The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 65 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 1.97% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
CheckPoint
North East

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

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
249 170 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.12% 47.75% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 112 37
Average daily rate £294 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 7
Average hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £10.80 £7.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £10.66
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 Tyne and Wear

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Tyne and Wear region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Tyne and Wear 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
(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
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 6 £311 -11.07%
CheckPoint
North East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) TippingPoint
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (27.27%) ERwin
5 6 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Informatica
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 5 (22.73%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (22.73%) Junos
6 5 (22.73%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) Network Security
4 5 (22.73%) Junos
4 5 (22.73%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) ERwin
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) ETL Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Field Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
2 10 (45.45%) TippingPoint
3 6 (27.27%) Informatica
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) McAfee
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
5 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
5 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Sophos