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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 108 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 14 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.72% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.46% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
Average daily rate £369 £411 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +21.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £264 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -41.81%
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
1202 1099 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.10% 49.75% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 555 504
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 111 61
Average hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £30.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Birmingham -5 5 £170 -43.33%
Coventry - 3 £363 - 1
Shropshire -17 2 £400 -2.43% 1
Solihull - 2 £438 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) Juniper
5 10 (38.46%) CCNP
6 9 (34.62%) F5
7 8 (30.77%) CCNA
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
8 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
9 5 (19.23%) MPLS
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
10 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Network Management
11 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
11 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
11 3 (11.54%) HP
11 3 (11.54%) LAN
11 3 (11.54%) VoIP
11 3 (11.54%) VPN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) TACACS
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Planner
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Planner
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
2 1 (3.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.54%) Data Security
2 3 (11.54%) Information Security
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Network Management
2 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
2 3 (11.54%) Security Management
2 3 (11.54%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.85%) SDLC
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.69%) BMC
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Avaya
8 1 (3.85%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.85%) VMware
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago