Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

CheckPoint
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -6
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 31 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 1.90% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 4.54% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +25.00% -16.08%
10th Percentile £337 £281 £191
90th Percentile £535 £466 £445
Scotland median daily rate £413 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +39.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 984 903 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.83% 41.88% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 476 490
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -2.52%
10th Percentile £242 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £518
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -2.56% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.39 £50.19 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CheckPoint in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CheckPoint in Edinburgh

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) F5
4 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) VPN
5 12 (38.71%) CCNP
5 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) LAN
5 12 (38.71%) WAN
6 11 (35.48%) BGP
7 10 (32.26%) OSPF
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) JBoss
7 10 (32.26%) vSphere
8 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
8 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (25.81%) MPLS
9 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
10 7 (22.58%) Apache
10 7 (22.58%) HP
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
10 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
11 6 (19.35%) FortiGate
11 6 (19.35%) Network Security
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) Internet

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 11 (35.48%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) OSPF
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (25.81%) EIGRP
7 8 (25.81%) MPLS
8 7 (22.58%) NetScaler
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) Internet
9 6 (19.35%) Network Security
10 5 (16.13%) BIG-IP
10 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (16.13%) FTP
10 5 (16.13%) LDAP
10 5 (16.13%) SMTP
10 5 (16.13%) Wireless
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
2 3 (9.68%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 3 (9.68%) Java EE
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XSLT
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) PKI
3 4 (12.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (9.68%) Private Cloud
5 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
2 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.45%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (6.45%) Runbook
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) SIEM
4 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CCNP
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCIE
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) COBIT
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) vSphere
2 5 (16.13%) VMware NSX
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) FortiGate
2 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.90%) Cacti
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) F5
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
6 7 (22.58%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 5 (16.13%) Symantec
8 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.23%) EMC
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper