The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 102 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.79% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 2.09% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Average daily rate £435 £455 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.39% +84.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £800 £593
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
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
742 669 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.50% 37.88% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 435 347
Average daily rate £400 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £455 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.30 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £23.38
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 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
Leeds -14 9 £445 -2.19% 7
Halifax - 1 £350 -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 21 (75.00%) Firewall
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (46.43%) F5
4 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (35.71%) CCNP
7 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
7 8 (28.57%) BGP
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) Network Security
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) VoIP
10 5 (17.86%) MPLS
10 5 (17.86%) Juniper
10 5 (17.86%) Change Control
11 4 (14.29%) Dependency Management
11 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (14.29%) Internet
11 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 4 (14.29%) CCNA
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 4 (14.29%) iSCSI

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (28.57%) BGP
4 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.14%) OSPF
9 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) OLTP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) QlikView
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Environment Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) WSDL
2 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Change Control
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Product Management
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) ArchiMate
5 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Presales
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CCDP
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) F5
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) BT
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.57%) Polycom
5 1 (3.57%) Proofpoint
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy