The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 96 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 46 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.58% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 3.58% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 15
Median daily rate £356 £323 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £380 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.00%
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1485 1061 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 44.21% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 563 555
Median daily rate £400 £354 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.93 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.00 £34.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 14 £275 -15.38% 1
Shropshire -27 12 £388 +27.04% 3
Staffordshire +6 6 £325 -13.33%
Warwickshire 0 4 £425 - 3
Solihull - 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 68 (91.89%) Cisco
2 65 (87.84%) Firewall
3 46 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (54.05%) Juniper
5 37 (50.00%) F5
6 35 (47.30%) Fortinet
7 33 (44.59%) BGP
7 33 (44.59%) OSPF
8 32 (43.24%) CCNP
9 27 (36.49%) CCNA
9 27 (36.49%) BIG-IP
10 25 (33.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 24 (32.43%) WAN
12 23 (31.08%) Nokia
12 23 (31.08%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
14 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
14 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
15 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
15 20 (27.03%) LAN
16 19 (25.68%) BMC
16 19 (25.68%) Network Security
17 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
18 17 (22.97%) Riverbed
18 17 (22.97%) CSS
18 17 (22.97%) ITIL
19 16 (21.62%) Wireless
19 16 (21.62%) OPNET
19 16 (21.62%) ITIL V3

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.41%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 65 (87.84%) Firewall
2 33 (44.59%) BGP
2 33 (44.59%) OSPF
3 27 (36.49%) BIG-IP
4 25 (33.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 24 (32.43%) WAN
6 23 (31.08%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (27.03%) LAN
8 19 (25.68%) Network Security
9 16 (21.62%) Wireless
10 10 (13.51%) VPN
11 9 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (10.81%) VoIP
13 6 (8.11%) DHCP
14 5 (6.76%) DMVPN
14 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (6.76%) MPLS
14 5 (6.76%) VLAN
14 5 (6.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Network Engineer
2 26 (35.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (33.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Network Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Design Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Monitoring Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Network Monitoring Specialist
6 6 (8.11%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Support
7 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) CSS
2 5 (6.76%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.22%) User Experience
3 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.05%) CESG
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) e-Health
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
2 17 (22.97%) ITIL
3 16 (21.62%) ITIL V3
3 16 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (20.27%) Network Management
5 12 (16.22%) Network Architecture
5 12 (16.22%) Network Design
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.76%) SIEM
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Web Filtering
10 3 (4.05%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (4.05%) Presales
10 3 (4.05%) Service Management
10 3 (4.05%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (4.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) Java
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.70%) Python
1 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.70%) Tcl
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.35%) PHP
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.24%) CCNP
3 27 (36.49%) CCNA
4 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
5 18 (24.32%) SC Cleared
6 11 (14.86%) CCDP
7 9 (12.16%) CCIE
8 5 (6.76%) CCSE
8 5 (6.76%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.41%) CCDA
9 4 (5.41%) CCSA
9 4 (5.41%) JNCIP
10 3 (4.05%) Degree
10 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
10 3 (4.05%) PMP
11 2 (2.70%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.35%) CCVP
12 1 (1.35%) ISEB
12 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) OPNET
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.35%) Cacti
5 1 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.35%) Nagios
5 1 (1.35%) OpenView
5 1 (1.35%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Cisco
2 40 (54.05%) Juniper
3 37 (50.00%) F5
4 35 (47.30%) Fortinet
5 23 (31.08%) Nokia
6 20 (27.03%) SolarWinds
7 19 (25.68%) BMC
8 17 (22.97%) Riverbed
9 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
10 9 (12.16%) Intel Security
11 7 (9.46%) HP
12 6 (8.11%) Aruba
13 5 (6.76%) Blue Coat
13 5 (6.76%) VMware
14 4 (5.41%) Meraki
15 3 (4.05%) Brocade
15 3 (4.05%) Dell
15 3 (4.05%) Fujitsu
15 3 (4.05%) Huawei
15 3 (4.05%) IBM
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