The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 7 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.04% 6.02% -
As % of the Vendors category 35.29% 13.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £313 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -
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
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.96% 45.78% 58.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Average daily rate £375 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.89% -20.36%
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 West Lothian

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Lothian 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
Livingston +7 5 £313 +15.74%
CheckPoint
Scotland

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) UAG
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 4 (66.67%) Squid
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) CCNP
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V2
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Squid
1 4 (66.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Avaya
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security