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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 82 103 133
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +30
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 70 33 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 1.09% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 5.02% 3.07% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 1
Median daily rate £336 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -8.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
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
1395 1076 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.19% 35.57% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 520 520
Median daily rate £350 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 29
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.40 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -19 32 £326 +21.45%
Glasgow +15 17 £330 -26.66%
Edinburgh -2 11 £355 - 2
West Lothian +9 3 £310 +14.81%
Scottish Borders - 2 £363 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 79 (86.81%) Firewall
2 75 (82.42%) Cisco
3 47 (51.65%) Load Balancing
3 47 (51.65%) F5
4 46 (50.55%) Juniper
5 42 (46.15%) Fortinet
6 40 (43.96%) Network Security
7 37 (40.66%) HP
8 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (37.36%) CCNP
10 33 (36.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 33 (36.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 31 (34.07%) CCNA
11 31 (34.07%) TippingPoint
12 25 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (24.18%) Internet
14 21 (23.08%) ITIL
15 20 (21.98%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (21.98%) Network Management
16 19 (20.88%) OpenStack
17 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (17.58%) Data Privacy
18 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
18 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
18 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
18 16 (17.58%) Finance
19 14 (15.38%) Intel Security
19 14 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
20 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
21 11 (12.09%) BGP

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 19 (20.88%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (86.81%) Firewall
2 40 (43.96%) Network Security
3 33 (36.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (36.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (24.18%) Internet
6 11 (12.09%) BGP
6 11 (12.09%) LAN
7 10 (10.99%) EIGRP
7 10 (10.99%) MPLS
7 10 (10.99%) WAN
8 9 (9.89%) OSPF
9 8 (8.79%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (8.79%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (8.79%) Wireless
10 7 (7.69%) VLAN
11 6 (6.59%) VPN
12 5 (5.49%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
13 3 (3.30%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Law
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (58.24%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
4 9 (9.89%) Security Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Network Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.30%) Cisco Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Firewall Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.49%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) AIX
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Load Balancing
2 21 (23.08%) ITIL
3 20 (21.98%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (21.98%) Network Management
4 16 (17.58%) Data Privacy
5 14 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.59%) QMS
8 6 (6.59%) Quality Management
8 6 (6.59%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.49%) Change Control
9 5 (5.49%) Project Management
10 4 (4.40%) Information Security
10 4 (4.40%) ITIL V2
10 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.30%) High Availability
11 3 (3.30%) Network Design
11 3 (3.30%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (37.36%) CCNP
3 31 (34.07%) CCNA
4 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
4 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.59%) CCIE
6 3 (3.30%) CCSA
6 3 (3.30%) CCSE
6 3 (3.30%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.10%) CCDA
8 1 (1.10%) CCDP
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Squid
2 4 (4.40%) UAG
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.20%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) CA Spectrum
2 9 (9.89%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.30%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 47 (51.65%) F5
3 46 (50.55%) Juniper
4 42 (46.15%) Fortinet
5 37 (40.66%) HP
6 31 (34.07%) TippingPoint
7 16 (17.58%) SolarWinds
8 14 (15.38%) Intel Security
9 10 (10.99%) CA
10 6 (6.59%) Avaya
11 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.40%) Sophos
13 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.30%) Citrix
13 3 (3.30%) EMC
13 3 (3.30%) VMware
14 2 (2.20%) CommVault
14 2 (2.20%) IBM
14 2 (2.20%) Qualys
14 2 (2.20%) Veritas