
14 32 (30.48%) Internet
15 29 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
17 27 (25.71%) Network Management
18 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
19 25 (23.81%) Security Cleared
20 23 (21.90%) Data Privacy
20 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (20.95%) OpenStack
21 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
22 20 (19.05%) OSPF
22 20 (19.05%) BGP
23 19 (18.10%) MPLS
23 19 (18.10%) ITIL
23 19 (18.10%) Network Monitoring
24 17 (16.19%) LAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (20.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (83.81%) Firewall
2 56 (53.33%) Network Security
3 45 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 42 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 32 (30.48%) Internet
6 29 (27.62%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (19.05%) BGP
7 20 (19.05%) OSPF
8 19 (18.10%) MPLS
9 17 (16.19%) LAN
9 17 (16.19%) WAN
10 14 (13.33%) EIGRP
10 14 (13.33%) Wireless
11 10 (9.52%) VLAN
12 8 (7.62%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
13 7 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (5.71%) VPN
15 5 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Law
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Network Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Security Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Consultant
4 14 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (12.38%) Network Consultant
6 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (5.71%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Check Point Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Data Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Java EE
1 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) Data Centre
2 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.95%) PMI
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.76%) AIX
3 5 (4.76%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) Load Balancing
2 28 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 27 (25.71%) Network Management
4 23 (21.90%) Data Privacy
5 19 (18.10%) ITIL
5 19 (18.10%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (10.48%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.52%) Migration
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.71%) Change Control
9 6 (5.71%) QMS
9 6 (5.71%) Quality Management
9 6 (5.71%) Security Architecture
9 6 (5.71%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.95%) Java
1 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (45.71%) CCNP
3 40 (38.10%) CCNA
4 25 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
6 10 (9.52%) CCIE
7 4 (3.81%) CCSA
7 4 (3.81%) CCSE
8 3 (2.86%) Degree
9 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.95%) CCDP
10 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) Squid
3 2 (1.90%) UAG
4 1 (0.95%) KVM
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (7.62%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Cacti
4 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (89.52%) Cisco
2 65 (61.90%) F5
3 56 (53.33%) Juniper
4 54 (51.43%) Fortinet
5 44 (41.90%) HP
6 38 (36.19%) TippingPoint
7 16 (15.24%) SolarWinds
8 10 (9.52%) CA
9 8 (7.62%) VMware
10 7 (6.67%) Intel Security
11 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.76%) EMC
12 5 (4.76%) IBM
13 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.81%) Sophos
14 3 (2.86%) Avaya
14 3 (2.86%) Forcepoint
15 2 (1.90%) Brocade
16 1 (0.95%) Citrix