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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
UK / Scotland
Rank 78 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 2.10% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Median daily rate £398 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.62%

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
767 1096 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.04% 41.45% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 603 482
Median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +121.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +34 20 £448 +37.69% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £318 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 53 (89.83%) Cisco
2 41 (69.49%) Firewall
3 35 (59.32%) F5
4 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (49.15%) CCNP
6 22 (37.29%) Network Security
7 20 (33.90%) Fortinet
7 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
8 19 (32.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (28.81%) OSPF
9 17 (28.81%) BGP
10 16 (27.12%) WAN
11 15 (25.42%) LAN
11 15 (25.42%) Juniper
11 15 (25.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (23.73%) MPLS
12 14 (23.73%) Wireless
13 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
13 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
13 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
14 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (20.34%) HP
15 10 (16.95%) CCNA
15 10 (16.95%) Windows
15 10 (16.95%) Blue Coat
15 10 (16.95%) VMware
15 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
16 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
16 9 (15.25%) Migration

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 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (69.49%) Firewall
2 22 (37.29%) Network Security
3 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (32.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (28.81%) BGP
4 17 (28.81%) OSPF
5 16 (27.12%) WAN
6 15 (25.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 15 (25.42%) LAN
7 14 (23.73%) MPLS
7 14 (23.73%) Wireless
8 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
9 9 (15.25%) Internet
10 7 (11.86%) DNS
10 7 (11.86%) EIGRP
10 7 (11.86%) VLAN
10 7 (11.86%) VPN
11 6 (10.17%) Spanning Tree
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Law
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Network Consultant
3 9 (15.25%) Security Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) AIX
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.86%) Data Privacy
4 7 (11.86%) Network Design
4 7 (11.86%) Network Management
5 5 (8.47%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) ITSM
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.78%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.08%) Kanban
7 3 (5.08%) People Management
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (49.15%) CCNP
3 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.95%) CCNA
4 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.86%) CCIE
6 6 (10.17%) Degree
7 5 (8.47%) CCSA
7 5 (8.47%) CCSE
8 4 (6.78%) CCDP
8 4 (6.78%) CCIP
8 4 (6.78%) JNCIA
8 4 (6.78%) JNCIE
9 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.39%) CISSP
10 2 (3.39%) HP ASE
10 2 (3.39%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.08%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) Cisco
2 35 (59.32%) F5
3 20 (33.90%) Fortinet
4 15 (25.42%) Juniper
5 12 (20.34%) HP
6 10 (16.95%) Blue Coat
6 10 (16.95%) VMware
7 7 (11.86%) TippingPoint
8 6 (10.17%) Intel Security
9 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
10 3 (5.08%) Aruba
10 3 (5.08%) EMC
10 3 (5.08%) IBM
10 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.39%) AlgoSec
11 2 (3.39%) Citrix
11 2 (3.39%) ScanSafe
11 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.39%) Symantec
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