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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 63 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +31.73%
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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
324 258 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.99% 33.55% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 173 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £29.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (50.00%) CA
3 5 (50.00%) Nokia
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (50.00%) Network Management
3 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (50.00%) FWSM
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (50.00%) IronPort
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
6 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (50.00%) FWSM
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) CA
2 5 (50.00%) Nokia
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) IronPort
3 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
4 1 (10.00%) VMware