The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 22 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 5 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 2.42% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 4.91% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
Median daily rate £225 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 257 346 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.82% 49.22% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 189 182
Median daily rate £395 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Glasgow

CheckPoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CheckPoint in Glasgow

CheckPoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CheckPoint in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) McAfee
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) RACF
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (10.00%) Chat Support
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (10.00%) FortiGate

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (10.00%) TACACS
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Chat Support
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCIP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
3 1 (10.00%) HP MASE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds