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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 104 55 88
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +33
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 38 75 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 3.01% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 6.28% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 17
Median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
1391 1194 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.84% 47.87% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 709 524
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 75 83
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Shropshire -26 16 £363 -9.37%
Birmingham -35 10 £300 -11.76% 2
Staffordshire +10 4 £350 -12.50%
Warwickshire -5 3 £375 -16.66%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 38 (76.00%) Firewall
3 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (50.00%) F5
5 22 (44.00%) Juniper
6 19 (38.00%) CCNP
7 18 (36.00%) Fortinet
8 17 (34.00%) WAN
8 17 (34.00%) OSPF
8 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
9 16 (32.00%) Network Security
9 16 (32.00%) BGP
9 16 (32.00%) CCNA
10 15 (30.00%) BIG-IP
10 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (26.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (24.00%) Nokia
13 11 (22.00%) LAN
14 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 9 (18.00%) ITIL
15 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
16 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds
16 8 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
16 8 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
16 8 (16.00%) BMC
16 8 (16.00%) Network Design
17 7 (14.00%) Wireless

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 (6.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) Firewall
2 17 (34.00%) OSPF
2 17 (34.00%) WAN
3 16 (32.00%) BGP
3 16 (32.00%) Network Security
4 15 (30.00%) BIG-IP
5 13 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (26.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (22.00%) LAN
7 7 (14.00%) Wireless
8 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (10.00%) VPN
9 4 (8.00%) MPLS
9 4 (8.00%) VoIP
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.00%) DMVPN
10 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Design Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Monitoring Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (16.00%) Network Design
3 8 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.00%) Network Management
5 5 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) SIEM
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Fault Management
7 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.00%) Presales
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.00%) Python
1 2 (4.00%) Tcl
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) CCNP
3 16 (32.00%) CCNA
4 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) CCIE
7 4 (8.00%) CCDP
8 3 (6.00%) CCSE
8 3 (6.00%) Degree
8 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.00%) PMP
9 2 (4.00%) CISM
9 2 (4.00%) CISSP
10 1 (2.00%) CCDA
10 1 (2.00%) CCVP
10 1 (2.00%) ISEB
10 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.00%) OPNET
3 1 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Cisco
2 25 (50.00%) F5
3 22 (44.00%) Juniper
4 18 (36.00%) Fortinet
5 12 (24.00%) Nokia
6 8 (16.00%) BMC
6 8 (16.00%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.00%) Intel Security
8 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.00%) Riverbed
8 5 (10.00%) VMware
9 3 (6.00%) Brocade
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix
9 3 (6.00%) Fujitsu
9 3 (6.00%) IBM
9 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.00%) Aruba
10 2 (4.00%) Avaya
10 2 (4.00%) BT
11 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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