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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 117 93
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 29 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.47% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 0.98% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 16
Median daily rate £369 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £239 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £46.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.77%

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
1069 1223 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.21% 48.00% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 625 590
Median daily rate £400 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 31 102
Median hourly rate £16.99 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £23.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +6 11 £363 +113.23% 6
Shropshire +35 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Solihull +3 6 - -
Coventry -5 1 £540 +48.96%
Staffordshire - 1 £500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 59 (72.84%) Cisco
2 56 (69.14%) Firewall
3 40 (49.38%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (39.51%) CCNP
5 30 (37.04%) WAN
6 27 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (32.10%) LAN
8 25 (30.86%) OSPF
8 25 (30.86%) Security Cleared
9 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 24 (29.63%) Juniper
10 22 (27.16%) Network Design
10 22 (27.16%) F5
11 20 (24.69%) CCNA
12 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
13 18 (22.22%) Finance
14 14 (17.28%) Oracle
14 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (16.05%) VPN
16 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (14.81%) BGP
16 12 (14.81%) Network Management
17 11 (13.58%) Aruba
17 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (13.58%) Wireless
17 11 (13.58%) ITIL
17 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
18 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring

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 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) assyst
2 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (69.14%) Firewall
2 30 (37.04%) WAN
3 27 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (32.10%) LAN
5 25 (30.86%) OSPF
6 14 (17.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (16.05%) VPN
8 12 (14.81%) BGP
9 11 (13.58%) Wireless
10 8 (9.88%) Network Security
11 7 (8.64%) VoIP
12 6 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (7.41%) MPLS
13 5 (6.17%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (6.17%) DMVPN
13 5 (6.17%) DMZ
13 5 (6.17%) IP Telephony
13 5 (6.17%) SSL
13 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (4.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Design Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Network Support
3 8 (9.88%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Network Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Check Point Support
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Principal Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) CSS
2 6 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Solaris
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Network Design
2 12 (14.81%) Network Management
2 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.58%) ITIL
3 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
6 7 (8.64%) Migration
7 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Coaching
8 5 (6.17%) Service Management
9 4 (4.94%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (4.94%) SDLC
9 4 (4.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (2.47%) C
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (39.51%) CCNP
3 25 (30.86%) Security Cleared
4 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) CCNA
6 7 (8.64%) CCDA
7 6 (7.41%) CCDP
8 5 (6.17%) CCVP
9 4 (4.94%) CCIE
10 3 (3.70%) CISM
10 3 (3.70%) CISSP
11 2 (2.47%) CCSA
11 2 (2.47%) CISA
12 1 (1.23%) Degree
12 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.23%) ISEB
12 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) GPG13
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.23%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.23%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (1.23%) OpenView
2 1 (1.23%) OPNET
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) Cisco
2 24 (29.63%) Juniper
3 22 (27.16%) F5
4 19 (23.46%) Fortinet
5 14 (17.28%) Oracle
6 11 (13.58%) Aruba
7 10 (12.35%) Blue Coat
7 10 (12.35%) Remedy
8 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.64%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.41%) Nokia
9 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.17%) BMC
10 5 (6.17%) HP
10 5 (6.17%) IBM
10 5 (6.17%) Palo Alto
10 5 (6.17%) VMware
11 4 (4.94%) Intel Security
12 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
12 3 (3.70%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago