The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 116 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 35 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.13% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.09% 2.60% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 13
Median daily rate £360 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £274 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £480 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £23.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -38.00%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1131 1346 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 37.84% 43.34% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 834 561
Median daily rate £388 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 59
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.86 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.88% +25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £37.04 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
West Yorkshire -4 16 £391 +11.77% 4
South Yorkshire +1 11 £320 +12.28%
North Yorkshire - 8 £306 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 64 (78.05%) Cisco
2 53 (64.63%) Firewall
3 33 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (39.02%) F5
5 30 (36.59%) Network Security
6 29 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (28.05%) CCNP
8 21 (25.61%) CCNA
9 19 (23.17%) WAN
10 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
11 16 (19.51%) Palo Alto
12 15 (18.29%) Juniper
12 15 (18.29%) Load Balancing
13 14 (17.07%) LAN
13 14 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (14.63%) VPN
14 12 (14.63%) OSPF
14 12 (14.63%) BGP
14 12 (14.63%) Fortinet
15 11 (13.41%) Change Control
16 10 (12.20%) Sourcefire
16 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.98%) JNCIS
17 9 (10.98%) VMware
17 9 (10.98%) FTP
17 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 8 (9.76%) CCSA
19 7 (8.54%) Finance
19 7 (8.54%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (64.63%) Firewall
2 33 (40.24%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (36.59%) Network Security
4 19 (23.17%) WAN
5 14 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (17.07%) LAN
6 12 (14.63%) BGP
6 12 (14.63%) OSPF
6 12 (14.63%) VPN
7 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (10.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 9 (10.98%) FTP
8 7 (8.54%) DNS
9 6 (7.32%) SSL
10 4 (4.88%) BIG-IP
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.88%) DMZ
10 4 (4.88%) Internet
10 4 (4.88%) VoIP
11 3 (3.66%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Security Engineer
3 22 (26.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Data Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) IVR
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.41%) Change Control
3 6 (7.32%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
4 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
5 4 (4.88%) Compliance Management
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) ITIL
5 4 (4.88%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Network Design
5 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.88%) Project Management
5 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.66%) Dependency Management
6 3 (3.66%) DevOps
6 3 (3.66%) Product Management
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Governance
6 3 (3.66%) Service Management
6 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) C
1 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.05%) CCNP
3 21 (25.61%) CCNA
4 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.98%) JNCIS
6 8 (9.76%) CCSA
7 7 (8.54%) CCSE
8 6 (7.32%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (6.10%) CCDA
9 5 (6.10%) CCDP
10 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Ansible
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) Opsview
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (78.05%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) F5
3 16 (19.51%) Palo Alto
4 15 (18.29%) Juniper
5 12 (14.63%) Fortinet
6 10 (12.20%) Sourcefire
7 9 (10.98%) VMware
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.32%) Splunk
9 4 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.88%) Cramer
10 2 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.22%) CA
11 1 (1.22%) CommVault
11 1 (1.22%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.22%) NetApp
11 1 (1.22%) Veeam