The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 96 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 2.34% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate £431 £328 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.67% +13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.94 £19.63 £31.13
% change year-on-year
+47.45% -36.94%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
718 512 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.91% 39.35% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 217 347
Average daily rate £350 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 31
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £8.76 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -21 2 £538 +64.12% 3
Pudsey - 1 £325 -
Bradford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (70.59%) Cisco
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Product Management
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) FWSM
3 4 (23.53%) Dependency Management
4 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) FWSM
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) HSRP
6 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Programme Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
1 4 (23.53%) Product Management
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
1 4 (23.53%) Dependency Management
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) LogLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee