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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 57 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 2.75% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
Average daily rate £350 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -41.81%
CheckPoint
South West

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
315 327 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.89% 37.72% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 235 171
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.89 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco
3 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
4 16 (61.54%) Nokia
5 13 (50.00%) Network Security
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 11 (42.31%) SLA
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
8 9 (34.62%) Wireless
8 9 (34.62%) F5
9 8 (30.77%) FWSM
9 8 (30.77%) Demand Management
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
10 7 (26.92%) CA
11 6 (23.08%) SMS
11 6 (23.08%) IronPort
11 6 (23.08%) TippingPoint
11 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
12 5 (19.23%) Network Management
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
12 5 (19.23%) Unified Communications
12 5 (19.23%) IP Telephony
12 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (19.23%) HP
12 5 (19.23%) CiscoWorks
12 5 (19.23%) IBM
12 5 (19.23%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) Network Security
3 10 (38.46%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (30.77%) FWSM
6 6 (23.08%) SMS
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) IP Telephony
7 5 (19.23%) MPLS
7 5 (19.23%) Unified Communications
8 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
10 1 (3.85%) BGP
10 1 (3.85%) OSPF
10 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (3.85%) Wireless Security
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Network Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 9 (34.62%) Network Security Analyst
4 9 (34.62%) Security Analyst
5 8 (30.77%) Check Point Analyst
5 8 (30.77%) Firewall Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (19.23%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Analyst
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
10 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
10 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Demand Management
1 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Network Management
2 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
1 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 5 (19.23%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Nokia
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 7 (26.92%) CA
5 6 (23.08%) IronPort
5 6 (23.08%) TippingPoint
6 5 (19.23%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.69%) AppSense
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) Polycom
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Wyse
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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