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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 44 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.84% 0.96% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 2.01% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
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
202 199 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 41.31% 47.72% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 112 69
Median daily rate £500 £305 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Sheffield -8 8 £380 +34.51%
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) F5
3 22 (66.67%) Network Security
4 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (57.58%) Firewall
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (36.36%) CCNP
8 10 (30.30%) CCSA
8 10 (30.30%) CCNA
9 9 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.21%) CCSE
11 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
12 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
12 6 (18.18%) Internet
13 5 (15.15%) CCDA
13 5 (15.15%) CCDP
14 4 (12.12%) Cramer
14 4 (12.12%) Network Design
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 4 (12.12%) LAN
14 4 (12.12%) WAN
14 4 (12.12%) DMZ
14 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (12.12%) Change Control
15 3 (9.09%) ITIL
15 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 3 (9.09%) Service Management
16 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) Network Security
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) DMZ
6 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (12.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
6 4 (12.12%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.03%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.03%) MPLS
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Network Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Security Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Check Point Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Check Point Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.12%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Threat Detection
4 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
4 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCNA
3 10 (30.30%) CCSA
4 9 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (21.21%) CCSE
6 5 (15.15%) CCDA
6 5 (15.15%) CCDP
7 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.03%) CCIE
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) F5
3 6 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.12%) Cramer
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper