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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 86 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.61% 2.78% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 6.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate £330 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.99 £13.03 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +38.22%
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
534 250 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 54.66% 43.48% 53.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 148 203
Average daily rate £290 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.36 £11.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.62% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.50 £15.80
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 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 30 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 6 £330 -10.20% 4
CheckPoint
North East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 1 (16.67%) CCDP
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint