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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 67 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 63 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.49% 1.44% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 6.03% 3.40% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 10
Average daily rate
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£401 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.86% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.76%
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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
1045 972 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.24% 42.39% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 535 411
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
North Yorkshire +16 35 £401 +78.00% 2
South Yorkshire +11 21 £275 -15.38%
West Yorkshire -22 7 £415 +56.60% 12
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 74 (86.05%) Cisco
2 72 (83.72%) Firewall
3 64 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (68.60%) CCNP
5 57 (66.28%) DNS
6 53 (61.63%) F5
7 45 (52.33%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (47.67%) VMware
9 38 (44.19%) CCSE
9 38 (44.19%) DHCP
9 38 (44.19%) OSPF
10 37 (43.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 37 (43.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 36 (41.86%) Blue Coat
11 36 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
11 36 (41.86%) BIG-IP
12 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (37.21%) Infoblox
13 32 (37.21%) Load Balancing
13 32 (37.21%) BGP
14 29 (33.72%) Network Security
15 25 (29.07%) Citrix
15 25 (29.07%) E-Commerce
15 25 (29.07%) Linux
16 24 (27.91%) DMVPN
17 22 (25.58%) Thin Client
17 22 (25.58%) NetScreen
17 22 (25.58%) Imperva
17 22 (25.58%) Fat Client
18 21 (24.42%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 72 (83.72%) Firewall
2 57 (66.28%) DNS
3 45 (52.33%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (44.19%) DHCP
4 38 (44.19%) OSPF
5 37 (43.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 37 (43.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 36 (41.86%) Cisco IOS
6 36 (41.86%) BIG-IP
7 32 (37.21%) BGP
8 29 (33.72%) Network Security
9 24 (27.91%) DMVPN
10 22 (25.58%) NetScreen
11 15 (17.44%) WAN
12 11 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (11.63%) EIGRP
14 5 (5.81%) MPLS
14 5 (5.81%) LAN
15 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
16 3 (3.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) DB2
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) DataStage
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Law
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Network Engineer
1 25 (29.07%) Network Specialist
2 23 (26.74%) Security Specialist
2 23 (26.74%) Network Security Specialist
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.33%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) SOAP
1 2 (2.33%) Web Services
1 2 (2.33%) XML
1 2 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.16%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (1.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Thin Client
1 22 (25.58%) Fat Client
2 17 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Open Source
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) CESG
5 1 (1.16%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Load Balancing
2 25 (29.07%) E-Commerce
3 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.30%) Line Management
5 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.14%) ITIL
6 6 (6.98%) Project Management
6 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.98%) Product Management
7 5 (5.81%) Change Control
7 5 (5.81%) Dependency Management
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.49%) CRM
9 3 (3.49%) Network Design
10 2 (2.33%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.33%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) C
2 2 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (74.42%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (68.60%) CCNP
3 38 (44.19%) CCSE
4 19 (22.09%) CCNA
5 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) CCSA
6 3 (3.49%) CCDP
6 3 (3.49%) CISSP
6 3 (3.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 2 (2.33%) CCDA
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.33%) VCAP
7 2 (2.33%) VCP5
8 1 (1.16%) Degree
8 1 (1.16%) CCSP
8 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.63%) XenServer
3 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
5 2 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
1 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (86.05%) Cisco
2 53 (61.63%) F5
3 41 (47.67%) VMware
4 36 (41.86%) Blue Coat
5 32 (37.21%) Infoblox
6 25 (29.07%) Citrix
7 22 (25.58%) Imperva
8 21 (24.42%) HP
9 12 (13.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.49%) Websense
11 2 (2.33%) McAfee
12 1 (1.16%) Symantec
12 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
12 1 (1.16%) Cognos
12 1 (1.16%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.16%) Teradata