The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.56% 2.55% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.25 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+28.92% +54.14%
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West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
83 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.11% 33.12% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 19
Average daily rate £375 £265 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £415 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.10 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £20.72 £21.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat