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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 57 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.67% 1.22% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 3.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.73% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -2.50%
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
360 337 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.00% 37.49% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 244 220
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £165 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £100.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 29 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (50.00%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) Wireless
5 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
6 9 (32.14%) SLA
6 9 (32.14%) HP
6 9 (32.14%) CA
6 9 (32.14%) Nokia
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) MPLS
8 7 (25.00%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Network Security
9 6 (21.43%) IronPort
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
9 6 (21.43%) Network Management
9 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
9 6 (21.43%) FWSM
9 6 (21.43%) IP Telephony
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Prime

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (50.00%) VPN
4 11 (39.29%) Wireless
5 9 (32.14%) DNS
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (25.00%) Internet
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (21.43%) FWSM
7 6 (21.43%) IP Telephony
7 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
8 5 (17.86%) OSPF
8 5 (17.86%) VoIP
9 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (10.71%) IPsec
10 3 (10.71%) WAN
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) CESG
3 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Network Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Control
2 5 (17.86%) Dependency Management
2 5 (17.86%) Product Management
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
2 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Demand Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) SIEM
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) CCDP
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.57%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Snort
2 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
2 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.71%) Nessus
2 3 (10.71%) QRadar
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CA
2 9 (32.14%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) Nokia
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) IronPort
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
3 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 5 (17.86%) Dell
4 5 (17.86%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 3 (10.71%) ScanSafe
6 3 (10.71%) Wyse
7 2 (7.14%) AppSense
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Polycom