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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 79 106 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 64 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.10% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 3.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 1
Median daily rate £330 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +10.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £39.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +34.77%
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
1382 1031 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 47.51% 35.51% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 530 474
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.56 £12.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.25 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 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 24 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
Renfrewshire -22 29 £330 +23.13%
Glasgow +21 17 £343 -23.88%
Edinburgh -7 8 £325 -2.25% 1
West Lothian +5 4 £350 +29.62%
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 74 (87.06%) Firewall
2 69 (81.18%) Cisco
3 46 (54.12%) F5
4 44 (51.76%) Load Balancing
5 42 (49.41%) Juniper
6 36 (42.35%) Fortinet
7 33 (38.82%) Network Security
7 33 (38.82%) HP
7 33 (38.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 29 (34.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (31.76%) CCNP
10 27 (31.76%) TippingPoint
11 26 (30.59%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (29.41%) CCNA
13 19 (22.35%) ITIL
14 17 (20.00%) Internet
14 17 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (20.00%) Network Management
14 17 (20.00%) OpenStack
15 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (17.65%) SolarWinds
17 14 (16.47%) Intel Security
17 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
17 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
17 14 (16.47%) Data Privacy
18 11 (12.94%) Cisco PIX
18 11 (12.94%) Network Monitoring
19 10 (11.76%) Finance
19 10 (11.76%) VPN

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 17 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (87.06%) Firewall
2 33 (38.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 33 (38.82%) Network Security
3 29 (34.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 26 (30.59%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (20.00%) Internet
6 11 (12.94%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (11.76%) VPN
8 8 (9.41%) BGP
8 8 (9.41%) LAN
8 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
9 7 (8.24%) MPLS
9 7 (8.24%) WAN
10 6 (7.06%) OSPF
11 5 (5.88%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.88%) Wireless
12 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Firewall Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Firewall Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Load Balancing
2 19 (22.35%) ITIL
3 17 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (20.00%) Network Management
4 14 (16.47%) Data Privacy
5 11 (12.94%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (10.59%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.88%) Project Management
7 5 (5.88%) QMS
7 5 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.71%) Change Control
8 4 (4.71%) Information Security
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL V2
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.71%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.53%) High Availability
9 3 (3.53%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (2.35%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.76%) CCNP
3 25 (29.41%) CCNA
4 14 (16.47%) SC Cleared
4 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) CCIE
5 3 (3.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) CCDA
7 1 (1.18%) CCSA
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) Squid
2 4 (4.71%) UAG
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.35%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) CA Spectrum
2 7 (8.24%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.53%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.53%) SCCM
4 2 (2.35%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.35%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) Cisco
2 46 (54.12%) F5
3 42 (49.41%) Juniper
4 36 (42.35%) Fortinet
5 33 (38.82%) HP
6 27 (31.76%) TippingPoint
7 15 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 14 (16.47%) Intel Security
9 9 (10.59%) CA
10 6 (7.06%) Avaya
11 3 (3.53%) Citrix
11 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.35%) CommVault
12 2 (2.35%) Qualys
12 2 (2.35%) Sophos
12 2 (2.35%) Veritas
13 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.18%) EMC
13 1 (1.18%) Imperva
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle