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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 89 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 60 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.01% 1.10% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 2.91% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 3
Median daily rate £328 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £560 £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
1368 1133 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.74% 37.74% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 595 485
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.99 £12.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.90 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Glasgow +26 21 £343 -42.91% 1
Renfrewshire -25 18 £310 +15.94%
Edinburgh -9 10 £363 +11.53% 1
West Lothian +7 6 £313 +15.74%
Scottish Borders 0 1 £375 +87.50%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 68 (87.18%) Firewall
2 65 (83.33%) Cisco
3 42 (53.85%) F5
4 38 (48.72%) Load Balancing
5 32 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (39.74%) Juniper
7 30 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 29 (37.18%) Fortinet
8 29 (37.18%) Network Security
9 28 (35.90%) CCNP
9 28 (35.90%) CCNA
10 26 (33.33%) HP
11 24 (30.77%) TippingPoint
11 24 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 16 (20.51%) Network Management
12 16 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (20.51%) Internet
13 15 (19.23%) SolarWinds
13 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
15 13 (16.67%) Data Privacy
16 12 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
16 12 (15.38%) ITIL
16 12 (15.38%) VPN
17 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
17 11 (14.10%) Intel Security
17 11 (14.10%) Finance
18 10 (12.82%) FortiGate
19 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring

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 14 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (87.18%) Firewall
2 32 (41.03%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (38.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 29 (37.18%) Network Security
5 24 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 16 (20.51%) Internet
7 12 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (15.38%) VPN
8 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
9 9 (11.54%) LAN
10 8 (10.26%) WAN
11 7 (8.97%) BGP
11 7 (8.97%) OSPF
12 6 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 6 (7.69%) MPLS
12 6 (7.69%) tcpdump
13 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
14 4 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 6 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Check Point Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Load Balancing
2 16 (20.51%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (20.51%) Network Management
3 13 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 12 (15.38%) ITIL
5 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.97%) ITIL V3
7 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.13%) Information Security
9 4 (5.13%) ITIL V2
9 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (2.56%) DevOps
11 2 (2.56%) High Availability
11 2 (2.56%) Kanban
11 2 (2.56%) Service Management
11 2 (2.56%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.90%) CCNA
2 28 (35.90%) CCNP
3 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) CCIE
5 4 (5.13%) CCSA
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.28%) CCDA
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Squid
2 4 (5.13%) UAG
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.56%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.97%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.56%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 65 (83.33%) Cisco
2 42 (53.85%) F5
3 31 (39.74%) Juniper
4 29 (37.18%) Fortinet
5 26 (33.33%) HP
6 24 (30.77%) TippingPoint
7 15 (19.23%) SolarWinds
8 11 (14.10%) Intel Security
9 7 (8.97%) CA
10 6 (7.69%) Avaya
11 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.85%) Citrix
12 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.85%) VMware
13 2 (2.56%) CommVault
13 2 (2.56%) Qualys
13 2 (2.56%) Sophos
13 2 (2.56%) Veritas
14 1 (1.28%) EMC
14 1 (1.28%) Oracle