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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 88 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 30 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 2.48% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 13
Median daily rate £375 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £245 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +0.64%
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
991 1171 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 49.23% 40.20% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 596 572
Median daily rate £340 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.90 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +28 21 £420 +52.72% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £330 -
Glasgow -11 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
CheckPoint
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CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 51 (85.00%) Cisco
2 42 (70.00%) Firewall
3 32 (53.33%) F5
4 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (45.00%) CCNP
6 26 (43.33%) Network Security
7 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
8 21 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (33.33%) Fortinet
10 19 (31.67%) MPLS
11 18 (30.00%) OSPF
11 18 (30.00%) BGP
11 18 (30.00%) WAN
12 17 (28.33%) LAN
12 17 (28.33%) CCNA
12 17 (28.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 15 (25.00%) Juniper
13 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 14 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 13 (21.67%) Internet
16 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
16 12 (20.00%) Wireless
16 12 (20.00%) Finance
16 12 (20.00%) VMware
16 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
17 11 (18.33%) VLAN
18 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 9 (15.00%) Migration
19 9 (15.00%) HP

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 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (70.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) Network Security
3 21 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (31.67%) MPLS
5 18 (30.00%) BGP
5 18 (30.00%) OSPF
5 18 (30.00%) WAN
6 17 (28.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (28.33%) LAN
7 14 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (21.67%) Internet
9 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
9 12 (20.00%) Wireless
10 11 (18.33%) VLAN
11 8 (13.33%) VPN
12 6 (10.00%) BIG-IP
12 6 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.00%) DNS
12 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Law
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Consultant
3 15 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 11 (18.33%) Security Consultant
5 9 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Check Point Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Java EE
1 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) AIX
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) Network Management
5 7 (11.67%) Data Privacy
5 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.00%) Kanban
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design
8 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (45.00%) CCNP
3 17 (28.33%) CCNA
4 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.33%) CCIE
6 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) CCSA
7 4 (6.67%) CCSE
7 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.67%) Cacti
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) Cisco
2 32 (53.33%) F5
3 20 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 15 (25.00%) Juniper
5 12 (20.00%) VMware
6 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
7 9 (15.00%) HP
8 8 (13.33%) TippingPoint
9 7 (11.67%) Intel Security
10 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) EMC
11 4 (6.67%) IBM
11 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.00%) Forcepoint
12 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.00%) Sophos
13 2 (3.33%) Brocade
13 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
14 1 (1.67%) Citrix
14 1 (1.67%) Riverbed