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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 121 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 8 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.90% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£286 £375 £149
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +151.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £375 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 29 August 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 -13 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) McAfee
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) F5
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (30.00%) TippingPoint
7 3 (30.00%) Junos
7 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
8 2 (20.00%) QA
8 2 (20.00%) Network Management
8 2 (20.00%) Time Management
8 2 (20.00%) EMC
8 2 (20.00%) CCSP
9 1 (10.00%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) CCSP
6 1 (10.00%) CCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) Crossbeam
4 3 (30.00%) TippingPoint
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
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Rate: NEG
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