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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 100 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 17 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.88% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.95% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £358 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £450 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £16.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+134.84% -46.77%
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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
1042 1028 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.10% 45.45% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 523 579
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 73
Average hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
West Yorkshire -1 9 £450 +4.65% 5
South Yorkshire - 7 £275 - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
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England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (78.05%) Firewall
2 31 (75.61%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (63.41%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (60.98%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (51.22%) F5
6 21 (51.22%) CCSE
6 21 (51.22%) CCNP
7 20 (48.78%) Blue Coat
7 20 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 19 (46.34%) Network Security
8 19 (46.34%) OSPF
8 19 (46.34%) DNS
8 19 (46.34%) BGP
9 18 (43.90%) NetScreen
9 18 (43.90%) Citrix
9 18 (43.90%) VMware
9 18 (43.90%) DHCP
9 18 (43.90%) E-Commerce
9 18 (43.90%) Linux
9 18 (43.90%) Thin Client
9 18 (43.90%) Infoblox
9 18 (43.90%) Imperva
9 18 (43.90%) Fat Client
9 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (43.90%) DMVPN
9 18 (43.90%) BIG-IP
10 12 (29.27%) HP
11 11 (26.83%) C

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (60.98%) Cisco IOS
4 20 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (48.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 19 (46.34%) Network Security
5 19 (46.34%) DNS
5 19 (46.34%) OSPF
5 19 (46.34%) BGP
6 18 (43.90%) DHCP
6 18 (43.90%) NetScreen
6 18 (43.90%) BIG-IP
6 18 (43.90%) DMVPN
7 8 (19.51%) Wireless
8 7 (17.07%) Internet
9 6 (14.63%) IP Telephony
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
9 6 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (12.20%) LAN
10 5 (12.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Security Specialist
1 18 (43.90%) Network Security Specialist
1 18 (43.90%) Network Specialist
2 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Programme Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Network Support
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.44%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Support
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Thin Client
1 18 (43.90%) Fat Client
2 7 (17.07%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.20%) CESG
4 4 (9.76%) NHS
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.83%) Change Control
3 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (9.76%) Dependency Management
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.76%) Product Management
6 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITSM
8 2 (4.88%) Data Management
8 2 (4.88%) Network Design
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (4.88%) SIEM
8 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.88%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) C
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (51.22%) CCNP
2 21 (51.22%) CCSE
3 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCSA
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) F5
3 20 (48.78%) Blue Coat
4 18 (43.90%) Citrix
4 18 (43.90%) VMware
4 18 (43.90%) Infoblox
4 18 (43.90%) Imperva
5 12 (29.27%) HP
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) Dell
7 4 (9.76%) Nokia
7 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) BMC
8 2 (4.88%) Remedy
8 2 (4.88%) Aruba
8 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
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