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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 77 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 47 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.77% 0.88% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.45% 2.03% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 9
Average daily rate
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£401 £235 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.42% -18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £318 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.33% -43.66%
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
1055 984 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.75% 43.39% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 513 438
Average daily rate £363 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 66
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 +8 18 £401 +78.00%
West Yorkshire -7 14 £475 +102.12% 7
South Yorkshire +10 13 £260 -16.80%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 46 (70.77%) Firewall
3 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (44.62%) CCNP
4 29 (44.62%) DNS
5 27 (41.54%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (38.46%) F5
7 23 (35.38%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (33.85%) VMware
9 20 (30.77%) OSPF
10 19 (29.23%) DHCP
10 19 (29.23%) CCSE
10 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (26.15%) BIG-IP
11 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
12 16 (24.62%) BGP
12 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (23.08%) Change Control
14 14 (21.54%) Network Security
14 14 (21.54%) Infoblox
14 14 (21.54%) Load Balancing
15 13 (20.00%) Citrix
15 13 (20.00%) WAN
15 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 12 (18.46%) CCNA
16 12 (18.46%) ITIL
16 12 (18.46%) Linux
16 12 (18.46%) HP
16 12 (18.46%) DMVPN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 46 (70.77%) Firewall
2 29 (44.62%) DNS
3 27 (41.54%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (35.38%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (30.77%) OSPF
6 19 (29.23%) DHCP
6 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (29.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 17 (26.15%) BIG-IP
8 16 (24.62%) BGP
9 14 (21.54%) Network Security
10 13 (20.00%) WAN
11 12 (18.46%) DMVPN
12 10 (15.38%) NetScreen
13 9 (13.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (13.85%) LAN
13 9 (13.85%) IP Telephony
14 8 (12.31%) VPN
14 8 (12.31%) Internet
15 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Network Specialist
2 11 (16.92%) Network Security Specialist
2 11 (16.92%) Security Specialist
2 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Programme Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SOAP
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
1 2 (3.08%) XML
1 2 (3.08%) WCF
2 1 (1.54%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (1.54%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 10 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) CESG
4 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.69%) NHS
5 4 (6.15%) Open Source
6 2 (3.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.54%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Change Control
2 14 (21.54%) Load Balancing
3 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 10 (15.38%) Product Management
6 9 (13.85%) Dependency Management
7 7 (10.77%) Project Management
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.23%) Line Management
9 5 (7.69%) Network Design
10 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (4.62%) CRM
11 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.62%) Migration
12 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) C
2 2 (3.08%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (44.62%) CCNP
3 19 (29.23%) CCSE
4 12 (18.46%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) CCSA
5 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 3 (4.62%) CCDP
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
7 2 (3.08%) CCDA
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) VCP5
7 2 (3.08%) VCAP
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) CCSP
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) XenServer
3 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) F5
3 22 (33.85%) VMware
4 17 (26.15%) Blue Coat
5 14 (21.54%) Infoblox
6 13 (20.00%) Citrix
7 12 (18.46%) HP
8 10 (15.38%) Imperva
9 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.23%) Juniper
11 4 (6.15%) Nokia
11 4 (6.15%) Dell
11 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
12 3 (4.62%) Websense
13 2 (3.08%) Oracle
13 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
13 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
14 1 (1.54%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.54%) Capita
14 1 (1.54%) BMC