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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 84 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.55% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 2.45% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +59.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.61%
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
703 612 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.79% 41.44% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 322 345
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 33
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 0 8 £475 +10.46% 4
Bradford - - - - 2
Halifax - - - -
CheckPoint
Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management
3 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) BMC
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 2 (14.29%) ProxySG

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 4 (28.57%) Product Management
2 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
5 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) Capita
4 1 (7.14%) Radware
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper