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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 90 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 36 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 0.73% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.61% 2.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £401 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £508 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.00%
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
997 1177 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.27% 35.99% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 591
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.15 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 August 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 August 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 +11 22 £350 -20.13%
Glasgow +10 8 £275 - 1
Renfrewshire -6 3 £310 -27.05%
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 86 (86.00%) Cisco
1 86 (86.00%) Firewall
2 54 (54.00%) F5
3 51 (51.00%) Load Balancing
4 48 (48.00%) Network Security
5 47 (47.00%) Fortinet
5 47 (47.00%) Juniper
6 40 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (38.00%) CCNP
8 37 (37.00%) HP
9 36 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 34 (34.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 34 (34.00%) CCNA
11 31 (31.00%) TippingPoint
11 31 (31.00%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (25.00%) Internet
13 21 (21.00%) BGP
13 21 (21.00%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (20.00%) Network Management
14 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 20 (20.00%) MPLS
15 19 (19.00%) OSPF
15 19 (19.00%) Finance
15 19 (19.00%) ITIL
15 19 (19.00%) LAN
15 19 (19.00%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (19.00%) OpenStack
16 18 (18.00%) WAN
16 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
17 17 (17.00%) EIGRP

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 (19.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (86.00%) Firewall
2 48 (48.00%) Network Security
3 36 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 34 (34.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 31 (31.00%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (25.00%) Internet
7 21 (21.00%) BGP
8 20 (20.00%) MPLS
9 19 (19.00%) LAN
9 19 (19.00%) OSPF
10 18 (18.00%) WAN
11 17 (17.00%) EIGRP
12 16 (16.00%) Wireless
13 9 (9.00%) VLAN
13 9 (9.00%) VPN
14 8 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (5.00%) PPP
15 5 (5.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Security Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Consultant
5 11 (11.00%) Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Network Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Data Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Java EE
1 1 (1.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.00%) AIX
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.00%) Load Balancing
2 21 (21.00%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (20.00%) Network Management
4 19 (19.00%) ITIL
4 19 (19.00%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (16.00%) Data Privacy
6 10 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.00%) Change Control
9 6 (6.00%) QMS
9 6 (6.00%) Quality Management
10 5 (5.00%) High Availability
10 5 (5.00%) Network Design
11 4 (4.00%) Change Management
11 4 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (38.00%) CCNP
3 34 (34.00%) CCNA
4 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.00%) CCIE
7 4 (4.00%) CCSA
7 4 (4.00%) CCSE
8 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (1.00%) CCDA
9 1 (1.00%) CCDP
9 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Squid
3 3 (3.00%) UAG
4 2 (2.00%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.00%) KVM
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (8.00%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (86.00%) Cisco
2 54 (54.00%) F5
3 47 (47.00%) Fortinet
3 47 (47.00%) Juniper
4 37 (37.00%) HP
5 31 (31.00%) TippingPoint
6 16 (16.00%) SolarWinds
7 11 (11.00%) Intel Security
8 10 (10.00%) CA
9 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.00%) VMware
10 5 (5.00%) Sophos
11 4 (4.00%) Avaya
11 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.00%) EMC
11 4 (4.00%) IBM
12 3 (3.00%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.00%) Brocade
13 2 (2.00%) CommVault