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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 113 124 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 23 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
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£401 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.19% -23.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £38.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-30.32% +134.84%
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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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -3 12 £438 - 1
Glasgow +6 5 £275 -3.99% 1
Renfrewshire +9 3 £425 +43.09%
Stirling - 1 £525 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 49 (90.74%) Firewall
2 44 (81.48%) Cisco
3 23 (42.59%) Juniper
4 21 (38.89%) F5
5 20 (37.04%) Network Security
5 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (27.78%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) CCNA
9 13 (24.07%) HP
9 13 (24.07%) McAfee
9 13 (24.07%) CCNP
10 12 (22.22%) Finance
10 12 (22.22%) Nokia
10 12 (22.22%) WAN
10 12 (22.22%) TippingPoint
10 12 (22.22%) Change Control
11 11 (20.37%) Crossbeam
11 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
12 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
12 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) QMS
13 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
14 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 8 (14.81%) QA
14 8 (14.81%) Imperva
14 8 (14.81%) CCSA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 49 (90.74%) Firewall
2 20 (37.04%) Network Security
3 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (22.22%) WAN
5 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 8 (14.81%) Ethernet
7 7 (12.96%) VPN
8 6 (11.11%) MPLS
8 6 (11.11%) Junos
8 6 (11.11%) Wireless
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (9.26%) RSVP
9 5 (9.26%) IPsec
9 5 (9.26%) OSPF
9 5 (9.26%) BGP
9 5 (9.26%) SAN
10 2 (3.70%) DNS
10 2 (3.70%) WLAN
10 2 (3.70%) VLAN
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall Support
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
1 1 (1.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Change Control
3 9 (16.67%) QMS
3 9 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 8 (14.81%) Supplier Management
5 7 (12.96%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.11%) Network Management
6 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Time Management
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Balanced Scorecard
9 3 (5.56%) Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security
11 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (25.93%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) CCNP
4 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) CCSA
6 6 (11.11%) CCSE
6 6 (11.11%) JNCIS
6 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.70%) CCIE
8 1 (1.85%) CCSP
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
2 3 (5.56%) UAG
2 3 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (9.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (81.48%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) Juniper
3 21 (38.89%) F5
4 13 (24.07%) McAfee
4 13 (24.07%) HP
5 12 (22.22%) Nokia
5 12 (22.22%) TippingPoint
6 11 (20.37%) Fortinet
6 11 (20.37%) Crossbeam
7 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
8 8 (14.81%) Imperva
9 6 (11.11%) Riverbed
10 5 (9.26%) Aruba
11 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
11 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
11 3 (5.56%) Avaya
11 3 (5.56%) EMC
12 2 (3.70%) Remedy
13 1 (1.85%) VMware
13 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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