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 29 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 22 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.35% 1.38% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 2.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £338 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
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
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
53 117 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 35.81% 53.67% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 64 25
Average daily rate £375 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 6
Average hourly rate £10.96 £20.50 £17.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +20.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £33.25 £24.50
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Cannock -2 2 £375 +36.36%
CheckPoint
West Midlands

CheckPoint
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds