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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 102 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 25 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.88% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £363 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+39.63% +1.83%
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
1075 1063 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.96% 42.62% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 490 487
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £9.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.05 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
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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 +7 17 £400 - 2
West Lothian +12 5 £263 -7.89% 1
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
4 9 (28.13%) McAfee
4 9 (28.13%) Ab Initio
4 9 (28.13%) XML
4 9 (28.13%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) UNIX
5 8 (25.00%) HP
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.88%) Juniper
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
6 7 (21.88%) F5
6 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Network Security
7 6 (18.75%) Squid
7 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 6 (18.75%) UAG
7 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
7 6 (18.75%) CCNP
7 6 (18.75%) Avaya
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) EMC
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (28.13%) LAN
4 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 7 (21.88%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
7 3 (9.38%) LDAP
7 3 (9.38%) BIG-IP
7 3 (9.38%) Junos
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
9 1 (3.13%) MPLS
9 1 (3.13%) SAN
9 1 (3.13%) VPN
9 1 (3.13%) VoIP
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Ab Initio Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 4 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) ETL
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) CCSA
5 3 (9.38%) CCSP
5 3 (9.38%) RHCE
5 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Squid
1 6 (18.75%) UAG
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) FortiGate
2 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) McAfee
2 9 (28.13%) Ab Initio
3 8 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) Juniper
4 7 (21.88%) F5
5 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 6 (18.75%) Avaya
6 5 (15.63%) EMC
7 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) Nokia
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
8 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
8 3 (9.38%) TippingPoint
8 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
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