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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 54 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.70% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 1.79% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £291 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £321 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +52.86%
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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
283 335 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.05% 39.46% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 222 118
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) Wireless
5 8 (36.36%) CA
6 6 (27.27%) FWSM
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
7 5 (22.73%) Network Management
7 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
7 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (22.73%) IronPort
7 5 (22.73%) Nokia
7 5 (22.73%) MPLS
7 5 (22.73%) OSPF
7 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) HP
7 5 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (18.18%) Juniper
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (13.64%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (40.91%) VPN
4 8 (36.36%) Wireless
5 6 (27.27%) FWSM
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
6 5 (22.73%) IP Telephony
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) NX-OS
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Process Manager
7 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Network Management
1 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) Product Management
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
1 3 (13.64%) XenApp
1 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) CA
3 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
3 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
3 5 (22.73%) IronPort
3 5 (22.73%) Nokia
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Meraki
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) AppSense
5 3 (13.64%) Wyse
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) AlgoSec