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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 37 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 18 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.56% 0.89% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 1.72% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £393 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
218 233 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 43.08% 51.78% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 144 98
Median daily rate £413 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 29 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
(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 -3 16 £406 +47.72% 1
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (93.75%) Cisco
2 48 (75.00%) F5
3 32 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (45.31%) Blue Coat
5 27 (42.19%) Network Security
6 23 (35.94%) Firewall
7 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (28.13%) CCSA
9 17 (26.56%) CCNP
10 16 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
10 16 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 13 (20.31%) CCSE
12 12 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (17.19%) CCNA
14 9 (14.06%) Internet
14 9 (14.06%) SIEM
14 9 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (14.06%) QRadar
15 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
16 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.38%) ProxySG
17 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
17 5 (7.81%) CCDA
17 5 (7.81%) CCDP
17 5 (7.81%) ITIL
18 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
18 4 (6.25%) WAN
18 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
18 4 (6.25%) Banking
18 4 (6.25%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (42.19%) Network Security
3 23 (35.94%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (14.06%) Internet
5 4 (6.25%) BGP
5 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) MPLS
6 3 (4.69%) OSPF
6 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.69%) Wireless
7 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.13%) RIP
7 2 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (3.13%) VLAN
General
1 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Security Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Network Specialist
6 9 (14.06%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Check Point Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 2 (3.13%) Consultant
12 1 (1.56%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.56%) CESG
2 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.06%) SIEM
3 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
4 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 4 (6.25%) Change Control
5 4 (6.25%) Network Design
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.69%) Web Filtering
7 2 (3.13%) Workflow
8 1 (1.56%) Change Management
8 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.56%) ERP
8 1 (1.56%) Line Management
8 1 (1.56%) Migration
8 1 (1.56%) Process Management
8 1 (1.56%) Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.56%) Threat Detection
8 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.13%) CCSA
3 17 (26.56%) CCNP
4 16 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (20.31%) CCSE
6 11 (17.19%) CCNA
7 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.81%) CCDA
8 5 (7.81%) CCDP
9 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 60 (93.75%) Cisco
2 48 (75.00%) F5
3 29 (45.31%) Blue Coat
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Cramer
6 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Fortinet