The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 68 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.38% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 0.94% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £347 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
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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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
308 319 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.41% 40.23% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 231 115
Average daily rate £350 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Average hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.40 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bristol region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) CA
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) CCNP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (17.39%) Product Management
7 4 (17.39%) Change Control
7 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
7 4 (17.39%) Dependency Management
8 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (13.04%) Meraki
8 3 (13.04%) FWSM
8 3 (13.04%) Lync
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) XenApp
8 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
8 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
8 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
8 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
8 3 (13.04%) SCCM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (13.04%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) SMS
6 3 (13.04%) FWSM
6 3 (13.04%) NX-OS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) BGP
7 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Network Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Process Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
1 4 (17.39%) Product Management
1 4 (17.39%) Change Control
1 4 (17.39%) Dependency Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
1 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
1 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 5 (21.74%) CA
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) Wyse
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
4 3 (13.04%) TippingPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Meraki
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) Nokia
5 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.70%) IronPort
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) IBM