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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 82 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 50 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 1.28% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £388 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
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
1233 1174 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.08% 45.61% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 577 584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 110
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -3.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +12 17 £450 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -1 13 £375 +120.58% 5
Coventry -5 11 £478 +31.72%
Solihull +3 4 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £500 -
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 77 (81.91%) Cisco
2 74 (78.72%) Firewall
3 49 (52.13%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (43.62%) OSPF
5 39 (41.49%) Juniper
5 39 (41.49%) CCNP
6 35 (37.23%) WAN
7 34 (36.17%) LAN
8 30 (31.91%) CCNA
8 30 (31.91%) F5
9 29 (30.85%) Fortinet
10 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
10 25 (26.60%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (26.60%) BGP
11 24 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (22.34%) Load Balancing
12 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
12 21 (22.34%) Network Design
13 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (20.21%) Nokia
13 19 (20.21%) CSS
14 18 (19.15%) BIG-IP
15 17 (18.09%) Finance
16 16 (17.02%) BMC
16 16 (17.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 15 (15.96%) Riverbed
17 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
17 15 (15.96%) Network Management
17 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
18 14 (14.89%) ITIL

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 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.19%) SAS
2 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) assyst
2 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (78.72%) Firewall
2 41 (43.62%) OSPF
3 35 (37.23%) WAN
4 34 (36.17%) LAN
5 25 (26.60%) BGP
5 25 (26.60%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (19.15%) BIG-IP
8 16 (17.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (11.70%) VPN
10 11 (11.70%) Wireless
11 9 (9.57%) Network Security
12 7 (7.45%) DHCP
12 7 (7.45%) VoIP
13 6 (6.38%) DNS
13 6 (6.38%) VLAN
14 5 (5.32%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (5.32%) IP Telephony
14 5 (5.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Banking
2 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 22 (23.40%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (23.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Network Support
3 10 (10.64%) Network Support Engineer
3 10 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.51%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) Network Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Check Point Support
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Support
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) CSS
2 5 (5.32%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) Middleware
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 2 (2.13%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.51%) User Experience
3 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.19%) CESG
5 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.19%) PDA
5 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.13%) e-Health
6 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Unix
3 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.26%) Solaris
5 3 (3.19%) SUSE
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Network Monitoring
2 21 (22.34%) Load Balancing
2 21 (22.34%) Network Design
3 15 (15.96%) Network Management
4 14 (14.89%) ITIL
5 11 (11.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) Network Architecture
6 10 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (9.57%) ITIL V3
7 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.57%) Project Management
8 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.32%) Coaching
10 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.32%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) Java
4 2 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (52.13%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (41.49%) CCNP
3 30 (31.91%) CCNA
4 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
5 21 (22.34%) SC Cleared
6 13 (13.83%) CCDP
7 10 (10.64%) CCDA
8 6 (6.38%) CCSA
9 5 (5.32%) CCIE
9 5 (5.32%) CCVP
9 5 (5.32%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.19%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.13%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.06%) CCSE
12 1 (1.06%) Degree
12 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) ISEB
12 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) GPG13
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Terminal Server
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) OPNET
2 7 (7.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.06%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.06%) OpenView
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) Cisco
2 39 (41.49%) Juniper
3 30 (31.91%) F5
4 29 (30.85%) Fortinet
5 19 (20.21%) Nokia
6 16 (17.02%) BMC
7 15 (15.96%) Riverbed
7 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
8 13 (13.83%) HP
9 11 (11.70%) Aruba
9 11 (11.70%) Remedy
10 10 (10.64%) Oracle
11 9 (9.57%) VMware
12 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.45%) Dell
13 7 (7.45%) Palo Alto
14 6 (6.38%) Blue Coat
15 5 (5.32%) Intel Security
16 4 (4.26%) Avaya
16 4 (4.26%) IBM
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