The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 34 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 24 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.40% 1.60% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 9.96% 3.27% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £348 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
241 245 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 44.14% 49.10% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 143 108
Average daily rate £400 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £746 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £9.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Yorkshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Yorkshire region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield -4 20 £290 +3.11% 2
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 63 (95.45%) Cisco
2 51 (77.27%) F5
3 31 (46.97%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (43.94%) Blue Coat
5 28 (42.42%) Network Security
6 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (31.82%) CCNP
7 21 (31.82%) Firewall
8 20 (30.30%) Load Balancing
9 18 (27.27%) CCSA
10 16 (24.24%) Check Point Certification
11 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (19.70%) CCNA
12 13 (19.70%) CCSE
13 12 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (13.64%) Internet
14 9 (13.64%) SIEM
14 9 (13.64%) QRadar
15 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.09%) ProxySG
17 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
17 5 (7.58%) BGP
17 5 (7.58%) CCDA
17 5 (7.58%) CCDP
17 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
17 5 (7.58%) ITIL
17 5 (7.58%) WAN
18 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
18 4 (6.06%) Service Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (42.42%) Network Security
3 21 (31.82%) Firewall
4 14 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (13.64%) Internet
6 5 (7.58%) BGP
6 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
6 5 (7.58%) WAN
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) MPLS
7 3 (4.55%) OSPF
7 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.55%) Wireless
8 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.03%) DNS
8 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.03%) RIP
8 2 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (3.03%) VLAN
General
1 3 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Security Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Network Specialist
6 9 (13.64%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 8 (12.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Check Point Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Firewall Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Check Point Specialist
10 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) CESG
2 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.64%) SIEM
3 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Service Management
6 3 (4.55%) Change Control
6 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.55%) Network Design
6 3 (4.55%) Web Filtering
7 2 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (1.52%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.52%) Line Management
8 1 (1.52%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (31.82%) CCNP
3 18 (27.27%) CCSA
4 16 (24.24%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (19.70%) CCNA
5 13 (19.70%) CCSE
6 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.58%) CCDA
7 5 (7.58%) CCDP
8 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 63 (95.45%) Cisco
2 51 (77.27%) F5
3 29 (43.94%) Blue Coat
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.06%) Cramer
6 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 2 (3.03%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago