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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 27 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.64% 2.54% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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
42 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.75% 39.83% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 24
Average daily rate £338 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £375 -
CheckPoint
West Midlands

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Networks
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
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
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper