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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 49 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.93% 0.53% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 1.06% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£374 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £316
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 £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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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
222 94 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.77% 50.00% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 39 79
Average daily rate £347 £333 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +30.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £493 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £11.24 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (91.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 11 (91.67%) Network Management
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Service Management
2 11 (91.67%) Incident Management
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 10 (83.33%) McAfee
3 10 (83.33%) QA
3 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 10 (83.33%) Network Design
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (75.00%) Junos
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
4 9 (75.00%) Cryptography
4 9 (75.00%) TippingPoint
4 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (66.67%) EMC
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (66.67%) MS Office

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) DNS
3 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (75.00%) Junos
4 9 (75.00%) Network Security
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (91.67%) Network Management
1 11 (91.67%) Service Management
1 11 (91.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) Network Design
3 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (66.67%) vSphere
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) HP
3 10 (83.33%) McAfee
4 9 (75.00%) TippingPoint
5 8 (66.67%) EMC
5 8 (66.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (25.00%) Crossbeam
6 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
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